Give

The Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley provides a variety of ways for you to give to the charitable causes most important to you.

Give to an Existing Fund

You can explore the variety of funds managed by the Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley and give to a fund that reflects your charitable interests.  You can use our fund search tool to find a specific fund by name or to search for a fund using keywords, or you can review our fund listing by fund type.  Either way, click on the fund name to read a description of the fund and donate online.  You can also contribute to a fund by mailing a check or donating stock.  Explore the various ways to donate to an existing fund.

Establish a New Fund

Don’t see a fund that meets your need?  You can easily establish a new fund at the Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley.  Learn how easy it is to establish a new fund.  Decide what type of fund would meet your needs, explore our low fees, and research the many options you have for contributing to your fund.  Explore the many advantages to establishing a donor-advised fund at the Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley, as compared to establishing a private foundation.

Give to a Community Campaign

Want to make an immediate difference in our community.  The Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley supports two annual community campaigns, the Chain of Checks and Winchester Rotary’s Coats for Kids.  Learn more about these campaigns and how you can donate.

Nonprofits

Nonprofits have unique opportunities with the Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley to ensure their long-term financial health through endowed funds.  We can assist your nonprofit organization with fundraising efforts and provide an additional avenue for donors to learn about and contribute to your nonprofit.  Learn more about nonprofit opportunities, consider whether an agency fund is right for you, and review our Nonprofit FAQs.

Professional Advisors

Professional advisors are an integral part of our team.  We always advise donors to speak with their professional advisors as they consider their estate planning options or tax implications of their donations.  If you are a professional advisor, we would love to work with you to meet your clients’ needs.  We would be happy to help you learn more about how we can work together, help you begin a client discussion about charitable giving.  Review our Professional Advisor FAQs and contact us if you would like to learn more.