Giving & Investing

Poverty Relief Fund

Component of the Permanent Fund for Northern Virginia

Cornerstone 800x4002021 Grantee CornerstonesThe Poverty Relief Fund is a component fund of the Permanent Fund for Northern Virginia, an unrestricted endowment at the Community Foundation that makes grants to relieve the suffering caused by poverty in Northern Virginia.

In 2021, the Community Foundation's Poverty Relief Fund awarded $115,988 to 12 organizations through its annual Community Investment Funds grant cycle.  Read more about all the grantees here.

2021 Poverty Relief Fund Grantees

  • Action in Community Through Service, $10,000
  • Britepaths, $10,000
  • Carpenter’s Shelter, $10,000
  • Cornerstones/Reston Interfaith, Inc., $10,000
  • Fairfax Diapers, $5,988
  • Friends of Guest House, Inc., $10,000
  • Herndon-Reston FISH, Inc., $10,000
  • Homestretch Incorporated, $10,000
  • Mobile Hope, $10,000
  • OAR of Arlington-Falls Church-Alex., $10,000
  • Project Mend-a-House, $10,000
  • Second Story, $10,000

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