The Fan District Association

FDA Raises Money to Give Back to Our Community

The Grants committee works with local non-profit organizations, Fan District school Parent Teacher Associations, and other groups interested in projects that improve the life and environment of the Fan.

About

The grants committee is comprised of volunteers from the FDA and its Board. The Committee receives, reviews and researches grant requests and makes recommendations to the FDA Board regarding grant approvals. The FDA Board makes the final decisions regarding which grants are awarded.

The Community Grants program is a vital part of the FDA’s service to the Fan residents. The FDA’s community grants provide a means of reinvesting in our community and of contributing to the vibrancy and spirit of Fan living. These grants support Fan capital and park projects, neighborhood beautification efforts, Fan-based cultural, educational and human service organizations, and other Fan District enhancements.

Grant Process

Individuals and organizations seeking funds through a community grant must complete an online application. Grant applications can be submitted starting in June each year and are received up until February 28th of the following year. During the months of March and April, the grant applications are reviewed, researched, and recommended for approval. Approved grants are awarded at the Annual FDA meeting in May. 

This year's FDA Community Grants Results

The FDA gave away just over $25,000 this year in its Community Grants program. This year’s approved grants include:

  • Initiatives in the schools serving Fan children
  • Services provided to Fan residents by local non-profit organizations
  • Support for law enforcement efforts
  • Several capital improvement projects

See The FDA's 2017 Community Grants for full details on the recipients. 

FDA Community Grants Application Policy and Procedures

2017 FDA Community Grant Application

Contact

Originally from Kentucky, Mary and her husband, Michael, have been Fan residents since 1982. Mary’s working career was spent as a public servant, retiring from the Commonwealth of Virginia. Mary is an active volunteer with the American Red Cross, Retreat Hospital’s Board of Women’s Health, the FDA, and the Fan Woman’s Club. Because of the unique Fan community and the wonderful friends she’s made here, she can’t imagine living anywhere else.
Mary Davis-Barton
Co-chair, Grants
grants@fandistrict.org



 

  

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