Shelton Hardaway Short, Jr. Trust Grant

Shelton Hardaway Short, Jr. Trust

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Grant amount: US $10,000 - US $50,000

Deadline: Sep 15, 2020

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Project / Program

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Preferred: Counties in Virginia: Albemarle County, Amelia County, Amherst County, Appomattox County, Brunswick County, Buckingham County, Campbell County, Charlotte County, Chesterfield County, Colonial Heights city, Cumberland County, Danville city, Dinwiddie County, Emporia city, Fluvanna County, Goochland County, Greene County, Greensville County, Halifax County, Hanover County, Henrico County, Henry County, Hopewell city, Louisa County, Lunenburg County, Lynchburg city, Madison County, Martinsville city, Mecklenburg County, Nelson County, Nottoway County, Orange County, Petersburg city, Pittsylvania County, Powhatan County, Prince Edward County, Prince George County, Richmond city, Sussex County Other eligible locations: United States

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About the Foundation

The Shelton Hardaway Short, Jr. Trust was established under a trust agreement in 1974. Mr. Short was a lifelong resident of Virginia, and the trust makes grants to charitable and educational organizations primarily located in his home state. Grants are made in the form of memorials to one or more of Mr. Short’s family.


To support a variety of charitable causes primarily in Central and Southern Virginia.

Program areas

  • Arts, culture, and humanities
  • Education
  • Environment, animals
  • Health
  • Human services
  • Public/society benefit
  • Religion

Average giving

  • Average grant size: $10,000 to $50,000
  • Average number of grants per year: 20
  • Average total giving per year: $500,000

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


  • To be eligible, organizations must qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • States served: Virginia


  • There are no geographic limitations; however, the foundation has a practice of primarily supporting organizations in Central and Southern Virginia.