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 …

51 Scholarships Awarded

51 Scholarships Awarded to High School Seniors. The WJCC Scholarship Fund at the Williamsburg Community Foundation awarded 51 scholarships to graduating seniors of Lafayette, Jamestown, and Warhill High Schools at a reception on June 4th at Jamestown High School. The ceremony was generously sponsored by TowneBank. The Scholarship Fund awarded a total of $61,600 with funds raised from contributions from …

Wasons Support Public Safety

The City of Hampton, The Hampton Police Division, Newport News Sheriff’s Office, York County Sheriff’s Office and Hampton University held a joint conference for news media on Monday, June 5th, 2017 at 11:00 AM to announce the adoption of new, advanced crime-fighting, community communications, and student safety and information technologies to be utilized on the Peninsula. These advanced technologies are …

Thank you, Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center!

WCF Director Nancy Sullivan and Trustee Rick Nahm met with the Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center leadership team this week to thank them for their support of the Foundation’s Spring Grants Award Luncheon. In its first grant round of the year, the Williamsburg Community Foundation presented grants totaling $31,464 to nine local nonprofit organizations at its Grant Award Luncheon on …