The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors approved annual awards for funding to community nonprofit organizations during its meeting on April 18, 2019. Funding opportunities were made available to tax-exempt, private, nonprofit 501(c)3 organizations that provide human services to Loudoun County residents in the areas of need identified and approved by the Board of Supervisors for Fiscal Year 2020 (FY 2020).
The areas of need and the anticipated outcomes are:
The county’s FY 2020 Adopted Budget includes an overall allocation of $1.77 million in local tax funding for nonprofit grants, which includes $648,373 for core service provider contracts to six organizations and $1.1 million for the competitive grant process and the mini-grant process.
The Board approved the continuation of funding in FY 2020 for nonprofit organizations which provide core safety net services. Core safety net providers meet the critical safety, health, transportation, and emergency shelter needs of those most vulnerable and disadvantaged in the community. Based on established criteria, six nonprofit organizations were recommended for direct funding; the FY 2020 budget will provide a total of $648,373 to these organizations:
Through the county’s competitive grants process, 18 nonprofit organizations were selected to receive more than $1 million in grant funding in FY 2020:
Nine organizations will receive a total of $45,000 in mini-grant funding, which helps smaller organizations build capacity or support small-scale innovative ideas or projects. Those organizations, each of which were awarded $5,000 mini-grants, are:
For the competitive and mini-grant processes, a total of 55 nonprofit organizations submitted applications, requesting a total of $2.7 million for FY 2020 funding consideration. Seventeen organizations applied for mini-grants of $5,000 or less. A full listing of organizations who applied for and received grants can be found at loudoun.gov/NonprofitGrantFunding.
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