NCCF’s record grant making cycle this summer attracted media attention from CBS19-TV for its support of local nonprofits such as the Sexual Assault Resource Agency.
NCCF has decades of experience helping other LOCAL nonprofits serve Nelson County residents
One is the Nelson Heritage Center which sponsors a food bank distribution and a host of other community services.
Read more about the Nelson Heritage Center in our Success Stories
Support for the Young
Now more than ever, NCCF grants are needed to support youth educational, esteem-building, and environmental awareness programs
Having fun fund-raising
Known for its signature fund raiser, NCCF’s Opportunity Ball gives supporters a chance to dress up, kick up their heels, and party—all for a great cause.
Support for Elders
Whether it’s help building an access ramp, or paying for needed medications, nonprofits that support seniors continue to rely to NCCF grants to fund such programs.
Sickle Cell Awareness/Blood Drive is a Huge Success
Krystal Vest(L), Nelson County resident, and Natasha Hudson Gray, Nelson County native and American Red Cross Central Virginia Board Member, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee Chair and Diverse Blood Donor – Sickle Cell Initiative Lead were two of the more than 30 participants in a special Sickle Cell awareness blood drive by the American Red Cross, held recently at the Nelson Heritage Center. ARC is seeking black blood donors to address a critical shortage of blood to treat the deadly blood disorder.
Getting Families Involved
NCCF partners with local businesses to offer family fun—like a foot race at Thanksgiving—while raising money to give back to the community.
NCCF’s Online Auction Was a Hit!
NCCF board members and friends (left) rolled up their sleeves and pitched in to pull off our first ever Online Auction Fundraiser. Bidders—including longtime NCCF supporters—reported that the auction was great fun. It was also very successful. Thank you to all who participated. Funds raised will be used for grants to deserving local nonprofits in NCCF’s winter grant-making cycle.
NCCF has decades of experience helping other LOCAL nonprofits serve Nelson County residents.
Half our school children rely on free/reduced-cost school meals. Many seniors can’t afford medications. High school students must bypass college due to costs. Read on
Through its grant-making, NCCF provides financial support to local nonprofits and governmental agencies that aid people in need in Nelson County. Read on
NCCF relies on generous individual donors, as well as partnering with area businesses and community groups to support fundraisers such as its “Opportunity Ball”. Read on
Each year we award thousands of dollars in grants to nonprofits providing health and dental care, feeding the hungry, promoting education and much more. Read on
GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good as a way of transforming their community. Over the past nine years, this idea has grown into a global movement for people to come together to thank, help, give, show kindness, and share what they have with those in need. By donating to the Nelson County Community Fund, you are supporting local nonprofits that directly serve those in need in your community.
ReImagineCVA will serve as a comprehensive search-and-discover guide to the active nonprofits and community organizations doing important work in Charlottesville and the counties of Albemarle, Buckingham, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Madison, Nelson, and Orange.
All community organizations, including those fiscally sponsored, can be uploaded to the site to create an individual organizational profile. The profile pulls data from each organization’s website, highlighting the organization’s mission, impact, and giving opportunities as a direct way to connect the community to what organizations need right now – from products and supplies to donations to ways to volunteer through hands-on or skilled volunteering.