Community Foundation’s Brennan Gould Receives National Honor for Heal Charlottesville Fund

On Wednesday evening, November 28, 2018, foundation leaders from around the nation gathered in Washington, DC, at the National Museum of Women in the Arts to recognize the leadership and creativity of some of the most esteemed philanthropic leaders in the United States. Among those recognized was Brennan Gould, president and chief executive officer, Charlottesville …Read More>

Foundation CEO Brennan Gould Wins Scrivner Award for Creative Grantmaking

The Charlottesville Area Community Foundation’s president and chief executive officer, Ms. Brennan Gould, will receive the 2018 Robert W. Scrivner Award for Creative Grantmaking from the Council on Foundations. Ms. Gould, who previously served as director of grant-funded programs at CACF, was selected as its president in June of this year. She led efforts to create …Read More>

Eboni Bugg Named Director of Programs

The Charlottesville Area Community Foundation is pleased to announce Eboni Bugg as its new Director of Programs, effective October 1. Bugg will lead grantmaking activity and strategic projects with the Foundation’s community partners, including nonprofits, government organizations and individuals who are working to improve the quality of life in the Charlottesville area. “Eboni’s experience, skillset, and passion …Read More>

Foundation President Brennan Gould’s Op-Ed Published Around the Country

In the week before the one-year anniversary of the August 2017 “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, an op-ed titled “Healing Our Charlottesville” by Community Foundation President Brennan Gould appeared in national news markets, including Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Oakland and Washington, DC. 

Community Foundation Announces Heal Charlottesville Grants

On June 28, 2018, the Community Foundation announced grants totaling $1 million to 42 individuals, organizations and business leaders from its Heal Charlottesville and Concert for Charlottesville Funds, and from an anonymous donor. The Funds were created in response to the terror and violence caused by a series of white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville last summer.  “For more than 50 …Read More>

Brennan Gould Named President and CEO

The Board of Directors of Charlottesville Area Community Foundation is pleased to announce the promotion of Brennan Gould as President & Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Currently Director of Programs, Gould has been with CACF since 2010.  “We couldn’t be more thrilled that someone as respected and engaged across the community as Brennan Gould prevailed in our …Read More>

Brennan Gould Speaks at Foundation’s Annual Lunch

Days before being named President and CEO of the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation, Brennan Gould spoke about the extraordinary challenges Charlottesville and the Foundation faced after the hatred and violence of last August. Elaborating on the June 6 lunch’s theme of “Taking a Deeper Look,” Gould provided insight into the Foundation’s journey during the past year as it …Read More>

Heal Charlottesville Fund

Charlottesville Area Community Foundation Announces Review Committee for Heal Charlottesville Grant Proposals 9 person committee tasked with reviewing the Heal Charlottesville Fund grant applications   Charlottesville, VA – The Charlottesville Area Community Foundation (CACF), is pleased to announce the 9 members of the Heal Charlottesville Fund Review Committee. This diverse committee is made up of community …Read More>

A Message to the Charlottesville Community

The Charlottesville Area Community Foundation absolutely condemns the racism, hatred, intimidation and terrorism demonstrated by white supremacist groups that we witnessed with horror over the weekend. Our hearts go out to our fellow community members who were viciously attacked and injured, and we are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of Heather Heyer, Lt. H. …Read More>

Celebrating 50

The Community Foundation is turning 50 with a year of events to celebrate, acknowledge and thank the many people and organizations that make our community strong.