HOW TO APPLY

The Funding Process

The Virginia Sargeant Reynolds Foundation has two funding cycles per year, spring and fall.

Deadlines

  • Grant requests received before May 1st will be considered at the June board meeting. Approved grants will be disbursed by June 30th.
  • Grant requests received by September 1st will be considered at the October board meeting. Approved grants will be disbursed by December 31st.

Documentation

The Foundation does not require a standard application form. Proposals should include:

  • A brief description of the organization, including its mission and history.
  • A concise description of the project, including specific purposes for which requested funds will be used, and how results of any grant’s effect will be measured.
  • Contact information including company name, contact person name and title, mailing address, phone number, email address and website address if applicable.
  • A detailed financial plan for the project, including the total cost, the specific amount requested, the amount raised to date, an estimate of post-completion operating costs and how those costs will be funded.
  • A copy of the organization’s current operating budget and its most recent financial statement.
  • A copy of the organization’s IRS certification indicating that the organization is exempt under Section 501(c)(3).
  • A list of the organization’s current governing board and its officers.