The Permanent Fund

PermFund LogoAn Endowment to Shape our Region's Future

The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia is a visionary funder that has directed millions of charitable dollars to people in need since 1978. We have established The Permanent Fund, an endowment to shape our region’s future that responds to critical need, seeds innovation, and leads the community with thoughtful, effective philanthropy. Your contribution to The Permanent Fund creates a lasting legacy of giving to transform lives and strengthen Northern Virginia.

See a list of local institutions that have received grants from the Community Foundation’s discretionary funds over the years.

The Case for the Permanent Fund

NORTHERN VIRGINIA IS ONE OF THE MOST DESIRABLE PLACES TO LIVE, WORK AND PLAY IN THE ENTIRE COUNTRY.
dreamstime 44716665 WebRead the Case for the Permanent FundWith nearly 375,000 of our residents living at or below 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Level, however, the need for The Permanent Fund has never been as great.

Every hope for the future depends on our community’s capacity to find innovative solutions to complex issues, champion promising causes, and support our most vulnerable populations. The Permanent Fund will be the primary source of that capacity. As a permanent, flexible, and resilient source of philanthropic capital, it will shape our region’s future, together.

Help Shape the Future of the Region!

The Permanent Fund provides an opportunity for you to create a lasting legacy of giving to transform lives and strengthen Northern Virginia. Our work is only possible when our community comes together with a common resolve—to raise the quality of life for all and to create lasting change for our region.

Support the Permanent Fund

Please complete your donation through the form below, or by submitting this Donation Form.  The Community Foundation offers a number of ways to make planned gifts and leave a lasting legacy for future generations.  More details are available here.

Thank you for your contribution to the region’s future!

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