What We Fund

The Virginia Service Foundation supports several initiatives each year which all support the goals of the Governor’s Advisory Board on Service and Volunteerism.

Mini Grant Opportunities

The Virginia Service Foundation offers mini-grants throughout the year to any public or private nonprofit organization, serving the Commonwealth of Virginia, including faith-based and other community organizations, public or private schools, institutions of higher education and government entities. Qualifying organizations may be eligible for an award of up to $250 to use towards hosting a … Continue reading Mini Grant Opportunities

Virginia Volunteerism Summit

The annual Virginia Volunteerism Summit (formerly the Virginia Volunteerism and Service Conference) is the Commonwealth’s leading event for organizations and individuals making a difference in their communities. The Virginia Service Commission and the Virginia Service Foundation hosts the annual conference which features a diverse array of workshops, networking events and opportunities of service. 2022 Summit … Continue reading Virginia Volunteerism Summit

Virginia National Service Awards

AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps Seniors members serving in Virginia who have performed outstanding service to their communities are honored annually through this recognition program. Honorees this year were celebrated around AmeriCorps Week 2022. The nomination period has now ended. Read about the 2022 honorees! The award for Outstanding AmeriCorps Member of the Year originated as the Robert … Continue reading Virginia National Service Awards