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Wythe-Bland Foundation Grants

Grants to Virginia Nonprofits in Bland and Wythe Counties
to Improve the Health and Education of Local Residents

GrantWatch ID#: 178663
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Wythe-Bland Foundation

08/01/17 11:59 PM Email submission or postmarked

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Grants to Virginia nonprofits in Bland and Wythe Counties for programs that promote the health and education of local residents and directly serve those who cannot afford basic and essential needs. Funding is intended to improve the welfare of local citizens, especially the underserved.

The Board, in making grant decisions, will place the greatest priority on projects that:
- Directly provide health services to low-income, underinsured, or uninsured citizens of Wythe and Bland Counties
- Contain matching funds from other sources
- Are not of a recurring nature unless the project and the need(s) it serves requires otherwise
- Ensures measurable outcomes and objectives data can be accurately measured
- Provides evidence of feasibility and sustainability of the proposed project
- Demonstrate compliance with Wythe-Bland Foundation’s grant guidelines

Qualified organizations may apply for grants for new programs, current programs or establishing or investigating new programs.

As the Board evaluates the merits of grant applications, areas of specific interest and high priority will include projects that address, in specific ways:
- Healthcare needs of the underprivileged, underinsured, and uninsured
- Adult and childhood obesity
- Health and nutritional issues
- Dental care
- Mental health
- Health education
- Education of future generations
- Substance abuse prevention
- Environmental health
- Improving the quality of life in Wythe and Bland Counties

At the present time, the Foundation has not set limits on the size of grants.

Grants will normally be awarded on an annual basis, October 1 to September 30; however, the Board will consider multiyear grants.

The Board of Directors of the Foundation will only make grants to those identified as 501 IRS designated organizations (or government entities) serving Wythe County and Bland County, Virginia that support, promote and/or further the Foundation’s mission.

To comply with federal guidelines and the Foundation’s legal requirements, the Foundation will not fund and will deny the following types of grants:
- Grants to individuals
- Grants to organizations for projects serving the population outside of Wythe or Bland Counties
- Grants to government entities for purposes that are identified as typical government financial responsibilities
- Grants to religious organizations for religious purposes
- Grants to endowments or other discretionary funding pools
- Grants for fund-raisers, or other ticketed special events
- Grants for political purposes or for lobbying activities
- Grants for debt reduction
- Grants for the purchase of vehicles unless exception granted by the Board
- Grants for real property unless deed restrictions are included that ensures repayment of the Foundation grant or transfer of ownership to the Foundation if the grant purpose and use of facility changes
- Grants for projects unrelated to the Foundation’s mission, vision, or purpose

Grant applications seeking matching funds must provide written documentation from the other contributor(s) or the Board may make the Foundation’s grant contingent on receipt of such matching contribution(s). The documentation may include a letter or resolution from the other contributor(s).

The Grant Review Committee will convene one (1) time per year to review grant applications and to consider recommendations for funding.

Timeline:

August 1: Grant application due date
August/September: Grant Review Cycle Grant
October: Award Dates

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

Complete the application and e-mail to cking@wbfoundation.com

Caitlin K. King, Executive Assistant
276-228-8001

Wythe-Bland Foundation
155 West Monroe Street
Wytheville, VA 24382

Wythe and Bland Counties

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