Upcoming Events

At the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia

Every year we bring together hundreds of members of the community through our conferences, meetings and events. Register below to attend an event to connect with us today, and to grow your philanthropic efforts and knowledge about philanthropy, while connecting with the local business community.

Core events include our Innovation Breakfasts, an annual Shape of the Region Conference, and our Raise the Region Gala.

Our Giving Circles host educational events for members and for the public as well, and more information about these is available directly through their pages.

The Community Foundation also offers private events for current donor advisors.

Business NOT as Usual

Dec 3, 2020 12:00 PM

COVID 1170x400 Color We Need More Capital, More Loans, More Equity for Black Owned Businesses

Co-hosted by the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia and the Northern Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce

Between February and April this year, 41% of Black owned businesses shut their doors under economic pressure caused by the pandemic, compared with 17% of white owned businesses. Small Business Administration loans to Black owned businesses have decreased 84% since 2008. 75% of initial PPP loans went to businesses in majority-white census tracts. With a compelling, data driven case for economic inclusivity finally emerging, how do we fix what’s broken?

Thursday, December 3, 2020
12:00 - 1:30 pm

2021 Grants Webinar

Jan 7, 2021 11:00 AM
This annual webinar is hosted by the Community Foundation's staff and will describe the 2021 grant application processes for the Community Investment Funds, Environment Fund and Ross-Roberts Fund for the Arts. This year, all of these cycles will be available simultaneously and nonprofits must select the category in which to apply. Please sign up today if you'd like to join us to learn about this year's priority areas of focus and for a tutorial on how to complete the application.

January 7, 2021
11:00 am
Webinar