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Posted on: October 6, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Nonprofit Funding Alert - October 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 grants 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 (ARPA) funds to support nonprofits in diversifying their funding sources.  

 Email Loudoun County with questions.

OpportunityFunderDescriptionFunding AmountDeadline MatchAdditional Requirements

ARPA Community Services Nonprofit Grant Program

Loudoun County Government: Open County Grant 

The American Rescue Plan Act 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. 

Up to $367,50010/12/2023No.There are three funding categories. 

Organizations may submit one application for each area of need.

ARPA Child Care Fee Reduction Nonprofit Grant Program

Loudoun County Government; Open County Grant

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Child Care Fee Reduction Grant Program aims to support nonprofit organizations in implementing a child care supplementary reimbursement program. Grant funds will support low/moderate-income residents with a 50 percent reduction in child care tuition costs to child care providers in Loudoun County.

Up to $1,000,00011/9/2023No.

Creating Inclusive Communities - Community Supports

Virginia Board for People with Disabilities

This program supports local, regional, or statewide efforts to provide culturally and linguistically competent information about disability services and resources to Virginians with developmental disabilities (DD) and/or their families with limited English proficiency. This program is intended to ensure that Virginians with DD and their families that reflect the state’s geographic and cultural diversity will have increased ability to access paid and unpaid services and supports that enable community living.

Up to $300,00011/3/2023Yes- 25% federal cash and/or in-kind contributions.The funding agency is particularly interested in projects that benefit individuals with developmental disabilities (DDs), who are part of underserved, low-income, and/or culturally diverse communities.

Creating Inclusive Communities - Education Grants

Virginia Board for People with Disabilities

This program supports local, regional, or statewide efforts to support culturally and linguistically competent initiatives that promote an inclusive school environment for Virginians with developmental disabilities, including opportunities for inclusive K-12 and postsecondary education. Funding will support projects that will provide parents and caregivers of students with developmental and other disabilities, school administrators, instructors, transition coordinators, and other school personnel the necessary training about a student’s right to a free and appropriate public education including during an emergency.

Up to $200,00011/3/2023Yes - 10% federal cash and/or in-kind contributions.

The funding agency is particularly interested in projects that benefit individuals with developmental disabilities (DDs) who are part of underserved, low-income, and/or culturally diverse communities.

FY 2023 Fair Housing Initiatives Program: Education and Outreach InitiativeDepartment of Housing and Urban Development

The purpose of this program is to carry out education and outreach and enforcement activities to prevent or eliminate discriminatory housing practices and to inform individuals of their rights and responsibilities under the Fair Housing Act (FHA). There are five initiatives available for funding within this grant program, including: National Media Campaign, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Advancing Racial Equity, General, and Targeted Fair Housing.

$75,000 - $1,300,00011/30/2023No.

The program encourages proposals which target anti-Semitic and Islamophobic discrimination among other forms of housing discrimination.

The national fair housing media campaign will focus on advancing racial equity and access to housing opportunities, especially in underserved communities.
Community Grants ProgramJunior League of Northern Virginia (JLNV)

The JLNV’s current focus area is Women Helping Women, enhancing access to essential services and professional development opportunities for women and families. The JLNV endeavors to make a lasting impact by promoting economic stability for women and families in Northern Virginia. 

The JLNV invites interested organizations to submit a grant application that highlights an innovative program or project that supports the JLNV’s focus area, outlines how funds will be used and how volunteers will support efforts.

Up to $4,000 and volunteer supportInformation Session: 10/27/2023

Application Deadline: 

No. Eligible nonprofit organizations must operate within the City of Alexandria or in Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun or Prince William counties.
Philip L. Graham Fund GrantPhilip L Graham FundFunding for nonprofit organizations that enhance local communities is intended to support programs and services in the areas of education, health and human services, arts and humanities, and community endeavors. $30,000 - $75,00012/4/2023No.Requests will be accepted from nonprofits serving residents in one or more of the following locations: Washington, DC; Charles, Montgomery, and Prince George's counties in Maryland; Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William counties and the cities of Alexandria, Falls Church, Manassas and Manassas Park in Virginia.

Digital Humanities Advancement Grants

National Endowment for the HumanitiesThe National Endowment for the Humanities Office of Digital Humanities is accepting applications for the Digital Humanities Advancement Grants program. The program supports innovative, experimental, and/or computationally challenging digital projects leading to work that can scale to enhance scholarly research, teaching, and public programming in the humanities.Up to $350,000

Optional Draft: 11/16/2023

 Application Deadline: 1/11/2024 


The following opportunity is available, but listed separately because it was in a previous funding alert and has an approaching deadline.

Public Engagement with Historical Records

National Archives and Records Administration

This grant program funds projects that encourage public engagement with historical records. The idea behind this program 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 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-$150,00011/2/2023Yes. The award provides no more than 75% of total project costs

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