Parents Council

The Parents Council consists of parents and families who pledge to participate in Longwood activities for the good of the university and to contribute financially to fund Council activities aimed at student academic achievement, citizen leadership, and overall university enhancement.

The Council provides grant opportunities for students, student groups, faculty, and staff through an annual monetary gift. These financial gifts are payable to the Longwood Parents Council fund and are controlled by the Council. Since its inception in 2009, the Longwood Parents Council has contributed over $86,000 to the community through the grants process.

Apply for A Grant!

The Longwood University Parents Council makes an annual gift which creates funding for the grants that are awarded each year in November. The council has made opportunities available for Longwood students, student groups, university departments, faculty, and staff to be given funds for projects and services that will benefit the Longwood University and/or the community. Grants up to $2000 will be awarded to proposals that benefit and enhance student life and learning at Longwood University.

Grant applicants should pay close attention to the information provided in the Grant Procedures document. This document details the eligible and ineligible items for funding requests: Longwood Parents Council Grants Process Guidelines 2018 pdf

2018 Parents Council Grant Application (pdf)
2018 Parents Council Grant Application (doc)

The grant funding cycle runs annually from December 1st until October 30th. Applications for 2018-2019 grants will be accepted until October 12, 2018. Applications, completed in either a Word or fillable Adobe PDF document, can be submitted electronically to 

Please contact the Office of Student Success at 434-395-2414 or for more information!



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