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Proposal Deadlines


Spring Grant Cycle March 1st* Received by 4:15p.m.
Fall Grant Cycle September 1st* Received by 4:15p.m.

*Should the first day of the proposal deadline month fall on a weekend or holiday, applications will be accepted no later than the following business day.

*Paper applications must be received by the deadline noted and pdf copy of the application should be submitted for review for competitive grant cycle consideration.  

Foundation Response

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

Contacting the Foundation

The Foundation strongly encourages telephone inquiries and, when possible, meetings or site visits will be scheduled. By policy, individual officers and directors of the Foundation do not discuss potential applications with prospective grantees.

Proposals submitted without contacting the Foundation before the grant deadline will not receive priority 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

As we continue to monitor Virginia's progress towards recovery and rebuilding from the COVID crisis, and remain prepared to offer special assistance to organizations as needed, we will return to our competitive grantmaking beginning with the March 1, 2022 grant cycle. For serious consideration, organizations are strongly encouraged to contact the Foundation office to discuss the project specifics prior to submitting proposals for capital support.