• Distinguished Merit Award

    The Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities recently honored the community foundation and Board member Susan Colpitts for their longtime humanitarian work.

    Read the story.
  • Health and Wellness & Economic Stability

    July 1 is the deadline for eligible nonprofits to apply for this community grant.

    First, read the grant details.
  • Mental Stress: A COVID Crisis

    Thank you for joining us for this virtual event.

    Get resources here.
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Workshop Series

Unmasking Peninsula Examines Race- and Gender-Based Trauma

Join us April 23-24 for Unmasking Peninsula, a virtual dialogue and workshop series presented by Hampton University political science professor Dr. Sarita McCoy Gregory and writer/series co-creator Samantha Willis, in partnership with the Hampton Roads Community Foundation.

Learn more here.
Reinvent Hampton Roads

Helping the Regional Economy Thrive

Attracting young talent like Charles Chiou to build careers in Hampton Roads is among the goals of Reinvent Hampton Roads. This economic competitiveness initiative was incubated at the Hampton Roads Community Foundation. It launched in 2016 but still receives grant support.

Read Charles' story.
Featured Story

70 Years of Philanthropy

As the state’s first community foundation and the largest in southeastern Virginia, the Hampton Roads Community Foundation connects generous people to the causes they care about, which had led to more than $301 million in grants to help nonprofit organizations, to provide college scholarships, and to incubate and launch important civic initiatives.

Learn more about our 70 year history of philanthropy in the region.

Watch this video.