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Welcome to the Humboldt Area Foundation's online grant portal. 

Humboldt Area Foundation’s Field of Interest Grant Program was created to connect donors with community projects in their specific areas of interest. This program brings together a collection of funds that focus on specific populations, geographical areas and/or causes. Scroll down for information about this year's grant round. 


September 1, 2017: Application Opens
November 1, 2017: Grant Proposals are due by 11:59 pm. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Please note that support is only available until 5:00 pm. 
January 1, 2018: Applicants will be notified of their application status.
Grant Application Details:
We will ask you to complete an Applicant Profile Survey which will match you with funding opportunities in the field(s) of your choice. Please carefully read the eligibility and requirements of each fund. If you have any questions please contact us. We also have an FAQ page and video to help navigate through the application. This year’s categories for the Field of Interest Grant Program are:

  • Arts and Culture
  • Companion Animal and Rescue
  • Education
  • Natural Environment
  • Senior Opportunities
  • Southern Humboldt

Grant Contacts:

For technical assistance, please contact 

Elena Keltz, Program Assistant
(707) 267-9920 or

For assistance with applications, please contact 

Craig Woods, Program Coordinator 

(707) 267-9913 or

Cassandra Wagner, Program Manager
(707) 267-9912 or

We are available Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.