Guidelines & Procedures

Eligibility & Limitations

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

The Foundation accepts applications 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:

  • Arts
  • Community services
  • Education
  • Families and children
  • Health care
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Science

Grant Timelines

The VF Foundation makes decisions on grant requests twice a year according to the following schedule:

Cycle 1Cycle 2
March 31September 30
Made By
April 30October 31
Made By
May 31November 30

Apply Online

If you believe your organization’s activities fit well with the 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 via email.

If you have questions about the application and decision-making process, please contact us.