Community Foundation News

Shaping Sounds with Rita Dove and Matthew Burtner >

On March 29, from 6-8PM at The Haven, Pulitzer-Prize winning former U.S. Poet Laureate, Rita Dove, is teaming up with sound artist and professor of computer and compositional technologies, Matthew Burtner and his group, Eco Sono Ensemble to create something new, something innovative,... MORE >

Leadership Opportunity at CACF >

The Charlottesville Area Community Foundation seeks a CEO who is an experienced community leader broadly experienced in managing collaborative efforts addressing tough issues across diverse communities of interest. Working in concert with a committed board and an... MORE >

A Message to the Charlottesville Community >

The Charlottesville Area Community Foundation absolutely condemns the racism, hatred, intimidation and terrorism demonstrated by white supremacist groups that we witnessed with horror over the weekend. Our hearts go out to our fellow community members who were... MORE >

50th Anniversary Celebration >

For the past 50 years, the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation has improved the quality of life in the area by supporting the work of local nonprofits. Last year the Foundation granted $16 million to 540 nonprofits in the fields of health, education, the... MORE >

Celebrating 50 >

The Community Foundation is turning 50 with a year of events to celebrate, acknowledge and thank the many people and organizations that make our community strong.


Bringing Technology to Kids >

Computers4Kids (C4K) empowers underserved youth by bringing together technology and imagination through supportive mentoring, youth-driven programming, and skill building for life success. Originally founded to connect underserved kids with surplus computers from... MORE >

Karen Jargowsky’s Living Legacy >

In 1997, Karen Jargowsky was a high school senior who brought a full heart to her battle with acute mylogenous leukemia. During her treatment at UVA Children’s Hospital in Charlottesville, Karen gained the love and respect of dozens of caregivers, and when her... MORE >

Creating New Career Pathways >

For a community to thrive, its residents must have viable ways to work and evolve within a profession or career. The availability of such career pathways is not only vital to residents seeking to support themselves and contribute to the community, but it’s an... MORE >

Spotlight: Caleb, Chemistry and Calculus >

Since Caleb’s story was featured at the Community Foundation lunch earlier this year, a number of people came forward to assist and advise him with work and educational opportunities. He is now currently enrolled at PVCC and he is genuinely excited about his... MORE >