Nonprofit Grant Funding
Fiscal Year 2020 Application Process
Beginning December 3, 2018, Loudoun County is accepting applications from community nonprofits for Fiscal Year 2020 (FY 2020) funding starting July 1 2019, for the purpose of providing core human services to vulnerable and disadvantaged Loudoun County residents.
Tax-exempt, private, nonprofit 501(c)3 organizations are eligible. Funding will be focused on services in the following areas of need:
- Prevention and Self-sufficiency
- Crisis Intervention and Diversion
- Long-term Support
- Improved Quality of Human Services
The application deadline is January 18, 2019, at 5:00 p.m.
Applications are Online
Note: Applicants are required to download and complete the Evaluation Plan template Opens a New Window. . The document will then be uploaded into the application for submission.
Nonprofit Mini-Grants Process
The mini-grants process involves a simplified application for any organization applying for a small grant of $5,000 or less. The mini-grants program will help small or new organizations build capacity or support small-scale innovative ideas or projects. The mini-grant application cycle runs concurrent with the standard nonprofit application process Opens a New Window. and can be accessed through the same application.
Application Development Resources
Loudoun County held an application development workshop for prospective applicants in December 2018. The workshop covered changes to the application, as well as resources for building stronger organizations, such as financial health and strategic planning. Materials from the workshop and other helpful resources are online:
- Loudoun County Nonprofit Grants Kickoff and Overview - Fiscal Year 2020 (Presentation with audio) Opens a New Window.
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- View the Workshop Presentation: FY 2020 Loudoun County Nonprofit Proposal Development (PDF) Opens a New Window. .
- View Grant Goals and Outcomes Evaluation Video Opens a New Window.
- View Grants 101 Presentation Video
We have a list of questions that have been asked about the program - complete with answers - that we update as questions come in. Please check the list here (PDF) Opens a New Window. . if you have questions. If you don't see the information you're looking for, please send us an email Opens a New Window. .
For more information, email Shalom Black, Grants Program Coordinator, or call 703-737-8186.