Marketing Your Grant from the Community Foundation
Congratulations on receiving a competitive community grant from the Hampton Roads Community Foundation. When sharing your good news, please adhere to these guidelines regarding:
Use: Hampton Roads Community Foundation when referring to the community foundation.
Do not use: HRCF, HR Community Foundation, or any other abbreviation.
Alternatives: community foundation may be used on the second reference. Foundation may be used be on the second reference if capitalized.
Refer to your grant award like this: [Organization Name or project] was funded with a Hampton Roads Community Foundation grant.
For a multi-year grant, include the number of years along with the total amount awarded. For example: [Organization Name or project] was funded with a two-year, $30,000 grant from the Hampton Roads Community Foundation.
For a grant from a specific fund, check your award letter. In that case, refer to the fund as follows: [Organization Name or project] was funded by the Fund Name of the Hampton Roads Community Foundation.
Download our official logo using the links below.
Surround the logo with clear space to ensure visibility. Do not stretch, shrink, or crowd it with other elements.
Do not change the logo font, color, or image orientation.
The Hampton Roads Community Foundation is a charitable network of generous people, nonprofit partners, and civic leaders working to make Hampton Roads a thriving and more inclusive community for all. Since 1950, the Foundation has awarded more than $344 million from its endowment fund in the form of grants to nonprofits and college scholarships to students in need. Through research, funding, and special programs, the Foundation brings the community together to tackle important regional concerns and to advance racial equity. Learn more at HamptonRoadsCF.org.
Here are some ways to share your good news:
Make an announcement on your website with a link to HamptonRoadsCF.org.
Post it on social media. Tag us and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn:
Write an article for your newsletter or blog. Email email@example.com for a quote from us.
Send copies of your publications or links to your board, staff, and key supporters.
Show how the grant helped. Share photos of events, projects, and programs supported by the grant. Email photos only of people who have been cleared for media release to CNewsome@HamptonRoadsCF.org.
Cherise M. Newsome, Vice President for Communications and Marketing
CNewsome@HamptonRoadsCF.org or (757) 622-7951