Please join us for the Community Foundation's upcoming programs and events.

In addition to those listed below, please see our Giving Circle events:

Future Fund

Our giving circle for young professionals

Business Women's Giving Circle

Promoting STEM education, entrepreneurship and leadership programs for girls

Giving Circle of HOPE

This giving circle awards grants to nonprofit organizations for specific programs that help people in need in Northern Virginia and organizes service and fundraising events.

Loudon Impact Fund

Our giving circle of engaged Loudoun County donors

Celebrating the Winners of the 2017 Grant Cycle

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Stacy C. Sherwood Community Center
3740 Old Lee Highway
Fairfax, VA 22030

Please join us to celebrate the winners of the Business Women's Giving Circle fourth annual grant cycle.  

This event is open to Business Women's Giving Circle members and friends interested in learning more about this group.


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Thursday, February 15, 2018
8:00 - 11:45 am
Valo Park
7950 Jones Branch Drive
McLean, VA 22107

The inaugural Shape of the Region Conference, co-hosted by the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia and the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, will discuss and explore two big issues facing our region’s future as illuminated by data from the Community Foundation’s Opportunity Index.
  • Opportunity and Inequality
  • Tapping the Workforce Assets in Our Own Backyard


Michael Cassidy,
resident & CEO, Commonwealth Institute

Richard Reeves
Senior Fellow of Economic Studies and Co-Director of Center on Children and Families at Brookings Institution

Registration is $65 and includes continental breakfast.

Cruise dates: August 2 - 11, 2018
A wine-themed river cruise sailing from Paris to Normandy, France
Presented by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce and the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia. The cruise, hosted by The Pollin Group, will benefit the Community Foundation.

Friends and associates of the Chamber and Community Foundation will take part in the AMA Waterways Unique Wine Cruise which offers a river tour that blends wine-related experiences and excursions in grand capitals and charming towns. You will sample local cuisine, discover how wine is made, and partake in tastings. Be amazed as you experience the sparkle of Paris, stunning coastline of Normandy and the unique architecture, cuisine and beauty that France has to offer.

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Save the Date

for the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia’s 2018 Raise the Region Gala

October 5, 2018
McLean Hilton

Next year is the 40th anniversary of our Community Foundation, and we are planning a very special event that recognizes the growth of philanthropy in our area and its potential to help shape the future of our region.  More information to follow.

Our sponsor benefits package is available below.  If you have any questions, please contact Tara Nadel at or 703-879-7637.