Competitive Grants

Grants to Greater Richmond, Virginia Nonprofits to
Improve Access to Eye, ENT, and Oral Surgery Care

GrantWatch ID#: 175778
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia - Medarva Foundation Fund



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Grants of up to $50,000 to Greater Richmond, Virginia nonprofit organizations to improve access to health care services for disadvantaged populations. Preliminary proposals are due November 5. This program is specifically concerned with the medical fields of otolaryngology, ophthalmology, and oral maxillofacial surgery services.

The Fund’s grantmaking focuses on:

-Underserved, uninsured or medically indigent children and adults in need of ophthalmological (eye), otolaryngological (ear, nose, and throat), and/or oral maxillofacial services (conditions, defects, injuries, and aesthetic aspects of the mouth, teeth, and jaws).

-Improving Access and Outreach as it relates to the services mentioned above.

-Healthcare Education/preventive care consistent with purposes of this fund.

Generally, grants will be awarded up to $50,000. The Fund may also identify a limited number of projects, which may be awarded in excess of the current guidelines.

Proposals will be accepted from 501(c)(3) charitable organizations, which serve the residents of the cities of Richmond, Colonial Heights, Hopewell and Petersburg and the counties of Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico, Goochland, Powhatan, New Kent, Charles City, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond, and Westmoreland.

All preliminary proposals are submitted to The Community Foundation and our staff team determines which funding partner(s) will consider the organization’s proposal. The deadlines for preliminary proposals are November 5 (winter cycle) and May 5 (summer cycle).

A limited number of organizations will be invited to submit fully-developed proposals. Those that do will receive specific guidelines and forms at that time. Final grant decisions are made in the third week of March and the third week of September, respectively.

Application Instructions:

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

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Elaine Summerfield, Vice President Programs

Cities of Richmond, Colonial Heights, Hopewell and Petersburg; and the counties of Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico, Goochland, Powhatan, New Kent, Charles City, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond and Westmoreland

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