Grant Opportunities

Roanoke Women’s Foundation 2018 Grant Cycle Announcement

Start date: January 23, 2018

End date: March 31, 2018

 In 2017, the grant application process for the Roanoke Women’s Foundation (RWF) transitioned from the Foundation for Roanoke Valley (FRV) directly to the RWF. We have contact information in our current grants management system for organizations that have applied for a RWF grant over the past four years.

If you are an organization or applicant not currently in the RWF system, please log on to the RWF grants management system using the link provided below to “Create New Account “ from the logon page and complete your profile. You will receive additional information from RWF when our 2018 grants cycle begins March 1, 2018.

To access the 2018 RWF Grants Process, use this link:

 Additional resources helpful to completing your application are on the RWF website:

 More questions? Email     

Louise R. Lester Foundation

Start date: February 1, 2018

End date: March 30, 2018

On behalf of the Board of Directors, The Louise R. Lester Foundation is excited to announce the opening of our Spring 2018 Grant Cycle.  The cycle begins today and we will accept grant applications through March 30, 2018.  Please see our website below for details and grant eligibility requirements.

Please note the Louise R. Lester Foundation has updated their website and Facebook page.  Updated information on the Foundation, grant eligibility requirements, and grant cycles can be found there.

Special Interest Grants Available Soon!

Start date: February 7, 2018

End date: March 1, 2018

Foundation for Roanoke Valley will be soon accepting applications for the Spring Special Interest Grants opportunity!

If your organization provides services to help individuals and families who are confronting catastrophic, life-altering circumstances and also to support agencies which provide shelter, care, and assistance to battered women, be on the lookout for an email soon about a grant opportunity.

For more information about our special interest grants, click here.