Welcome to Community Foundation Serving Western Virginia!

We could list a dazzling array of facts and figures here about our strong and continued asset growth and our many years of life-changing grant making, but those can be found elsewhere on this site. In this space, our purpose is to simply say we enable generous people like you to easily give back to the community you love. Whether that community is the Roanoke Valley, the Martinsville-Henry County area, the Alleghany Highlands or other parts of Western Virginia, we stand ready to serve you. You will discover that incorporating the community foundation option into your lifetime charitable giving and your estate plans will prove rewarding while being flexible and effective in its execution, tax-wise in its benefits, and permanent in carrying on your philanthropic legacy.

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Nonprofits are essential to the vitality of our community – the place we all call home. Each organization provides important and very challenging work daily…

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As the Community Foundation has grown over the years, we have increasingly expanded our services to different components of the philanthropic landscape…

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Many individuals choose to create a charitable legacy through a planned or estate gift. When you make a commitment to strengthen your community, today or in the future…

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Gratitude in abundance! A heartfelt thank you to all the incredible students, supportive parents, and generous donors who made our Roanoke Scholarship Awards Dinner a resounding success. Together, we're shaping brighter futures! ... See MoreSee Less

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Gratitude in abundance! A heartfelt thank you to all the incredible students, supportive parents, and generous donors who made our Roanoke Scholarship Awards Dinner a resounding success. Together, were shaping brighter futures!

LAST CALL! Don't forget to register for the April NPO CONNECT workshop!

Building strong donor retention is key to sustaining your organization's impact. Join us to discover leading practices in stewardship and effective strategies for engaging donors, ensuring higher retention rates. Let's nurture lasting relationships with our supporters and maximize our collective impact together!

To learn more and register, please visit: www.cfwesternva.org/npoconnectevent/npo-connect-donor-retention-and-stewardship-the-importance-of...
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LAST CALL!  Dont forget to register for the April NPO CONNECT workshop!

Building strong donor retention is key to sustaining your organizations impact. Join us to discover leading practices in stewardship and effective strategies for engaging donors, ensuring higher retention rates. Lets nurture lasting relationships with our supporters and maximize our collective impact together!

To learn more and register, please visit: https://www.cfwesternva.org/npoconnectevent/npo-connect-donor-retention-and-stewardship-the-importance-of-engaging-your-donors/

Happy Earth Day! At the Community Foundation, we're honored to support many environmental, recreational, and agricultural nonprofit organizations dedicated to serving our Southwest Virginia communities. Today, let's come together to celebrate the beauty and magnificence of our planet. #EarthDay 🌎💚 ... See MoreSee Less

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Happy Earth Day!   At the Community Foundation, were honored to support many environmental, recreational, and agricultural nonprofit organizations dedicated to serving our Southwest Virginia communities. Today, lets come together to celebrate the beauty and magnificence of our planet.  #EarthDay 🌎💚

ATTENTION NONPROFITS! The Community Foundation's newest grant opportunity closes today!

The Community Foundation recognizes there is more to a nonprofit than the programs it offers to the community. By helping to improve infrastructure at the organizational level, capacity building grants can strengthen nonprofits by improving their core systems and operations to effectively carry out their mission.

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ATTENTION NONPROFITS!  The Community Foundations newest grant opportunity closes today!

The Community Foundation recognizes there is more to a nonprofit than the programs it offers to the community.  By helping to improve infrastructure at the organizational level, capacity building grants can strengthen nonprofits by improving their core systems and operations to effectively carry out their mission. 

https://ow.ly/HAr350QOWrv

Remember to sign up for our upcoming NPO CONNECT April event! Secure your spot now!

Building strong donor retention is key to sustaining your organization's impact. Join us to discover leading practices in stewardship and effective strategies for engaging donors, ensuring higher retention rates. Let's nurture lasting relationships with our supporters and maximize our collective impact together!

To learn more and register, please visit: www.cfwesternva.org/npoconnectevent/npo-connect-donor-retention-and-stewardship-the-importance-of...
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2 months ago
Remember to sign up for our upcoming NPO CONNECT April event! Secure your spot now!

Building strong donor retention is key to sustaining your organizations impact. Join us to discover leading practices in stewardship and effective strategies for engaging donors, ensuring higher retention rates. Lets nurture lasting relationships with our supporters and maximize our collective impact together!

To learn more and register, please visit: https://www.cfwesternva.org/npoconnectevent/npo-connect-donor-retention-and-stewardship-the-importance-of-engaging-your-donors/

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The Community Foundation recognizes there is more to a nonprofit than the programs it offers to the community. By helping to improve infrastructure at the organizational level, capacity building grants can strengthen nonprofits by improving their core systems and operations to effectively carry out their mission. Check out our new grant opportunity! Application deadline is April 18!

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2 months ago
The Community Foundation recognizes there is more to a nonprofit than the programs it offers to the community.  By helping to improve infrastructure at the organizational level, capacity building grants can strengthen nonprofits by improving their core systems and operations to effectively carry out their mission. Check out our new grant opportunity!  Application deadline is April 18!

https://ow.ly/HAr350QOWrv

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Exciting news! Goodwill Industries of the Valleys has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Foundation's Community Catalyst Funds to bolster its Melrose Plaza project.

Melrose Plaza is a pivotal component of a $30 million initiative aimed at enhancing community well-being. This transformative project will introduce a full-size, full-service grocery store, a community wellness center, and a bank to the area. Additionally, the Plaza will be home to Goodwill's Excel Center, a tuition-free adult high school providing essential certifications and high school diplomas.

Congratulations to Goodwill Industries of the Valleys for their dedication to empowering our community and fostering sustainable growth! For more information, click here: melroseplazaroanoke.com/learn-more/
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2 months ago
Exciting news! Goodwill Industries of the Valleys has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Foundations Community Catalyst Funds to bolster its Melrose Plaza project. 

Melrose Plaza is a pivotal component of a $30 million initiative aimed at enhancing community well-being. This transformative project will introduce a full-size, full-service grocery store, a community wellness center, and a bank to the area. Additionally, the Plaza will be home to Goodwills Excel Center, a tuition-free adult high school providing essential certifications and high school diplomas. 

Congratulations to Goodwill Industries of the Valleys for their dedication to empowering our community and fostering sustainable growth!  For more information, click here: https://melroseplazaroanoke.com/learn-more/

Remember to sign up for our upcoming NPO CONNECT April event! Secure your spot now!

Building strong donor retention is key to sustaining your organization's impact. Join us to discover leading practices in stewardship and effective strategies for engaging donors, ensuring higher retention rates. Let's nurture lasting relationships with our supporters and maximize our collective impact together!

To learn more and register, please visit: www.cfwesternva.org/npoconnectevent/npo-connect-donor-retention-and-stewardship-the-importance-of...
... See MoreSee Less

2 months ago
Remember to sign up for our upcoming NPO CONNECT April event! Secure your spot now!

Building strong donor retention is key to sustaining your organizations impact. Join us to discover leading practices in stewardship and effective strategies for engaging donors, ensuring higher retention rates. Lets nurture lasting relationships with our supporters and maximize our collective impact together!

To learn more and register, please visit: https://www.cfwesternva.org/npoconnectevent/npo-connect-donor-retention-and-stewardship-the-importance-of-engaging-your-donors/
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