Spring 2017 QVNA Community Grant Cycle Open

The QVNA Board is pleased to announce the Spring cycle of our Community Grant Program that enables residents of Queen Village to execute projects that will improve the quality of life in our neighborhood.
Who is eligible:  All established groups in Queen Village (QVNA committees, “Friends of” groups, garden groups, parks, schools, etc.) as well as newly forming groups, or committees.
What can get funded? QVNA will accept grant requests for projects starting at $500. The range of projects can include greening, sustainability, historic preservation, beautification, safety, schools/education, health—any project that affects quality of life issues for residents of Queen Village will be considered.
Timeframe:  Please submit your requests to info@qvna.org between May 1 and May 18 (this is a firm deadline). Applications will be reviewed by the Grants Committee through the end of May. Additional information will be solicited as needed during the evaluation process. The Committee will make funding recommendations to the Board at the June 1 meeting. Those selected for grants will be notified by email following the meeting and acknowledged publicly at the June 15 end-of-year social event to be held at Weccacoe Playground.
Please note that funding will be allocated as a reimbursement or direct payment for items. QVNA will not give money for DonorsChoose projects if they have funding by the time grant recipients are announced.
In the past, QVNA grants have helped to fund projects like the Fulton Street Mural, a joint quality of life signage project with Paradigm Gallery and local street artist Kid Hazo, scholastic endeavors at Meredith and Nebinger Elementary, as well as improvements Southwark Queen Village Community Garden, Mario Lanza Park, Bodine Street Community Garden, Friends of Shot Tower and others.

Fall 2016 QVNA Community Grant Cycle Open

QVNA Grant Application 2016

The QVNA Board announces the resumption of its Community Grant Program, to enable residents of Queen Village to execute projects that will improve the quality of life in our neighborhood.

Who is eligible:  All established groups in Queen Village (QVNA committees, “Friends of” groups, garden groups, parks, schools, etc.) as well as newly forming groups, or committees.

What can get funded? QVNA will accept grant requests from $500. The range of projects can include greening, sustainability, historic preservation, beautification, safety, schools/education, health—any project that affects quality of life issues for residents of Queen Village will be considered.

Timeframe:  Please submit your requests to info@qvna.org by October 15th, this is a firm deadline. In November, additional information will be solicited as needed and the Grants Committee will evaluate proposals. At the December 2016 Board Meeting, the QVNA Board will approve recommendations made by the Grants Committee. Awards will be announced at the QVNA Holiday Party later in December.

Please note that funding will be allocated as a reimbursement or direct payment for items. QVNA will not give money for DonorsChoose projects if they have funding by the time grant recipients are announced.

In the past, QVNA has funded a variety of projects including the Fulton Street Mural as well as improvements in Mario Lanza Park, Southwark Queen Village Community Garden, Bodine Street Community Garden, Friends of Shot Tower and others.