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Charles Dyson

Director of Data & Customer Support
Operations & Administration

(804) 409-5637

What Charles does at the Foundation:

As the Director of Data and Customer Support, Charles works diligently to ensure that the Foundation’s donors and nonprofit partners have a seamless experience when interacting with the Foundation. In his role leading the Shared Services Team, Charles directs the day-to-day execution of the procedures for gift processing, grantmaking and technical assistance. He enjoys interacting with the Foundation’s many partners and serving to support the work in Richmond that drives positive change.

Prior to joining the Foundation, Charles was the Associate Director of Side by Side. He has also served on the boards of Diversity Richmond and Safe Harbor.

When Charles isn’t working:

He enjoys oil painting, a skill he’s mastered since elementary school, and giving antique furniture new life through restoration. Charles also enjoys spending time outdoors, especially on the water in places like the Northern Neck, and can be found frequenting local Fan restaurants with his husband.

  • Year Charles joined the Foundation: 2017
  • Earned his Eagle Scout Award
  • Virginia Tech Hokie
  • Raised on a farm in Hanover County (owned by 4 generations!)