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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.

For consideration, submit an outline of the proposed grant by February 15th (Spring Grant Cycle) and August 15th (Fall Grant Cycle) to the Executive Director as the preliminary step. Outline must include organization details, grant purpose and overview of capital required to meet the project goal.

Invitation from The Cabell Foundation’s Executive Director is required for consideration in the grant cycle. Once invited, provide printed and pdf copy of the proposal elements application to the Executive Director and paper copy to the office by the deadline dates outlined for competitive grant cycle.

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

Foundation Response

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

Contacting the Foundation

The Foundation strongly encourages inquiries and, when possible, meetings or site visits will be scheduled. Please submit an email outline of the proposed grant request as a preliminary step to the Executive Director. Phone inquiries and site visits will be scheduled as needed pending the initial requirement review. 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 and without an invitation requesting submission will not be considered for the grant cycle.

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

The Cabell Foundation will accept competitive grant proposals for the upcoming cycle. All grant submissions require a written email invitation to submit a proposal and submissions must be received by or before the proposal deadline date. PROPOSAL DEADLINE PROCESS has changed as of April, 1, 2022 and details are available under the Proposals Deadlines/Contact tab.