Spring Grants

Williamsburg Community Foundation presented grants totaling $88,278 to 23 organizations at its Spring Grant Awards Luncheon on March 1, 2022. The foundation’s competitive grants are made possible by local donors who over the years have given to the Foundation’s Community Endowment and Field-of-Interest Funds, which have grown over time to provide grants to area nonprofits twice a year. Arts & CultureOpera in Williamsburg ($4,500) – …

WCF Awards Grants to 18 Nonprofits

Williamsburg Community Foundation is excited to announce grants to 18 local nonprofits, totaling $78,727, for its Fall 2021 grant round. These grants are made possible by the Community Endowment, Field-of-Interest Funds, and additional anonymous donors. Community Endowment Grants Arts & Culture Access Virginia ($5,000) – For accommodations to allow those with hearing/sight loss to access performing arts venue(s) and attend …

Williamsburg Community Foundation Awards Grant to St. Bede Church

October 9, 2019, Williamsburg, Va. – Thanks to a generous bequest from the late Jenny E. Wible, Williamsburg Community Foundation awarded a grant of $29,616.50 to St. Bede Catholic Church, to support their ministries. Mrs. Wible passed away in 2017, but her estate gift will forever benefit three organizations that she loved, including St. Bede. The Jenny E. Wible Endowment …

Williamsburg Community Foundation Awards Grant to Walsingham Academy

October 9, 2019, Williamsburg, Va. – Thanks to a generous bequest from the late Jenny E. Wible, Williamsburg Community Foundation awarded a grant of $59,233 to Walsingham Academy, to support student scholarships. Mrs. Wible passed away in 2017, but her estate gift will forever benefit three organizations that she loved, including Walsingham Academy. The Jenny E. Wible Endowment Fund will …

Williamsburg Community Foundation Awards Grant to Salvation Army of Williamsburg

October 17, 2019, Williamsburg, Va. – Thanks to a generous bequest from the late Jenny E. Wible, the Williamsburg Community Foundation awarded a grant of $29,616.50 to Salvation Army of Williamsburg, to support their programs such as emergency assistance, transitional housing, and food pantry.  Mrs. Wible passed away in 2017, but her estate gift will forever benefit three organizations that she …

Williamsburg Community Foundation Awards $69,475 in Fall Grants

October 30, 2019, Williamsburg, Va. –  Thanks to the generosity of hundreds of local donors, the Williamsburg Community Foundation awarded $69,475 in competitive grants to 18 organizations serving the community (see entire list below). The grants were awarded today at a luncheon for recipients and community members, which was generously sponsored by the Atlantic Wealth Management Group of UBS (Norfolk), …

16 Spring Grants Awarded

In its first grant round of the year, the Williamsburg Community Foundation (WCF) presented grants totaling $44,652 to 16 local nonprofit organizations at its Grant Award Luncheon on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at the Ford’s Colony Country Club. Berkeley Realty Property Management generously sponsored the luncheon. “A community foundation’s role is to forge connections and build a strong base of …