Programs‎ > ‎

Community Grants

OCA-CVC established the Chinese Community Grants to help fund organizations and individuals from the greater Richmond area for activities that preserve and promote Chinese culture and support OCA-CVC’s mission.


The window to apply for an OCA-CVC community grant is now open and we invite eligible organizations to apply. Please note:

  • Deadline to receive your application is Wednesday, April 18, 2018
  • Representative completing the application on behalf of the organization must be a current OCA-CVC member[1] through June 30th, 2018.

Please click and review the grant guidelines carefully before applying.


The Community Grant Committee received and evaluated twelve applications for fiscal year 2017. The OCA-CVC board approved granting the $3,050 budgeted community fund to all twelve applicants:

  • Central VA Chinese School - Southside
  • Central VA Chinese School - West End
  • Richmond Chinese School
  • Biao Running Club
  • China Wind Performing Arts
  • Dream Creek Salon
  • J.R. Tucker Chinese Club
  • Pacific Arts Troupe
  • Red Silk Performing Arts
  • Richmond Chinese Choir
  • Richmond Chinese Folk Dance Group
  • Richmond Chinese Performing Arts Group