The Disability Inclusion Fund at Borealis Philanthropy is thrilled to share that we are accepting applications from organizations working to strengthen disability inclusion, rights, and justice through June 30, 2022 8:59pm Pacific/11:59 pm Eastern. All eligible organizations are encouraged to apply. Please let us know if you have any questions that aren’t answered in the materials below, and join us for an informational webinar on May 25th to learn more.

About the Fund: The Disability Inclusion Fund (DIF), housed at Borealis Philanthropy, supports U.S.-based groups run by and for people with disabilities to lead transformational change.

Who is Eligible: Disability Inclusion Fund grants will support organizations whose work is rooted in social movements (especially intersectional cross-movement work), work that is collaborative, and work that builds a more vibrant and just world for people with disabilities, from arts and culture, to policy and advocacy. Funding will prioritize organizations that are disability-led, with priority towards Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC); queer and gender non-conforming; and women-led organizations. Before you apply, take our eligibility quiz to see if this grant opportunity is aligned with your work.

How to Apply:

If you meet the eligibility requirements,

Once you’re ready to apply,

  • Access the application by logging onto our Salesforce portal.
  • The Disability Inclusion Fund is committed to making application materials available in multiple forms to be accessible to all.
    • Other accessible application formats include: Google Forms, large print, video interview, or phone interview.
    • To obtain and complete an application in alternative formats, please email us at with the subject line: NEW DIF RFP 2022.