Research Briefs and Reports

Data-Driven Research about Northern Virginia

The Community Foundation produces data-driven reports to better understand the needs of the region. These studies provide thoughtful insight into how these needs are addressed in Northern Virginia, and how philanthropic efforts can be targeted to better serve our friends and neighbors. Read our full reports or executive summaries which highlight our key findings.
January 16, 2014
AgingStudyCOVER

A report on the population 65 and older in our region

The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia is pleased to present "A Portrait of our Aging Population in Northern Virginia," a report on the population 65 and older in the Northern Virginia region. This report highlights demographic, economic, and social trends that impact older adults in the region. It uses current data and population projections to identify current needs and to plan for future needs of this population, expected to grow by 76% in the next twenty years.

June 30, 2010
ChildandYouthCOVER

Developed in collaboration with Voices for Virginia's Children

The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia and Voices for Virginia's Children are pleased to present "A Portrait of Children in Northern Virginia," a first-ever snapshot of the status of Northern Virginia's children. This report highlights demographic, economic, and social trends that impact children and youth ages 0-18 in Northern Virginia.
Executive Summary Full Report Appendix