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Grants to Virginia Nonprofits and Individuals for Projects to Benefit the Local Community


Geographic Focus

USA: Virginia: Hampton Roads region

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The Millers Foundation Grant

The Millers Foundation

Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #171203

Grant Description

Grants of up to $7,500 to Virginia nonprofit organizations and individuals sponsored by nonprofits in eligible regions for charitable activities that benefit local residents. Past grant recipients include food banks, museums, programs for children and children with disabilities, and job training programs. Eligible projects benefit residents of the Hampton Roads region.

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Those Eligible for Funding:
- 501c(3) organizations
- Individuals sponsored by a 501c(3) organization

The strongest candidates have the following characteristics:
- Are headquartered in, and service the Hampton Roads, Virginia region.
- Seek funding for a specific project with a finite timeframe.
- Seek funding between $1,000 and $7,500.
- Demonstrate that they have the administrative and financial capacity to achieve and assess the stated goals of the proposal.

The Millers Foundation will not consider requests for:
- Organizations that discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran or disability statuses in the delivery of services and in their employment practices.
- Political organizations or lobbying activity
- Multi-year pledges. Organizations are welcome to reapply annually for ongoing projects, however, we will only grant funding for one year at a time.
- Sectarian or religious oriented activities
- Debt retirement programs
- Debt that has been incurred including mortgages, lines of credit, etc.
- Overhead costs, operating budgets or staff salaries
- Deficit financing
- Endowments

Pre-Application Information:

The Next Grants Deadline is June 15, 2022. Postmark must be dated on or before June 15th.

Decisions for the 2022-23 cycle will be made in July & August by the Millers Foundation board of directors, and all decisions are final. Checks will be awarded in August. You will be notified by mail of your award or refusal. All organizations are welcome to reapply annually.

Additional Funding Information:

Estimated Size of Grant:

The strongest candidates seek funding between $1,000 and $7,500.

Term of Contract:

The Millers Foundation will not consider requests for multi-year pledges. Organizations are welcome to reapply annually for ongoing projects, however, the Foundation will only grant funding for one year at a time.

Contact Information:

Apply Online:

If you wish to mail supplements for your online registration, send them to:

The Millers Foundation
1000 E City Hall Ave
Norfolk, VA 23504
Enclosed: Grant Applications

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