Please take time to read through the Guidelines to ensure your mission and grant interests are in alignment with the mission and vision of the Mimi Washington Starrett Foundation. If there are barriers hindering your application process, please let us know so we may work together to remove any obstacles.

Apply through the MWSF website

  • Click below to go to the MWSF Application portal.
  • You will have the option to sign into an existing Submittable account or create a new Submittable account. A Submittable account is necessary to access the application.
  • After signing in, you may begin working on your application. If you are not ready to begin, you may click on Save to save the grant opportunity to your account, and work on the application when you are ready.
  • Follow the instructions for each question. All fields that are required are marked with an * (asterisk).
  • It is not necessary to complete the application all at once. You may save your work at any time through your application process and return to your work at a later time. We recommend you save your work frequently to avoid losing any information.
  • Click Submit at the end of the application when you are satisfied with the information you have provided.
  • Once you click Submit, your application will be submitted to the Mimi Washington Starrett Foundation and no further changes may be made to the application. We strongly urge all applicants to be sure to review the application in its entirety before submitting the form.
  • Once you Submit your application, you will receive an email stating your submission has been received. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please reach out to so we may help address the issue.

If you have questions regarding the application or grant opportunity, please email You will receive a response within 24 working hours. If you have a question regarding the functionality of the application itself or of your experience with Submittable, please click on the blue circle with a white question mark in the bottom left corner of the screen to contact Submittable directly. 

Please note: More than one person in your organization may have a Submittable account and can work on the application simultaneously. However, if you share Submittable credentials, only one person may use an account at a time. We recommend everyone create their own Submittable account.