Grant Programs

Ann Bancroft Foundation grants are awarded to Minnesota girls in the hopes of inspiring and encouraging girls to imagine something bigger.


Dare to Dream Grants
 fund art, cultural, leadership, educational, & outdoors/wilderness experiences for girls in grades 4 through 12, allowing them to begin exploring the outside world and begin recognizing their own abilities, values and strengths in the process.

Let Me Play Grants
 fund sport, athletic, & dance equipment or participation fees for girls in grades K through 12,  giving them the opportunity to be part of a team, build strength and confidence, and push themselves farther—on the field and off.


Our grant application deadlines are April 1 and October 1 each year. 
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Registration is now closed for the spring grant cycle. Please check back in August for the link to apply in the fall grant cycle.