Application Period: October 1 – December 10, 2019
Youth/Education Grants will be awarded March 1, 2020
The grant programs listed below will be funded in this grant cycle.
Youth Grants will be awarded to organizations serving Jefferson, Berkeley, and/or Morgan counties. Our Youth Grants fund educational, athletic, academic, social, civic, and community-based programs that involve or support children. Programs that celebrate diversity and/or promote equity and inclusion are encouraged. These grants are supported by several funds including but not limited to: Tom and Virginia Seely Morgan County Children’s Fund, C. Scott and Elizabeth C. Shade Youth Fund, and Jane P. Snyder Youth Fund. Download application for eligibility criteria and instructions.
Berkeley County Education grants are available from the Frada Fine Berkeley Education Fund to support educational opportunities in Berkeley County including but not limited to: preparatory skills, tutoring programs, innovative programs that strengthen educational development, nutrition programs, small capital needs within the classroom, department, or school, after-school and summer programs. Programs that celebrate diversity and/or promote equity and inclusion are encouraged. Download application for eligibility criteria and instructions.
Application available for download here:
2020 Social Services Grant Program RFP
Application Period: January 15 – March 6, 2019
Grant Notification: Grants will be awarded by May 10, 2020
The grant programs listed below will be funded in this grant cycle and others may be added, as necessary.
Partnership for Affordable Housing Fund Grants ($1,000 to $3,000)
Grants from this fund will be awarded to charitable organizations that support housing activities in Jefferson County that benefit households at or below the median household income for Jefferson County. The types of activities that might be funded include but are not limited to: Feasibility studies for housing serving the target group, funding to assist with security deposits for low income renters, funds to purchase materials & equipment for a homeless shelter, gap funding needed to by a nonprofit entity developing & constructing housing directed to the target population, financial assistance for purchasing or rehabbing a home. General guidelines to follow would be the eligible housing activities under two HUD-funded programs CDBG & HOME. Charitable organizations, including nonprofit housing developers, Community Organizations registered as nonprofit with the State of West Virginia, local governments including their subsidiaries within Jefferson County and religious institutions serving Jefferson County, may apply.
Housing Action Fund Grants – ($500 to $2,000)
Nonprofit organizations that address homelessness and/or affordable housing with an emphasis on those serving high need populations and underserved regions of the tri-county area of Jefferson, Berkeley, and Morgan, will share $5,000 in EWVCF Housing Grants, which are supported by the Housing Action Fund that was created by Dan Ryan Builders in 2005.
Human Welfare Grants – ($500 to $2,500)
The majority of the funding for these grants comes from the Joan Roach Volunteer Fund for the Needy. This program supports Eastern Panhandle nonprofit organizations that provide assistance to sick, needy, dependent, neglected or disadvantaged persons. Approximately $7,000 will be awarded.
Healthcare Grants – ($2,500 to $10,000)
Nonprofit organizations serving Jefferson, Berkeley, and Morgan counties can apply for grants from the Eastern Panhandle CARE Fund to support healthcare programs that provide access to affordable, high-quality, patient-centered care, and empowerment through health education, and connection to community resources. A total of $25,000 is available in this grant program.
Historic Cemetery Grant Program RFP
Jefferson County Historic Cemetery Grants – ($2,500 to $5,000)
Historic cemeteries in Jefferson County, interested in the maintenance, repair, restoration, preservation, and beautification of Civil War-era graves and burial plots can apply for a total of more than $14,000 in grants from the Helen Parker Willard Fund.
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