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.)

February Lunch & Learn

We invite you to join us for lunch to learn more about the Williamsburg Community Foundation. Executive Director 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! Tues., February 13, 12 noon – 1:00pm Location: 1323 Jamestown …

Fall Grants

  In its second grant round of the year, the Williamsburg Community Foundation presented grants totaling $59,117 to 17 local nonprofit organizations at its Grant Award Luncheon on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at the Ford’s Colony Country Club. The luncheon was underwritten by generous gifts from Village Bank and Middle Peninsula Insurance Agency. More…

Next Grant Deadline July 18, 2018

Our next grant deadline for Community Endowment and other grants will be July 18, 2018. The application will be online HERE in mid-May. Community Endowment Grants of up to $5,000 will be made by the Williamsburg Community Foundation. The Foundation is interested in receiving applications from organizations that support a broad range of community enrichment opportunities and respond to changing …

The Jenny E. Wible Fund

The Board of Trustees of the Williamsburg Community Foundation are pleased to announce that the Foundation has received the largest gift in its 18-year history from a local resident, Mrs. Jenny Erma Wible. A cashiers’ supervisor in Colonial Williamsburg for over twenty years, Jenny Wible worked hard, cared deeply for her family, her pets, her flowers and her faith. She …

Sep. 9 Run for Ovarian Cancer

The 9th annual Hare & Tortoise race will be held on September 9, 2017 The One – Mile Fun Run begins at 8:30 am The 5K Run/Walk begins at 9:00 am The 8K Run/Walk begins at 9:10 am Click Here to Register Online Thanks to many generous supporters, over $129,000 has been given to help underwrite the Ovarian Cancer programs offered …

Next Altshuler Amateur Sports Grant Deadline is September 22, 2017

Benjamin R. Altshuler Memorial Fund Amateur Sports Grants Provide financial assistance to amateur sports programs, with a preference for wrestling, but also in other athletic programs that are not readily available to the public (i.e. fencing, lacrosse, boxing, marksmanship, crew, etc.). Wrestling programs must be part of the Bay Rivers District, or private schools (nonprofits) within the service area of the …