In 2018 the Community Foundation Celebrates its 40th Anniversary!

In 1978 the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia started as a small organization.

In 2017 the Community Foundation awarded more than $4.7 million in grants and scholarships and reported $47 million in managed philanthropic assets. Click on the hhistorical timeline, below, to see highlights of our history and milestones:

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In 2018 we plan to honor our 40th anniversary by doing what we love - growing philanthropy in the region. We will honor our anniversary at the 2018 Raise the Region Gala on Friday, October 5. Register today to attend the Gala, and explore sponsorship and ways to donate to the silent and live auction!

The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia works to identify and meet the most critical needs of our community. If you would like to make a donation now, please visit our Donate Now page and explore ways to contribute to the most critical needs of our community.

Please continue to explore our web site and follow us on social media as we roll out activities relating to the Community Foundation's 40th anniversary. Click here to read our Blog where we share stories of those involved in the history of the Foundation.