Do you want to solve an urgent social issue created by COVID-19?

Apply for a Booz Allen Foundation Innovation Grant and make change that counts.

The Booz Allen Foundation has established a $1 million Innovation Fund to help nonprofits, entrepreneurs, thought leaders, innovators at colleges and universities, and startups and small businesses harness the power of data, technology, and diverse intellectual capital to improve COVID-19 relief efforts and make a difference. We want to surface the most innovative solutions and empower the individuals and organizations behind those solutions to drive their development and implementation.

The Foundation is accepting applications from April 30 through June 5, 2020. Nonprofits can apply for grants of up to $100,000. Individuals, teams of individuals, and eligible for-profit organizations can apply for microgrants of up to $10,000. Certain eligibility requirements apply. Through the Innovation Fund, the Foundation is specifically targeting solutions and projects that will build lasting community resilience through protecting vulnerable populations and frontline workers or providing for the safe return to work.

If you have an idea for a solution or are involved with a project that’s already making a difference, apply for an Innovation Grant today and partner with us to make change that counts.

How to apply

Applications for Booz Allen Foundation Innovation Grants are open from April 30 to June 5, 2020. Applicants should be prepared to answer a brief set of questions about how your solution or project will solve an urgent social problem or build community resilience in the wake of COVID-19.

Please see our FAQs for more details about the application process.


The grants are open to individuals, teams of individuals, U.S. tax-exempt nonprofits, or small for-profit businesses. Please see our FAQs for more information about eligibility requirements.

Submit an application

Start your application by clicking the button at the bottom of this page. After the application period ends, you will receive an email notification informing you whether you have progressed to the semi-finalist round, where an expert team appointed by the Foundation will decide which proposed solutions have the greatest potential to build lasting community resilience.

Learn more about eligibility requirements, the Booz Allen Foundation, and more in our FAQs.

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