Each year, the grant cycle opens in early January and the deadline for applications is the end of April. Applicants will be required to provide detailed information on services / programs offered, population served and various other questions. Additionally, each shelter may attach a letter of recommendation from a Mary Kay Independent Sales Force member within their grant application attachments.

Grant Applications for the 2024 cycle will be accepted from January 1 through April 30, 2024. Please follow the link below to access the application portal. Applicants must create a Grants Connect profile through Your Cause to apply. Shelters who received a 2023 Grant, are not eligible to apply this grant cycle. Grants are awarded in the amount of $20,000, with a minimum of one grant awarded per state.