Foundation / Corporation
Girl Power Grants
Grant of $10,000 to a Greater Richmond Area, Virginia nonprofit organization for a project that positively impacts local youth. Finalists will be chosen to present their initiative to funding source members at an awards ceremony in March. Members will then vote and announce the winner.
Girl Power Grants is a grant making cooperative that is directed, funded and operated by young ladies in grades 6-12. Girl Power Grants seeks make a difference in the local community. Girl Power Grants’ 100+ members combine individual $100 annual donations to fund grants, which are awarded each year to a local RVA nonprofit organization.
GrantWatch ID#: 178704
Any 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in the Richmond, Virginia area is eligible to apply.
To be eligible to receive a grant from Girl Power Grants, an organization must be classified as a “public charity” with tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) and 509(a) of the Internal Revenue Service Code.
Girl Power Grants will not award a grant to the following:
-Debt reduction, bridge funding or interim financing
-Political lobbying, legislative activities or advertising
-General fund drives/fundraisers or annual appeals
-Legal expenses incurred in any action by or against the organization
Note: The guidelines are continuing to evolve, and Girl Power Grants reserves the right to change its criteria without prior notice at any time.
The completed application is due by January 31, 2018.
During the month of February, multiple grants review meetings will be hosted where all grant application submissions will be read aloud and discussed by committee members.
Organizations can expect to be notified in late February by phone or email if you were selected by the members to be a top three finalist or not.
If you are selected as a top three finalist, you will present live at The Big Give on Wednesday March 14, 2018. Here, you’ll share your organization's mission and explain in detail what the grant could help your organization accomplish.
If you are selected as the 2018 grantee, you will be Girl Power Grants’ partner in philanthropy over the course of the year.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
USA: Virginia: Greater Richmond Area