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 …

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 …

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 …

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, …