Children's Programs



Donor Designated Grants for Fiscal Year 2018         
ABC School of Winston Salem  $              222.00   Annual donor-designated grant
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central VA  $              582.00   Annual donor-designated grant
Big Island Library  $              257.52   Annual donor-designated grant
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lynchburg  $           3,720.33   Annual donor-designated grant
Camp Kum-Ba-Yah, Inc.  $           2,362.33   Annual donor-designated grant
Elizabeth's Early Learning Center  $       298,609.49   Annual donor-designated grant
Faith Christian Academy  $           6,173.00   Annual donor-designated grant
Lynchburg Grows  $         10,990.25   Annual donor-designated grant
New Vistas School  $         18,849.00   Annual donor-designated grant
Patrick Henry Family Services  $         10,144.00   Annual donor-designated grant for the Academy
STEP with Links Program  $           9,509.00   Annual donor-designated grant
Fall 2017 Competitive Grant Cycle      
Altavista Area YMCA  $           7,000.00   Plymale Foundation grant
Appomattox Literacy Intervention Program  $           7,000.00   To fund six week reading program (Spot & Dot, book buses)
Bedford Area Family YMCA  $         10,000.00   To support Ropes Course/Team Building Program
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central VA  $           9,500.00   To support "Bigs in Blue" program
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lynchburg  $         10,377.00   To suppor the College & Career Progam @ the Teen Center
Central Virginia United Soccer  $           5,000.00   To support scholarship efforts
Girls on the Run of Greater Lynchburg, Inc.  $           7,000.00   To support GOTR Inclusion Initiative
James River Day School  $         24,368.00   To support building addition
Kids & Pros, Inc.  $           4,000.00   To provide program support
Randolph Hunton Community Center  $           2,500.00   In support of after school programming and activities for area kids
The Link Project, Inc.  $           8,500.00   To fund Intercultural Leadership Institute Study Tour for 18 participants
William Campbell Athletic Boosters Club  $           5,000.00   To fund purchase and installation of knee wall, poles & netting on baseball field at WCHS
YMCA of Central Virginia  $           2,500.00   To support after school and learning loss prevention programming
Spring 2018 Competitive Grant Cycle      
Altavista Area YMCA  $           5,000.00   Plymale Foundation grant
Altavista Area YMCA  $         15,000.00   To support Family Center Renovation & Security Project
Blue Ridge Autism and Achievement Center  $           5,000.00   To fund purchase of a 15-passenger van or bus
Blue Ridge Montessori, Inc.  $           4,000.00   To fund Collaborative Station - a learning center to support STEM learning
Boy Scouts of America - Blue Ridge Mtn. Council  $           6,000.00   To suppor the Scoutreach Initiative
Camp Kum-Ba-Yah, Inc.  $           2,500.00   Plymale Foundation grant
Camp Kum-Ba-Yah, Inc.  $         12,750.00   To support Send-A-Kid to Camp, tree house restoration, environmental educations programs, and Nature Center
Elizabeth's Early Learning Center  $         10,000.00   To purchase furniture and equipment for four new classrooms
Food for Kids  $           6,798.00   To support Pack-A-Sack Program
HumanKind  $           1,000.00   Plymale Foundation grant
HumanKind  $              500.00   To provide general support
IRON Lives, Inc.  $           6,000.00   To fund IRON Programs for 2018-19
Lynchburg Grows  $         11,022.00   To provide general program support
Museum of the Confederacy - The American Civil War Museum  $           5,000.00   To provide need-based educational programs
New Vistas School  $           1,000.00   Plymale Foundation grant
New Vistas School  $         10,000.00   To provide scholarship assistance
Patrick Henry Family Services  $         11,709.25   To support launch of Expanded Family Care
SML Good Neighbors, Inc.  $           9,000.00   To provide program support for 2018 Summer Enrichment Camp
YMCA of Central Virginia  $           2,000.00   Plymale Foundation grant
YMCA of Central Virginia  $         15,000.00   To provide general support - Y Achievement Gap Programs


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
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