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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.

*Please note that we do not accept proposals via facsimile or email.

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 Jill A. McCormick, 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

In response to the COVID 19 crisis and meet the needs of those in our community most impacted, The Cabell Foundation is working to provide essential support to our nonprofit partners. The Foundation has coordinated with the Central Virginia COVID19 Response Fund, suspended competitive grants through the balance of the 2020 calendar year, and awarded Special Assistance Grants to organizations serving residents throughout the region. Competitive grant making for 2021 is under review at this time. Please contact the Foundation office for more information and to discuss specific agency short and anticipated long-term operating challenges as a result of the COVID 19 crisis.