Kelly Blanks headshotKelly S. Blanks joined the The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia in September 2015, as Vice President of Donor Relations. In this role she works with donors and their families to achieve their philanthropic goals through funds established at The Community Foundation. She is also the lead staff point of contact for two of the Foundation’s giving circles: The Future Fund and The Loudoun Impact Fund. The Future Fund is a giving circle of more than 130 young professionals that connect with each other personally and professionally, learn about the critical needs of our region, and donate to the causes they care about at affordable levels. The Loudoun Impact Fund is a giving circle of engaged Loudoun County donors managed in partnership by the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia and the Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties who invests strategically within the county to promote education, the arts and the environment, and to support the needs of Loudoun families, children and youth.

Prior to joining The Community Foundation, Kelly was the Regional Donor Relations Manager at Inova Health Foundation. Kelly received her Bachelors of Science degree from Lynchburg College. As a community volunteer, Kelly has served the Junior League of Northern Virginia as the Annual Funds Director and Donor Relations Chair Elect, the Junior Woman’s Club of Loudoun on their Public Relations Committee , and Conquer Chiari as an Event Director.