Funding Decisions

The decision notification date has passed, and my organization hasn’t yet received an email. What should I do?
All official decision notifications are emailed through Gilman’s online grants management system. These emails are sent to the Grant Contact that your organization chose for its LOI, Intent to Apply, and/or Application. If your organization’s Grant Contact has not received an email and the notification date has passed, it is likely that the email went to a junk or spam folder. Please have your Grant Contact log on to the online system and click “Contact Email History” near the top of the Applicant Dashboard page. This option will provide a list of all emails that have been sent from this system. To ensure that your organization receives all future emails, it is helpful to white-list the address via

My organization was not funded or was not funded at a level awarded to comparable organizations. Why not?
All applications are reviewed annually through a rigorous, multi-step process that looks holistically at field-wide challenges, the competitive application pool, and the unique needs of individual organizations. Gilman’s funding recommendations are made based on the results of that comprehensive evaluation process. Our funding is not uniform across budget sizes or disciplines or made according to other prescriptive rules.