Richmond - ECIA Community Grant Program

The Richmond-ECIA Grant Program Request for Application (RFA) for Fiscal Year(FY) 20-21 is now available. (See Fillable Forms Below) The deadline to submit an application and all relevant attachments is Friday, February 14, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. Important changes have been made to the grant guidelines, especially the eligibility criteria, so please read them carefully. Of special note, organizations awarded grants of more than $10,000 in FY19-20, are ineligible to apply in FY 20-21.

To kick-off this opportunity, the City has scheduling two (2) FY 20-21 ECIA Info and Grant Writing Flyer to held in the City Council Chambers at 440 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond 94804, on the following dates: 

  • Thursday, January 9, 2020, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
  • Thursday, January 16, 2020, from 10:00 am to 11:30 am 
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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. Beginning from Fiscal Year 2016-2017, 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 $50,000. 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.

For all questions or concerns regarding the the ECIA Grant please contact

Grant Application and Guidelines

Grant Application Documents 

ECIA Grant Guidelines

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ECIA Grant Application

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ECIA Budget Template (Word)

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ECIA Budget Template (Excel)

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ECIA Grant Staff Report

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ECIA Information Flyer

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