Virginia Artists to Bring Public Art to Local Spaces

Triangle Arts & Culture League (TACL) was founded in 2015 with the mission to support and promote public art, in all its forms, so that quality art experiences are accessible to everyone in our region. TACL has raised more than $100,000 to date. Last year TACL was approached by a donor who wished to designate a contribution for public art …

Williamsburg Beautification Fund

Across the country, many community foundations have partnered with their localities to support important projects that make their towns a better place to live, work and play— from community gardens in Columbus, Ohio, to planting shade trees and adding picnic tables to parks in Oklahoma City. In February of 2018, the Williamsburg City Council unanimously approved the creation of the …

Donor-Advised Funds

At WCF, you can create a Donor-Advised fund, a kind of “charitable checking account.” You receive a tax deduction in the year your gift is made, then make distributions from the fund to the causes you care about, on your own schedule. You can choose to support causes locally or nationally through your fund. Because of the 2017 tax reform, …

Next Grant Deadline January 16, 2019

Williamsburg Community Foundation is accepting grant applications for its Spring 2019 grant round. The application is available HERE The deadline is Jan. 16, 2019 at 12:30pm. WCF is interested in proposals that meet a broad range of community needs, from programs serving Williamsburg, James City, and York Counties. We have reframed our grant priorities to better reflect how our grant …

Thanks to Sponsors

In its second grant round of the year, the Williamsburg Community Foundation presented grants totaling $61,567 to 18 local nonprofit organizations at its Grant Award Luncheon on Wednesday, October 25, 2018 at the Ford’s Colony Country Club. The luncheon was generously sponsored by Union Wealth Management and Berkeley Realty Property Management. Read more about how these grants will impact our …

19 Fall Grants Awarded

In its second grant round of the year, the Williamsburg Community Foundation presented grants totaling $61,567 to 18 local nonprofit organizations at its Grant Award Luncheon on Wednesday, October 25, 2018 at the Ford’s Colony Country Club. The luncheon was generously sponsored by Union Wealth Management and Berkeley Realty Property Management. The grants awarded this fall come from Williamsburg Community …

Wible Fund Grants

Walsingham Academy, Salvation Army and St. Bede Receive over $98,000 in Grants from the Jenny E. Wible Fund September 6, 2018 – Thanks to a generous bequest from Jenny E. Wible, three local organizations will receive financial support for their missions in the coming year. Williamsburg Community Foundation Director Nancy Sullivan and Board Chair Ron Lodzieski recently presented $98,683 in Wible …

54 Scholarships Awarded

The Williamsburg-James City County Scholarship Fund at the Williamsburg Community Foundation awarded 54 scholarships to graduating seniors of Lafayette, Jamestown, and Warhill High Schools at a reception on June 3rd at Warhill High School. The Scholarship Fund awarded a total of $73,640 with funds raised from contributions from individuals, businesses, high school parent-teacher-student associations, and civic groups. Established in 1974 …