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2024 Richmond Community Celebration Grant Program open for applications

By Richmond Sentinel

Published 11:11 PST, Wed January 31, 2024

Are you a Richmond-based non-profit group, not-for-profit faith-based group, Parent Advisory Committee, Community Association or Student Council planning to host a Richmond-based that builds community, is free of charge, and open to the public? If so, you are encouraged to apply for a Richmond Community Celebration Grant now through Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024.  Examples of events that may be eligible for funding include cultural celebrations, community concerts and movies in the park.

This Grant Program provides funding up to $2,000 to support the delivery of initiatives that will build local capacity, provide opportunities for Richmond residents and community groups to collaborate, and increase a sense of community pride and belonging.

Local artists and community members are encouraged to connect with local, not-for-profit organizations to develop proposals that capitalize on the power and potential of the arts to support community-building and promote social connections.

Event must:

  • take place in Richmond between June 1 and Dec. 31, 2024
  • demonstrate alignment with program objectives including creating events that build community in Richmond
  • be inclusive, accessible and demonstrate engagement of community members from diverse backgrounds
  • be free and open to the public

In addition, applicants must show evidence of capacity to host event and show a realistic estimate of resources needed and total budget required.

Find out more about the Richmond Community Celebration Grant Program and submit an online application at Deadline for submissions is Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024.

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