The areas of interest the Foundation has supported, based on historical factors and its response to community needs are listed below.

Downtown/Business/Parks and Recreation/Beautification

  • City of Virginia Street Pole Banners
  • Tennis For All Nets and Curtains
  • Virginia Rotary canopy project
  • Virginia Market Square
  • Virginia Baseball Association Dugout
  • Silver Lake Trail Interconnect
  • Greenhouse Mosaic Signage
  • Virginia Little League Field Renovation
  • Take a Kid Fishing Day


  • Discover Virginia – History Program
  • Mesabi Community Orchestra Support
  • B’nai Abraham Museum WWII Exhibit
  • Support for Funds for Theater and Art
  • Lyric Arts Center Youth Program
  • Thursday Art Crawl
  • Provide Musicplay Curriculum
  • Parkview Elementary Sensory Room
  • Support for Scholarship Funds
  • Marquette Playground Equipment
  • Iron Range Veterans Memorial Plaza Flagpoles and Benches

Supporting Community Organizations

  • United Way Regional Covid 19 Emergency Fund
  • Range Trail Committee Support
  • Summer Work Outreach Project
  • AEOA Quad City Food Shelf
  • Virginia Senior Center Activities
  • Habitat for Humanity Equipment
  • Range Respite Caregiver Training and Education
  • Appletree Learning Center IPADs
  • Mesabi YMCA Restroom Accessibility
  • Iron Range Partnership for Sustainability
  • Project Care for the Uninsured