Respite Care Center
Two donor-advised grants from generous WCF donors helped fund music and art therapy programs for clients with Alzheimers.
The ARC of Williamsburg
The ARC of Greater Williamsburg received a grant for client transportation from the Benjamin R. Alshuler Memorial Fund.
The Williamsburg Symphonia
The Williamsburg Symphonia's "Instruments for Kids Program" received funding to purchase instruments.
Matthew Whaley Elementary School
A grant from the WCF Community Endowment supported the After School Ballet Program at Matthew Whaley Elementary School
The Williamsburg-James City County Scholarship Fund
The Williamsburg-James City County Scholarship Fund provided $50,550 in scholarships to 43 local students attending college throughout Virginia and beyond
StageLights, Williamsburg’s Theatre for Children, used its grant funds to provide need-based scholarships to qualified lower income students
The Williamsburg Community Foundation connects people who care with causes that matter in our community..forever. The Foundation is a collection of gifts given by local donors. The gifts are invested. Each year earnings are returned to the community in the form of grants. These funds grow with each new gift and produce income that will continue to meet local needs for generations to come.
Our Business Partners
Each year local businesses become Business Partners through their contributions in several ways. First, businesses can contribute to the WCF Annual Fund which provides ongoing support for the work of the Foundation. Secondly, a business may choose to underwrite a Foundation event, such as the Annual Donor Reception or one of our Grant Award Presentations. Thirdly, they can underwrite our "Cause Marketing efforts."
To meet our 2013-2014 Business Partners and learn how your business can participate, click here.
The Spring 2014 Grant application process is now closed. Grant recipients will be announced by the end of March. Information concerning the Fall 2014 Grant application process will be available on our website in May.
Learn about our most recent grant recipients.
15th Anniversary Gala
Join business, philanthropic and community leaders as we celebrate 15 years of service to the Williamsburg community. ..more
02/06/2014 - Monarch Bank Makes Donation to 2014 WJCC Scholarship Fund
Monarch Bank recently presented a check for $5000 to the WJCC Scholarship Fund at the Williamsburg Community Foundation to support scholarships for graduating WJCC high school seniors. ..more
01/28/2014 - WCF to Host 15th Gala Event
Read the Press Release.
12/16/2013 - WCF Winter Newsletter
In this Issue:|
- Business Partners Make a Difference
- Cardwell Scholarship
- Fall 2013 Grants
- 15th Anniversary Gala
12/15/2013 - Connecting People Who Care
WCF is celebrating 15 years of connecting people who care with causes that matter. In its new video, Williamsburg Community Foundation donors and grant recipients discuss what the Foundation means to our community. For fifteen years, the Foundation has provided grants to local nonprofit organizations and in the last five has provided scholarships to local students. Watch the video.
10/09/2013 - Over $52,000 Awarded to Local Organizations
Over 90 people attended the Williamsburg Community Foundation’s Grant Award Luncheon on October 9, 2013 where over $52,000 was given to local nonprofit organizations. The Grant Award Luncheon was generously underwritten by TowneBank
08/21/2013 - Thank You to Davis Media
The Williamsburg Community Foundation is very grateful for in-kind support in the form of radio and on-line advertising it has received from its Business Partner Davis Media in support of the Foundation’s marketing efforts, Leave A Legacy Campaign and its WJCC Scholarship Fund 5K race. ..more
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