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. We have postponed all events. Monthly training sessions and Drop-in Days will be conducted virtually. Learn more about our response to COVID-19.

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

    We believe that racial equity is essential to the success of our region and its people.

    Read the full statement.
  • Helping Hampton Roads During COVID-19

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

    View the list.
  • Apply for a grant

    Next deadline is July 1. Focus areas are Health & Wellness and Economic Stability

    Get the details.
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.
Scholarships

Helping LGBT Students with Scholarship Support

Attorney Michael Hamar created the permanent endowment fund at the community foundation called the George D. and Marion Phelps Hamar HRBOR Scholarship.

He set the selection criteria to be for self-identifying lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender students from South Hampton Roads. Recipients have demonstrated involvement in the LGBT community and need financial aid for undergraduate education at a four-year college or university.

Watch this video.