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Suffolk Foundation Grant

Grants to Virginia Nonprofits for a Broad
Range of Activities that Benefit Local Residents

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Suffolk Foundation

Deadline Date:

10/15/21 3:00 PM


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Grants to Virginia nonprofit organizations in eligible locations for a broad range of charitable activities benefiting local residents. Funding is intended for programs and projects in the areas of education, health, arts, culture, and humanities, environmental and animal welfare, human needs and services, public and societal benefits, and youth and elderly. Eligible projects or programs must be available to Suffolk residents. Applicants must serve Suffolk City and the surrounding communities.

Grant applicants should keep in mind that priority is given to projects and programs which:

  1. Reach a broad section of the community, particularly those not being currently served by other resources
  2. Improve the quality of life for families and neighborhoods
  3. Provide practical approaches for dealing with current pressing community problems
  4. Promote collaboration and resource sharing among organizations
  5. Yield substantial benefits for the costs involved
  6. Meet demonstrable local capital needs
  7. Encourage matching gifts or added funding from other sources

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 171152

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations that are tax-exempt under the 501(c)(3) Internal Revenue Code in Suffolk, Virginia, and surrounding communities are eligible to apply for a grant.

Foundation grants and funds are not generally available for:
1. Non tax-exempt organizations
2. Individuals
3. Deficit financing
4. Debt reduction
5. Research
6. Event-underwriting
7. Religious purposes
8. Seminar/conference registration or travel
9. Annual fund drives
10. Hospitals and similar health-care facilities
11. National or international organizations or purposes
12. Ongoing operating support
13. Projects normally the responsibility of the government
14. Foundation grants and funds are generally not available for ongoing operational support, in particular administrative personnel costs

Pre-Application Information:

Grant applications will be available September 1st and must be submitted by 3:00 PM, October 15th. If the 15th falls on a weekend, the grant application is due by 3:00 PM on the last workday prior to the 15th deadline.

Any proposal addressing the education of public school students or private school students must be accompanied by a letter of endorsement from the school superintendent or headmaster.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online:

For questions about submitting the online application, contact:

Win Winslow, Executive Director

Suffolk Foundation
106 W. Finney Avenue
Suffolk, VA 23434
Phone: 757-923-9090

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Virginia: City of Suffolk and the surrounding communities

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