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Grant Opportunities

Federal Grants 
Find out what the Federal Government has available for your projects.  This is your one-stop shop for getting all the information you need to go for the gold.

CDFI Fund
This fund, which is housed under the U.S. Department of the Treasury, is available for nearly every credit union doing community development projects.  Their mission is to increase economic opportunity and promote community development investments for underserved populations and in distressed communities in the United States.

Assets for Financial Independence
Assets for Independence (AFI) is a community-based approach for giving low-income families a hand up out of poverty. Utilizing existing individual and community assets, AFI strengthens communities from within through the use of matched savings accounts called Individual Development Accounts (IDAs). Through financial education, AFI demonstrates the use and impact of IDAs to help low-income individuals move toward greater self-sufficiency.

Virginia Community Action Partnership (VITA and Tax Partnerships)
Virginia Community Action Partnership (VACAP) is the statewide membership association for Virginia’s 31 non-profit private and public community action agencies. We all work together on our common vision to fight poverty and build self-sufficiency, for strong families and communities throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. Each agency focuses on its unique local needs. Each is also part of the community action network, coming together to discuss common issues, share ideas, experiences and strategies for success.