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  Funding Opportunity Details
 16522-FY20 Event Sponsorship Round 3
  Sponsorship Program
  Application Deadline: 12/31/2019 11:59 PM
Award Amount Range: $0.00 - $30,000.00
Project Start Date: 07/01/2019
Project End Date: 06/30/2020
Award Announcement Date: 09/04/2019
Program Officer: Ayan Addou
Phone: 804-840-7986 x
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Notice of Funding Opportunity:

VHDA Event Sponsorship

September 2019

Funding Purpose:

VHDA reinvests a portion of our net revenues into Virginia’s communities through REACH Virginia (Resources Enabling Affordable Community Housing in Virginia). This is a multifaceted resource that VHDA uses to support vital housing initiatives through our Homeownership, Rental, and Community Outreach programs.

The purpose of the VHDA Event Sponsorship is to assist in the fundraising and educational initiatives of charitable organizations within the housing network in order to assist them in furthering their mission.

Eligibility Criteria:

Non-profit or government organizations located in the Commonwealth of Virginia are eligible to apply under the Event Sponsorship Program.

Organizations must have a housing-related mission and may include:

  • Statewide Organizations- up to $30,000
    • Multiple events: Up to $30,000
    • Single event: up to $15,000
    • Regional Organizations- up to $10,000
    • Individual Housing Organizations
      • Significant Milestones (10, 15, 20, year organization anniversary) - up to $5,000
      • All Others - up to $2,500

While an agency can apply if it has received an event sponsorship previously, preference is given to agencies that have not received an event sponsorship within the last two years

Program Parameters:

Approved organization must comply with the VHDA Event Sponsorship Handbook. Click the link below for a detailed explanation of this funding opportunity, disbursement, and other requirements. Event Sponsorship Handbook

Applications will be accepted September – December 31, 2019 for eligible events occurring March 1, 2020 - June 30, 2020

The period of performance for this funding opportunity is July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020.

Application Process:

Agencies seeking funding should apply to VHDA’s Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) using VHDA’s Grants Management System at For questions concerning this program or assistance with application submission, contact

Application Requirements:

  • Proposed budgets may be up to the organization’s eligibility maximum. Awards are based on alignment with the Event Sponsorship Program’s focus areas, the sponsorship level requested, and the benefit to VHDA
  • Non-profit determination letter or Government Charter.
  • Fiscal Agent letter (if applicable)
  • Proof of Compliance Letter from the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Affairs
  • A complete list of all sponsorship levels and benefits; please highlight the sponsorship level requested of VHDA



The selected agencies will receive a Grant Award Notification (GAN) if approved for funds.

All applicants have the option to submit a request at for a debriefing within 30 days of approval or denial.

Important Dates:

NOFO Announcement

September 3, 2019

Application Due Date & Time

December 31, 2019

Award Announcements 
(subject to change)

No more than ninety (90) days from the application due date referenced above

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Description File Name File Size
Event Sponsorship Application User Guide Sponsorship Application Guide_V2.pdf 1.2 MB
Event Sponsorship Program Handbook V2 Sponsorship Handbook Updated 09-03-19.pdf 373 KB
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