Award Winners

The Loudoun Impact Fund, a joint initiative of the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia and the Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties, awarded a total of $106,500 in grants to 12 charities serving Loudoun County through the generosity of almost 50 individuals and businesses that pooled charitable gifts. Loudoun Impact Fund members decided 2017 grantmaking would address youth, disabled, and elderly charitable needs.

The 2017 winning organizations are as follows:

Loudoun County Stroke Comeback Center - $7,000
In partnership with ARC/Paxton Campus, serving stroke and brain trauma survivors with after-insurance care and therapy.

INMED - $10,000
To support a nine-month after-school program for at-risk youth.

Children’s Science Center - $5,000
STEM partnership with Loudoun County Public Schools for low-income youth.

A Place To Be - $10,000
Therapeutic day programs for individuals with special needs and disabilities.

Loudoun Hunger Relief - $10,000
In partnership with Healthworks, providing low-income elders with on-site fresh foods and vegetables.

Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter (LAWS) Child Advocacy Center - $15,000
To support added staffing for abused youth services.

Loudoun Education Foundation - $5,000
To help staff its Backpack Coalition providing food to low-income youth.

Loudoun Literacy - $10,000 
School-based literacy program for low-income children and families.

Fenwick Foundation - $5,000
To launch a dental-care program for elder residents in two Medicaid based nursing/rehab centers in Loudoun County.

Loudoun Volunteer Caregivers - $12,000
To support its financial management, transportation and volunteer-based services for elders

Women Giving Back - $10,000
Providing clothing and supplies for low-income children.

All Ages Read Together - $7,500
For low-income early childhood reading programs.