How To Apply

2018 Grant Information

  • To join the the Puyallup Watershed Initiative, please visit the Puyallup Watershed Initiative and contact Henry Izumizaki. Note that the initiative does not accept funding requests through TRFF's LOI process. Funding requests are made through a "Community of Interest" process. 
  • We've refined our Puget Sound portfolio (formerly called Polluted Runoff and Green Infrastructure), and we're no longer accepting unsolicited applications for this focus area.
  • Our Environmental Education portfolio is not accepting anymore applications for 2018 funding.  Please check the website in the fall to learn about deadlines for 2019 grants.
  • If you are looking to apply to the George F. Russell Jr. Fund, unfortunately this fund does not accept unsolicited proposals.

Application Process

We are not currently accepting unsolicited applications for any of our programs.

If you have a report to submit or would like to review your materials, please access your profile in our online grantmaking system.

Please direct questions to TRFF's Grants and Operations Manager Linsey Sauer at


The foundation’s Environment Team and Grants Manager will work closely with your organization to ensure you are informed about key information relating to your LOI submission, including: full proposal due date, site visit possibility and funding consideration timeline. If you have any questions about the foundation’s upcoming grantmaking cycles, please contact Grants and Operations Manager Linsey Sauer at (253) 857-1658 or at