Our Mission

VACIR is a multi-racial and multi-ethnic coalition of organizations that exists to win dignity, power and quality of life for all immigrant and refugee communities.


VACIR provides mini-grants to provide community support to partner organizations for direct services, or community mobilization efforts.

Direct Services:
COVID-19 relief: food distribution, COVID-19/vaccine outreach, and removing language barriers to obtain government assistance
DACA Renewal Workshops

Community Mobilization:
Census outreach: Canvassing, social media support, community conversations
In-State Tuition: Community support
New Americans Vote | Vamos a Votar: Radio advertisements with voting helpline

Request for Proposals

VACIR will distribute grants of $5,000 to $10,000 to fund voter registration, voter protection, and get out the vote efforts in Virginia. A total of $90,000 will be awarded. There are no geographic restrictions on where you would like to spend these funds for the 2024 cycle.

This RFP is only open to VACIR member organizations in good standing.

The application will close on June 14, 2024.

Link to apply: https://forms.gle/gTW1DksQkHnWcoZ4A

*Award Recipients Are Required to Submit a W9 Form*