Alex Gross named Senior Programs Manager
The Charlottesville Area Community Foundation is pleased to welcome Alex Gross as our new Senior Program Manager. Alex will collaboratively lead in piloting and building out new policies and programs rooted in trust-based, equity-forward philanthropy. In partnership with the Director of Programs and the donor relations team, she will cultivate relationships that bring new infrastructure, investments, and opportunities to the foundation’s programmatic work. Read more here.
Watch Our Investments Update Webinar
Our 2022 Investment Update was held on October 26 via Zoom. Click here to view the webinar recording and view Wells Fargo's slides.
Community Members Invited to Help Advance Equitable Grantmaking Practices in Central VA
The Charlottesville Area Community Foundation announces an open call for applicants to our Community Advisory Committee (CAC). Members of the CAC work with Community Foundation staff to make funding decisions and guide the strategic direction for our grant programs.
Click here to learn more and access a description of the CAC and expectations for its members, as well as the application.
Bama Works Fund Awards $669K to 88 Nonprofits
The Bama Works Fund of Dave Matthews Band at the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation is pleased to announce its Spring 2022 grant funding decisions, totaling nearly $670,000 and supporting 88 nonprofits throughout the region. With this round of grants, the Bama Works Fund extends its twenty-plus years of commitment to Charlottesville and the surrounding counties. This cycle of funding supported a wide range of organizations, including youth mentoring programs, environmental initiatives, and food security causes. Read more.
Carrie Soubra Named Administrative Assistant
The Charlottesville Area Community Foundation (Community Foundation) is pleased to announce Carrie Soubra as its new Administrative Assistant. Carrie will perform a wide range of administrative and clerical support duties and provide general office support for all foundation activities. She will interact regularly with Community Foundation stakeholders, answer and direct incoming phone calls and emails, schedule meetings, and provide database support. Read more.