Legacy Financial Scholarship Created

May 2, 2018 – Williamsburg, Va. – In partnership with the Williamsburg-James City County Scholarship Fund at the Williamsburg Community Foundation, Legacy Financial Group will provide a scholarship for a Warhill High School student with an interest in finance, science, or technology. Along with other WJCC Scholarship Fund recipients, the Legacy Financial scholarship recipient will be announced at an award …

First Night Supports the Arts

May 1, 2018, Williamsburg, Va. – For 24 years, First Night Williamsburg brought people together for New Year’s Eve downtown with a wide variety of entertainment for all ages, including fireworks over Zable Stadium at the College of William and Mary. Over the years, an estimated 125,000 people enjoyed First Night. As the organization comes to a close, the group’s …

New Trustees Elected by Williamsburg Community Foundation

Ronald E. Lodzieski, Chair of the Board of Trustees,  Retired as a Managing Director of Citibank N.A. to Williamsburg from Singapore in 2002. A diverse 30 year career with Citibank included assignments in Hong Kong, Teheran, Athens, Paris, New York and Singapore. Skills were focused primarily on international Corporate and Investment Banking and Risk Management. Ron received his Bachelors of …

Thank you, TowneBank!

Williamsburg Community Foundation is pleased to announce that TowneBank will sponsor three $1,000 scholarships for local high school seniors, to be awarded in June. The WJCC Scholarship Fund provides scholarships for students graduating from Jamestown, Lafayette, and Warhill High Schools. Established in 1974 as the Lafayette Education Fund, the WJCC Scholarship Fund is a community-wide effort to recognize the accomplishments …

Thanks, Chesapeake Bank!

Williamsburg Community Foundation is thrilled to partner with Chesapeake Bank, who has committed to supporting a scholarship for local students in 2018.  The Chesapeake Bank Scholarship, which is intended for students who wish to pursue a career in financial services, is one of over 50 scholarships that will be awarded through the Williamsburg-James City County Scholarship Fund. This is a …

Riverside Scholarship

Williamsburg Community Foundation is excited to once again partner with Riverside Doctors’ Hospital Williamsburg who will support three scholarships for students planning to pursue a career in health services, with preference given to a student demonstrating financial need. This is the sixth year in a row that Riverside Doctors’ Hospital has funded this scholarship for local students. This scholarship is …

Caring for your Community Investments

11/09/2017 – Caring for your Community Investments Stewardship of charitable funds is among the most important services that the Community Foundation provides to donors and nonprofit organizations. WCF Treasurer Bill Roberts explains how WCF invests and manages its funds… more  (This article was published in the  Winter 2017 Newsletter.)