Richmond - ECIA Community Grant Program

The Richmond-ECIA Grant Program Request for Application (RFA) for Fiscal Year(FY) 21-22 is now available. (See Fillable Forms Below) The deadline to submit an application and all relevant attachments is Friday, February 5, 2021, at 11:59 p.m.

*Important changes have been made to the grant guidelines. More specifically, ALL GRANT APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE at This process is aimed to improve efficiencies and minimize risk related to COVID-19.

To kick-off this opportunity, the City has scheduled two (2) ECIA Info Sessions to be held virtually on the following dates: 

  • Tuesday, January 5, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 
  • Thursday, January 14, 2021, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Click here to join webinar)
To make sure you are notified of these capacity-building training dates, and any additional updates, please subscribe to the ECIA Competitive Grant E-News Sign-up! 

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

**New Online Process**

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    Submit your completed          grant application here

Grant Application Documents 

ECIA Grant Guidelines

ECIA Fiscal Year 21-22 Guidelines

ECIA Grant Application

ECIA Fiscal Year 21-22 Grant Application

ECIA Budget Template (Word)

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ECIA Budget Template (Excel)

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ECIA Grant Staff Report

ECIA Fiscal Year 21-22 Staff Report

ECIA Information Flyer

ECIA Fiscal Year 21-22 Grant Info Flyer