Grant Guidelines 

The Anchor Fund has the sole discretion to make exceptions based on information supplied.

Contacting The Anchor Fund

  • Initial contact first made through case manager
  • Grant requests should be made through our website 
  • Clients should not be given contact info for Executive Director


  • Only given consideration to clients who are referred by case managers from partner organizations
  • Not to exceed $1000 
  • Any grant over $500 an in person meeting with the client is preferred
  • No cash is given only payments are made directly to 3rd parties
  • Emergency funding only and all other avenues of assistance have been pursued

Clothing or Other Necessities

  • Collected for individual clients on an emergency case by case basis
  • All other sources of clothing need to be pursued
  • New clothing or other necessities can be purchased if no other option exists


  • Emergency case by case basis only
  • Shelters, safe houses, DC Crime Victims, Virginia Williams, programs, friends, family need to considered first

Security Deposit

  • Up to $1000
  • If and when client moves out management company will return security deposit to Anchor Fund

Gift Cards

  • Metro or grocery cards