Application Process

Please click here to take the Eligibility Self-Assessment test before moving on to the Application Process. If you meet the eligibility requirements and would like to continue with the grant application process, please follow the steps below.


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100WomenStrong is pleased to announce that we will be accepting Letters of Intent for the 2022 Grant Cycle from October 1 to November 1, 2021.

LOI Instructions, Deadlines and Reviews

LOI’s are submitted online through the Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties’ online grant portal here:  https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=cflf

LOI’s must be submitted in the portal no later than November 1, 202111:59 p.m.  LOI’s will be reviewed by 100WomenStrong; select organizations will then be invited to submit a full proposal for consideration.  All organizations that submit an LOI will be notified of the outcome of their request by December 13, 2021.

Pre-LOI Workshop

An optional pre-LOI workshop will be held online for interested applicants on Monday, October 18, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. To attend the workshop, applicants must register here to get the Zoom link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIqcuqurD0qG9X9QbjYZYWGFmI0IrOWYfrK

A link to view the recording of the workshop will be emailed to all those who register.


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Organizations invited to submit a full proposal after the LOI review process will be given instructions to submit a full proposal in December 2021. Proposals will be due by February 1, 2022. Full applications will be reviewed by 100WomenStrong who will make grant recommendations to the Community Foundation’s Board of Directors.


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If you have received a grant from 100WomenStrong, you are required to complete a Final Report and submit with all requested materials within one year of receiving the grant. You will receive instructions when you are awarded your grant in the spring of 2022.

Click here for Final Report form.

If you have any questions about the grant application process, please email Pam Ray, Managing Director at 100WS at pam@onehunderedwomenstrong.org.

If you need assistance with the online grant portal, contact Nicole Acosta, Vice President of Grants and Nonprofit Programs at the Community Foundation at nicole@communityfoundationlf.org.

Covid-19 Emergency Grant Funding 

Although 100WS has concluded it’s 10 rounds of Covid-19 Emergency funding, they may consider extreme emergency situations for past grantees only.

If you are experiencing an extreme situation caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, please contact Pam Ray for more information: Pam@onehundredwomenstrong.org


100WomenStrong partners with Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties, a certified nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. All grants are awarded on an equal opportunity basis adhering to the values and principles enumerated in Community Foundation’s nondiscrimination statement. Grant applicants are required to hold similar standards and provide a written statement documenting their agreement.

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