Visions in Leadership

For more than 35 years, The Community Foundation and our donors have demonstrated a deep commitment to our diverse communities.

Going forward, working together we can bring positive change to the most difficult issues facing our region today.

For Nonprofits

Through the generosity of our donors in fiscal year 2010, The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region awarded some $52 million in grants to nonprofit organizations. In terms of our grantmaking, The Community Foundation is ranked as one of the top community foundations in the nation.

The Community Foundation generallly awards grants to nonprofit organizations serving residents of the Greater Washington, DC region:

  • Arlington County, VA
  • City of Alexandria, VA
  • City of Falls Church, VA
  • County of Fairfax, VA
  • Fairfax City, VA
  • Loudoun County, VA
  • Montgomery County, MD
  • Prince George’s County, MD
  • Washington, DC
  • Prince William County (Neighbors in Need Fund only) 


Learn more about The Community Foundation’s grantmaking and strategic initiatives:

What We Fund

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More Resources

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