Volunteer WV
Volunteer WV

September 11th Day of Service and Remembrance Grants


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Volunteer West Virginia September 11th Day of Service and Remembrance Grant

Volunteer West Virginia announces a funding opportunity through the federal AmeriCorps Agency for eligible applicants - which include local governments, community organizations, and national service programs. ​A​pplicants will apply to receive funding of up to $15,000 to host a large service project that takes place on, or is celebrated on, September 11, 2024. Each project will be responsible for recruiting and managing 50+ volunteers.

Volunteer West Virginia will prioritize applications that will meet an important immediate community need, or address a systemic issue, and those applications that will engage underserved communities including, but not limited to, rural communities, BIPOC communities, LGBTQIA communities, persons with disabilities, and veterans and military families.

Project Examples

  • Town ​wide cleanup day
  • Building and maintenance of a community garden
  • Construction of low-income housing
  • Cemetery clean-up day(s)
  • Art installation with contracted local artist and volunteer involvement
  • Building of new hiking or walking trails​
  • Packing backpacks to provide food and supplies to children in rural communities​

How To Apply

  • Click here to download the Notice Of Funding Opportunity. 
  • You will find the application instructions on page 2. 

Important Dates

  • Application link opens December 5, 2023
  • Training and Technical Assistance Webinar Tuesday, January 9, 2024, at 1:00 pm. If you cannot attend, please register and you will be provided a recording. ​To register for the webinar click here
  • Letters of Intent due by January 25, 2024, electronically using this link
  • Eligible organizations will be invited to submit full applications electronically by February 29, 2024.​​
  • Successful applicants will be notified by March 15, 2024.​


If you have any questions, please email vwvgrants@wv.gov​.​​

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