The Williamsburg-James City County Scholarship Fund

The Williamsburg-James City County Scholarship Fund provided $65,650 in scholarships to 58 local students attending college throughout Virginia and beyond

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Spring 2015 Grant Awards Luncheon

The Williamsburg Community Foundation awarded $25,925 to 10 non-profit organizations at its Spring Grant Luncheon.

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Stagelights

A grant to Stagelights defrayed the cost of theater summer camps for lower-income Williamsburg families.

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Hospice House

Hospice House, where family members can share their loved one's last days, is better publicized throughout the community thanks to your support.

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YMCA

Kids from the Peninsula Metropolitan YMCA shop for school supplies thanks to a grant from the Williamsburg Community Foundation.

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Alzheimer's Association of SEVA

Because of your support one local Alzheimers patient had a chance to see his family again.

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Peninsula Agency on Aging

Grants to the Peninsula Agency on Aging help provide non-emergency medical transportation for local residents.

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Our Mission

The Williamsburg Community Foundation connects people who care with causes that matter in our community..forever. The Foundation is a collection of gifts given by local donors. The gifts are invested. Each year earnings are returned to the community in the form of grants. These funds grow with each new gift and produce income that will continue to meet local needs for generations to come.

To donate online click here.

Scholarships

Congratulations to our 2015 WJCC Scholarship winners!   See article from the WYDaily Newspaper.

See Our 2015 WJCC Scholarship Recipients.




Grants

The Fall 2015 Grant application process is now closed. Grant recipients will be announced the week of September 21. Information concerning the Spring 2016 Grant application process will be available on our website in October.

Learn about our most recent grant recipients.




See Our Profile Here!
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What's New


Our New Address is:

1323 Jamestown Road, Suite 103
(In the Williamsburg Office Park Next to Colony Square Shopping Center)

8/22/2014 - Request for Rotating Artist Gallery Submissions
All local artists are invited to display their work in our new office space in the Williamsburg Office Park. Click here for more information.

05/06/2015 - $25,925 awarded to local organizations
WCF distributed $25,925 at its Spring Grant Award luncheon. The total includes $3,920 contributed by some of the Foundation’s Donor-Advisors who chose to fund applicants to the competitive grants program. The Grant Award Luncheon was generously underwritten by Middle Peninsula Insurance >.
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04/21/2015 - Monarch Bank Makes Donation to 2015 WJCC Scholarship Fund
Monarch Bank will once again sponsor three scholarships for graduating W-JCC high school seniors and sponsor the Foundation’s scholarship award ceremony. ..more


10/14/2014 - Over $123,000 awarded to local organizations
WCF distributed $123,637 at its Fall Grant Award luncheon. The total includes $44,450 contributed by some of the Foundation’s Donor-Advisors who chose to fund applications to the competitive grants program. The Grant Award Luncheon was generously underwritten by Williamsburg Insurance Associates .
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6/01/2014 - Over $66,825 in Scholarships Awarded to Local Students
At an awards ceremony on Sunday, June 1, $66,825 in scholarship money was awarded to 60 deserving students from Lafayette, Jamestown and Warhill High Schools. A more detailed news story and photos will be posted here soon.
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List of 2014 Scholarship Recipients
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5/07/2014 - Over $37,000 Awarded to Local Organizations
Over 100 people attended the Williamsburg Community Foundation’s Grant Award Luncheon on May 7, 2014 where over $37,000 was given to local nonprofit organizations. The Grant Award Luncheon was generously underwritten by Middle Peninsula Insurance .
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04/06/2014 - 15th Anniversary Gala a Huge Success
Joe Montgomery presented the Founders Award for Vision and Excellence to John Jamison at our 15th Anniversary Gala on April 6, 2014.
View the Gala Slideshow
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