Grant Eligibility Guidelines

In order to be considered for a grant from the Virginia Community Foundation Unrestricted Endowment, an organization and/or project must:

  1. Benefit the greater Virginia, Minnesota community (ISD 706 district boundaries); and
  2. Be a non-profit 501(c)3 organization or provide documentation that the organization is sponsored by a fiscal agent that has 501(c)3 status.

The Virginia Community Foundation does not fund:

  • individual persons or private foundations
  • political campaigns or political organizations
  • for-profit organizations
  • scholarships or research
  • religious organizations for religious purposes
  • endowments
  • fundraising campaigns, dinners, parties, ticket sales, or similar activities
  • traditional government services or dollar-for-dollar replacement of public funding