Grants & Scholarships

Giving Circle Grants

Collective Impact in Northern Virginia

The Community Foundation currently administers two giving circles, the Business Women's Giving Circle and the Loudoun Impact Fund, each with its own distinct set of funding priorities based on the collective wishes of group members. In addition, it holds the historic fund for the Giving Circle of HOPE.  Click on each of the giving circles below for the details on their grants process to determine your organization’s eligibility to apply.

Each circle is currently accepting new members.

Business Women's Giving Circle

Business Women's Giving Circle
The Business Women's Giving Circle, a group comprised of accomplished business women in Northern Virginia, supports programs and organizations in our region that promote business innovation, entrepreneurship, and inventive opportunities for women and girls.

Grants Timeline

Applications Open July 26, 2023
Applications Due September 21, by 5 pm
Semi-Finalists Pitch at Shark Tank  November 16, 9 am-Noon
Winner Announced December 2023
APPLY FOR A GRANT

Loudoun Impact Fund

Loudoun Impact Fund
The Loudoun Impact Fund is a giving circle of engaged Loudoun County donors managed in partnership by the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia and the Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties. The Fund invests strategically in Loudoun County to support the area of human services, with a focus on youth/children, older adults/seniors, and people with disabilities.

Grants Timeline

Applications Open August 14, 2023
Applications Due September 15, 2023
Winner Announced December 2023
APPLY FOR A GRANT