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City of Charlottesville

City of Charlottesville Vibrant Community Fund, Charlottesville and Albemarle County Contractual Agencies FY24
CLOSED  Deadline  11/9/2022
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Description  [hide this]

This application is to request funding from the City of Charlottesville Vibrant Community Fund, Charlottesville and Albemarle County Contractual organization, and new and emerging programs intended to address a critical community need.  If you have questions about the type of application your organization should submit, contact Hunter Smith at 434-970-3347or . Organizations may submit applications for multiple programs. To do so, click on Open Programs above, and then click apply again. Do NOT complete pre-application for second or subsequent programs. Be sure to "SHOW" instructions whenever available.

Disclaimer/Disclosure:  The City of Charlottesville reserves the right to award funds from a different funding source other than what an applicant may have selected on the application.  In th event of unallocated funds, the City, at its descretion, may award additional funding to an applicant whose project meets an immediate need, priority, and goal of the City.

Requirements  [hide this]

1. Applicants must have a 501c3 or similar designation from the IRS.

2. Applicants must be register with the State Corporation Commission and the Va. Department of Agriculture, Division of Consumer Affairs,Charitable Solicitation Section.

3. Organizations with a budget of over $500,000 must have a financial audit every year. Organizations with a budget of $500,000 or LESS must have a financial audit every three years.

4. Programs seeking traditional Vibrant Community Fund funding must have been operational for at least two years as of July 1, 2022.

5. Programs seeking New and Emerging funding must have been in operation for less than five years.  If you are not sure how to apply, please contact Hunter Smith at the above contact information.

Restrictions  [hide this]

Individuals and for-profit businesses are not eligible for this funding.

Library  [hide this]
DescriptionFile NameDate UploadedFile Type
Orientation Information FY24VCF-Orientation.pdf 10/13/2022 10:51:56 AM PDF
Scoring Matrix ScoringMatrixVCF24.pdf 10/13/2022 10:53:23 AM PDF

$ 0.00 requested
Application Status: Not Submitted

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Summary Pre-Application Application Questions Budget Activity Outcomes Plan and Report; Beneficiaries; Demographics; Financial Reserves Documents Activity Log

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2. In order to change the font size, click on the arrows next to the A in the top right corner.

3. You may log in and out as many times as needed to complete your application prior to the deadline. The system will automatically save your work as you proceed from each field or question. Click the Refresh button often to check your work and make sure that you are still logged into the system.

Click here for instructions on how to Duplicate an application once created.

Please provide the following information for your organization. As an Applicant in the ZoomGrants system, you will only have to complete this information once. Your information will be saved for all other applications submitted through the ZoomGrants system.

What is an EIN?

The Employer Identification Number (EIN), also known as the Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN) or the Federal Tax Identification Number, is a unique nine-digit number assigned by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to business entities operating in the United States for the purposes of identification.

Name of Program (not organization unless they are identical)
Amount Requested
City of Charlottesville Request
Albemarle County Request
If not applying to Albemarle County, please enter 0.

Applicant Information

First Name
Last Name
Organization Information
(changes to this data will be reflected on all other applications for this organization)

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