The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors approved annual awards for funding to community nonprofit organizations during its April 18, 2023, meeting. Funding opportunities were made available to tax-exempt, private, nonprofit 501(c)3 organizations that provide a wide variety of services to Loudoun County residents. These services include health and human services and related infrastructure of care services, particularly for underserved residents in the areas of need identified and approved by the Board of Supervisors for Fiscal Year 2024 (FY 2024), which begins July 1, 2023.
The areas of need are:
- Prevention and Self-Sufficiency: Services focused on assisting individuals and families in becoming and/or remaining independent and stable, and providing tools, skills, strategies and resources to individuals and families.
- Crisis Intervention and Diversion: Services provided to individuals and families in crisis to overcome immediate problems, and reduce or prevent the need for more restrictive and expensive higher-level services.
- Long-Term Support: Services that focus on assisting individuals who have continuing, long-term support needs to remain healthy, safe and independent in the community.
- Improved Quality of Human Services: Services and opportunities provided to individuals, organizations and communities that enhance the quality, accessibility, accountability and coordination of services provided by community organizations.
The county’s FY 2024 Adopted Budget includes a $2,369,818 allocation for this year’s competitive grant process and the mini-grant process in addition to $2,859,351 in funding for core human services and partnership grants.
Standard Competitive Grants
Through the county’s standard competitive grants process, 30 nonprofit organizations were selected to receive more than $2.3 million in grant funding for FY 2024. All requests were capped at $113,000 for activities in their grant request. These organizations are:
- A Farm Less Ordinary ($106,452.67)
- A Place To Be ($102,517.42)
- All Ages Read Together ($56,121.81)
- American Red Cross serving Loudoun and Prince William Counties ($17,533.33)
- Brain Injury Services, Inc. ($49,977.21)
- Catholic Charities Diocese of Arlington ($108,856.01)
- Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties ($67,734.76)
- Crossroads Jobs ($38,036.74)
- Dulles South Food Pantry ($44,250.00)
- Friends of Loudoun Mental Health ($26,514.24)
- INMED Partnerships for Children ($102,453.33)
- Just Neighbors Ministry Inc. ($38,133.33)
- Legacy Farms ($32,796.67)
- Legal Services of Northern Virginia ($76,349.27)
- Loudoun Cares ($79,126.67)
- Loudoun Habitat for Humanity ($70,750.00)
- Loudoun Hunger Relief, Inc. ($102,830.00)
- Loudoun Literacy Council ($108,856.67)
- Loudoun Serenity House ($86,730.00)
- Mobile Hope Association ($107,350.00)
- MVLE Inc. ($101,682.41)
- Northern Virginia Family Service ($43,171.17)
- OAR NOVA ($106,596.67)
- Piedmont Dispute Resolution Center ($30,535.95)
- SCAN of Northern Virginia ($104,267.35)
- The Arc of Loudoun ($106,220.00)
- The Chris Atwood Foundation ($108,480.00)
- The Ryan Bartel Foundation ($75,576.67)
- Tree of Life Ministries ($104,678.94)
- Women Giving Back ($110,738.73)
Eleven organizations will receive a total of $54,500 in mini-grant funding, requests of $5,000 or less, which helps smaller organizations build capacity or support small-scale innovative ideas or projects. Those organizations, each of which were awarded their requested amount, are:
- A Hand Up-NOVA, Inc. ($5,000.00)
- Hearts of Empowerment ($5,000.00)
- Help for Others, Inc. ($5,000.00)
- Loudoun Coalition on Women and Girls ($5,000.00)
- Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy ($5,000.00)
- Loudoun Youth, Inc. ($5,000.00)
- Love, KK ($5,000.00)
- Piedmont Environmental Council ($5,000.00)
- Rx Drug Access Partnership, dba Rx Partnership (RxP) ($4,500.00)
- Seven Loaves Services, Inc. ($5,000.00)
- The Fenwick Foundation ($5,000.00)
For the competitive and mini-grant processes, a total of 57 nonprofit organizations submitted applications, requesting over $3.2 million for FY 2024 funding consideration. Forty-one organizations received funding. More information about the funding process is online at loudoun.gov/nonprofitgrants.
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