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Next Phase I Application Deadline

Hard copy Phase I Application submissions for the June 2016 grant cycle should be received no later than Monday, November 2, 2015, 4:30pm (PT).  Deadlines are based on Pacific Time.  Applications must be received in hard copy form at the Foundation by 4:30pm (PT) in order to be considered.  Phase I Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.  We appreciate early submissions.

Please note, the counseling advice on Phase I submissions for the
November 2, 2015 deadline takes place only between July 1 and August 15.  For a complete list of the Foundation’s important dates and deadlines and concept paper guidelines for the next counseling advice period:

Grant Cycle Timeline

Concept Paper Guidelines

All Phase I Application forms required for the November 2, 2015 deadline have been updated and can be found under the following links:

Research Program Phase I Information

Undergraduate Education Program Phase I Information

Southern California Program Phase I Information




Annual Report

60 Years (1954 - 2014)

As we celebrate the W. M. Keck Foundation's 60th anniversary, we reflect on the growth of our grantmaking through six decades of furthering our founder's mission: to provide far-reaching benefits to humanity by funding high-risk, high-impact scientific endeavors.

Our Mission

Far-Reaching Benefits

The W. M. Keck Foundation seeks to generate far-reaching benefits for humanity by supporting pioneering discoveries in science, engineering and medicine, and organizations that enrich the lives of children, youth and families.

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