WCF Awards Grants to 20 Nonprofits

September 28, 2022 Williamsburg, Va. – Williamsburg Community Foundation presented grants totaling $83,715 to 20 organizations at its Fall Grant Awards Luncheon this week. The luncheon was generously sponsored by Wilbanks, Smith, & Thomas Asset Management.             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 …

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) – …

Announcing New Staff & Roles

April 4, 2022 Williamsburg, Va. – Williamsburg Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Ginny Gasink has taken on the role of Program Officer, Lee Folsom has joined the organization as Development and Communications Officer and Bob Phipps has joined as the Office Manager. Ms. Gasink is a 2001 graduate of the College of William and Mary, and holds a …

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 …

Small Business Relief: 125 Businesses Funded!

Recovery for Small Businesses: 125 Businesses Helped by the Greater Williamsburg Small Business Relief Fund Williamsburg Community Foundation is pleased to announce that 125 businesses have received $3,000 small business grants thanks to the Greater Williamsburg Small Business Relief Fund. These grants help local small businesses that have been hurt due to the economic downturn during the pandemic. Funds have …

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 …