Williamsburg Community Foundation Grants

What is Williamsburg Community Foundation Grants?

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.

Who are eligible for the Williamsburg Community Foundation Grants?

The Foundation is interested in receiving applications from organizations that support a broad range of community enrichment opportunities and respond to changing community needs.

Projects must benefit citizens of the greater Williamsburg area including the City of Williamsburg, James City County, and York County.

How to apply for the Williamsburg Community Foundation Grants?

Rules for submitting applications:

  1. Read carefully the Grant Guidelines and Policies before completing the Grant Application and Budget Forms.
  2. Download the Application and Budget Form:
    • Community Endowment & McGiffert Fund: Grant Application and Budget Form.
    • Altshuler Fund: Grant Application/Budget Form.
  3. Both application and budget forms must be filled out completely for an applicant to be considered.
  4. Submit an original and twelve collated copies of your application and budget forms.
  5. Applications must be postmarked by or hand delivered by noon on November 24, 2010.
  6. Applications by E-mail will not be accepted.

How much funding is available for the Williamsburg Community Foundation Grants?

Prospective grantees are encouraged to submit grant requests for up to $2,500 (Community Endowment), $1,000 (the Genevieve McGiffert Fund), or $5,000 (the Benjamin R. Altshuler Memorial Fund).

Where to send applications for the Williamsburg Community Foundation Grants?

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 2821
Williamsburg, VA 23187

For more information on the Williamsburg Community Foundation Grants, contact:

Physical Address:
5251 John Tyler Hwy., Suite #64
Williamsburg, VA 23185
E-Mail Address: office@williamsburgcommunityfoundation.org

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