2023 Responsive Grants

The application for this grant closed on July 21, 2023 at 5 p.m.

CFNRV 2023 Responsive Grant Program will provide up to $4,000 in operating support to eligible organizations. Funding operating support gives organizations the flexibility to put grant dollars where they are needed most. Read about our 2022 grant winners


  • Who is Eligible?:
    • Organizations serving one of more of the following communities: the counties of Floyd, Giles, Montgomery, Pulaski, and Wythe, and the City of Radford.
    • Organizations classified as a 501c(3) tax-exempt organization by the IRS or a unit of government such as a library or school.
    • We do not support civic or membership organizations that redistribute money to nonprofit organizations.
    • Religious institutions may apply for support for community outreach efforts only. We do not support programs that proselytize or that require clients to engage in religious instruction or activities.
  • Amount Available: Up to $4,000
  • Funds Can be Used For: Funds can be used at the grantee organization’s discretion.
  • Additional Information: In 2023, we will not use the public-facing grant catalog.
  • Contact Us: If you need assistance, please contact our office at 540-381-8999 or email cfnrv@cfnrv.org well before the application deadline so we can address your questions.

2023 Important Dates

  • Wednesday, May 31, 2023 -Online grant application opens
  • Friday, July 21, 2023 at 5 p.m. – Application deadline
  • Monday, July 24 to late October: Application review process led by the CFNRV team and grant distribution committee.
  • Mid-September 2023 – Grant catalog opens to Donor Advised Funds; this year the catalog will not be open to the public.
  • Late October 2023 – Organizations notified about awards

Application Components

  • General Application
    • Confirmation that applicants have read the Grant Guidelines and Frequently Asked Questions document
    • Primary and secondary area(s) of interest and service area(s)
    • Organization overview
    • Evidence of impact and effectiveness
    • Challenges and efforts to overcome those challenges
    • Operating budget
    • Required documentation:
      • Financial statements
      • IRS determination letter
      • Board of Directors list
    • Optional:
      • Supplemental materials
      • Letters of support

Questions & Resources

The links below will assist you in completing your online application. If you need further help after consulting these resources, please don’t hesitate to contact CFNRV.

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