a devoted advocate
The Community Foundation is a devoted advocate for the vitality and well-being of the Rappahannock River Region. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that manages and distributes charitable giving in the counties of Stafford, Spotsylvania, King George, and Caroline, and the City of Fredericksburg.
For more than 20 years, our donors have made a significant positive impact by establishing over 170 funds that collectively give over $2,000,000 each year to local nonprofits, churches and schools. Generous individuals, families and businesses give through the foundation to shelters, clinics, museums, habitats and much more.
The Community Foundation promotes greater philanthropy by addressing the challenges faced by donors in a responsible and knowledgeable manner. We distinguish ourselves from other local charities by providing efficient and effective services to build a collection of permanent funds.
The Community Foundation is a devoted advocate for the vitality and well-being of the Rappahannock River region. Our mission is to build a flourishing philanthropic community.
To be the authority in fostering charitable giving and philanthropy and to enhance the quality of life in Fredericksburg and the surrounding counties.
Our Core Values
Stewardship: We are exemplary stewards of charitable resources, operating with the highest standards of integrity.
Inspiration: We inspire charitable giving in the diverse communities we serve.
Collaboration: We foster and create partnerships that make profound and measurable differences in the quality of life in our communities.
Vision: We are visionary leaders committed to responsibly accomplishing our goals and achieving remarkable outcomes.
Accountability: We measure and share with our donors the impact their philanthropy creates in our communities.