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The City of Charlottesville Sister City Commission Is Now Accepting Grant Applications

Post Date:10/05/2018 2:12 PM
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Brian Wheeler
Director of Communications
434-970-3129
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 5, 2018

The City of Charlottesville Sister City Commission Is Now Accepting Grant Applications

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Sister Cities Commission (CSCC) is now accepting grant applications for projects. The Commission invites Charlottesville nonprofits, arts organizations, schools, businesses, and individuals to apply for project funding up to $4,000.

Grants are available to projects that benefit the Charlottesville community as well as our Sister City communities in Besançon, France; Poggio a Caiano, Italy; or Winneba, Ghana.

The mission of the Charlottesville Sister Cities Commission (CSCC) is to promote understanding and foster relationships between citizens and organizations in the Charlottesville area and our sister cities through cultural, economic, educational, and humanitarian activities. Grants will be awarded for a wide variety of activities that promote this mission.

The grant application deadline is November 2, 2018. Applications must be received by this date to receive consideration. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Grant recipients will be notified within 45 days of the deadline date.

Applications may be submitted by individuals or groups. Previous award recipients can submit a new application one year after completion of the previous grant project; however, they may submit an immediate follow-up proposal that builds on the successful past project, expanded to include other local participants, groups, or businesses, or other Sister Cities. Funds will be available as reimbursements, and must be used within one year of receipt and expenditures must be detailed in the year-end report made to the CSCC. A mid-point progress report will also be required.

For more details and the full application, visit the website (http://www.charlottesville.org/about-charlottesville/sister-cities-program).

Questions and completed applications should be sent to cvillesistercities@gmail.com or:

Charlottesville Sister Cities Commission
Sarah Brazelton
P.O. Box 911
Charlottesville, VA 22902

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