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The Altria Request for Proposals process is open and will close June 30, 2023. Projects can occur between August 1, 2023 and December 15, 2023. Please read the information below before submitting proposals. * Please note - participation in this RFP process is by invite only. If you are interested in the process, please email Danee Hudson -* 


To receive a grant:  

  • Your organization must be an active HandsOn partner. Confirm or apply for partnership HERE. 

  • Your organization’s staff must have attended a Partner Portal Training. Register  HERE.   

  • Have had the project point person attend Get Project Ready. The next session is July 20th. Register HERE

Important Information  

  • Project Logistics - Projects must occur during business hours, Monday – Friday. Projects must be in-person and scoped for approximately 15-25 volunteers. Projects with flexible dates are encouraged.  

  • Volunteer Recruitment - Projects that meet criteria will be shared with Altria Team Leads. Altria Team Leads will select projects approximately 4-6 weeks prior to project date or timeframe.  Altria Team Leaders will recruit volunteers internally based on project scope. 

  • Project Type - In-person! Do not submit proposals where volunteers are in direct interaction with youth.  

  • Number of Proposals - You may submit up to two proposals. Each project should be submitted separately with coinciding budget.   

  • Resources - We will award up to $4000 per project. Funds must be spent on supplies and activities related to the project. We are unable to fund food for volunteers and large items like televisions and refrigerators.  Your budget should reflect volunteer numbers. 

  • Project Materials -The Richmond Community ToolBank is a great resource for tools, equipment, or space rental. Please include the cost of borrowing equipment or renting space in your proposal.  

Proposal Information and Tools 

  • You will be unable to save your progress online. Click HERE for a blank proposal template. 

  • The form is not mobile friendly. Proposals should be completed on a computer. 



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Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.

Project Overview

First Name & Last Name


Brief project description to share with partner max character 500

Project Logistics


Bulleted list of volunteer activities and number of volunteers needed per task

Back-up projects if voluteers finish early

500 characters or less

Volunteer Information

Suggested clothing, parking info, what to bring, etc.

Grant Information


Please upload provided budget form