Richmond - ECIA Community Grant Program

Award recommendations from the Environmental & Community Investment Agreement (ECIA) Grant Review Ad Hoc Committee will be submitted for approval to the City Council at their July 5, 2016 meeting. The agenda packet will be posted on the City of Richmond website by July 1, 2016.

The Richmond – ECIA Competitive Grant Program is funded through the Chevron Modernization Project Environmental and Community Investment Agreement (ECIA) that was entered into between the City of Richmond and Chevron. Funding will be available over the next 10 years to fund programs that support community, youth and youth sports. Grants will be awarded on an annual basis and awards will range from $5,000 to $75,000. Governmental entities and non-profit organizations that provide services focused on community, youth and youth sports services to Richmond residents are all eligible. Non-profits must have 501(c)(3) tax status or plan to use a fiscal sponsor that has 501(c)(3) tax status.

​Register and Download Grant Application and Guidelines



The Richmond-ECIA Grant Program Request for Application (RFA) was released on Wednesday, March 16, 2016,using the City's BidsOnline™ System. Register as a vendor! When registering your organization on BidsOnline, you can select other categories that are appropriate for your organization but make sure you select category "#99888 – Not-for-profit organizations" to ensure that you receive appropriate updates.

Grant Application Documents


Request for Application Guidelines and Application

Request for Application Fillable Application

Request for Application MS Word Application

Request for Application Acknowledgement Letter

Request for Application Budget Template

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Presentation Video(s) 

Richmond ECIA Competitive Grants (Technical Review) Video

Richmond ECIA Competitive Grants (Grant Writing Workshop) Video

Richmond ECIA Grants Staff Report

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Richmond ECIA Grants Promoting Healthy Outcomes

Richomnd ECIA Grants Promoting Healthy Outcomes Overview

Richmond ECIA Grants Power Point

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Richmond ECIA Grants Fact Sheet

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