The Williamsburg-James City County Scholarship Fund

The Williamsburg-James City County Scholarship Fund provided $65,650 in scholarships to 58 local students attending college throughout Virginia and beyond

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Fall 2015 Grant Awards Luncheon

The Williamsburg Community Foundation awarded $52,700 to 17 non-profit organizations at its Fall Grant Luncheon.

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Stagelights

A grant to Stagelights defrayed the cost of theater summer camps for lower-income Williamsburg families.

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Hospice House

Hospice House, where family members can share their loved one's last days, is better publicized throughout the community thanks to your support.

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YMCA

Kids from the Peninsula Metropolitan YMCA shop for school supplies thanks to a grant from the Williamsburg Community Foundation.

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Alzheimer's Association of SEVA

Because of your support one local Alzheimers patient had a chance to see his family again.

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Peninsula Agency on Aging

Grants to the Peninsula Agency on Aging help provide non-emergency medical transportation for local residents.

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Our Mission

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.

To donate online click here.

Grants

Applications for the Spring, 2016 Grants are now closed. Grant recipients will be announced in mid-March.

Starting with the Spring, 2016 grants, we reframed our grant priorities to better reflect how our grant investments impact the community through six specific results-based goals. Click here to find out more.

Learn about our most recent grant recipients.




Scholarships

The 2016 WJCC Scholarship Fund application is now available on-line (Click Here). Scholarship winners will be announced in mid-May.

See Our 2015 WJCC Scholarship Recipients.




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What's New


The IRA Charitable Roll over has been reinstated for 2015 and made permanent.

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2014-2015 Annual Report
Winter 2015 Newsletter

10/14/2015 - $52,700 awarded to local organizations
In its second grant round of the year, the Williamsburg Community Foundation presented grants totaling $52,700 to 17 local nonprofit organizations at its Grant Award Luncheon on October 14, 2015 at the Ford’s Colony Country Club. The luncheon was underwritten by a generous gift from Oleta Coach Lines and the Smith family. Howard Smith is a trustee of the Foundation..
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05/06/2015 - $25,925 awarded to local organizations
WCF distributed $25,925 at its Spring Grant Award luncheon. The total includes $3,920 contributed by some of the Foundation’s Donor-Advisors who chose to fund applicants to the competitive grants program. The Grant Award Luncheon was generously underwritten by Middle Peninsula Insurance >.
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04/21/2015 - Monarch Bank Makes Donation to 2015 WJCC Scholarship Fund
Monarch Bank will once again sponsor three scholarships for graduating W-JCC high school seniors and sponsor the Foundation’s scholarship award ceremony. ..more


10/14/2014 - Over $123,000 awarded to local organizations
WCF distributed $123,637 at its Fall Grant Award luncheon. The total includes $44,450 contributed by some of the Foundation’s Donor-Advisors who chose to fund applications to the competitive grants program. The Grant Award Luncheon was generously underwritten by Williamsburg Insurance Associates .
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6/01/2014 - Over $66,825 in Scholarships Awarded to Local Students
At an awards ceremony on Sunday, June 1, $66,825 in scholarship money was awarded to 60 deserving students from Lafayette, Jamestown and Warhill High Schools. A more detailed news story and photos will be posted here soon.
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List of 2014 Scholarship Recipients
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