Volunteer WV
Volunteer WV

Now Available: Volunteer Generation Fund Grants


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Volunteer Generation Fund Grants 
Volunteer West Virginia announces a funding opportunity through the Volunteer Generation Fund for eligible applicants. Potential applicants will apply to receive funding of up to $10,000 to plan or strengthen their volunteer programs. Funds will be awarded on a cost reimbursement basis. Successful applicant organizations will complete their grant activities from March – August 2023.​

Grant Activities 
Examples of grant activities can include, but are not limited to:

  • Hire a consultant to develop a strategic plan for using volunteers to support your mission
  • Develop program supports such as volunteer position descriptions, volunteer handbooks, volunteer training, volunteer reflection process
  • Purchase software to support you​r volunteer program
  • Send staff to training to increase their ability oversee a strong volunteer program
  • Purchase memberships with volunteerism organizations to support staff and volunteers
  • Work with an outside evaluator to evaluate the success of your volunteer program and recommend improvements​
Please note that Volunteer West Virginia cannot reimburse for staff time with Volunteer Generation Fund grants. Consultants and contract work however are allowable.

How To Apply
Click here ​to download the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) 

Important Dates
  • Training and Technical Assistance Webinar Thursday, October 20, 2022, at 11:00 am, Click Here To Register
  • Letters of Intent due by November 17, 2022 electronically via this link
  • Eligible organizations will be invited to submit full applications electronically by January 12, 2023.
  • ​Successful applicants will be notified by February 13, 2023.​

Quest​ions regarding this funding opportunity should be emailed to vwvgrants@wv.gov ​​​​

Contact Information

Dana Bryant, Dana.a.bryant@wv.gov