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Virginia Horse Industry Board (VHIB) Grant

Grants to Virginia Organizations and Individuals
for Research and Marketing Related to the Equine Industry

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

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Virginia Horse Industry Board (VHIB)

Deadline Date:

03/29/19 5:00 PM ET


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Grants to Virginia organizations and individuals for projects that focus on promoting and developing the equine industry throughout the state. Funding is intended for the areas of research, education, and marketing.

Projects will be evaluated according to their value and benefit to the industry, degree of industry promotion, size and scope of activity, experience of project staff, financial need, cost effectiveness, financial co-sponsorship, potential for matching funds, and quality of the written presentation.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 157116

Term of Contract:

The Virginia Horse Industry Board will award grant funds for a period of up to one year in length. The grant period will begin July 1, 2019 and conclude June 30, 2020.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must demonstrate a proven ability and experience to carry out elements of the proposed project. Those applicants proposing to rely on the expertise of another individual or organization to undertake any part of the project must clearly define the responsibilities of the party and provide evidence of that party’s ability to achieve that area of responsibility.

Monies will not be awarded for:

- Tuition reimbursement
- Salaries
- Equipment
- Any type of construction project
- Overhead or indirect costs.

Pre-Application Information:

All grant applications are due by 5pm on Friday, March 29th. Grant recipients will be notified approximately 60 days after the Board makes its decision (which is generally made in April).

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit applications by email to:

Submit applications by mail to:
Virginia Horse Industry Board
c/o Virginia Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services
102 Governor Street, Room #318
Richmond, Virginia 23219

If you have any questions regarding the VHIB grants, please contact Heather Wheeler's at or call 804-786-5842.

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Virginia