The foundation’s grantmaking portal, an online system for managing the process from concept submission to decision, is powered by Fluxx, a secure, user-friendly, cloud-based system.
How do I submit my request for funding?
We highlight the focus areas for each of our two programs, Social Justice and Great Apes & Gibbons, at Our Support. Learn more about each program’s application process at Apply for a Grant.
I’ve received Arcus funding in the past. Do I need to register online?
Registration through our grantmaking portal is the first stage in the application process. Learn more about the process at Apply for a Grant.
What information is requested during the application process?
Applicants are asked to provide information about their organization, fiscal sponsor (if necessary), and the project concept, including key personnel, outcomes, budgets, and other sources of support. First-time applicants are also required to upload their latest board-approved Equal Employment Opportunity Policy. Applicants also may be asked to submit a range of other documents, including:
- A project budget, showing revenue and expenses;
- An executed fiscal sponsorship agreement, if fiscal sponsorship is in place;
- An annual operating budget;
- Audited financial statements for the most recent fiscal year, or IRS Form 990, or profit and loss statement and balance sheet;
- A list of board of directors or trustees.
In addition, applicants based outside of the United States are asked to provide the following:
- articles of incorporation (or equivalent);
- bylaws (or equivalent);
- in-country registrations.
If you experience technical difficulties using the Arcus Grantmaking Portal, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Here are answers to some common questions:
My Arcus Grantmaking Portal account is locked. How do I get back in?
On the login page, click “reset / create password,” and you will be prompted to enter your account information to continue resetting your password. Please contact us at email@example.com if you continue to have problems.
Do the character limits indicated in the online forms include spaces?
Yes. Character limits for certain text boxes are limited, and include spaces.
Can I schedule a training on how to use the Arcus Grantmaking Portal?
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and an Arcus staff member will be happy to answer any Fluxx related questions or provide one-on-one training.
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