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Posted on: August 9, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Nonprofit Funding Alert - August 2023

Loudoun County is supporting nonprofits in identifying grant funding to accomplish their mission by providing funding alerts of government and private grant opportunities that may be relevant to an organization’s work. Nonprofits interested in discussing the details of the funding opportunities below may submit the Grants Interest & Technical Assistance Scheduling Form to schedule a one-hour meeting with the Loudoun County staff. 

Completion of the form does not connect you to any funders, indicate a commitment to apply, or partnership with the county, nor does it guarantee funding. Nonprofits with a 501(c)3 status are eligible for each of the competitive funding opportunities listed below. Please review the notification of funding carefully to decide whether it aligns with your organization’s scope. 

Loudoun County has allocated local American Rescue Plan Act funds to support nonprofits in diversifying their funding sources.  

Email Loudoun County with questions.

OpportunityFunderDescription from FunderFunding AmountDeadline MatchAdditional Requirements

CY 2024 Sexual Assault Services Program (PDF)

Virginia Department of Criminal Justice ServicesThis grant program supports the establishment, maintenance, and expansion of rape crisis centers and other non-governmental and tribal programs and projects that assist individuals who have been victimized by sexual assault, without regard to the age of the individual. Funds provided through this program are designed to supplement other funding sources directed at addressing sexual assault.An anticipated 20 awards of up to $50,000 per award.8/25/2023No
Virginia Services, Training, Officers, Prosecution (VSTOP) Formula Grant Program (PDF)Virginia Department of Criminal Justice ServicesThis two-year grant program offers funds to enhance the capacity of local communities to develop and strengthen effective law enforcement and prosecution strategies to combat violent crimes and develop/ strengthen victim services involving violent crimes against women.New organizations: up to $50,000 per year

Current grantees: up to $50,000 per year or CY2023 funding amount, whichever is greater.
8/28/2023No match is required for nonprofits in the Victim Services category.

A 75% match is required for grantees in Courts, Discretionary, Law Enforcement, and Prosecution categories.
This opportunity is open to current VSTOP grantees. New applicants are eligible to apply under the categories of Law Enforcement and Culturally Specific Community Based Organizations only.

Employment for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Income Eligible Participants

Virginia Department of Social ServicesThe purpose of this grant program is to fund proven service approaches and strategies that help current and former participants of TANF and individuals with dependent children whose income is at or below 200% of the federal poverty level to obtain/ retain employment with movement toward a career path and wage growth. VDSS Key outcomes: increased job placement, increased job retention, higher entry-level employment wages, and increased wage gains with job advancement over time for clients who receive services from this project.    Amount of federal funds obligated: $2,984,6329/6/2023No.

There is not an award maximum listed. Funding will be divided among awardees based on requests and application score.

Historic Preservation Fund- African American Civil Rights (AACR)- History GrantsDepartment of the Interior, National Park ServiceThe AACR grant program will document, interpret, and preserve the sites and stories of the full history of the African American struggle to gain equal rights from the transatlantic slave trade forward. The AACR will fund a broad range of history projects including survey and planning, research and documentation, interpretation and education, and collections conservation using the NPS report, “Civil Rights in America, A Framework for Identifying Significant Sites” as a guide to determine the appropriateness of proposed projects and properties.$15,000 - $75,00010/10/2023No. The National Park Service lists sample grant applications and other resources on its website.
The following opportunities are available, but listed separately because they were included in a previous funding alert and have approaching deadlines.

2024 Citizen Water Quality Monitoring Grant Program

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

The two primary purposes of the Citizen Water Quality Monitoring Grant Program are to generate citizen-collected water quality data that can be used by the agency for water quality assessment, improvement, or preservation and to educate citizens on water quality monitoring and the environment.

Three grant opportunities ranging from $1,000 - $11,0008/31/2023No, but funding from other sources is encouraged.Application Notes: At the opportunity link, click "Apply or learn about DEQ’s Citizen monitoring grant" and download application package.

National Fire Plan-Wildland Urban Interface Community Fire Assistance

U.S. Department of the Interior

This grant program is designed to implement the National Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy and assist communities at risk from catastrophic wildland fires by providing assistance in a number of areas.

$5,000 - $10,000,0009/1/2023No.Eligibility: In addition to nonprofit 501(c)3s, 501(c)4 or 501(c)5 nonprofit organizations that are labor unions or  neighborhood associations are eligible.

Note: Applicants seeking technical or financial assistance are requested to consult with their local U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services headquarters, program or field station before developing or submitting an application.

Dialogues on the Experience of War

National Endowment for the Humanities

This program supports the study and discussion of important humanities sources about war and military service to help U.S. military veterans and others think more deeply about the issues that they raise. Dialogues discussion groups may include exclusively veterans, civilians, military-affiliated persons, or any mix of these groups.

Up to $100,0009/7/2023No.
Public Engagement with Historical RecordsNational Archives and Records Administration

The grant program is for model projects that encourage public engagement with historical records. The idea is to form collaborations among archivists, educators, historians (including documentary editors) and people working in community-based archives to involve the public in discovering and using historical records. 

Projects that center on Black, Indigenous, and People of Color and those that promote discovery and access to collections that explore the ideals behind our nation’s founding are especially welcome.

$50,000 - $150,000Optional draft

Application deadline: 11/2/2023
Yes. The award provides no more than 75% of total project costs. 

Application Notes: Before beginning the process (and prior to 8/15), applicants should email Director for Access Programs Nancy Melley 

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