An Opportunity to Care and Share



The 11th Opportunity Ball

Saturday, March 11, 2017
Tickets: $150
Tickets and Dance Lessons: $190


Please make a contribution to the Nelson County Community Fund which will have a direct and sometimes life changing impact on people living in Nelson County.

You may make your contribution to NCCF in two ways:

You may write a check made payable to NCCF and mail it to:
Nelson County Community Fund
P. O. Box 253
Nellysford, VA, 22958

you may click on the link below which will take you to the website of Charlottesville Area Community Foundation where you can make your contribution directly to the Nelson County Community Fund by credit or debit card via a secure transaction. You will receive an immediate confirmation of your contribution to NCCF. However, please be aware that there is a 3.25% fee for using this credit card feature, which will be charged to NCCF. You may want to increase the amount of your contribution to cover this additional expense.


Thank you for caring and for sharing!


Be Thankful 5 K Supports Nelson County Community Fund

On Friday, November 25, 306 runners and walkers (some with dogs with or without costumes) participated in the Be Thankful 5 K, which was held on the trails of Rockfish Valley Foundation. The annual event was sponsored by Wintergreen Resort and Bold Rock Cidery. The entire net proceeds of the event – $3,379 – were donated to Nelson County Community Fund to support the work of area nonprofits which serve the people of Nelson County. The Advisory Committee of NCCF is thankful to Wintergreen Resort and Bold Rock Cidery and all of the participants for this wonderful gift! Pictured below at the check presentation are (left to right) Lindsay Dorrier of Bold Rock Cidery; Sue Love and Donna McCurdy, Advisory Committee members; Jane Francis, co-chair; Hank Thiess, Wintergreen Resort General Manager; Rudy Strickland, Events Manager for Wintergreen Resorts; Ika Joiner and Joe Steele, Treasurer, Advisory Committee.



What is the Nelson County Community Fund?

The Nelson County Community Fund (NCCF) was established to help those in need within Nelson County.  NCCF operates with a totally volunteer Advisory Committee as a committee-advised fund that makes grants to local charitable organizations and agencies with the expressed goal of improving the life of Nelson County residents. Much of our work is accomplished by collaborating with nonprofits, funders, community leaders, and other partners to tackle important issues in our county. The NCCF operates under the charter of the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation (CACF) – a 501(c)(3) organization that oversees the NCCF’s unrestricted general and endowment funds.

NCCF works by collecting funds from generous donors and by fund raising through events such as the yearly Opportunity Ball. These dollars are invested in local charities that have applied through grant applications.

Advisory Committee

Nelson County Website

Charlottesville Area Community Foundation Website

Nelson County Community Fund

P.O. Box 253 Nellysford Virginia 22958

(434) 260-1843

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