Spring Grants

Williamsburg Community Foundation presented grants totaling $88,278 to 23 organizations at its Spring Grant Awards Luncheon on March 1, 2022. The foundation’s competitive grants are made possible by local donors who over the years have given to the Foundation’s Community Endowment and Field-of-Interest Funds, which have grown over time to provide grants to area nonprofits twice a year. Arts & CultureOpera in Williamsburg ($4,500) – …

Announcing New Staff & Roles

April 4, 2022 Williamsburg, Va. – Williamsburg Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Ginny Gasink has taken on the role of Program Officer, Lee Folsom has joined the organization as Development and Communications Officer and Bob Phipps has joined as the Office Manager. Ms. Gasink is a 2001 graduate of the College of William and Mary, and holds a …

New Trustees Join WCF Board

March 25, 2022 Williamsburg, Va. – Williamsburg Community Foundation is pleased to announce six new trustees who have been elected to the Board: David E. Bush, Dian T. Calderone, Rex M. Ellis, Merry F. Guernsey, Henry K. Ranger, and Barbara E. Watson. They bring a variety of skills to the Board, which oversees all aspects of the Foundation’s work, from …

Altshuler Fund at Williamsburg Community Foundation Supports Youth Sports Organizations

November 29, 2021 Williamsburg, Va. – Williamsburg Community Foundation recently awarded $23,874 in grants to six youth sports organizations, thanks to the Benjamin R. Altshuler Memorial Fund, made possible by a bequest from a local resident. This round, a grant of $2,894 will also benefit local food pantry FISH, as Mr. Altshuler indicated that the foundation should use his fund …

Kiwanis Grants 2022

The Kiwanis Club of Williamsburg Foundation Fund at WCF made grants to several organizations this year. Congratulations to the Williamsburg Regional Library, Children Development Resources, Dream Catchers, and Camp Kesem. These gifts are made possible by generous donors, many of whom are local Kiwanians.

Upcoming Lunch & Learn Series

Join us for a Lunch & Learn We invite you to join us for lunch to learn more about the Williamsburg Community Foundation. WCF President & CEO Nancy Sullivan will do a short presentation about our grants and scholarships, and you will have a chance to ask questions in a small group setting.  We hope you can join us! Upcoming …

8th Round CERF Grants

Williamsburg Community Foundation recently awarded $33,600 in grants from the Community Emergency Response Fund, which was established last year to support basic needs such as food and shelter, resulting from the pandemic. This is the 8th round of grants awarded from this fund, which was made possible by hundreds of local residents who gave generously in response to the pandemic. Over $250,000 has been …