Summer Friday (7/30)

Though we continue to work remotely, we will close down Community Foundation activities today at 12pm to allow our staff a chance to care for themselves and ease into the weekend.

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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

Bama Works Fund Announces $743,000 of Grants to 125 Nonprofits

The Bama Works Fund of Dave Matthews Band at the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation is pleased to announce its Spring 2021 grant funding decisions, totaling more than $743,000 and supporting 125 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.  Learn more.


Now Accepting Applications for Enriching Communities Grant Program

We are now accepting applications for the Enriching Communities Grant Program, which supports a wide range of activities that keep our community vibrant and strong.  Enriching Communities grants will be one-time, unrestricted awards of up to $15,000 to be used over the period of one year and there is more than $750,000 available in total to qualified applicants.  Learn more.


Watch our Annual Grants Update Meeting

Thank you to the 160+ nonprofit leaders, philanthropists, and community members who joined us for an update on the foundation's annual grants.  If you were unable to join us, you can view a recording to learn more about our fall grant programs, including the upcoming Enriching Communities grant and additional grant opportunities through donor-directed funds.  Read more.  


Louisa County Community Fund Announces Spring 2021 Grants

The Louisa County Community Fund is pleased to announce its Spring 2021 grant funding decisions, totaling nearly $84,000 and supporting 16 nonprofits in Louisa County. 

 

The Fund supported a wide range of initiatives this cycle, including housing repairs, food security, childhood wellness, the arts, and education.  Read more.


Valerie Martin named Accounting Assistant

The Charlottesville Area Community Foundation is pleased to announce Valerie Martin as its new Accounting Assistant.  Martin will perform a variety of accounting and administrative functions in support of the finance team and the foundation's work, while coordinating contributions and accounts payable activities and helping to ensure compliance with financial and record-keeping procedures.  Read more.


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Contact & Connect

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

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