Frequently Asked Questions – Online Grant Applications (U.S. Only)

All grant applications from United States-based non-profit organizations must be submitted through the online application system.

How do I know if my organization is eligible to apply?

Grants are only made to organizations that are designated as 501(c)(3) organizations by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service or fall under Section 170(c)(1) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code.. An emphasis is placed on programmatic and operating support. Special event and fundraising support is generally not considered. Priority is given to organizations that align to Fluor’s strategic focus areas and provide opportunities for employee volunteerism. Fluor’s key focus areas are: Education, Social Services, Community and Economic Development and Environment.

How does my organization apply for a grant?

Applicants are requested to review the above grant guidelines to determine eligibility for consideration prior to submitting an application. In the United States, Fluor only accepts requests through our online process.

Are there deadlines for applying for a grant?

No. Applications are reviewed periodically throughout the year.

How do I create an account and what can I do with it?

Organizations submitting an application for funding must have or create an account within our online applications system. You will be prompted to create an account the first time you begin the application process. We recommend that your organization establish one account to be used by your designated employees responsible for submitting grant requests (e.g.,

Once the account is created, organizations can:

  • Access saved, but not yet submitted applications
  • Submit saved applications
  • View copies and dates of submitted applications

To access your existing account, click here.

How do I access an application for funding that I have saved but have not yet submitted?
I forgot the password I created when I saved my application. How can I find it?

Go to your sign-in page and click the “Forgot your password” link under the password field. Enter the email address into the open field as requested. Click “Send Password.” A new password will be sent to that email address, provided it is registered.

Be sure to set a new password and share it with others in your organization who may use our grant system. To avoid disruptions in access, we recommend using a generic email address.

What information is required to submit a grant application?

Please review the What You Need to Apply page for information on the documentation and information you will need to have available when submitting a grant application.

How will Fluor communicate with me regarding my application?

Throughout the application process we will communicate with you via email. For this reason, it is imperative that you provide a valid email address on your application and check the email account often. Once your application has been submitted you will receive an email confirmation. Subsequent email notifications will be sent out regarding the status of your grant request.

How can I be assured that my online application was received?

When an online application is submitted, an email is automatically generated acknowledging its receipt.

What should I do if I do not receive an email confirmation that my online application has been received?

All online application confirmation emails are sent automatically through the online application software. Please check your spam email or junk email to make sure the notification was not blocked.

When will I receive a response to my online application?

You will be contacted if there are any questions regarding your grant request. Grant requests are reviewed periodically throughout the year and responses are generally sent within 60 days. Communication regarding the outcome of the grant request will be provided in writing once a decision has been made.

Is my organization’s information kept private when I apply online?

Fluor takes your privacy seriously. We do not rent, sell or share personal information about you or your grant application with other people, nonaffiliated companies or organizations.