CVWU Mini-Grant Application

Eligibility Criteria

Grant requests must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Mini-grant requests for consideration include programmatic supports, events, and funds to groups for causes inclusive of women​.

  • Grant funds must benefic community involvement in projects such as violence prevention education, diversity, equity and inclusion education, volunteerism and general community outreach projects.

  • Grant funds cannot be used retroactively (ex: to pay for projects that already took place prior to grant application.

Application Guidelines

  • Mini-grant requests must not exceed $500.

  • An organization can only submit one (1) application per fiscal year.

  • Mini-grant application deadline is November 10, 2020.

  • Mini-grant award must be used within one (1) of being awarded.

Application Process

  • Upon submitting grant application, applicants will receive a confirmation e-mail. If application is incomplete, the applicant will be asked to resubmit within 7 days.

  • The CVVA Board of Directors will vote on mini-grant winners by November 30, 2020.

  • Applicants will be notified via e-mail by December 1, 2020.

  • Grant winners agree to provide an executive summary demonstrating how grant was used

  • Grant winners agree to sharesare and promote CVWU's trough at least one (1) social media channel.

  • Payment will be processed via a bank check.

Post Award Guidelines

  • Grant winners agree to provide an executive summary with visuals demonstrating how grant was utilized. 

  • Grant winners agree to shares are and promote CVWU's website and mission trough at least one (1) social media channel.


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