for Northern Virginia

CommInvestFundLogo smallThe Community Foundation for Northern Virginia conducts an annual grant cycle through the Community Investment Funds. Nonprofit organizations or organizations providing charitable or educational services in Northern Virginia are invited to apply. The Community Investment Funds make grants in the following areas: Please click on each area to learn more about the approach the Community Foundation takes in making grants to organizations working in each area. The specific focus within each area varies from year to year.

The 2017 grant cycle is now closed.  Applications are under review and winners will be notified in May.

Thank you to the 2016 Community Incfnc 2016 granteevestment Fund donors and volunteers who made the 2016 cycle the highest level of grantmaking from this fund in the Community Foundation's history!  See a list of the 2016 award winners here.

To make a donation to the Community Investment Funds in one of its areas of interest, please click here.

The Community Investment Funds applications are reviewed and evaluated by Community Foundation donors and issue area experts. If you are a Community Investment Fund Application Evaluator, please click here for access to your assigned applications.

If you are interested in serving on the Community Investment Funds review committee, please contact Sari Raskin, Director of Community Leadership and Grants, at

Thank you to our 2016 Community Investment Fund Donors

Individuals Donor Advised Fund Contributors
Grace Anton Adler Family Fund
Art & Sonia Bergh Travis and Kathy Brown Fund
Luiz Da Silva Business Bank Community Fund
Suzanne Feurt and Gary Bass Cardinal Community Fund
Mary Frase COATH Fund
Richard and Susan Harpe Franks Family Short-Term Advised Fund
Fred and Lynne Hutchison Hanlon Family Fund
Joan Kasprowicz Haymarket Charitable Fund
Craig Kendall Healy Charitable Fund
Nadia Khartami Nolan Family Charitable Fund
Lou & Deb Kiessling Sue Goetz Ross and Stephen S. Roberts Endowment Fund
Paul and Ann Lanzilotta  
William and Anne Overbey  
Rebecca Parker  
Barbara Schaufeld  
Patti Sinnen  
Peter Sload  
Anne Stone  
Lynn Tadlock  
Eric & Sylvia von Bostel  
Debbie Wolin  
Jennifer Yarde-Doyley  
Vance and Jean Zavela  

Thank you to our 2016 Grants Committe Volunteers

Janice Adamschick
Frank Blechman
Faith Boettger
Sandy Bogle
Jessica Burmester
Ray Burmester
Larry Bussey
Allison Calabro
Jinnie Chapel
Andrew Emery
Kristin Emery
Pauline Healy
Gaea Honeycutt
Ken Huntsman
Amy Kay
Craig Kendall
Ali Lieblien
Bernard Mustafa
Sharon Palmeter
Lisa Poff
Dianne Quebral
Catherine Schott Murray
Patti Sinnen
April Thompson
James Wynn

Thank you to our Community Investment Media Partner

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