The Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties and the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia have partnered to offer grant opportunities to qualifying organizations serving Loudoun County through the Loudoun Impact Fund.
The Loudoun Impact Fund grant advisors will consider applications to fund services and projects that positively impact vulnerable or at-risk children and youth in Loudoun County.
Priority may be given to organizations/programs that:
- Can demonstrate significant hardship or increased demand for services due to COVID-19, or;
- Provide services directly to populations that may be disproportionally impacted, physically or financially, by COVID-19.
Proposed projects should address one or more of the following:
- Basic needs support for low-income, vulnerable, or at-risk children or youth, including food, shelter, and housing;
- Physical and behavioral health and wellness for low-income, vulnerable, or at-risk children and youth;
- Trauma-informed services for low-income, vulnerable, or at-risk children and youth addressing and preventing family violence and/or child abuse;
- Academic and school-readiness support for low-income, vulnerable, or at-risk children and youth;
- Programs providing high-quality child care for low-income, vulnerable, or at-risk children and youth;
- Programs providing life-skills and training to low-income, vulnerable, or at-risk children and youth;
- Youth development and leadership opportunities low-income, vulnerable, or at-risk children or youth.
- An estimated $75,000 will be available for distribution.
- Grants are expected to range from $5,000 to $15,000
- Applicants must be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity in good standing with the IRS, school, or faith-based organization (NOTE: The Loudoun Impact Fund can support faith-based organizations; however, it will not support projects that either provide or require religious teachings to its program participants or exclude participants of different faiths). Applicants must provide services in Loudoun County.