A: Grants are awarded for many various purposes; however, all grants must benefit the residents of Danville and/or Pittsylvania County, Virginia.
A: Only higher education scholarships are awarded to individuals. Charitable grants are awarded to 501(c)3 and other tax exempt organizations.
A: The Trust does not award grants for:
- Another organization to establish, support or administer other higher education scholarship programs.
- Any political purposes.
A: Grant requests are accepted all during the year with cycles ending on February 1, June 1 and October 1. Refer to “Deadline Dates” tab for award notification dates.
A: Click on the “Grant” tab and read the requirements. Submit a typed request to include all applicable information. There are no formal format requirements.
A: Yes, there are no limitations on the number of requests that can be submitted. The Trust leaves it to the organization’s discretion as to combining or separately submitting requests.
A: This varies and is dependent upon the number of qualified requests and grant money availability.
A: Grant notification letters are typically sent via postal mail around two months after respective application deadline date.
A: Possibly. Any extensions should be pre-approved. Contact Trust to discuss post grant report deadline extensions.
A: Yes, feel free to contact Trust office to make an appointment.