Williamsburg Community Foundation Awards Grant to St. Bede Church

October 9, 2019, Williamsburg, Va. – Thanks to a generous bequest from the late Jenny E. Wible, Williamsburg Community Foundation awarded a grant of $29,616.50 to St. Bede Catholic Church, to support their ministries. Mrs. Wible passed away in 2017, but her estate gift will forever benefit three organizations that she loved, including St. Bede. The Jenny E. Wible Endowment …

Williamsburg Community Foundation Awards Grant to Walsingham Academy

October 9, 2019, Williamsburg, Va. – Thanks to a generous bequest from the late Jenny E. Wible, Williamsburg Community Foundation awarded a grant of $59,233 to Walsingham Academy, to support student scholarships. Mrs. Wible passed away in 2017, but her estate gift will forever benefit three organizations that she loved, including Walsingham Academy. The Jenny E. Wible Endowment Fund will …

Williamsburg Community Foundation Awards Grant to Salvation Army of Williamsburg

October 17, 2019, Williamsburg, Va. – Thanks to a generous bequest from the late Jenny E. Wible, the Williamsburg Community Foundation awarded a grant of $29,616.50 to Salvation Army of Williamsburg, to support their programs such as emergency assistance, transitional housing, and food pantry.  Mrs. Wible passed away in 2017, but her estate gift will forever benefit three organizations that she …

Williamsburg Community Foundation Awards $69,475 in Fall Grants

October 30, 2019, Williamsburg, Va. –  Thanks to the generosity of hundreds of local donors, the Williamsburg Community Foundation awarded $69,475 in competitive grants to 18 organizations serving the community (see entire list below). The grants were awarded today at a luncheon for recipients and community members, which was generously sponsored by the Atlantic Wealth Management Group of UBS (Norfolk), …

Williamsburg Kiwanis Headliners

August 21, 2019 – Today, the Kiwanis Club of Williamsburg and the Williamsburg Kiwanis Foundation teamed up to support Grove Christian Outreach, One Child Center for Autism, Literacy for Life, and Latisha’s House delivering a total of $49,985.00.  Each organization received a sum of $12,496.25. In 2018, the Kiwanis Club of Williamsburg Foundation partnered with Williamsburg Community Foundation to establish …

Sept. 7 Run for Ovarian Cancer

The 11th annual Hare & Tortoise race will be held on September 7, 2019 Race day registration and packet pick-up at 7:45 amThe 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk begins at 8:30 am 5K Run at 9:00 am – Run and Walk Allowed 5K Competitive Walk at 9:00 am – Walking OnlyNote: 8K Run Will Not Be Offered This Year WHERE:     New Quarter Park …

66 Scholarships Awarded

June 2, 2019 Williamsburg, Va. – The Williamsburg-James City County Scholarship Fund at the Williamsburg Community Foundation awarded 66 scholarships to graduating seniors of Lafayette, Jamestown, and Warhill High Schools at a reception on June 2nd at Lafayette High School. The Scholarship Fund awarded a total of $90,275 – the largest amount ever awarded, including 19 new scholarships this year. …

67 Scholarships Awarded

67 Scholarships Awarded to High School Seniors. The WJCC Scholarship Fund at the Williamsburg Community Foundation awarded 67 scholarships to graduating seniors of Lafayette, Jamestown, and Warhill High Schools at a reception on June 2nd at Lafayette High School.  The Scholarship Fund awarded a total of $91,775 with funds raised from contributions from individuals, businesses, high school PTSAs, and civic …