Helping People in Virginia Find Help

If you need individual assistance you should first look locally to see what resources are available before launching a full internet search.

On our site we are happy to provide free information on over 200 grant, loan, financial aid, and other benefits programs including help with food, help with rent rent and help with utilities.

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Many people look to the government hoping to find out how to apply for a grant or to get “free money.” However, grants usually go to state and local governments or nonprofit organizations, who then use the money to operate assistance programs locally. USA.gov has information about grants and loans.

Individuals looking for government grants and loans should visit http://www.benefits.gov/.

States and organizations looking for grants should visit Grants.gov.

Another source of information is the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance, which is a directory of over 15 types of federal assistance, including grants and loans. There are about 1,500 programs listed in the CFDA. Each program has a summary which explains program eligibility requirements, agency contact information, and application instructions.

If you are looking for grants from private foundations then we suggest you try the FREE tool offered by the Foundation Center below:

Foundation Finder is a lookup tool provided to the public free of charge by the Foundation Center. It provides basic facts on private foundations, community foundations, grantmaking public charities, and corporate giving programs in the U.S.

Foundation Finder has been redesigned to allow you to:

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Below are foundations that give to individuals:

Accordia Global Health Foundation
1611 N. Kent St., Ste 202
Arlington, VA 22209-2111
Telephone: (703) 294-6551     Fax: (703) 647-8000
URL: www.accordiafoundation.org

The alliance encourages the development of innovative, sustainable projects and programs that respond to the critical global health epidemic, especially the HIV/AIDS crisis engulfing Sub-Saharan Africa.

Air Force Aid Society, Inc.
241 18th St., Ste. 202
Arlington, VA 22202-3405
Fax: (703) 607-3022
Toll-Free Telephone: (800) 769-8951
URL: www.afas.org

The society provides worldwide emergency assistance, sponsors education assistance programs, and offers a variety of base community enhancement programs that improve quality of life for Air Force members and their families.

Air Force Association
Contact: Donald L. Peterson, Exec. Dir.
1501 Lee Hwy.
Arlington, VA 22209-1198
Telephone: (703) 247-5800     Fax: (703) 247-5853
URL: www.afa.org

The foundation focuses its resources on three main areas: enhancing aerospace and technical education by assisting students and educators, assisting the U.S. Air Force in meeting its educational requirements, and informing the American people about aerospace issues so that they can make better decisions about how to invest in the future.

American Academy of Audiology Foundation
11730 Plaza America Dr., Ste. 300
Reston, VA 20190-4748
E-mail: aaafoundation@audiology.org
URL: www.audiologyfoundation.org

The foundation raises funds and support programs of excellence in education, promising research and public awareness in audiology and hearing science.

American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
1900 Association Dr.
Reston, VA 20191-1598
Telephone: (703) 476-3400
Toll-Free Telephone: (800) 213-7193

The alliance works to promote and support leadership, research, education, and best practices in professions that support creative, healthy, and active lifestyles.

American Anthropological Association
Contact: Bill Davis, Exec. Dir.
2200 Wilson Blvd., Ste. 600
Arlington, VA 22201-3357
Telephone: (703) 528-1902     Fax: (703) 528-3546
URL: www.aaanet.org

The association aims to advance anthropology as the science that studies humankind in all its aspects, through archeological, biological, ethnological, and linguistic research, and to further the professional interests of American anthropologists, including the dissemination of anthropological knowledge and its use to solve human problems.

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
(aka AASLD)
1001 N. Fairfax, Ste. 400
Alexandria, VA 22314-2742
Telephone: (703) 299-9766     Fax: (703) 299-9622
E-mail: aasld@aasld.org
URL: http://www.aasld.org/Pages/Default.aspx

The organization works to prevent and cure liver disease by advancing the science and practice of hepatology, thereby promoting liver health and optimal care of patients with liver and biliary tract diseases.

American Association of School Administrators
(aka AASA)
801 N. Quincy St., Ste. 700
Arlington, VA 22203-1730
Telephone: (703) 528-0700     Fax: (703) 841-1543
E-mail: info@aasa.org
URL: http://www.aasa.org/
Additional e-mail: awards@aasa.org

The mission of the association is to support and develop effective school system leaders who are dedicated to the highest quality public education for all children.

American Counseling Association Foundation
5999 Stevenson Ave.
Alexandria, VA 22304-3304
URL: http://www.acafoundation.org

The foundation seeks to support counselors within their professional pursuits, while advancing and advocating for the mission of the American Counseling Association.

American Physical Therapy Association
1111 N. Fairfax St.
Alexandria, VA 22314-1488
Telephone: (703) 684-2782     Fax: (703) 684-7343
URL: http://www.apta.org/
TDD: (703) 683-6748

The association’s mission is to further the profession’s role in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of movement dysfunctions and the enhancement of the physical health and functional abilities of members of the public.

American Psychiatric Foundation, Inc.
Contact: Steven A. Rubloff, Exec. Dir.
1000 Wilson Blvd., Ste. 1825
Arlington, VA 22209-3901
Telephone: (703) 907-8512     Fax: (703) 907-7851
E-mail: apf@psych.org
URL: www.psychfoundation.org

The foundation advances public understanding that mental illnesses are real and can be effectively treated; grants are awarded to fund educational, informational, and outreach initiatives that promote the early recognition and treatment of mental illness.

American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.
1000 Wilson Blvd., Ste. 1825
Arlington, VA 22209-3924
Telephone: (703) 907-7300     Fax: (703) 907-1091
Toll-Free Telephone: (800) 368-5777
E-mail: appi@psych.org
URL: http://www.appi.org/Pages/default.aspx

The association improves the treatment, rehabilitation, and care of the mentally ill, the mentally retarded, and emotionally disturbed; to promote research, professional education in psychiatry and allied fields and the prevention of psychiatric disabilities; to make psychiatric knowledge available to other practitioners of medicine, to scientists in other fields, and to the public.

American Society for Industrial Security Foundation
(aka ASIS Foundation)
Contact: Robert Rowe, Dir., Devel.
1625 Prince St.
Alexandria, VA 22314-2882
Telephone: (703) 519-6200     Fax: (703) 519-6299
E-mail: foundation@asisonline.org
URL: www.asisonline.org/foundation/noframe/about.html

The foundation provides funding at the national and local levels to individuals seeking educational opportunities and to researchers in the security industry.

American Staffing Association Foundation
Contact: David Bartholomew, Chair.
277 S. Washington St., Ste. 200
Alexandria, VA 22314-3675
Telephone: (703) 253-2020     Fax: (703) 253-2053

The foundation engages in educational and charitable activities related to assisting public educational institutions in preparing students for career opportunities.

Americans Helping Americans, Inc.
Contact: Lynn Thomas, Exec. Dir.
2550 Huntington Ave., Ste. 200
Alexandria, VA 22303-1400
Telephone: (703) 317-9412     Fax: (703) 317-9690
Toll-Free Telephone: (888) AHA-5026
E-mail: info@helpingamericans.org
URL: www.helpingamericans.org

The organization’s mission is to join communities, build and strengthen neighbor relations, and work side by side with residents to address local concerns, linking resources supportive of a healthy, safe and economically vibrant standard of living.

Arlington Community Foundation
Contact: Wanda L. Pierce, Exec. Dir.
2525 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22201-3815
Telephone: (703) 243-4785     Fax: (703) 243-4796
URL: http://www.arlcf.org/template/index.cfm

The foundation provides support for the arts, education, hospitals, human services, community development, and public administration.

Army Emergency Relief
200 Stovall St.
Alexandria, VA 22332-4005
Telephone: (703) 428-0000     Fax: (703) 325-7183
Toll-Free Telephone: (866) 878-6378
E-mail: aer@aerhq.org
URL: www.aerhq.org

The organization’s mission is to help soldiers and their dependents when experiencing financial emergencies, and administers a scholarship program for undergraduate degrees.

The Army Historical Foundation, Inc
2425 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22201-3326
Telephone: (703) 522-7901     Fax: (703) 522-7929
URL: http://www.armyhistory.org/index.aspx

Giving primarily to supplement existing educational and training programs that promote a deeper understanding of the historical contribution of the U.S. Army; to support the furnishing and refurbishing of army historic buildings, to promote and support scholarly research into the army’s past; to assist in the preservation, perpetuation, publication, or display of manuscripts, books, relics, pictures, and all other things and information pertinent to the history and tradition of the U.S. Army; and to support the creation of a national army museum.

ASCO Cancer Foundation
Contact: Jane Chittick CFRE, Dir.
Principal Gifts
2318 Mill Rd., Ste. 800
Alexandria, VA 22314-3498
Telephone: (571) 483-1300
URL: http://www.conquercancerfoundation.org/foundation

The foundation supports educational programs of the highest quality in cancer care and prevention; facilitates the dissemination of information about cancer and cancer treatment to patients and their families; and, through its grants program, supports, encourages, and recognizes excellence in clinical research in the field of oncology.

Associates of the American Foreign Service Worldwide
4001 9th St. N. No. 214
Arlington, VA 22203-1900
Fax: (703) 820-5421
E-mail: office@aafsw.org
URL: www.aafsw.org

The organization acts as an independent advocate for Foreign Service spouses, employees and retirees, attempting to give members a stronger voice when working on common concerns and a chance to enjoy shared interests.

Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training
4000 Arlington Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22204-1586

The association conducts an awards program for outstanding faculty members of the School of Language Studies of the Foreign Services Institute.

Association for Enterprise Opportunity
Contact: Amy McKenna Luz, Pres. and C.E.O.
1601 N. Kent St., Ste. 1101
Arlington, VA 22209-2114
Telephone: (703) 841-7760     Fax: (703) 841-7748
URL: www.microenterpriseworks.org/

The organization develops strong and effective U.S. microenterprise programs to assist underserved entrepreneurs in starting, stabilizing, and expanding a business.

Association for the Support of Children with Cancer
Contact: David W. Andrews, Pres.
P.O. Box 17184
Richmond, VA 23226-7184
Telephone: (804) 758-5826

The association supports pediatric oncology research and provides medical care for children with cancer and give comfort to them and their families.

Association of Fundraising Professionals
4300 Wilson Blvd., Ste. 300
Arlington, VA 22203-4179
Telephone: (703) 684-0410     Fax: (703) 684-0540
URL: www.afpnet.org

The association works to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education, and certification programs; to foster development and growth of fundraising professionals; and to promote higher ethical standards in the fundraising profession.

Blessed Hope Christian Mission Foundation
Contact: Robert J. Rooks, Pres.
7114 Catlett St.
Springfield, VA 22151-3427
Telephone: (703) 256-6095

Scholarship awards for Christian missionary work.

The Cameron Foundation
24 W. Old St.
Petersburg, VA 23803-3222
Telephone: (804) 732-8900     Fax: (804) 732-8701

The foundation is dedicated to providing resources that will improve both the health and quality of life for people living in the communities it serves.

Canaan House
P.O. Box 599
Lynchburg, VA 24505-0599

Giving to aid indigent people in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Amory S. Carhart Memorial Fund Trust
c/o Mrs. F.B. Higginson
P.O. Box 972
Warrenton, VA 20188-0972
Telephone: (540) 347-1376

Grant awards to residents or visitors of the area registered as the Warrenton Hunt Country by the Master Fox Hound Association, Virginia, in need of financial assistance arising from injury, illness or disability following a fox hunt, hunter trail, horse show, or any similar activity.

Commonwealth Catholic Charities
1512 Willow Lawn Dr.
P. O. Box 6565
Richmond, VA 23230-3117
Telephone: (804) 285-5900     Fax: (804) 285-9130
URL: http://www.cccofva.org/

The organization seeks to provide life-changing human services to vulnerable individuals and families throughout central and southwestern Virginia.

The Community Foundation Serving Richmond & Central Virginia
Contact: Darcy S. Oman, C.E.O.
For grants: Susan Hallett, Prog. Off.;
For grants: Elaine Summerfield, Prog. Off.
7501 Boulders View Dr., Ste. 110
Richmond, VA 23225-4047
Telephone: (804) 330-7400     Fax: (804) 330-5992
E-mail: info@tcfrichmond.org
URL: www.tcfrichmond.org
Additional E-mail: doman@tcfrichmond.org
Grant application E-mails: shallett@tcfrichmond.org & esummerfield@tcfrichmond.org

The foundation provides effective stewardship of philanthropic assets entrusted to its care by donors who wish to enhance the quality of community life.

The Conservation Fund
Contact: Jennifer Hauck, Sr. Admin. Asst.
1655 N. Fort Myer Dr., Ste. 1300
Arlington, VA 22209-3199
Telephone: (703) 525-6300     Fax: (703) 525-4610
E-mail: postmaster@conservationfund.org
URL: www.conservationfund.org/

The fund seeks to protect America’s legacy of land and water resources through partnerships by land acquisition, sustainable programs, and leadership training, and to demonstrate effective conservation solutions emphasizing the integration of economic and environmental goals.

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
Contact: Matthew J. Quinn, Exec. Dir.
44325 Woodridge Pkwy.
Lansdowne, VA 20176-5297
Telephone: (703) 723-8000     Fax: (703) 723-8030
URL: www.jkcf.org/
Application address:
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
ACT
P.O. Box 4030
Iowa City, IA 52243

The purpose of the foundation is to help young people of exceptional promise reach their full potential through education.

Cushman Foundation for Foraminiferal Research
489 Brooke Rd.
Fredericksburg, VA 22405-1884
URL: www.cushmanfoundation.org

The foundation seeks to promote research on foraminifera and allied organisms.

Earthrights International, Inc.
4306 Evergreen Ln., Ste. 202
Annandale, VA 22003-3217
URL: www.earthrights.org

The organization works to combine the power of law and the power of people in defense of human rights and the environment, with the goals of ending earth rights abuses, providing real solutions for real people, and promoting and protecting human rights and the environment in all communities.

EastWest Foundation
14700 Village Square Pl.
Midlothian, VA 23112-2253

Giving for education and human services.

The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network, Inc.
11781 Lee Jackson Hwy., Ste. 160
Fairfax, VA 22033-3309
Fax: (703) 691-2713
Toll-Free Telephone: (800) 929-4040
E-mail: faan@foodallergy.org
URL: www.foodallergy.org

The network works to be a world leader in food allergy and anaphylaxis understanding through raising public awareness, providing advocacy and education, and advancing research on behalf of all those affected by them.

The Foundation for Physical Therapy, Inc.
Contact: Victoria Matthews
Assoc. Dir.
Scientific Prog. Admin.
1111 N. Fairfax St.
Alexandria, VA 22314-1484
Telephone: (703) 684-5984     Fax: (703) 706-8519
Toll-Free Telephone: (800) 875-1378
URL: http://www.apta.org/

The foundation is dedicated to improving the quality and delivery of patient care through funding clinically-relevant research and sharing outcomes with practitioners to ensure the best care is provided to all patients receiving physical therapy.

Foundation for Technology Education, Inc.
Contact: Kendall N. Starkweather, Exec. Dir.
1914 Association Dr., Ste. 201
Reston, VA 20191-1539
Telephone: (703) 860-2100     Fax: (703) 860-0353
URL: www.iteaconnect.org

The foundation supports the advancement of technology education through teacher scholarships and grants.

Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance
P.O. Box 1537
Springfield, VA 22151-0537
Telephone: (703) 426-1576     Fax: (703) 413-4467
URL: www.curefa.org

The alliance is dedicated to the pursuit of scientific research leading to treatments and a cure for Friedreich’s ataxia, and to slow, stop, and reverse the damage caused by this disorder.

Fund for Innovation and Public Service
Contact: William Drayton, Pres.
1200 N. Nash St.
Arlington, VA 22209-3616

Giving to organizations supporting employment opportunities in the U.S., helping young people start their own community service organizations, and encouraging social entrepreneurship globally.

Grantham University Katrina Relief Fund
9302 Lee Hwy., Ste. 1100
Fairfax, VA 22031-6054

Grant awards to existing and former employees of Grantham University, Virginia, who are victims of Hurricane Katrina.

Henrico Education Foundation
Contact: Susan F. Stanley, Exec. Dir.
3820 Nine Mile Rd.
P.O. Box 23120
Richmond, VA 23223-0420
Telephone: (804) 652-3869     Fax: (804) 652-3856
URL: www.henricofoundation.org/

The foundation supports public education in Henrico County by creating educational opportunities, recognizing outstanding achievement and promoting excellence and innovation for all students, teachers, and staff.

Homestretch, Inc.
370 S. Washington St., Ste. 400
Falls Church, VA 22046-4418
Telephone: (703) 237-2035     Fax: (703) 237-4540
URL: www.homestretch-inc.org

The organization provides transitional housing for homeless families with children in northern Virginia.

Housing and Community Services of Northern Virginia, Inc.
7405 Alban Station Ct., Ste. B205
Springfield, VA 22150
Telephone: (703) 372-5440     Fax: (703) 372-5445
E-mail: info@hcsnv.org
URL: www.hcsnv.org

The organization advocates the need for decent, affordable, and accessible housing and provides housing-related and other community services to improve the quality of life and promote self-sufficiency for households in need.

Johns Foundation
7101 Jahnke Rd.
Richmond, VA 23225-4017

The foundation seeks to support cancer patients by assisting with everyday living expenses and home health care equipment rental.

Lions Charity Foundation of District 24-D, Inc.
327 W. 21st St., Ste. 203
Norfolk, VA 23517-2130
URL: http://lions-of-virginia-24d.org/

The foundation supports charitable, scientific, literary, and educational pursuits.

The John Marshall Foundation
Contact: Lynn Brackenridge, Exec. Dir.
209 W. Franklin St.
Richmond, VA 23220-5011
Telephone: (804) 775-0861     Fax: (804) 775-0862

The foundation aims to assist in the preservation of the John Marshall House and to educate the public on John Marshall’s legacy as the “Great Chief Justice” and as a Virginia lawyer, patriot and statesman. The foundation raises funds to help preserve the John Marshall House in Richmond, to maintain his gravesite in Shockoe Cemetery, and to develop educational programs to insure that the general public is properly informed of John Marshall’s contributions to constitutional government and the rule of law in American society.

The Melton Arts Foundation
Contact: Dr. William N. Melton, Pres.
2086 Hunters Crest Way
Vienna, VA 22181-2840

Grant awards to support individual artists to improve or to enhance their skills; also to fund public performances, exhibitions, recordings or publications. Awards also in recognition of exceptional literary, artistic, musical or similar past achievement.

The Military Officers Association of America Scholarship Fund
Contact: Laurie Wavering, Admin.
201 N. Washington St.
Alexandria, VA 22314-2539
Telephone: (703) 549-2311
E-mail: edassist@moaa.org
URL: http://www.moaa.org/

Scholarships and interest free loans for children of active duty, reserve and retired personnel of all military services, for undergraduate education at four year accredited schools, leading to the awarding of a degree.

National Association for College Admission Counseling
1050 N. Highland St., Ste. 400
Arlington, VA 22201-2197

The association seeks to provide a network for college admission counselors to assist students with the transition from high school to college.

National Association of Biology Teachers, Inc.
(aka NABT)
12030 Sunrise Valley Dr., Ste. 110
Reston, VA 20191
Telephone: (703) 264-9696     Fax: (703) 264-7778
E-mail: office@nabt.org
URL: http://www.nabt.org/websites/institution/index.php?p=1

The association works to empower educators to provide the best possible biology and life science education for all students.

National Association of Elementary School Principals
1615 Duke St.
Alexandria, VA 22314-3406
Telephone: (703) 684-3345
Fax: (703) 549-5568
Toll-Free Telephone/Fax: (800) 386-2377

The association works to be a leader in the advocacy and support for elementary- and middle-level principals and other education leaders in their commitment for all children.

National Community Pharmacists Association Foundation
Contact: James R. Rankin P.D., Pres.
100 Daingerfield Rd.
Alexandria, VA 22314-2885
Telephone: (703) 683-8200     Fax: (703) 683-3619
Toll-Free Telephone: (800) 544-7447
E-mail: info@ncpafoundation.org
URL: www.ncpafoundation.org/

The foundation provides valued service to the public and remains viable in the changing marketplace through programs and products supported by and developed in conjunction with the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA)

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
(also known as NCTM’s Mathematics Education Trust (MET))
Contact: James M. Rubillo, Exec. Dir.
1906 Association Dr.
Reston, VA 20191-1502
Telephone: (703) 620-9840, ext. 2112     Fax: (703) 476-2970
E-mail: exec@nctm.org
URL: www.nctm.org

The council is a public voice of mathematics education, providing vision, leadership, and professional development to support teachers in ensuring equitable mathematics learning of the highest quality for all students.

National Heritage Foundation, Inc.
Contact: Dr. J.T. Houk II, C.E.O.
6201 Leesburg Pike, Ste. 405
Falls Church, VA 22044-2201
Fax: (703) 820-5100
Toll-Free Telephone: (800) 986-4483
URL: www.nhf.org

The foundation conducts project activities that restore, maintain and extend national heritages of the world and facilitate the conduct of charitable activities.

National Wildlife Federation
Contact: Larry J. Schweiger, Pres. and C.E.O.
11100 Wildlife Center Dr.
Reston, VA 20190-5362
Telephone: (800) 822-9919
URL: www.nwf.org

The federation provides individuals, organizations, businesses, and government with accessible, hands-on conservation education and action opportunities, leadership training and development, educational curricula, information outreach, and networking opportunities.

The NATSO Foundation
1737 King St., Ste. 200
Alexandria, VA 22314-2727
Telephone: (703) 549-2100, ext. 8561     Fax: (703) 684-9667
Toll-Free Telephone: (888) 275-6287
URL: http://www.natso.com/natsofoundation

The foundation conducts research and creates knowledge that will benefit travel plaza and truck stop industry employees; in addition, it aims to coordinate public outreach programs for the industry which benefit the general public and enhance the industry.

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society
875 N. Randolph St., Ste. 225
Arlington, VA 22203-0000
Telephone: (703) 696-4960
URL: www.nmcrs.org

The society provides financial, educational, and other assistance to members of the Naval Services of the United States, and their eligible family members and survivors, when in need. To do this, counseling, loans, grants, various services, and referral to other community resources are available.

Newton Marasco Foundation
Contact: Jan Ross, Exec. Dir.
1760 Old Meadow Rd., 4th Fl.
McLean, VA 22102-4331
Telephone: (703) 748-7575     Fax: (703) 448-5752
URL: www.newtonmarascofoundation.org

The foundation’s mission is to inspire responsible environmental stewardship by conducting award programs that encourage consideration of, and responsibility for, the environment.

Norfolk Inner City Community Development Corporation
Contact: Anthony C. Paige, Pres.
1268 W. 38th St.
Norfolk, VA 23508-2443
Telephone: (757) 489-7898

Giving primarily for emergency assistance to aid families.

Operation Blessing International Relief and Development Corp.
977 Centerville Tpke.
Virginia Beach, VA 23463-1001
Fax: (757) 226-3657
URL: www.ob.org

The organization’s mission is to demonstrate God’s love by alleviating human need and suffering in the United States and around the world.

Operation First Response, Inc.
20037 Dove Hill Rd.
Culpeper, VA 22701-8125
Fax: (540) 547-9325
URL: www.operationfirstresponse.org
Toll-Free Telephone: (888) 289-0280

The organization supports wounded U.S. service members and their families with personal and financial needs.

Patient Services, Inc.
P.O. Box 1602
Midlothian, VA 23113-1602
Fax: (804) 744-5407
Toll-Free Telephone.: (800) 366-7741
E-mail: uneedpsi@uneedpsi.org
URL: https://www.patientservicesinc.org

The organization is dedicated to providing health insurance premium assistance, pharmacy co-payment assistance and co-payment waiver assistance for persons with specific expensive chronic illnesses.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Inc.
(aka PETA)
501 Front St.
Norfolk, VA 23510-1040
Telephone: (757) 622-7382
URL: www.peta.org

The organization is dedicated to establishing and defending the rights of all animals by bringing together members of the scientific, judicial, and legislative communities to stop abusive practices.

The James W. Perkins Memorial Trust
Contact: C. Arthur Robinson II, Tr.
c/o Payne, Gates, Farthing and Rodd, PC
999 Waterside Dr., Ste. 1515
Norfolk, VA 23510-3309
Telephone: (757) 640-1500

Giving primarily for education.

Public Entity Risk Institute
Contact: Gerard J. Hoetmer, Exec. Dir.
11350 Random Hill Rd., Ste. 210
Fairfax, VA 22030-6044
Telephone: (703) 352-1846     Fax: (703) 352-6339
URL: www.riskinstitute.org

The institute makes grants for the purpose of improving risk management for small public, private, and nonprofit entities.

A. R. Rahman Foundation
Contact: Mohammed Nafia Al-Saigh, Pres.
3133 Cofer Rd.
Falls Church, VA 22042-4210

Grant awards to needy individuals from Virginia.

Rappahannock United Way
Contact: Stephen Batsche
P.O. Box 398
Fredericksburg, VA 22404-0398
Telephone: (540) 373-0041     Fax: (540) 373-0356
URL: http://www.rappahannockunitedway.org/index.html
Additional Telephone for Mickie Galik: (540) 373-0041 ext. 13

The organization aims improve lives by multiplying the caring power of the community.

The Research Foundation of CFA Institute
Contact: Katrina F. Sherrerd, Exec. Dir.
560 Ray C. Hunt Dr.
P.O. Box 3668
Charlottesville, VA 22903-0668
Telephone: (434) 951-5499     Fax: (434) 951-5370
URL: https://www.cfainstitute.org/pages/index.aspx

The foundation identifies, funds, and publishes practitioner-oriented research that is relevant to investment professionals, while exploring new and challenging topics that provide a unique perspective in the rapidly evolving profession of investment management.

Richmond Kiwanis Foundation
Contact: R. Reaves Louthan, Pres.
P.O. Box 12213
Richmond, VA 23241-0213
Telephone: (804) 254-2223

The foundation supports charitable organizations whose purposes meet the foundation’s aims, with a focus on youth.

The Lucy Pannill Sale Foundation
231 E. Church St., 5th Fl.
Martinsville, VA 24112-2840

Giving for the arts, secondary and higher education, including a military college, and human services.

Scott & Stringfellow Educational Foundation
Contact: Bradley H. Gunter, Secy.
P.O. Box 1575
Richmond, VA 23218-1575
Telephone: (800) 552-7757, ext. 8886     Fax: (804) 643-3718
URL: www.scottstringfellow.com/ss/about-us-serving-our-communities.asp

The foundation supports organizations involved with education and awards grants to teachers and educators.

Sentara Healthcare
Contact: Gina L. Pitrone, Exec. Dir.
6015 Poplar Hall Dr.
Norfolk, VA 23502-3819
Telephone: (757) 455-7020
Toll-Free Telephone: (800) 736-8272
URL: http://www.sentara.com/Pages/default.aspx

The organization provides innovative services to treat illness and disease and promotes the improvement of personal health.

Lily Webb Smith Trust
c/o Bank of America, N.A.
P.O. Box 26606
Richmond, VA 23261-6606
Application address:
c/o Bank of America, N.A.
P.O. Box 105495 SPS
Atlanta, GA 30348-5495

Giving to underprivileged children of NC, who are not entitled to aid from other agencies.

St. John’s Mite Association
Contact: William Hershiser, Pres.
c/o Mark D. Hoffman
520 E. Alexandria Ave.
Alexandria, VA 22301-1611
Application address:
2501 Q St. N.W.
Washington, DC 20007-4301

Grants assistance to needy lodge members and their families.

St. Paul’s Church Home
c/o St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
815 E. Grace St.
Richmond, VA 23218-1535

Scholarship awards and aid to individuals: grants to minors, under age 18, may be for care, maintenance and education; grants to persons over age 17 and under age 25 are only for educational purposes; other grants may be made for care, maintenance, and medical and hospital expenses of any destitute sick person.

TDC Research Foundation
Contact: Thomas Hudlicky, Pres.
P.O. Box 1008
Blacksburg, VA 24063-1008
Telephone for Thomas Hudlicky
Ontario, Canada: (905) 682-4180

Giving for chemistry research.

Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc.
700 S. Washington St., Ste 200
Alexandria, VA 22314-4287
Telephone: (703) 836-0774     Fax: (703) 836-7864
Toll-Free Telephone: (888) 547-3369
E-mail: info@tesol.org
URL: http://www.tesol.org/s_tesol/index.asp

The organization ensures excellence in English language teaching to speakers of other languages.

Telecommunications Policy Research Conference, Inc.
c/o Laura Verinder
1919 Hales Point Rd.
Farnham, VA 22460-2110
E-mail: info@tprc.org
http://www.tprcweb.com/

Giving through the annual forum conference to acquaint policy-makers with the best of recent research and to familiarize researchers with the knowledge needs of policy makers.

The Thomas Hospice
Contact: Barbara D. Hughes, Pres.
P.O. Box 2510
Midlothian, VA 23112-8510
Telephone: (804) 897-3656

Giving restricted for hospice health care.

Jane & Gunby Treakle Charitable & Educational Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 420
Irvington, VA 22480-0420
Application address:
c/o Director
P.O. Box 1419
Kilmarnock, VA 22482

Support primarily for individual scholarships to local area residents.

The U.S. Civilian Research and Development Foundation
(aka CRDF)
Contact: David Lindeman, Devel. Dir.
1530 Wilson Blvd., 3rd Fl.
Arlington, VA 22209-2459
Telephone: (703) 526-9720     Fax: (703) 526-9721
URL: http://www.crdfglobal.org/

The foundation promotes scientific and technological collaboration between the U.S. and other countries, and assists researchers of the former Soviet Union to transfer their skills and experience to civilian science.

U.S. Committee For Refugees and Immigrants, Inc.
(aka USCRI)
2231 Crystal Dr., Ste. 350
Arlington, VA 22202-3711
Telephone: (703) 310-1130     Fax: (703) 769-4241
URL: www.refugeesusa.org

The committee’s mission is to address the needs and rights of persons in forced or voluntary migration worldwide by advancing fair and humane public policy, facilitating and providing direct professional services, and promoting the full participation of migrants in community life.

United Jewish Federation of Tidewater
Contact: Harry Graber, Exec. V.P.
5000 Corporate Woods Dr., Ste. 200
Virginia Beach, VA 23462-4429
Telephone: (757) 965-6100     Fax: (757) 965-6102
E-mail: info@ujft.org
http://jewishva.org/
Additional Telephone: (757) 965-6111

The federation seeks to benefit the Jewish people by supporting constructive philanthropic, humanitarian, educational and cultural projects.

Virginia Botanical Associates, Inc.
Contact: Robert A.S. Wright, Secy.-Treas.
1861 Greenbrier Cir.
Blacksburg, VA 24060-9280

Giving primarily for the operation of “Atlas of Virginia Flora” publication.

Virginia Foundation of Cooperation, Inc.
P.O. Box 25202
Richmond, VA 23260-5202
Application address:
c/o Virginia Polytechnical Institute & State University
Attn.: Leon Geyer, Dept. of Agriculture and Applied Economics
Blacksburg, VA 24061-0401

Grants to students for the agricultural economic classes and youth seminars at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; and for youth seminars sponsored by the Virginia Council of Farmer Cooperatives. Recipients selected based on academic ability and merit.

Volkswagen of America Foundation
2200 Ferdinand Porche Dr.
Herndon, VA 20171

The foundation awards disaster relief grants to individuals.

The Melvin Weinstein Parkinson’s Foundation
Contact: Marsha W. Anthony, Dir.
Traci W. Corcoran, Dir.
1217 Bluebird Dr.
Virginia Beach, VA 23451-5247
Telephone: (757) 313-9729
E-mail: help@mwpf.org
URL: www.mwpf.org

Grant awards to Parkinson’s Disease patients to assist with medical, equipment, prescription drug and household expenses, and general short term assistance.

Michael Weiss Foundation, Inc.
8806 Mirador Pl.
McLean, VA 22102-2209
Telephone: (703) 790-3337

Grants to Olympic eligible figure skaters who are members of the U.S. Figure Skating Association.

Western Fairfax Christian Ministries
(dba Ways & Means Homelessness Prevention)
13981 Metro Tech Dr.
Chantilly, VA 20151-3240
Telephone: (703) 988-9656     Fax: (703) 988-9655

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 220802
Chantilly, VA 20153

The organization addresses the needs of those experiencing difficulties in sustaining a self-supporting quality of life, believing in the inherent dignity of each person; and helps families and individuals achieve the goal of self-sufficiency.

WIN-WIN Strategies Foundation
P.O. Box 1029
Vienna, VA 22183-1029

The foundation’s mission is to build Communities of Practice that support the advancement of K-12 education through technology.