Historical Preservation

 Poplar Forest


Donor Designated for Fiscal Year 2019      
Anne Spencer Memorial Foundation, Inc.  $            2,362.00   Annual donor-designated grant
Legacy Project, Inc.  $          10,701.00   Annual donor-designated grant
Lynchburg Museum Foundation  $               304.50   Annual donor-designated grant
National D-Day Memorial Foundation  $          11,394.00   Annual donor-designated grant
Southern Memorial Association  $            5,390.00   Annual donor-designated grant
The Sedalia Center, Inc.  $            3,834.00   Annual donor-designated grant
Fall 2018 Competitive Grant Cycle      
Amherst County Museum & Historical Society  $            5,000.00   To fund "Studying the Past:  1761 to Present Day - Part II"
Anne Spencer Memorial Foundation, Inc.  $          28,563.00   To fund repairs to Anne Spencer House
Avenel Foundation  $            7,500.00   To support the Loggia Wall Restoration Project
Downtown Lynchburg Association  $            4,000.00   To support development & strategic planning efforts of Board of Directors
Friends of Big Otter Mill  $            4,000.00   To support Structural Repairs & Compliance Project
Friends of Lynchburg Parks and Recreation  $            3,000.00   To support Sibshop Training for staff
Legacy Project, Inc.  $            3,000.00   To support programming and artifact aquisition for African American History in the greater Lynchburg area
The Sedalia Center, Inc.  $            6,000.00   To fund purchase of a lawn mower
Spring 2019 Competitive Grant Cycle      
Campbell County Historical Society  $            3,500.00   To replace flooring in Museum Community Room and foyer
Legacy Project, Inc.  $            6,000.00   To provide program support
Lynchburg Historical Foundation, Inc.  $            4,500.00   To fund facade renovation at Bragassa Toy Store
National D-Day Memorial Foundation  $            7,500.00   To fund architectual renderings for planned Museum/Visitor Center/Amphitheater
Patrick Henry Memorial Foundation  $            4,000.00   To purchase furniture for Eugene B. Casey Education and Event Center
Poplar Forest  $            7,000.00   To support Mr. Jefferson's Salon Series:  Race and Democracy
Southern Memorial Association  $            3,250.00   To provide funding to rebuild and update database of historic burial records on website




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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