COVID-19 Community Emergency Response Fund

Working with community leaders, the Williamsburg Community Foundation has created a Community Emergency Response Fund to respond to the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the greater Williamsburg area. Click here for more information

VISION 2020 Transforms WCF

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WILLIAMSBURG COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES  RESULTS OF 5-YEAR FUNDRAISING INITIATIVE March 12, 2020, Williamsburg, Va. – As the greater Williamsburg community works diligently to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak, many groups are making difficult decisions about suspending operations or canceling gatherings in order to keep residents safe and healthy. Among these groups is the Williamsburg Community Foundation, which …

Canceled – Spring Grant Awards Luncheon

The Grants Lunch will not take place on April 2 due to COVID-19. As we assess the best options for everyone’s health and safety, we will be in touch with information on re-scheduling this event if at all possible. Grant award checks will go out by mail in early April. If you have any questions, please contact the office at …

Anniversary Gala

Williamsburg Community Foundation is celebrating 20 years of serving our community! Please join us for an elegant gala celebration on October 10, 2020 at the newly expanded and renovated William & Mary Alumni House. Sponsorship opportunities are available! Click here for sponsorship information. Contact us for more details at 757-259-1660 or office@williamsburgcommunityfoundation.org. Purchase Tickets If you prefer, you may purchase …

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 …