To inspire philanthropy and transform the quality of life in southeastern Virginia.
To be the premier provider of philanthropic services in southeastern Virginia offering:
- Community impact through our grants and scholarships
- Regional leadership through our focus on community needs and initiatives
- Personal philanthropy that helps donors achieve their charitable goals
- Regional viewpoint
What We Do
The Hampton Roads Community Foundation connects you with charitable causes to improve life in our region.
The community foundation manages permanent funds created by people from all walks of life.
We invest their gifts to grow over time while awarding grants to nonprofit organizations and scholarships to students.
Thanks to our donors we are the largest grant and scholarship provider in southeastern Virginia.
To put it simply, we:
- Help you achieve your charitable goals
- Offer regional leadership on critical issues
- Evaluate community needs and make strategic grants
- Promote high-impact philanthropy
- Steward permanent charitable funds
- Honor donor intent
- Increase the size of your gift over time through quality investments
- Strengthen our region's nonprofit organizations
- Provide a forum for community dialogue