The Community Foundation's 25th Anniversary Grants - A Vision for the Future
We are celebrating 25 years of advocating for philanthropy in the Rappahannock River Region with five, $25,000 grants. Since our founding in 1997, we have granted over $15 million to nonprofits in our region. The foundation’s grantmaking reflects the generosity of our community and the transformative power of philanthropy.
These grants are intended to support the long-term vision of our region's nonprofits. Funding will support initiatives that directly enhance an organization’s accessibility, inclusivity and sustainability.
Preservation, Arts and Cultural Organizations
Application Opens: April 18, 2022
Grant Proposals Due: May 16, 2022
Award Announcement: July 26, 2022
This cycle is now closed.
Environment and Animal Welfare Organizations
Application Opens: September 26, 2022
Grant Proposals Due: October 24, 2022
Award Announcement: December 19, 2022
Education, Health and Human Services Organizations
Application Opens: December 19, 2022
Grant Proposals Due: January 23, 2023
Award Announcement: March 20, 2023
To qualify for a 25th anniversary grant, applicants must be a formally organized tax-exempt nonprofit organization serving Caroline County, King George County, Spotsylvania County, Stafford County and/or the City of Fredericksburg.
In general, the foundation will not make grants for the following purposes:
- Programs outside of Planning District 16
- Capital building expenses
- Fundraising events
- Endowment funds
Funding Focus Areas
Proposals should address the question, how will this grant help you invest in your future and how will this investment enhance your organization’s accessibility, inclusivity and sustainability?