Is My Organization Eligible to Receive Funding from The Community Foundation?
If you can answer yes to these two questions, then your organization is eligible to apply during our application period each year.
The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region accepts grant proposals during the competitive grant cycle each year for projects that are occurring during the grant cycle (January-December). Please remember that The Community Foundation does not accept proposals for reimbursement. Expenses charged against the grant must be incurred during the grant period. All applications must be submitted online, through this link: https://cfdrrgrants.academicworks.com/
Instructions for Academic Works
Click the sign up button in the upper right hand corner to create your login. A confirmation e-mail will be sent to complete your account setup. Once your account is created you may begin your application
The application is a two-part process:
Below is a timeline of The Community Foundation’s competitive grant cycle. Exact dates vary from year to year. The process begins every June. To receive more information on the grant cycle, or if you would like to add your organization to The Community Foundation’s mailing list, please contact our office at (434) 793-0884.
|Early June||The grant application process opens and a notice is sent via email to nonprofits on our email list|
|Late July||Deadline for grant applications|
|Late September||Community Foundation first-cut response sent to organizations|
|October/November||Members of the Distribution Committee review applications and conduct site visits before meeting in mid-November|
|Mid December||Community Foundation Board approves recommendations made by Distribution Committee|
|Late December||Notification letters are mailed to organizations|
|Mid January||Checks are presented to the organizations awarded grants|
|Late June||Interim grant report due|
|Late December||Final grant report due|