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Proposal Deadlines


Spring Grant Cycle Contact Form Submitted by February 15th.
Spring Grant Cycle Application Submitted by March 1st.
Fall Grant Cycle Contact Form Submitted by August 15th.
Fall Grant Cycle Application Submitted by September 1st.

For consideration, submit a Contact Form describing proposed grant by February 15th (Spring Grant Cycle) and August 15th (Fall Grant Cycle) to the Executive Director as the preliminary step. Contact form includes organization details, primary contact information, project title, overview of capital required to meet the project goal and project description.

Contact Form

Click the link above to access the Contact Form. Invitation from The Cabell Foundation’s Executive Director is required for consideration in the grant cycle. Once invited, you will be eligible to complete an online application to be submitted by the deadline dates outlined for competitive grant cycle.

The Foundation requires completion of the contact form and conversation with the Executive Director. Meetings or site visits will be scheduled as needed.

Foundation Response

Spring Grant Cycle Last week of May
Fall Grant Cycle Last week of November

Contacting the Foundation

The Foundation strongly encourages inquiries.

By policy, individual officers and directors of the Foundation do not discuss potential applications with prospective grantees.

All prospective grantees must complete the Contact Form to become eligible to apply for grant consideration.

Contact Sarah Williams, Executive Director at the Foundation office:

(804) 780-2050

901 East Cary Street, Suite 1402
Richmond, VA 23219-4037

The Cabell Family Society, Inc.

The Robert G. Cabell, III and Maude Morgan Cabell Foundation, sometimes referred to as “The Cabell Foundation”, is not affiliated with the Cabell Family Society, Inc.

The Cabell Family Society, Inc., formerly “The Cabell Foundation, Inc.” is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of Cabell family genealogical and historical information and original family graveyards, primarily in Nelson County, Virginia. Members include descendants of Dr. William Cabell and Eliabeth Burks Cabell and other individuals interested in the purposes of the organization. For more information about the Cabell Family Society, Inc., visit