Guidelines & Procedures

Eligibility & Limitations

The VF Foundation will consider relevant applications submitted by organizations that are based in or operating from the communities where VF Corporation and our family of brands are located.

Qualifying organizations must be recognized as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Federal Tax Code. The VF Foundation cannot provide grants to individuals.

A majority of grants are one year in duration, but the Foundation is willing to consider multi-year commitments up to three years for Education and Workforce Development.

Grant Timelines

The VF Foundation makes decisions on grant requests twice a year according to the following schedule:

  SPRING CYCLE FALL CYCLE
Application
Portal Open
February 1 August 1
 Submission
 Deadline
 March 31  September 30
 Decisions
 Made By
 April 30  October 31
 Funding
 Made By
 May 31  November 30

Apply Online

If you believe your organization’s activities fit well with the goals and interests of the Foundation, you are invited to complete our online application.

Please note that the Foundation only accepts applications through our online application and will not consider any applications delivered to our offices or sent via email.

Please contact Foundation Source, our administrator, at (800) 839-5316, or requests@foundationsource.com, with any technical questions regarding the online application process.

If you have questions about the application and decision-making process, please contact us.