Lending a Helping Hand to the Community
The Community Foundation of the Virginias, Inc. promotes philanthropy by fostering charitable giving, serving our donors’ interests, and effectively responding to the needs and opportunities of communities in Mercer County, WV, Tazewell County, VA, and surrounding areas.
Through scholarships and grants in the areas of Education; the Arts, Culture, and the Humanities; Health; and Human Services, the Community Foundation matches the generosity of the people of our area with the needs of area organizations and individuals.
The Foundation’s 24th Annual Grants Cycles is underway. Please visit the Grants and Scholarships page to download the Grants Guidelines and the Grants Application.
Rodney Mayberry (left) is shown presenting a plaque expressing the appreciation of the Marine Corps Toys for Tots organization to Community Foundation Executive Director James Shott.
The Community Foundation funded a project for Read Aloud of Mercer County. The grant was for $4,250, for materials and activities for the “Leap into Science” and the “Snuggle and Read” programs. Funding came from the Rotary Club of Bluefield, WV Fund and the Unrestricted Fund.
The Community Foundation of the Virginias, Inc. awarded a total of $617,784.74 in Grants and Scholarships in 2021.
Call us at (304) 324-0222 to learn more about our scholarships, grants, donation programs, and more.