Newton B. Shingleton Trust

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To improve the quality of life of the people in the Winchester, Virginia area.

Annual application deadlines

December 31

Program areas

Arts, culture, and humanities
Environment, animals
Human services
Public/society benefit

States served


Geographic limitations

The trust primarily supports programs and organizations in the Winchester, Virginia area.


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Grants are made exclusively for charitable purposes to organizations that will improve the quality of life of the people of Winchester, Virginia and the surrounding community.

Grant requirements

  • Organizations must qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Applications must be submitted through the online grant application form.

Grantmaking priorities

The trust primarily supports programs and organizations in Winchester, Virginia, and the western counties of Virginia.

Average giving

Average grant size: $2,000 to $25,000
Average number of grants per year: 6
Average total giving per year: $90,000

Annual application period and deadlines

Applications are accepted year-round. Applications must be submitted by December 31 to be reviewed at the March grant meeting.


Applicants will receive an automated email confirming their submission. Grant decisions are generally communicated by April for applications received by the deadline.

Required reports

Periodic progress reports and final reports may be required for funded projects.

About the Foundation

The Newton B. Shingleton Trust was established under the Last Will and Testament of Newton B. Shingleton dated September 15, 1975. Newton B. Shingleton, a resident of Winchester, Virginia, created the charitable trust primarily to benefit the residents of the Winchester, Virginia area.