2024 Grant Application

Thank you for your interest in applying for a grant from the Virginia Law Foundation. Before you begin this application, please be sure to review our informational page for an overview on our grants program and eligibility requirements.  

This application will require you to upload PDF attachments of the following:
  • Copy of most recent 501(c)(3) determination letter from IRS
  • Copy of most recent audited financial statements
  • Copy of most recent IRS Form 990
  • Your organization's budget for the current fiscal year
  • Your organization's budget for the proposed program
  • A list of your organization's Board of Directors/Trustees
To save your work and return to it at a later time, please create an account below and click the "Save Progress" button at the bottom of the form. 
All applications must be complete and submitted by March 15, 2024. If you have any questions or concerns, please connect with Teresa Moore at tmoore@virginialawfoundation.org.

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Organization Information

IRS Tax Classification *

Project Information

Which prong of the Virginia Law Foundation's mission statement does this project apply? You may select more than one. *
Has your organization received prior funding from the Virginia Law Foundation? *

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Project Goals

Describe at least one project goal and anticipated outcome; you may supply up to three core project goals and anticipated outcomes.

Project Narrative

Tell us why the Virginia Law Foundation should fund this project. In making the case, explain the project and its rationale, which may include:

  • Context;
  • Identification of needs to be met;
  • Analysis of how the project will meet such needs;
  • Indicators by which you will measure progress;
  • Collaboration, consultation and research that went into project development;
  • Experience with similar projects; and
  • Any other information to help the grant review process.

The following questions are offered as a guide to help you in developing your proposal. The length of the answers is less important than the clarity of information shared.

Context Questions:

  • In view of the Virginia Law Foundation’s mission statement, how does this project address one or more of the Virginia Law Foundation's areas of focus?
  • What are the important long-term results the project is designed or intended to achieve?
  • What measurable indicators are proposed to demonstrate whether results are achieved?
  • What are the time periods for expected results and how will the results be reported?

Considerations and Grant Criteria Questions:

  • What benefits or results are expected to occur as a result of this project?
  • How will the results of the project be shared with the broader legal community?
  • How will technology be used to improve operational effectiveness?
  • What is the sustainability plan for the project?
  • Can this project be easily duplicated elsewhere?

Project Design Criteria:

  • What populations are to be served by the project?
  • What are the specific results to be achieved for the target population?
  • How many of the target population are to be served during the grant period?
  • What key activities will be undertaken to reach the results?
  • Have you collaborated with other entities in the formulation of this proposal or the implementation of the proposed project and/or do you have any community commitment to the project? If yes, please describe.

Project Implementation Criteria:

  • What is the proposed implementation timeline?
  • Who will be responsible for the project implementation timeline?
  • How many individuals will be involved in the project implementation? Please describe in terms of occupation and time committed to the project.

Project Budget

Supporting Documents

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