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The Community Foundation Blog


Year-End Tax Planning for Charitable Contributions
By The Community Foundation / October 25, 2021
No one gives to charity solely to obtain a tax deduction, and personal reasons for giving usually outweigh the tax benefits. However, experience shows that donors do want to receive the tax benefits associated with their philanthropy and they structure their giving in a tax efficient manner. In this article, you will find a review of information helpful to donors planning their gifts now.

Mid-Year Update from President & CEO, Sherrie Armstrong
By The Community Foundation / July 27, 2021
The Community Foundation is doubling down on its commitment to create equality of opportunity throughout our region. We are working closely in and across sectors to strengthen connectivity and alignment in our actions.

Joe Kunkel donates his expertise to local nonprofits
By The Community Foundation / April 8, 2021
After Joe Kunkel retired from his career with CarMax in 2014, he realized that he needed a way to stay mentally and socially active – and he was especially interested in finding ways to support his community.

Q&A with Tom and Scott Word
By The Community Foundation / April 7, 2021
Tom and Scott Word talk with us about their careers in tax and estate law, lessons they have learned over the years, and the reasons why advisors are important to philanthropy.

Boldly Reimagining Virginia’s Early Childhood Education System
By The Community Foundation / March 9, 2021
Stakeholders from all sectors across Virginia have been reimagining an industry known to be inaccessible, cost prohibitive and underfunded – even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit.