City non-profits can apply for federal funding

Published 5:29 pm Friday, November 19, 2021

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The City of Suffolk is accepting applications from non-profit organizations for funding under the American Rescue Plan Act.

Applicants must be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization meeting the legal requirements of the state of Virginia and the IRS and provide programs or services to Suffolk residents.

Qualifying organizations may apply for up to $100,000 for projects that respond to the coronavirus pandemic and its negative impacts on Suffolk residents or address economic harm sustained by the nonprofit organization as a result of the pandemic.

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Applications are available on the city’s website at and will be accepted until Dec. 22. For more information, contact Charles Meek, assistant director of finance/budget at 757-514-4016, or