Hampton Roads Community Foundation Blog


Turn your passion into reality. Our community foundation donors are passionate people with a common mission: inspiring philanthropy and transforming the quality of life in southeastern Virginia. Since 1950, we’ve invested over $225 million on behalf of generous people, who live, work and strive to make Hampton Roads a great community.

Through the generous support of our donors, Hampton RoadsCommunity Foundation offers over 70 different college scholarships for undergraduate, graduate and medical school students. Today we invite you to learn more about our Smith Scholars...

Since 1950, the Hampton Roads Community Foundation has partnered with area organizations to improve life in southeastern Virginia. Thanks to the generosity of numerous donors, we offer many ways to help nonprofits do their best work. Check out these six opportunities your organization can leverage to do great work...

By Hampton Roads Community Foundation / February 20, 2016
In the fall of 2001, Rev. Anne C. Brower, M.D. and Glenn Allen Scott married in Norfolk, Virginia at the Christ & St. Luke's Episcopal Church where she had served as a minister after a career in medicine.

By Hampton Roads Community Foundation / February 9, 2016
We salute the late Jane and Bill Charters, a Norfolk, Virginia couple who loved each other and their community. The Charters continue to shower some of the region's most vulnerable citizens with opportunities for better lives.

By Hampton Roads Community Foundation / January 28, 2016
If Rebekah Huber were alive today, she would likely be enthralled with Hampton Roads’ vibrant arts scene that now includes the NEON District near Downtown Norfolk and ViBe Creative District near the Virginia Beach oceanfront.

By Hampton Roads Community Foundation / January 22, 2016
In 2016 there are great opportunities for nonprofit professionals in southeastern Virginia to learn new skills and broaden their horizons. The Academy for Nonprofit Excellence offers snort, focused courses led by experts who share the latest trends and best practices related to nonprofit staff members, board members and volunteers.

By Hampton Roads Community Foundation / January 21, 2016
Are you a coach or volunteer who helps youth softball or baseball leagues in southeastern Virginia? Do your teams need new equipment or uniforms? Does your field or sports complex require capital improvements?

By Hampton Roads Community Foundation / January 13, 2016
On May 3, 2016 everyone can be a philanthropist making life better for Hampton Roads citizens.