WCF Awards Grants to 18 Non-profit Organizations


Williamsburg Community Foundation (WCF) recently awarded grants to 18 non-profit organizations in the Williamsburg area.  The grants totaled more than $78,000.

Among the recipients of WCF’s fall grants include:

  • Access Virginia, to introduce accommodations that will enable those with hearing or vision loss to access area performing arts venues
  • Williamsburg Women’s Chorus, Inc. for upcoming performances
  • CASA, for child advocacy training and meeting spaces
  • Williamsburg Community Growers, to improve and expand a path along the garden’s public entrance
  • Foundation for Rehabilitation Equipment & Endowment, for rehabilitation equipment
  • Community of Faith Mission, Inc. for its winter homeless shelter
  • Literacy for Life, to increase enrollment, tutor engagement, and available instructional opportunities
  • Salvation Army of Williamsburg, for its food pantry
  • Meals on Wheels, to provide hot home-delivered meals to those in need
  • YMCA of the Virginia Peninsulas, for its Workplace Infusing Equity project
  • Williamsburg Area Faith in Action, Inc. for transportation for grocery shopping for senior citizens
  • Child Development Resources, for a program for new mothers
  • The Arc of Greater Williamsburg, for client transportation
  • Avalon Center, for the purchase of a new van for free transportation to domestic abuse survivors
  • BikeWalk Williamsburg, to refurbish old donated bikes and establish a bike repair facility
  • Colonial Behavioral Health, to purchase a sports utility vehicle
  • Peninsula Agency on Aging, Inc, for transportation of senior citizens
  • Williamsburg House of Mercy, for transportation of clients

Deadline to apply for the next round of WCF grants is December 16. For more information, visit www.williamsburgcommunityfoundation.org.