Application for Funding

Optometry Giving Sight Application for Funding

Thank you for your interest in applying for funding to support your work in eradicating preventable blindness. We fund projects that support sustainable vision care efforts on a global level with special interest in regions that lack accessibility. Priority is given to the following initiatives: provide training to local eye care professionals; establish or support existing optometry schools and vision centers; and/or provide eye exams and deliver low or no-cost glasses. Please complete the application below and click Submit upon completion. Use the Save and Continue Later feature found at the end of the application to save your progress within the webform. Don’t forget to click Submit once the application is complete.
  • Organization Information

  • The name the grant would be made out to.
  • Your type of organization can be an academic institution, such as a university or teaching hospital; a non-governmental (NGO) or not-for-profit organization; a registered charity; or a hospital or clinic.
  • Accepted file types: pdf, gif, jpg, png.
  • If your organization has a DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) statement, please provide examples of how DEI is being addressed within your organization. Is it embedded in your mission statement, values and/or strategic plan? Do employment practices support DEI? Include the composition of senior leadership and the BOD if possible.
  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx.
    Allowable file types: .pdf, .doc, .docx
  • Contact Information

  • Contact information for the individual who is responsible for the request:

  • This email address will be contacted for items pertaining to the funding application.
  • Use this field if the previous phone field does not have enough space.
  • Contact information for the person who is authorized to sign legal documents on behalf of the organization:

    If different from the above
  • Use this field if the previous phone field does not have enough space.
  • Project Information

  • Date Format: YYYY dash MM dash DD
  • Date Format: YYYY dash MM dash DD
  • Project Details

  • Project Funding


  • How will this funding be allocated? Please download this Excel template to complete both the Budget and Budget Narrative. Instructions are contained within the spreadsheet. Then upload it using the button below before submitting the completed application. Applications will be considered incomplete without this submission.

  • Accepted file types: xls, xlsx.


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