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Ava Neumann Fund
Memorial Donation

Ava Neumann Fund

Ava Grace Neumann was a bright light in the world. A talented artist, fantastic surfer, and lover of animals and music. Click the button below to make a memorial donation to the Ava Neumann Fund.

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More than $1.2 Million Awarded
Recent Grants

More than $1.2 Million Awarded

The Foundation awards grants through its competitive Community Grants and Special Interest Grants program four times a year. Funding comes from generous donors' unrestricted and field of interest funds.

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Supporting Families and Children with Autism

Supporting Families and Children with Autism

Families of Autistic Children in Tidewater (FACT) provides children with autism and their loved ones with the support they need. The community foundation previously awarded the group a cultural vitality grant totaling more than $32,000 over three years. The grant helped FACT expand its reach with Arts Adventure, an after-school program. The grant helped 15 middle and high school students with autism attend annually.

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