Community Impact Grants Program – United States
The Community Foundation for a greater Richmond is seeking applications for the Community Impact Grants Program to improve the quality of life for residents of the Greater Richmond region.
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The Community Impact grants support nonprofits whose strategies and outcomes align with their four focus areas: community vibrancy, economic prosperity, educational success, and health and wellness.
They focus on four areas of community life that are most likely to produce positive and lasting change in the Greater Richmond region. They work closely with our funding partners and grantees to advance these goals:
Small Research Grants for the improvement of education
This grant-making trust inviting Charities to help Socially Disadvantaged Groups during COVID-19
Support available for NGOs working on social innovation, inclusiveness and sustainability
Advocacy grants to strengthen the voice of communities and grassroots activists
USD $250,000 to $2 million funding available for each selected partner to address Covid-19 impact in select countries
Funding provided through capital support for community development projects
Endowment Funding of € 25,000 for young people fighting for freedom
Small Grant Fund for protecting endangered animal species
Grant program for transforming women’s lives for hard to fund projects
Seed Funding for Youth-led Organisations: Invitation to Submit Proposals
Grant Opportunity to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 and Future Pandemics
Submit Inspiring Projects that drive Long-term Economic, Social, and Environmental Sustainability
Rapid-Response Fund for CSOs working on Women’s Empowerment
US Funding for Justice, Social Inclusion, empowerment of the vulnerable and freedom from violence
Small Seed Funding and Fellowship for young African leaders for leading social ventures
Health & Wellness.
Grants typically range from $10,000 to $50,000. Occasionally, they will identify a limited number of projects to receive grants.
Proposals are accepted from 501(c)(3) charitable organizations located in the Community Foundation’s service area, which includes: the cities of Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg and Richmond, as well as the counties of Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, and Powhatan.
Community Impact grants applicants is required to maintain a Guide star Silver profile. They suggest making these updates at least two weeks prior to the application deadline.
All prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to request a meeting with a Community Engagement officer before starting an application.
For more information, visit https://www.cfrichmond.org/Grantseekers/What-We-Fund/Community-Impact-Grants