Important Update: In an effort to help stop the spread of COVID-19, Hampton Roads Community Foundation staff will work remotely to serve you, and our physical office will be closed. Monthly training sessions and Drop-in Days will be conducted virtually. Learn more about our response to COVID-19.

  • COVID-19 Recovery Grants for Nonprofits

    This funding provides operating support for local nonprofits to assist with stabilization and recovery due to the loss of income related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Helping Hampton Roads During COVID-19

    Learn about the Greater Hampton Roads Diaper Bank and other nonprofits that received charitable grants

    View the list.
  • Black Philanthropy Month Celebration

    Our annual event - this time online - features three athletes-turned-philanthropists discussing how to make a positive impact in the community.

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Ways to Give Nonprofit Grants & Support Bequests & Future Giving Professional Advisors Scholarships Upcoming Events

A Fond Farewell

Our beloved Sally Hartman, vice president for communications, is retiring after working at the Hampton Roads Community Foundation for nearly 29 years. She is the longest serving employee in our 70-year history!

Read this tribute.
COVID-19 Response Grant

Nonprofit Partner

See how the Mercy Drops Dream Center brings dreams into reality. With a COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant from the United Way of South Hampton Roads and the Hampton Roads Community Foundation, the center provides 600 meals weekly to Portsmouth residents in need.

Watch this video.
Upcoming Event

Third Annual Black Philanthropy Month Celebration

Learn about the powerful intersection of sports and philanthropy in the Black community.

Sports help bring attention to charitable causes. During the Hampton Roads Community Foundation's Black Philanthropy Month Celebration, three athletes-turned-philanthropists will discuss how their sports platform helps them lift up their communities in unique and important ways.

Find event updates here.