Surprise Grants to Celebrate 25 Years!

Williamsburg Community Foundation Celebrates 25 years with Surprise Grants First Grant is for Postpartum Support Virginia February 20, 2024, Williamsburg, Va:   As part of its year-long 25th Anniversary celebration, Williamsburg Community Foundation is awarding a surprise $2,500 grant to a local nonprofit each month. At the Foundation’s recent 25th Anniversary Celebration & Campaign Kickoff, a drawing was held to select …

25th Kickoff Event Raises $149,000!

Williamsburg Community Foundation is celebrating 25 years! More than 190 people joined us on Thursday, February 1 to celebrate, and over $149,000 was raised for the Community Endowment Campaign. With each gift, we added a leaf to our giving tree! We were simply amazed by our generous donors! Ten attendees names were drawn to choose a local nonprofit to receive …

We’re Hiring!

WCF is seeking a Development & Communications Officer. Learn more and view the job description here.

RPEO, Rob Till Garden to Receive First Capacity Building Grants from Williamsburg Community Foundation

December 4, 2023The Foundation is pleased to announce that the first Capacity Building Grants have been awarded to Real People Educating Others (RPEO) and the Rob Till Community Garden. With nearly 25 years in the business of community grantmaking, the Williamsburg Community Foundation has found that often grassroots organizations that are doing great work may not have the financial resources …

Perisie Medical School Scholarship

Perisie Scholarship – Medical School Thanks to a generous bequest to the Williamsburg Community Foundation, the Perisie Scholarship in Memory of James P. and H. Bihin Perisie will provide for one scholarship each year for a female student to attend medical school in Virginia or North Carolina. Learn more about the Perisie’s here. Who is eligible to apply? What does …

Ten Questions with Dr. Kate Slevin

“Ten Questions with” is a WYDaily series that allows readers to get to know local business leaders, volunteers and community members in the Historic Triangle. Last week WCF Board Chairman, Kate Slevin, was interviewed. WYDaily Interview with Kate Slevin

Williamsburg Community Foundation Awards $88,933 in Grants to Nonprofits

Sept. 28, 2023 Williamsburg, Va. – Williamsburg Community Foundation presented grants totaling $88,933 to 23 organizations (listed below) at its Fall Grant Awards Luncheon this week. TowneBank generously sponsored the luncheon, which gathered over 120 community members including both donors and leaders from the nonprofit, business, and government sectors. The Foundation’s competitive grants are made possible by local donors who …

WCF Welcomes Rick Overy to Board

May 24, 2023 Williamsburg, Va. – Williamsburg Community Foundation is pleased to announce a new trustee who has been elected to the Board: Rick D. T. Overy. He brings a variety of skills to the Board, which oversees all aspects of the Foundation’s work, from financial stewardship to effective grantmaking.  “We are very pleased to welcome Rick to the WCF …

WJCC Scholarship Fund Awards $152,853

Congratulations to these 84 high school seniors on receiving a scholarship from the WJCC Scholarship Fund! $152,853 was awarded this year – the highest amount ever! To view the full list of recipients, click here.