A: Our global corporate headquarters is in Denver, Colorado. Other important geographies we consider for grantmaking are in and nearby Costa Mesa, California (Vans®), Stratham, New Hampshire (Timberland®), Greensboro, North Carolina (VF), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (VF), Nashville, Tennessee (VF), Fort Worth, Texas (Dickies®) and Appleton, Wisconsin (VF).
A: Yes. We will consider grant applications that are aligned with our grantmaking priorities where VF has significant corporate and manufacturing footprints in Europe and Asia.
A: We consider requests for $5,000 and more. If this is your first time applying, a good rule of thumb is to submit a request for no more than $25,000.
A: Yes. The strongest applications have alignment with more than one of our grantmaking priorities (Outside Matters, Worthy Work, Free to Be). Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is very important across our grantmaking priorities.
A: No. Please focus your application around support for only one program.
A: No. Please apply for no more than one grant per year.
A: All grants are one year in duration.
A: No. Our grantmaking is for one year only.
A: Your organization is eligible to apply for and receive one grant per year.
A: All of our grant partners are required to complete a results report approximately 8 months into the one-year grant term.