Community foundations serve people who want to invest in their communities. Through community foundations caring citizens give, volunteer, network and learn.


Community foundations also bring donors, nonprofits, governments and businesses together to solve problems. They make it possible for citizens to make a difference in ways they could not do acting alone. They strengthen Virginia’s communities.


Most importantly, community foundations manage endowments that will benefit Virginia’s communities for generations to come. People create these endowments through their wills or during their lifetimes, knowing that contemporary leaders in each generation will apply good judgment to use the income in the best way possible.


Use our map to find the community foundation that serves your area.