Guidelines & Procedures

Eligibility & Limitations

The VF Foundation will consider appropriate applications submitted by organizations that are based, or operating in the Greensboro, NC / Piedmont Triad region (Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and High Point, NC).

The Foundation accepts application on a rolling basis.

Qualifying organizations must be recognized as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Federal Tax Code. The VF Foundation cannot provide grants to individuals.

A majority of grants are one year in duration, but the Foundation is willing to consider multi-year commitments on a case-by-case basis.

Areas of Interest

The VF Foundation supports organizations working in the following areas:

  • The Arts
  • Community Services
  • Education
  • Families and Children
  • Health Care
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Science

Grant Timelines

The VF Foundation makes decisions on grant requests once a quarter according to the following schedule:

1st Quarter2nd Quarter3rd Quarter4th Quarter
Submission
Deadline
March 31June 30September 30December 31
Decisions
Made By
April 30July 31October 31January 31
Funding
Made By
May 31August 31November 30February 28

Apply Online

If you believe your organization’s activities fit well with goals and interests of the Foundation, you are invited to complete our online application.

Apply Online

Please note that the Foundation only accepts applications through our online application and will not consider any applications delivered to our offices or sent by e-mail.

If you have questions about applying, please contact us.