American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Grant Application for Nonprofits

Grant Overview

York County is implementing a one-time grant opportunity designed to assist local Nonprofits in their efforts to support our community. This will be a project-specific reimbursable grant program. Eligible Nonprofit organizations that meet the qualifications below may apply online for this one-time award for up to $5,000. Non profit grant

Grants will be accepted beginning July 25, 2022, and application review will begin on August 15, 2022 

Grants will be distributed based on eligibility until all funding is disbursed. Organizations must complete a grant application and submit supporting documentation for consideration. The Grant Committee will review requests and award grants based on the submissions that they feel will have the greatest impact on York County. 

American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Grant Application

Grant Award

  • One-time only grant award of up to $5,000
  • Reimbursable grant program
  • Due to the nature of this grant program, grant awardees will be required to submit all receipts for reimbursement at the time of the award notification. 

Requirements for Eligibility

Nonprofits are eligible to apply if it meets all of the requirements listed.

  1. Must be an active State of Virginia registered Nonprofit 501(c)(3)
  2. Must have been in operation for at least three years
  3. Must provide direct services to the York County community

Eligible Expenditure Examples

The grant recipient can use the funds for expenses directly related to improving their organization. Expenses include, but not limited to:

  • Increasing technology capacity to enable alternative work forms
  • Creating new marketing campaigns
  • Revising organizational plans
  • Paying vendor invoices
  • Technical assistance, counseling, or other services to support organizational planning
  • Services provided to the community

Application Process

  • Applications must be completed in full and must include a 501(c)(3) Letter of Determination. Incomplete applications will not be considered. 
  • Applications will be reviewed by the Community Services Grant Advisory Committee to determine awardees.
  • The grant application is a public document and the names of the organizations awarded funds may be made public once funds are disbursed.
  • The completed form and supporting materials/attachments must be returned to the Budget Office, P.O. Box 532, Yorktown, VA 23690-0532.  Electronic submissions are strongly encouraged and can be sent by email. If you have any questions, please contact Amy Holland at 757-890-3733 or by email

American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Grant Application