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Highland County Youth Philanthropy Council (HC YPC) Grant

Grants to Virginia Nonprofit Organizations in Eligible Areas
for Health, Basic Needs, and Senior Citizen Services

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge and The Highland Center (THC)

Deadline Date:

05/05/21 11:59 PM EST


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Grants to Virginia nonprofit organizations in eligible areas for programs to meet the health and basic needs of local residents and to assist local senior citizens. Funding is intended to respond to community needs and address lacking services. Funded projects and services must serve the residents of Highland County.

This year, the HC YPC consists of five students (9th-12th grade) from Highland High School.  They will review each application and evaluate it based on its effectiveness at addressing the priorities listed below. Their ultimate goal is to support local nonprofits in their work, fill current gaps in community resources, and spur innovative approaches to solving long standing community problems.

Applications must address one or more of the following areas:

Programs and services that support:

  1. A health care system which:
    1. Reduces the stigma associated with mental health issues and services
    2. Addresses the impact of COVID-19 on mental health
    3. Supports victims of domestic violence
    4. Treats victims of substance abuse
  2. Basic Needs:
    1. Food security
    2. Transportation
    3. Affordable day care
  3. The elderly population

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 195631

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations exempt under Section 501(c) (3) of the IRS are eligible to apply.

The HC YPC does not provide funding for the following:
- Individuals;
- Organizations not exempt under Section 501(c) (3) of the IRS;
- Religious organizations, unless the particular program will benefit a large portion of the community without regard to religious affiliation.
- Organizations that discriminate on the basis of age, color, citizenship, disability, disabled veteran status, gender, race, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, military service or status.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline: Sunday, May 5, 2021 by 11:59 p.m. EST (Midnight)

Notification: Grant announcements will be made mid-to-late June, 2021

Distribution: Grants will be distributed late June, 2021

Contact Information:

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

Apply online:

Megan Obaugh

Cristina Casado

Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge
117 South Lewis Street
P.O. Box 815
Staunton, VA 24402

(540) 213 - 2150

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Virginia: Highland County

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