Prompt Response Grants

Arlington Community Foundation


Grant amount: Up to US $3,000

Deadline: Rolling

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Applied Project / Program, Education / Outreach

Location of project: Arlington County, Virginia

Location of residency: Arlington County, Virginia

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Overview:

Prompt Response Grants

Provide rapid support of up to $1,000 to nonprofits ($3,000 if the organization addresses homelessness) that are experiencing an urgent, unexpected need or unexpected, immediate opportunity. Applications are accepted at any time.

ACF Prompt Response Fund

The Arlington Community Foundation administers the Prompt Response Fund. The purpose of the Fund is to help nonprofit groups in Arlington respond quickly to unanticipated opportunities or unexpected, urgent community needs. Applicants may expect proposals to be reviewed and obtain notification of funding within one week. The Fund will award grants of up to $1,000. 

Homelessness Prevention Fund: Prompt Response to Emergency Needs 

In response to these trying economic times, then County Board Chair Barbara Favola and John Shooshan, founder of The Shooshan Company, teamed up to strengthen the safety net protecting the most vulnerable members of the community. By helping to establish the Emergency Needs · Homelessness Prevention Fund at the Arlington Community Foundation, they have provided a new way to help Arlingtonians who have been hit hard by the economic crisis and are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. 

As part of this Emergency Needs Fund, the Arlington Community Foundation will offer Prompt Response to Emergency Needs Grants up to $3,000 for 501 (c) 3 organizations that provide temporary, emergency assistance such as rent, food and services to individuals and families in Arlington County and have come upon unexpected, urgent community needs or unanticipated opportunities. Applicants whose proposals are approved for funding can expect to receive funds within a few weeks. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and based on the availability of funds. 

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

Eligibility:

  • The purpose of the Fund is to help nonprofit groups in Arlington respond quickly to unanticipated opportunities or unexpected, urgent community needs. 


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