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About the CommUNITY Fund
Eligibility Requirements
How to Apply
Frequently Asked Questions
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A complete application will consist of the following:

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Applications are submitted via the online portal.. After the submission of a complete application, applicants can view updates on the status of their grant application via the online portal. Funding decisions will be announced quarterly depending on the availability of funds and the approval of the grant committee. If you have any questions about the application process please contact vernoncommunityfund@ci.vernon.ca.us or call (323) 351-1198.



Scholarship Grants
The Vernon CommUNITY Fund Scholarship Program targets its grant making activity toward 12th grade students living in the Vernon Area (which includes the cities of Vernon, Maywood, Bell, Huntington Park, Commerce, the area within the City of Los Angeles known as Boyle Heights, and the unincorporated area known as East Los Angeles).

Scholarship Criteria
(not in order of priority)

Eligibility
12th grade students enrolling in a post-secondary educational institution with full-time status who reside in the Vernon Area (as defined above) may submit an application for a Vernon CommUNITY Fund (VCF) Scholarship. Specific eligibility standards are identified in within this section. In order to be considered for award, applicants must meet all of the following detailed criteria: How to Apply
Beginning on January 1st of each year, applications will be available on the Vernon CommUNITY Fund website: www.vernoncommunityfund.org. Access the VCF Scholarship application here. The VCF will accept scholarship applications through the last Thursday in March of each year. Scholarship grants will be awarded at the VCF Grant Committee’s May meeting. If you have any questions about the application process please contact vernoncommunityfund@ci.vernon.ca.us or call (323) 351-1198.