The following component funds have been established within the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation by gifts and bequests from individuals, families and organizations.


Donor-Advised Funds

Donors who wish to be actively involved in the choice of grant recipients can have ongoing involvement by recommending gifts to address needs in the Charlottesville area and elsewhere.

Abidin Family Fund

Mildred K. and Henry J.
   Abraham Fund

Adiuvans Fund

Adiuvans Relief Fund

At Last Fund

Ballyshannon Fund

Bama Green Conservation Fund

John Allen Bartelt Fund

Batten Family Fund

David and Carolyn Beach Fund

Beauford Family Fund

Rodney F. and Elizabeth W.
   Beckwith Fund

Wallace and Dolores Bedell Fund

Beth Berne Fund

Birdsall Family Fund

Brittany Hope Bishop Fund

Tucker Rowan Bishop Charitable
   Foundation Fund

Anne McIntyre Black Memorial Funds

Andrew and Kelli Block Family Fund

Blue Ridge Graphics John F. and

   Ruth G. Kulick Fund

Callum Braxton Boggs
   Memorial Fund

Bonner Family Fund

Breath of Hope Fund

Brookfield Bocock Fund

Broome Family Fund

James S. and Elizabeth A.
   Brown Fund

Bruner Family Fund

Carter Myers Automotive Fund

Catalysis Fund

The Chamber Promenade to
   the Murray-Van Yahres Grove Fund

CMA Borches Fund

Come Together Fund

Concert for Charlottesville Fund

Concert for Island Relief Fund

The Cox Family Fund

Croson Family Fund

Crutchfield Fund

Frank and Gloria D’Alessandro Fund

Susan W. Davenport &
   W. Edgar Spigle Fund

Frank A. and Mary S. Dodge
   Charitable Fund

Donovan Family Fund

Dorman Weiss Family Fund

Dreamer Fund

Dulaney Fund

Dunstan Fund

Eco-Living Fund

Watha J. Eddins Jr. Fund

Fennell Family Fund

Fernald Family Fund

The FUNd at CACF

Christopher and Pamela W. Gale
   Family Fund

Gateway Fund

Dr. Joe and Sally Gieck Fund

Great Eastern Management
   Company Fund

Bradley Hunt Gunter and Meredith 

   Strohm Gunter Family Fund

Anne Russell Gwyn and A. Stuart
   Robertson Jr. Fund

Gordon and Brenda Hair Family
   Endowment Fund

Heiner Family Fund

Sarah P. Hendley Fund

Hewitt Family Fund

Horne-Rose Fund

Horton Foundation Fund

Hoskins Family Fund

Huffman Family Fund

Henry J. Javor Fund

JLRS Family Fund

Eric S. and Kelley I. Johnson
   Family Fund

Diana Foster and Thomas
   H. Jones Fund

JPC Lloyd Family Fund

Keats Family Fund


Tussi & John Kluge Council Fund 

George R. Leaman Fund

Leffler-Koran Family Fund

Living Water Fund

Madwoman Project Fund

Elizabeth Fray Marshall Fund

Martin Family Fund

Maxwell Fund

McLean Family Fund

McMahon-Gioeli Community
   Well Fund

Alice P. Meador Fund

Mental Health Services Fund

Merry Christmas Fund

R.B. “Doc” & Thelma Miller Fund

Ruth E. and Lloyd F. Miller Fund

LeRoi H. Moore Fund

LeRoi Moore Memorial Fund

Karen Moran and Wistar Morris
   Family Fund

Morgenstern Fund

Norman and Brownie Morris
   Charitable Fund

Judy and Jeffrey Morton Fund

Norvell Estate

Nunley Family Fund

Nunley-Satira Family Fund

Sherri King O’Connor Memorial Fund

Owls Roost Fund

Palmer Fund

Kathryn B. & F. Troost Parker Fund

Party Parade Fund

Dr. Vito A. Perriello Jr. Memorial Fund

Phoebe’s Nest Fund

Jeremy Pinkerton Memorial Fund

Poist Family Fund

Pollak Family Fund

John R. Potter Memorial Fund

Steven M. and Autumn B. Powell
   Family Fund

Prana Fund


Quantitative Investment
   Management Fund

Perrin and Peggy Quarles Fund

QuickStart Tennis Fund

John R. Redick Fund

Grace D. Riggs Fund

Leonard Rose Memorial Fund

Rossetter-Cuthbert Fund

Rotgin Family Fund

Round Hill Fund

Russell Family Fund

Jane Shields Fund

Jane E. and Dennis B. Sigloh Fund

Carol and Sheryl Simon Fund

Oscar F. Smith/Marjorie Smith

   Charles/Angie Newman
   Johnson Fund

Smyth Foundation Fund

St. Francis of Assisi Fund

Lois M. Stahl Memorial Fund

Standish Family Foundation Fund

Starr Hill/Red Light Fund

Sterba Family Fund

Anne Stevens & Cameron
   Waterman III Fund

Stillfield Fund I

Michael & Carolyn Stone Charitable
   Trust Fund

Ella D. and Richard P. Strubel Fund

Alexandra Summers Fund

Virginia M. and John B. Syer Fund

Tim and Marie Taylor Fund

Tilman Family Fund

Boyd C. Tinsley Fund


Unity Cville Fund

Vaughan Family Fund

Venerus Family Fund

Linda Verhagen Fund

War Heroes Initiatives Fund

Watson Family Fund

Carol & Jack Weber Fund

What a Great Idea Fund

Betty and David Whitcomb Fund

Whitley Family Fund

Wildan Fund

Peggy and Page Williams
   Family Fund

Carl and Khabira Wise Fund

Worrell Chapman Family Fund


Field of Interest and 
Designated Funds

Donors can identify an interest area about which they care most, and the board will award grants to community organizations working in that field. Alternatively, a donor wishing to support a specific organization can name a nonprofit that will receive regular gifts from a designated fund.


Alumni Foundation Trust of Miller

   School Fund

Edith B. Baber Fund

Ben Hair Just Swim for
   Life Endowment

Blue Ridge House Fund

Andrea Bureman Endowment for
   Orange County Humane Society

Center for Tolerance Fund

Community Mental Health and
   Wellness Coalition Fund

Coralee “Coco” Davis Fund

Endowment Fund for Charlottesville Free Clinic at CACF

Caroline O. Green Fund

Heal Charlottesville Fund

Karen Jargowsky Chair Fund

Robert A. Leiby Fund

Ron and Beth Marcus Fund

Martha Jefferson Infirmary Fund

Yvonne Mason Fund for the Benefit
   of the Charlottesville-Albemarle
   Rescue Squad

The Miller School Alumni Association
   Inc., Beale Fund
   Inc., Cemetery Fund
   Inc., Life Membership

Monticello Guard Memorial Fund

Nature and Wildlife
   Preservation Fund

Sentara Martha Jefferson Community
   Health Impact Fund

Smyth Fund for Nursing at Martha
   Jefferson Hospital

Smyth Fund for Nursing at Piedmont
   Virginia Community College

Legare, Cornelia and Martha
   Tarrant Fund

The Women’s Initiative
   Designated Fund

Soggy Dollar — Virgin Island
   Community Fund


Committee-Advised Funds

A group of donors and their representatives can raise money, manage a donation and collectively make decisions about the charities they wish to support.


Bama Works Fund of
   Dave Matthews Band

Blue Ridge Rotary Foundation Fund

Charlottesville Rotary Fund

Community Children’s Theatre Fund

Fund for the Virginia
   Environmental Endowment

Karen Jargowsky Fund

Louisa County Community Fund

Nelson County Community Fund

Nelson County Public Schools Fund

Orange County Education Funds

Kendall Stacey Legacy Fund

Twentieth Century Merchants Fund
   of Charlottesville-Albemarle Retail
   Merchants Association

Scholarship Funds

Donors can establish a scholarship fund and set award criteria to support individuals in their pursuit of educational opportunities. CACF handles the administrative details, paying the funds directly to an educational institution.


Acorn Scholarship

Robert and Barbara Barton
   Scholarship for the Humanities

Earle H. Blankenbaker
   Scholarship Fund

Paul W. Bragg Scholarship Fund

CBIC Tech Tour Scholarship Fund

Celebration of Teaching
   Scholarship Fund

Charlottesville 12 Scholarship Fund

Charlottesville Scholarship
   Program Fund

Clark Educational Opportunity Fund

Preston Coiner Scholarship Fund

Emily Couric Leadership
   Scholarship Fund

Crofton Hill Scholarship Fund

Fredi Davis Young Writers Workshop
   Scholarship Fund

Adam Fargo Memorial
   Scholarship Fund

Fluvanna Education Community
   Scholarship Fund

Ed Ford Fund

Benjamin Hair Memorial Fund

Ennis D. and Frances Deane Haney

   Memorial Fund

George W. Haney Hokie Fund

Hantzmon Wiebel LLP
   Educational Fund

Hawkeye Scholarship Fund

Horne-Rose Scholarship Fund

Brian M. Huffman Agricultural Fund

Elsie and Alexander Kirkpatrick
   Memorial Fund

Samuel and Evelyn Linden
   Scholarship Fund

Marr Scholars Fund

Monticello High School
   Academic Fund

Orange County Education 


Henry and Janice Peskin
   Scholarship Fund

Saraswati Fund

Joseph J. Saunders III Fund

Smyth Education Fund

Southport Scholarship Fund

Kelly Hansen Watt Memorial
   Scholarship Fund

John S. and Emily T. Watterson Fund

Robert and Elizabeth Wicks
   Scholarship Fund


Charitable Lead Trusts

A charitable lead trust gives donors the opportunity to provide a meaningful gift with significant tax benefits, while providing for their heirs.


Batten Charitable Lead Trust

Maxwell Charitable Lead Trust


Agency Endowment Funds

Charitable organizations in the area may create endowment funds within the Foundation as a means of protecting and building their assets for the future. The Community Foundation undertakes all administrative and reporting details for effective investment and efficient management of the agency’s endowment funds. The Foundation currently holds funds for the following organizations:


Alliance for Interfaith Ministries

Barrett Early Learning Center

Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Virginia

Building Goodness Foundation

Camp Holiday Trails

Chancellor Street Preschool

Charlottesville Tai Chi Center

Community Public Charter School

Companion Animal

Compassionate Friends 

Emergency Food Network

Fluvanna County Public Library

Fluvanna Historical Society

Free Union Country School

Friends of the Jefferson-Madison
   Regional Library

Glen Burnie Cemetery

Greene County Historical Society

Jefferson Area CHiP

Live Arts

Louisa County Historical Society

Madison-Greene Humane Society

Meals on Wheels of

NAMI-Blue Ridge Family Alliance

Orange County Humane Society

The Oratorio Society of Virginia

Partner for Mental Health

Peaceful Passings

Piedmont CASA 

Planned Parenthood South Atlantic

Public Education Foundation of


Region Ten Community Services

Senior Center, Inc.

Shelter for Help in Emergency

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

St. Paul’s Memorial Church

Thomas Jefferson Chapter, Sons
   of the American Revolution

Twice Is Nice

Virginia Discovery Museum

Wednesday Music Club

WorkSource Enterprises

Youth Orchestras of Central Virginia