Impact Stories

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August 1, 2015

For the 2015-2016 School Year

The Community Foundation is pleased to announce the 2015 Healthy Kids Grants supporting school and community based programs in Northern Virginia that either encourage more activity or encourage better nutrition for students during the 2015-2016 School Year.

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July 1, 2015
The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia was pleased to award $234,600 in scholarships to 79 students in June 2015. Congratulations to all the scholarship award winners!

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February 1, 2015

Grants Awarded in 2015

Grants of more than $375,000 were issued to 39 local nonprofits in 2015.

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November 1, 2014

Award Winners

The Loudoun Impact Fund announced the winning organizations of its 2014 competitive grant cycle. A total of $50,000 has been awarded to five nonprofit organizations in Loudoun County to support programs serving children and youth through age 18.  This is the second grant cycle of the Loudoun Impact Fund, dedicated to supporting organizations in Loudoun County, and brings total grants through the fund to $100,000.

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September 11, 2014
Bernice Murray, previous recipient of the Cameron and Virginia Dye Scholarship from the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia, has been inspired to give back to her community. She shared her story with the Foundation.

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August 1, 2014

For the 2014-2015 School Year

The Community Foundation is pleased to announce the 2014 Healthy Kids Grants supporting school and community based programs in Northern Virginia that either encourage more activity or encourage better nutrition for students during the 2014-2015 School Year.

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July 1, 2014
The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia was pleased to award $208,200 in scholarships to 79 students in June 2014. Congratulations to all the scholarship award winners!

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April 30, 2014

The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia, Philanthropic and Nonprofit Leaders Come Together with the White House’s Joining Forces Initiative to launch the Philanthropy-Joining Forces Impact Pledge

Community Foundation for Northern Virginia pledges $100,000 over the next five years

Today, the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia is proud to join over 30 philanthropic organizations and corporations to announce pledges totaling more than $170 million over the next five years to support veterans and military families. The Community Foundation’s Military Personnel and Their Families Fund has granted $270,300 since it was established in 2010, and through the Joining Forces Impact Pledge, has committed another $100,000 of support through 2019.

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March 4, 2014
Growing up in Northern Virginia, my parents consistently reinforced that it was our responsibility and great honor to help others in our community. I have tried to live true to their example, make a difference wherever my travels took me, and pass this lesson along to my own children.

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February 1, 2014

Grants Awarded in 2014

Grants of more than $300,000 were issued to 36 local nonprofits in 2014.

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August 1, 2013

For the 2013-2014 School Year

The Community Foundation is pleased to announce the 2013 Healthy Kids Grants supporting school and community based programs in Northern Virginia that either encourage more activity or encourage better nutrition for students during the 2013-2014 School Year.

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June 12, 2013
Four outstanding students in Northern Virginia have been awarded an Elizabeth Koury or Rose Koury Scholarship, both of which are administered by the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia. These scholarships each award up to $5,000 a year for four years. The Elizabeth Koury Scholarship was created to support graduating high school seniors in Northern Virginia who plan to pursue a career in medicine while the Rose Koury Scholarship was created to support graduating high school seniors in Northern Virginia who plan to pursue a career in elementary or early childhood education.

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June 1, 2013

2013 Winners

In June 2013 the Loudoun Impact Fund announced the winning organizations of its inaugural competitive grant cycle. A total of $50,000 has been awarded to five nonprofit organizations in Loudoun County to support capacity building among Loudoun County nonprofits as well as programs that address the wellbeing of children and youth, specifically in the areas of mental health and substance abuse.

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February 1, 2013

Grants Awarded in 2013

The 2013 Community Investment Funds winners were announced in February of 2013.

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August 1, 2012

For the 2012-2013 School Year

The following schools were awarded a Healthy Kids Grant for their 2012-2013 school year:

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