CACF: Enriching Communities Grant

Charlottesville Area Community Foundation

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Grant amount: Up to US $15,000

Anticipated deadline: Oct 1, 2019

Applicant type: Indigenous Group Government Entity College / University Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, General Operating Expense, Applied Project / Program

Location of project: Counties in Virginia: Albemarle County, Buckingham County, Charlottesville city, Fluvanna County, Greene County Expand all

Location of residency: United States

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The Community Foundation was established in 1967 as an engine for positive change in Charlottesville, VA and the surrounding counties of Albemarle, Buckingham, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Nelson and Orange. We work with local residents, non-profits, as well as public and private organizations to facilitate philanthropy and improve the quality of life in our area.

Enriching Communities Grants

‘Enriching Communities’ grants support a wide range of activities that keep our community vibrant and strong. Nonprofit organizations and agencies working throughout our eight county service area are welcome to apply. We seek proposals from organizations working in a range of areas, including health, environment, arts, education and human services. 

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Grantseekers must be a 501(c)3 organization, governmental or religious entity, or fiscally sponsored by a 501(c)3 organization.
  • The Foundation will consider applications from organizations working to benefit the City of Charlottesville and the Counties of Albemarle, Buckingham, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Nelson and Orange.
    • If your organization is located outside of the CACF service area but your project will benefit communities within our service area, you may submit your funding request for consideration. 


  • The grant program for our discretionary funds, Enriching Communities, does not consider requests for capital or building campaigns.