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 …

Papa Murphy’s Pizza supports WJCC Scholarship Fund

April 19, 2017 – Thank you to Papa Murphy’s Pizza for their support of the WJCC Scholarship Fund.  Papa Murphy’s Monica Chapman presented a check for $505.56 to Pam Rambo of our WJCC Scholarship Fund Committee. Thank you to all who participated in the Papa Murphy’s Spirit Week in March in order to raise funds to support college scholarships for WJCC high …

$31,464 awarded to local organizations

  Williamsburg Community Foundation awarded grants to 9 local nonprofits at its Spring Grants Award Luncheon on April 19, 2017:  Colonial Heritage Community Foundation, Early Childhood Music School, Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast, Literacy for Life, Olde Towne Medical and Dental Center, Virginia Peninsula Foodbank, Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra, Williamsburg Area Faith in Action, and Covenant Christian School. More…

Legacy Financial Supports Scholarships

February 24, 2017 – Williamsburg, Va. – Williamsburg Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Legacy Financial Group has established a new scholarship with the Williamsburg-James City County Scholarship Fund. The Legacy Financial Group scholarship is for a Warhill High School student with an interest in finance, science, or technology. Pictured Above:   L-R: Nancy Sullivan, Executive Director of Williamsburg Community …

TowneBank Supports Scholarships

March 24, 2017 – Williamsburg, Va. – Williamsburg Community Foundation is pleased to announce that TowneBank will be the 2017 Presenting Sponsor for the Williamsburg-James City County Scholarship Fund. TowneBank will sponsor three $1,000 scholarships for local high school seniors, to be awarded in June. Pictured Above:  Bernie Ngo and Michele Orabona (right) of TowneBank present a check to Joe …

Want to apply for a scholarship?

High School seniors who will graduate from Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools may apply for scholarships through the Foundation’s W-JCC Scholarship Fund. The 2017-2018 Scholarship application process is now closed; winners will be announced by the end of May. Applications for 2018-2019 will be available here on our website in mid-February 2018. If you would like to receive an email …

Nominations for Outstanding Service to Seniors Award – Due March 20 (Deadline Passed!)

WILLIAMSBURG LANDING’S OUTSTANDING SERVICE TO SENIORS AWARD in honor of OLDER AMERICANS MONTH When Older Americans Month was established in 1963, only 17 million living Americans had reached their 65th birthday. About a third of older Americans lived in poverty and there were few programs to meet their needs. Interest in older Americans and their concerns grew. In April 1963, President John …

Thank you, Proximo Marketing CreateAthon!

Williamsburg Community Foundation was thrilled to work with Proximo Marketing Strategies to redesign their website during the 2016 CreatAthon, a 24-hour blitz where the firm provides creative marketing services to nonprofit organizations on a pro bono basis. 2016 was the fourth consecutive year that Proximo has held this community service event. Proximo did a complete re-design of the Foundation’s website, …