Giving & Investing

Become a Donor

Of the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia

Deciding to support the local community with your gift of philanthropy is an important one. We look forward to working with you to put your donation to work today. Since 1978 we have connected thousands of donors with ways of making an impact in the community. Today, we are the trusted philanthropic partner to more than 280 advisors who hold funds at the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia.

Make an Online Gift Today

Donate Online
Donate to the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia. Your gift helps us advance equity throughout the region.

Establish a Fund

Establish a Fund
In less than a day, we can help you set up your charitable fund that best suits your purpose. Donor Established Funds allow the donor to remain actively involved in supporting issues that are most important to you. Grant awards are issued to charities in the name of the fund (or anonymously if you prefer).

Donate to a Current Fund

Donate to a Current Fund at the Community Foundation
Select from one or more of the over 280 Community or Donor Established Funds that exist today. The Community Foundation believes you deserve absolute assurance that your gifts will be used wisely, and we have a proven track record that we can provide you with that assurance.

Ways to Give

Ways to Give
Learn about all of the ways you can engage your philanthropic goals today. The Community Foundation accepts gifts in a variety of formats, including stocks, noncash options, securities, retirement accounts, and more.

Join a Giving Circle

Join a Giving Circle
A Giving Circle is comprised of individuals who come together and pool their dollars, learn about the issues most pressing in the community, and decide together where to donate their collective contributions. The Community Foundation currently holds two: the Business Women’s Giving Circle and the Loudoun Impact Fund.
All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law. Thank you for your contribution to the community today – and your continued support tomorrow.

Donations are accepted online, via stock transfer, or by mail.

Checks can be made payable to the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia with the fund you’d like to support listed in the memo line, and mailed to our office at 3201 Jermantown Road, Suite 660, Fairfax, VA 22030.
Reynolds“We are excited to finally be a part of the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia through our donor advised fund. We chose CFNOVA for the professionalism, dedication and care of the staff as well as the convenience and ease of earmarking funds to benefit adoption, children, healthcare and other meaningful organizations throughout the area.” 
— Stacey and Kevin Reynolds, Donor Advisors, The Reynolds Family Charitable Fund