TownBank Sponsors Scholarships

TowneBank Williamsburg sponsored three scholarships this year for WJCC students through the WJCC Scholarship Fund. Pictured here (L-R) are Amanda Ulishney of TowneBank, Lindsay Becke  (Warhill HS), Sophia Stoddard (Lafayette HS), Aaron Squire (Jamestown HS), and bank president Alexis Swann.

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 …

5K Run/Walk

September 11, 2021 Live-in-PersonThe Thirteenth AnnualOvarian Cancer Memorial RunNow Open for Registration 5K Run/Walk One Mile Fun Run & Virtual 5K Run/Walk [A Virtual 5K (or any other virtual race) is a race that you choose to complete wherever you would like. You can walk, run, use a treadmill, or participate in another race. The beauty of a virtual 5K race is that you can run the race at your pace wherever you choose.] Sign up Before Rate Increase …

Outstanding Service to Seniors Award

WILLIAMSBURG, VA- Williamsburg Landing is proud to announce that the Williamsburg House of Mercy has been selected as the 2021 recipient of the Outstanding Service to Seniors Award. The annual award is chosen during Older Americans Month in May and is presented in partnership with the Williamsburg Community Foundation. The Williamsburg Landing Fund was established with the Community Foundation to …

Aashish Matani Joins Williamsburg Community Foundation Board of Trustees

May 17, 2021, Williamsburg, Va. – Williamsburg Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Mr. Aashish Matani has been elected to the foundation’s Board of Trustees. Established in 1999, Williamsburg Community Foundation enhances the quality of life in greater Williamsburg by connecting people with causes that matter, managing charitable funds, and providing grants and scholarships for our community’s most pressing needs and promising opportunities. Last year, Williamsburg Community Foundation awarded $1.45 million in grants and scholarships combined.   Aashish Matani, CIMA®, CPWA®, …

7th Round CERF Grants

Williamsburg Community Foundation recently awarded $25,000 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 7th round of grants awarded from this fund. The Arc of Greater Williamsburg will use their $5,000 grant to support their day program, Arc of …

Click here to view Grant Awards Zoom, Mar. 26

Click the video below to see our Spring Grant Awards Program over Zoom March 26, 2021, Williamsburg, Va. – Williamsburg Community Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of its spring grant awards totaling $68,181 to 19 local organizations.  These competitive grants are made possible by local donors – individuals, families, businesses, and groups that believe in investing in our …

Chesapeake Bank Scholarship for WJCC Students!

Williamsburg, Va., March 22, 2021 – Williamsburg Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Chesapeake Bank will sponsor a college scholarship again this year through the WJCC Scholarship Fund.  The $1,000 scholarship will go to a student from any one of the three WJCC public high schools, who has an interest in pursuing a career in banking or financial services. Pictured here are (L-R) Christian Kent …

Legacy Financial Group Sponsors Scholarship for Warhill Student

Williamsburg, Va., March 15, 2021 – Williamsburg Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Legacy Financial Group will sponsor a college scholarship again this year through the WJCC Scholarship Fund.  The $1,000 scholarship will go to a deserving Warhill High School student with an interest in finance, science or technology. Pictured here are (L-R) Wilma Sharp, Chair of the WJCC Scholarship Fund Committee, Tina Son and …

WCF Welcomes New Trustees

March 5, 2021, Williamsburg, Va. – Williamsburg Community Foundation is thrilled to announce two new trustees who have been elected to the Board, Melinda B. Morgan and Paul W. Muse. Both bring a variety of skills to the board, which oversees all aspects of the Foundation’s work, from financial stewardship to effective grantmaking. Last year, Williamsburg Community Foundation raised $2.3 …