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.

Grants are one year in duration.

Grant Cycle Timeline

The VF Foundation makes decisions on grant requests annually according to the following schedule:

  • Application Portal Open: February 1, 2021
  • Submission Deadline: March 31, 2021
  • Decisions Made By: June 30, 2021
  • Funding Made By: July 15, 2021

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, with any technical questions regarding the online application process.

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