Thank you for your interest in applying for a Virginia Housing Development Authority Grant. Below are the following guidelines to help you understand Virginia Housing grant making and navigate the grant cycle.
Virginia Housing awards single- and multiyear grants through REACH Virginia. Virginia Housing reinvests a portion of our net revenues into Virginia’s communities through REACH Virginia (Resources Enabling Affordable Community Housing in Virginia). This is a multifaceted resource that Virginia Housing uses to support vital housing initiatives through our Homeownership, Rental and Community Outreach programs.
Virginia Housing also serves as an intermediary for federal grants such as the HUD Housing Counseling Program and state initiatives.
Grant programs are announced by funding opportunity and are awarded on a competitive or eligibility process. Grant Opportunities can be found at vhdagrants.com
Our grantees typically are:
- Nonprofit organizations
- Government entities
- Faith-based organizations
* Each funding Opportunity will specify eligibility requirements
Eligibility requirements and application processes differ from program to program. Each program makes grants within specific focus areas. The funding announcement will identify: timelines, eligibility, goals, outcomes, and special requirements of the grant program. We encourage prospective applicants to review all the information provided.
Review Open Funding Opportunities
The funding announcement will identify: timelines, eligibility, goals, outcomes, and special requirements of the grant program. We encourage prospective applicants to review all the information provided.
Apply for a Grant
Register for our online
grant management system.
During this process, you will be asked questions about you and your organization, including its Employment Identification Number (EIN) and executive director’s contact information. Once your organization is registered, you will be ready to submit grant applications now and in the future.
Important: Your organization only needs to register in our system once. Users can be added to your organization by the current registered users. If you need help with this process please email
Start your online application.
Once you have registered online, you can work on your application at any time, save your work and return to it later to complete.
If your organization needs more information email