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Grants & Scholarships

Micron Opportunity Fund

Grants to promote STEM education

Community Investment Funds
MicronThe Community Foundation for Northern Virginia has partnered with Micron Technology, Inc., to strengthen STEM learning through efforts to build knowledge, systems, and capacity in Northern Virginia by ensuring underserved students have access to high-quality STEM learning experiences.

Any companies wishing to utilize the expertise of the Community Foundation staff to run a grants process in alignment with your organization’s philanthropic priorities is welcome to contact our staff.

The 2021 Application Process is complete!  Check out this year's winners.

In 2021, the Community Foundation awarded two grants of $7,000 each to nonprofits and public school systems in Northern Virginia that provide education, skills acquisition, and mentoring for underrepresented and under-funded student populations in the fields of engineering, technology, and STEM. Preference was given to organizations that have or plan to have a 1:1 matching gift, however the matching gift is not required. Grants will be awarded in a competitive process.

Nonprofits & Schools: Learn More

Grant Application Portal

To apply, update, or submit a grant application, access the grants portal here:

You will be instructed to set up an organizational profile before applying. If your organization has applied in the past, check with other staff members to get access to the organization profile already established. It contains grant history and past applications. Please do not set up a new profile unless you are sure your organization has not applied previously.

Who can apply?

  • Public elementary, middle and high schools located in Northern Virginia are all eligible to apply.
  • 501(c)(3) organizations providing charitable or educational services in Northern Virginia (defined as the areas within Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William Counties and the Cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas, and Manassas Park) can apply for funding. Local, state and federal government entities are not eligible to apply.
  • Organizations are limited to one application per grant cycle. Multiple applications will not be considered.
  • Applications that are incomplete or late will not be considered.

Timeline for grants process

May 3, 2021 Application period opens
June 7, 2021, 5 pm  Application period closed
August 1, 2021 Winners announced

To be added to future grant cycle announcements, please sign up here:



Please contact Sari Raskin, Vice President of Grants and Community Leadership.
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Jennifer CochranQuestions?
Please contact Jennifer Cochran, Manager of Grants and Scholarships.
703 879 7639 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.