Loudoun County provides funding for community programs and initiatives through various grant programs.
ARPA Tourism Grant Program
The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Tourism Grant Program provides grants to organizations that are responsible for organizing and hosting festivals, events and other activities that draw visitors and overnight stays to Loudoun. The program is designed to assist local organizations in their tourism planning, marketing and execution. The maximum award is $50,000.
Applications are now being accepted. The deadline to apply is 4:00 p.m., October 4, 2023.
- ARPA Tourism Grant Process Application Manual (PDF)
- Answers to Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)
- Pre-Application Webinar Presentation (PDF)
- Watch the Pre-Application Webinar
Community Support Services Grants
The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Community Support Services Grant Program provides funds to nonprofits for durable medical equipment, utility assistance and/or other financial support that support low/moderate-income residents who continue to be affected by the negative economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Applications are now being accepted. The deadline to apply is 4:00 p.m., October 12, 2023.
Through a competitive annual process, Loudoun County provides funding for community programs and initiatives. The purpose of the county’s annual nonprofit grant program is to strengthen the county’s coordination and collaboration with nonprofit partners, and ensure opportunities for local funds to be leveraged in the most effective manner for core safety net services that assist vulnerable and disadvantaged individuals and families in meeting a critical need for safety, health, security and independence.
Nonprofits, municipalities and businesses in Loudoun County are invited to apply for funding annually for projects to attract regional and national visitors to Loudoun County. Loudoun County’s Tourism Grants are designed to help support initiatives that bring more visitors to Loudoun County, increase overnight stays in Loudoun hotels, and enhance the overall attractiveness and marketability of Loudoun County as a destination. These may include new or enhanced attractions, events, programs, or marketing campaigns.
Online Grant Application System Information
Loudoun County is now using the AmpliFund platform to accept grant applications online.
Grants 101 Training
This training, offered in both video and slideshow format, provides a general review of grant application terminology, grant sources, writing strategies, and tips for stronger applications.
The county has established a subscription service to provide information of interest to local nonprofit organizations, including county grant and professional development opportunities. Individuals can sign up to receive email or text updates.
- View all updates for nonprofits
- Sign up for updates in Notify Me, News Flash Category, choose Nonprofit Updates
For more information, email Grants Program Coordinator Barbara Lawrence or call 571-258-3996.