Eileen M. Ellsworth Joins the Community Foundations National Standards Board

Eileen M. Ellsworth, president of the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia, has joined the Community Foundations National Standards Board to help it guide sound policies and accountable practices among the more than 700 community foundations across the United States. The National Standards Board is a supporting organization of the Council on Foundations, which promotes the highest standards of ethical behavior in philanthropy.

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Inaugural Grant Cycle Seeks Proposals from Schools and Nonprofits Taking Innovative Approaches to STEM Education in Northern Virginia

The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia has introduced its Innovation Fund, a new initiative that will provide grants to local schools and nonprofits. The Innovation Fund was established to recognize and promote innovation and support programs that nurture inventiveness, creativity, and new design across Northern Virginia.

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Loudoun County-based Giving Circle at the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia Targets Wellbeing of Children and Youth

The Loudoun Impact Fund, a giving circle at the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia dedicated to supporting organizations in Loudoun County, has announced its first grant cycle. Applications are now being accepted from nonprofits, schools and faith-based organizations serving citizens of Loudoun County.

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More than $278,000 in Grants to 30 Local Nonprofits

The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia has announced the winners of its 2013 Community Investment Grants. The organizations, all of which provide support to those in need throughout Northern Virginia, have received grants of up to $10,000 that will further their impact on the health and general wellbeing of neighbors, communities, and the entire region. The total sum of grants made is $278,938.

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Young Professional Giving Circle at the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia Targets Programs That Combat Homelessness

The winners of the Future Fund grants were announced today, consisting of three nonprofits in Northern Virginia. The winners will receive up to $20,000 each to support programs that are working to end homelessness in the region.

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