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FY2022 non-departmental grant process open for applicants

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Applications for the city’s General Fund non-departmental grants, which go to local organizations to fund community-oriented programming, are now available on the city website.
Eligible organizations may apply for the city to fund specific programming in three key priority areas: children, youth and education; housing, human services and health; and the arts and culture. Additionally, this application continues to be the form for all quasi-governmental organizations to apply for city funding.
This is a one-year funding opportunity for non-profits and public sector organizations working on a grassroots level to promote equity in the City of Richmond.
A virtual informational workshop will be held in early December to assist applicants with completing their materials. Information on that opportunity will be available on the same webpage as the application materials, here.
All proposal materials are due by 4 p.m. on Friday, December 18, 2020. Late submissions will not be accepted. Applicants should read guidelines carefully, as some materials have changed since last year’s application process.
Application materials should be submitted via email at If the applicant is not able to submit materials via email, an in-person drop box will be accessible on the first floor of City Hall from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. December 16-18.
Applicants with questions should contact the Office of the Deputy Chief Administrative Officer for Human Services at 804-646-3096.