Application Upgrade Notice

The new application link is now live as of Monday February 8th, 2016.

Please review the information below:

  • All proposals that were fully completed and submitted prior to Friday, January 29th, 2016 will be reviewed by the foundation.
  • All proposals that were started but not completed by Friday, January 29th, 2016 will be deleted from our system and you will have to resubmit your proposal using the foundations new form.
  • If you have submitted proposals in the past using our old system and have set up a username and password for our old application, you will have to register as a "New Applicant" and reestablish a new username and password.
  • The next meeting at which grant proposals will be considered will be April 12th, 2016. Please have all applications completed by March 12th to be eligible to be considered for that meeting.


We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but hope that this upgrade will improve the application process for all potential Charles Hayden Foundation grantees.

The Charles Hayden Foundation

The Charles Hayden Foundation seeks to promote the mental, moral and physical development of children and youth ages five to eighteen in the metropolitan area of New York and the City of Boston. Our focus is on those institutions and programs serving youth most at risk of not reaching their full potential, especially youth in low-income communities.