Together with our private and public sector partners, we are invested in building a strong and sustainable community of nonprofit organizations through which we address community need.
When investigating any of our grant opportunities, we ask that you pay close attention to application deadlines, which can vary by grant type.
Types of Grants
We have two primary ways for nonprofits to apply for funding:
- Competitive grants are open to eligible 501(c)(3) organizations serving the Richmond and Central Virginia region that are seeking program or operating support.
Deadline: May 5 and November 5.
- Capacity-building grants are awarded to nonprofit organizations that have received a community grant from The Community Foundation or its funding partners within the past three years. Grants support opportunities to provide professional and timely assistance to enhance organizational capacity and effectiveness.
Deadline: Ongoing; Reviewed on a quarterly basis.