Watch Our Annual Investment Update
At our Annual Investment Update, members of the Community Foundation's Investment Committee discussed our investment approach and governance, our equity work, and ESG investing, among other topics. Panelists included Kristina Koutrakos, Virginia Retirement System; Alice Handy, founder of Investure; Kristin Henningsen, CornerStone Partners; and Fred Nolde, Investure. James P. Beckett of Wells Fargo Bank presented on our portfolio's performance over the last fiscal year. Read Beckett's full bio, view his slides, and learn more about our Investment Committee. Watch the webinar here.
Watch Our Investing for Local Impact Webinar
In this hour-long webinar hosted on April 15, Eboni Bugg leads our nonprofit grant partners in a discussion of the Premier Circle redevelopment project. Those partners include Julie Anderson (Virginia Supportive Housing), Anthony Haro (Thomas Jefferson Area Coalition for the Homeless), Sunshine Mathon (Piedmont Housing Alliance), and Jayson Whitehead (People and Congregations Engaged in Ministry). We talked about the project's scope, how this work fits in with the issue of affordable housing in our community, and ways that you can help. Watch here.
Ryan Jacoby Named Director of Operations
The Charlottesville Area Community Foundation is pleased to announce Ryan Jacoby as its new director of operations. Jacoby will oversee Foundation-wide administration, procedures, and project management, including communications, human resources, and database management. Ryan’s leadership, management experience, and passion for our region make him a perfect fit for this new position,” Brennan Gould, president and CEO of the Community Foundation, said. Read more.