How To Apply

2019 Grant Information

  • The Puget Sound portfolio does not have an open Letter of Inquiry and does not accept unsolicited applications.  However, we welcome project ideas, please contact Fabiola Greenawalt if you have ideas you would like to share. 
  • The Environmental Education portfolio application process for 2019 is now closed.  The Letter of the Inquiry for 2020 will open in September 2019. A detailed timeline is available on the Environmental Education page.
  • If you are looking to apply to the George F. Russell Jr. Fund, unfortunately, this fund does not accept unsolicited proposals.
  • To apply for Puyallup Watershed Initiative (PWI) funding, please visit their website for contact information as all funding inquiries are managed directly by the PWI.  For additional information please contact Holly Powers.  

Application Process

The Environmental Education Letter of Inquiry process for 2020 grants will be open in September. Please continue to check for updates.  

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