To further strengthen the impact of our funding, we are exploring the concept of Empowering for Freedom and are looking to support best projects in this space. We are seeking projects that show entrepreneurial approaches to social issues that advance the freedom of individuals and society.

Please find the details on the call for proposals in this document



In 2019 we have two deadlines to submit Letters of Intent (LOI) for the call for proposals. We strongly encourage interested parties who believe they fit the criteria for project eligibility to submit a short LOI.  The submission deadlines for the LOI are detailed below: 


  • April 30, 2019

  • August 12, 2019


If your project meets our funding criteria, we will contact you and extend an invitation for you to submit a full grant application for further consideration. If you are uncertain about the eligibility of your proposal, please email us at  grants@risingtide.ch before beginning an application.



All LOIs must be submitted in accordance with the call for proposals document via proposalCENTRAL

at https://proposalcentral.com​.

Step 1

Establish a user account to submit a grant application.  If you have an existing user account with proposalCENTRAL, simply log in to the platform with your details.

Step 2

To begin a Letter of Intent, select “Grant Opportunities”.  Find “Rising Tide Foundation”. Alternatively you can find the Call for Proposals under the following link:



Step 3

Click the “Apply Now” link to download the LOI template from proposalCENTRAL.

Step 4

Complete all fields in the application form and in the provided template. Please note that the LOI application has limits for the number of characters for each section. Documents that exceed the limits per section will not be considered. All requested documents must be uploaded in PDF format. They must be in 10 point and Open Sans font. 

For more information or technical issues, kindly refer to the FAQ section on proposalCENTRAL or contact the team at pcsupport@altum.com.  

For any project-related queries, applicants should refer to the  Call for Proposals Document  and if necessary send an email to callforproposals@risingtide.ch.



Only applicants with LOIs deemed most meritorious and aligned with our grant programs’ focus will be invited to submit full applications. Instructions for the submission of full applications are provided after the LOI evaluation.