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Impact 100 Richmond Grant

Grants to Richmond, Virginia Area Nonprofits for
Arts, Education, Environment, Family, and Health

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia

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Deadline Date:

02/20/18 5:00 PM


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Grants to Richmond area, Virginia nonprofits for programs and projects in the areas of arts and culture, education, the environment, family, and health and wellness. Information Sessions will be held on December 5 and 14. Funded programs should significantly benefit the residents of the City of Richmond, and/or the Counties of Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico, Goochland, and/or Powhatan.

Impact 100 Richmond seeks to fund transformational projects that meet the following criteria:

- Foster change and have a long-term positive impact
- Are programmatic and/or capital (i.e. building) in nature
- Are new programs or expansions/improvements of existing programs that can change the way an organization or a community operates
- Can demonstrate specific measurable goals

Preference will be given to programs and projects that positively affect women and children. Organizations must apply under one of the above listed focus areas. The funding source recognizes that many organizations and projects can fit into more than one category, but applicants must choose only one for their proposal. It is recommended that applicants consider which focus area best represents the emphasis of the proposed project.

Funded programs and projects should address the following areas:

Arts and Culture: Projects that develop and enrich the community and/or the lives of women, children and families through the expressive arts or enhanced cultural opportunities.

Education: Projects that further the educational process or improve access to education for children and/or adults.

Environment: Projects that restore, preserve, revitalize or enhance physical or natural surroundings to create a sustainable community.

Family: Projects that strengthen and enhance the lives of children and families.

Health and Wellness: Projects that improve the mental and/or physical well-being of people.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 176630

Estimated Size of Grant:

Annually, at least one $100,000 grant will be awarded to a nonprofit in one of the focus areas.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible to apply for an Impact 100 Richmond grant, your organization must:

- Be a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that serves the residents of the Richmond Region (see Local Coverage Area below);
- Have an operating budget of at least $250,000 (cash, excluding in-kind); and
- Have been in operation at least 36 months prior to applying for an Impact 100 Richmond grant.

Please note: Two or more nonprofits can collaborate on a proposal, but the lead applicant must satisfy the eligibility requirements stated above.

Impact 100 Richmond cannot accept applications from individual religious institutions or private foundations.

Impact 100 Richmond cannot accept applications to support:

- Debt reduction or operational deficits;
- Endowments or memorials;
- Bridge funding or interim financing;
- Partisan or political activities; and
- Legal expenses.

Pre-proposal Conference:

Upcoming Information Sessions:

Organizations are strongly encouraged to attend a Pre-Proposal Information Session. These workshops review what it means to be transformational and how to apply to Impact 100 Richmond. Impact 100 members and previous Impact 100 grantees will share tips about how to be successful in the Impact 100 process.

Upcoming Session Dates and Times:

Tue, December 5, 2017
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM EST

Thursday, December 14, 2017
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

Upcoming sessions will be hosted at The Community Foundation:

7501 Boulder View Drive
6th Floor Conference Room
Richmond, VA 23225

Contact Information:

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

December 5, 2017 Registration:

December 14, 2017 Registration:

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Kathleen Demro
Vice President, Community Engagement
Phone: 804-409-5619

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Virginia: City of Richmond, and the Counties of Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico, Goochland, and Powhatan