The Virginia Community Foundation is committed to building a better community. The Foundation has been working for more than 30 years to provide innovative ways for area residents and businesses to give back to their community. The Foundation’s endowment was established to provide a permanent resource to support programs and projects that create a lasting impact in the greater Virginia area.
Each year since 1991, contributions have increased the Foundation’s giving capacity. Over 1 million dollars has been awarded to schools, the city, and civic organizations. In addition, more than 3 million dollars has been raised to fund special projects.
The first grant cycle opens March 1st and closes March 31st.
The second grant cycle opens September 1st and closes September 30th.
Eligible organizations must be a 501(C)3 non-profit organization, government entity or an organization with a fiscal agent agreement with a 501c3 organization. The VCF seeks to fund projects that address a current community need and/or opportunity; maximize the strengths, talents, and resources of the greater Virginia area and that can make a clear difference in the quality of life for a substantial number of people over a significant period of time.