Winter Holidays Office Closure

The Community Foundation will be closed December 22nd through December 28th and January 2nd in observance of the winter holidays and New Year’s Day. The foundation will have limited staff presence the week of Dec. 29th and 30th. Please note that Dec. 16th is the deadline for 2022 grant distribution requests, and Dec. 31st is the date by which contributions must be postmarked or received for 2022 recognition.

 

We wish you happy holidays and thank you for being a part of our community!

View our most recent impact report, which highlights the work and impact of the Community Foundation from January 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.

View the PDF report View our digital impact report

What We Do

The Community Foundation works with local residents and nonprofits, as well as public and private organizations to facilitate philanthropy, build collaborative relationships, and improve the quality of life in our area.

Latest News

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.


Charlottesville

Charlottesville

Albemarle

Albemarle

Buckingham

Buckingham

Fluvanna

Fluvanna

Greene

Greene

Louisa

Louisa

Nelson

Nelson

Orange

Orange

guidestar approved 2022

Contact & Connect

PO Box 1767 | 114 4th Street SE | Charlottesville, VA | 22902

Work Hours: Monday-Thursday 9:00AM - 5:00PM, Friday 9:00AM - 12:00PM

Phone: 434.296.1024    email: 

Email Updates Facebook Twitter YouTube