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The '''Charlottesville Area Community Foundation''' (CACF) is a permanent endowment with a stated mission to improve the quality of life in [[Charlottesville]], [[Albemarle County]], and the surrounding counties of [[Greene County|Greene]], [[Orange County|Orange]], [[Louisa County|Louisa]], [[Fluvanna County|Fluvanna]], [[Buckingham County|Buckingham]], and [[Nelson County|Nelson]].
 
The '''Charlottesville Area Community Foundation''' (CACF) is a permanent endowment with a stated mission to improve the quality of life in [[Charlottesville]], [[Albemarle County]], and the surrounding counties of [[Greene County|Greene]], [[Orange County|Orange]], [[Louisa County|Louisa]], [[Fluvanna County|Fluvanna]], [[Buckingham County|Buckingham]], and [[Nelson County|Nelson]].
  

Revision as of 12:04, 26 October 2012

The Charlottesville Area Community Foundation (CACF) is a permanent endowment with a stated mission to improve the quality of life in Charlottesville, Albemarle County, and the surrounding counties of Greene, Orange, Louisa, Fluvanna, Buckingham, and Nelson.

Grantmaking history

In fiscal 2009, the CACF provided $4.2 million in grants[1].

2010

The CACF made the following awards in December 2010[2]. :

  • Adult Community Education: $5,000 to expand and improve services in response to the growing need for basic reading instruction, GED and ESOL.
  • Albemarle County Public Schools (Burley Middle School): $5,500 to provide hands-on authentic learning experiences to a diverse population of middle school students as they discover the intricacies of meteorology and the connections between science and math.
  • Albemarle Housing Improvement Program: $10,000 for the Emergency Home Repair Program.
  • Arc of the Piedmont: $4,000 to create a parent support network for families caring for their loved ones with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Arts Center in Orange: $4,000 in operating support assistance.
  • Best Buddies International: $5,000 to provide community-based programming that creates a culture of acceptance and belonging for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities while supporting the development of critical life and social skills.
  • Charlottesville Area Dental Access: $10,000 for pediatric care.
  • Charlottesville City Schools Adult Learning Center: $10,000 to provide free computer skills training for 50 adults.
  • Charlottesville City Schools (CHS Orchestra): $10,000 for the 52-member CHSO String Ensemble to perform in Italy next summer.
  • Charlottesville Community Design Center: $4,000 to plan the Charlottesville Good to Great Campaign.
  • Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority': $10,000 for salary support for a resident services coordinator position.
  • City of Charlottesville: $12,520 to support the Community Attention Youth Internship Program.
  • Fluvanna County Public Schools (Families Learning Together Program): $3,000 to assist in operating support and fulfill the organizations’ mission of breaking the cycle of intergenerational illiteracy.
  • Fluvanna Meals on Wheels: $10,000 for ongoing support to provide free meal delivery to the elderly, disabled and homebound.
  • Foothills Child Advocacy Center: $10,000 to support the salary and benefits of program coordinator who provides on-site forensic interviews and case management for child abuse investigations.
  • GraceWorks: $7,000 to pay for a computer lab and equipment to provide opportunities for children to play educational games that improve SOL scores.
  • Habitat for Humanity (Greene): $5,000 with a $5,000 match opportunity to assist with building the fourth Greene County Habitat home in 2011.
  • I Have a Dream Foundation: $8,500 to support college awareness and access for the Dreamers, students from the 2000 kindergarten class of Clark Elementary School.
  • International Rescue Committee: $10,000 to provide low-cost immigration services to refugees and other immigrants.
  • Piedmont Council of the Arts: $5,000 to support an expansion of professional development programs for artists and art organizations.
  • Piedmont Regional Dental Clinic: $20,000 to provide partial support to hire the first executive director.
  • Quest Institute (Books Behind Bars): $10,000 for operating support to collect and send books without charge to incarcerated individuals in Virginia prisons and jails.
  • Rebuilding Together (Orange/Louisa): $2,000 to increase the number of home repairs done for low-income homeowners.
  • Rivanna Conservation Society: $6,000 to create a watershed-wide water quality monitoring network of student scientists/educators attending or teaching at schools bordering or in direct proximity to the Rivanna or James River.
  • ROSMY Blue Ridge: $10,000 to fund a part-time professional staff person.
  • Rx Drug Access Partnership: $10,000 to support access to free prescription medication for the uninsured.
  • Senior Center: $5,000 for support of physical fitness programs.
  • Sexual Assault Resource Agency: $10,000 for services to survivors of sexual assault and prevention education.
  • Shenandoah National Park Trust: $10,000 to protect and enhance the park.
  • Spay/Neuter ALL Pets Inc.: $6,000 for spay/neuter and rabies vaccinations for pets of low-income clients in Louisa and surrounding counties.
  • UVa Day In The Life Program: $10,000 to provide funds for infrastructure development.
  • Virginia NeuroCare Services Inc.: $9,980 to fund a project that will improve the employability of Clubhouse members who are survivors of brain injury, and expand community outreach.
  • VOCAL: $7,500 for Firewalkers, an outreach project on mental health disability rights.
  • WorkSource: $10,000 to enhance job training and employment opportunities for persons with disabilities and to enhance the efficiency and financial viability of BreadWorks through the acquisition of a stove and installation of an exhaust hood.

2011


References

  1. Web. CACF provided more than $4.2 million in grants in 2009, Chiara Canzi, C-ville Weekly, October 13th
  2. Web. More than $500,000 in grants awarded, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, December 15, 2010, retrieved December 15, 2010.
  3. Web. Henley Middle to use fund for new garden/studio teaching area, Daily Progress Staff Reports, December 22, 2011, retrieved December 22, 2011.

External Links

official site