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Together, we do more good.

We can achieve greater impact for our region when we work together. Learn about the many ways you can partner with the Community Foundation to make a difference.

Apply for a scholarship today

We are pleased to offer more than 65 scholarship opportunities for students living in the Central Virginia region. Application deadline is Thursday, March 7, 2019 by 5 p.m.


Q&A with new board chair

We are pleased to introduce Dr. Pamela Royal as our new board chair, a role she will hold through 2020. Recently, we had the chance to ask her about her inspirations and what fuels her optimism for our future.

Latest Blog

Nonprofit Advocacy 101

Nonprofit Advocacy 101

This year, the Community Foundation is hosting a series of learning opportunities about advocacy and the many ways nonprofits can engage to further their missions. Here are the main takeaways from our kick-off event that focused on the question, "What is advocacy?"

Featured News 

SisterFund announces $40,000 grant to Girls For A Change

December 4, 2018

The largest grant in SisterFund's history will support the Girl Ambassador program, preparing high school girls of color for 21st century jobs.

Jenkins Foundation awards $500,000 to RVA health organizations

December 4, 2018

The Jenkins Foundation is pleased to announce grants totaling $502,500 to 15 nonprofit organizations.