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The Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation provides for the administration and the investment of gifts and bequests for the benefit of the City of Lynchburg and the Counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford and Campbell. Needs served are broad in scope including human services to children, youth, the needy, and the elderly; education; health; the arts; and historic preservation. 

The Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation was established in 1972 to promote local philanthropy and to simplify the process of giving. The Foundation receives and manages permanent gifts for perpetual benefit of the Greater Lynchburg area.

The Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation currently consists of over 300 special and unrestricted funds. Assets are managed by: Bank of America, Truist, Wells Fargo, CAPTRUST, Flippin Bruce & Porter, and Pettyjohn, Wood & White, Inc.

The Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation is one of more than 750 community foundations nationwide rendering a valuable service to their respective communities and to donors interested in the present and future of their communities and their neighbors.

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 The Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation meets National Standards for operational quality, donor service and accountability in the community foundation sector.


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It's Our Mission

The principal mission of The Community Foundation is to enhance the quality of life in the communities served by the establishment of permanent endowments for the cities of Lynchburg and Bedford and the counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford and Campbell, with income distributed annually to charitable organizations within the community.

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  •   The Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation
      1100 Commerce Street
    Lynchburg, VA 24504
  •   434.845.6500
  •   434.845.6530 fax
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