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  • The Ballyshannon Fund, a donor advised fund at CACF, was established in 2005 through a gift to the community by Fred Scott. The Fund supports rural interests such as sustainable agriculture, sustainable forest management, and education efforts to inform all citizens on the economic and social benefits of rural enterprise. In 2014, the Fund... Read More
  • The Future Fund announced Friday, June 20, 2014, that will provide grants to four local nonprofits, focusing on the Environment. Read More
  • The Bama Works Fund of Dave Matthews Band in the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation, established in 1998, supports programs for disadvantaged youth, environmental protection, needs of the disabled, and arts and the humanities primarily in the Charlottesville area. Read More
  • On June 12, 2014, the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation announces $283,000 in grants to ten local nonprofits who will use the funds for transformative projects in the community. Read More
  • The Charlottesville Area Community Foundation (CACF) is proud to announce Give4Good raised over $500,000.00 from more than 3,800 gifts. Online giving began at 12:00 midnight on, on Tuesday, May 6th and ended at 11:59 pm. These dollars were donated by the people of the Greater Charlottesville area to benefit more than 140 area... Read More
  • A national philanthropic journal featured CACF's GiverGood-Greater Charlottesville's succes in an article on the first national day of online giving. Read More
  • Students on the CACF Youth Service Award Committee selected the Children, Youth & Family Services (CYFS) Teen Counseling Program as the recipient of the 2014 YSA Award of $10,000. Their exercise in philanthropy culminated on April 21st when the students presented a check to the recipient of their 2014 grant. Dr. Rosa S. Atkins, Superintendent... Read More
  • The issue includes a message from CACF's new President, Anne Scott, as the cover story. Our feature story is on "The Philanthropy of Mary Beth and Gordon Smyth" written by staff member Dan Freedman. There is a story of how one local nonprofit, the Green Adventure Project, benefited from multiple CACF Grants, an update on the... Read More
  • CACF Community Endowment: The Community Endowment is the Foundation’s unrestricted Grantmaking program that provides support to nonprofit organizations working to improve the quality of life in the CACF service area. Thirty-seven organizations are receiving $277,400 in grant awards. The Bama Works Fund of Dave Matthews Band in CACF supports... Read More
  • John Redick served the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation for 28 years in various capacities, retiring as President in October of 2013. To memorialize his tenure and legacy at the Foundation, the John R. Redick Fund was established in CACF. Read More