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NCCF's Auction

is now live until Oct. 6

The auction is taking place now until 8PM EDT, October 6

In person viewing will be on Saturday, September 30th from 1pm – 5 pm at 239 Camping Ridge in Lake Monacan Park in Stoney Creek at Wintergreen in Nellysford, VA

Winning bidders can also come to that location to pick up their items on October 7 from 11 am until 5 pm.

Why Give?

NCCF has decades of experience helping other LOCAL nonprofits serve
Nelson County residents.

The Need

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.
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Our Mission

Through its grant-making, NCCF provides financial support to local nonprofits and governmental agencies that aid people in need in Nelson County.
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check presentation at Bold Rock cidery

Our Donors

NCCF relies on generous individual donors, as well as partnering with area businesses and community groups to support fundraisers such as its “Opportunity Ball”.
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Our Beneficiaries

Each year we award thousands of dollars in grants to nonprofits providing health and dental care, feeding the hungry, promoting
education and much more.
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Words of gratitude from NCCF grantees…


“…I don’t have a big education [but] thank you to all the people that has (sic) helped me with the dental treatment for my daughter…. The treatment has been very successful because my daughter is a lot better now…. Again, thank you for everything. God bless you all.”

-Mother of a pediatric dental patient, Blue Ridge Dental Center

“Thanks for the generous grant to assist Nelson County low-income residents with civil legal matters in the area of family law.”

Stephen E. Dickinson, Central Virginia Legal Aid Society

“The vision of Habitat is a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Your generous gift is helping to bring this vision to life!”

Jayne Johnson, Piedmont Habitat for Humanity

“Coming off the pandemic, this service is more and more necessary. We are sincerely grateful for your support of our work”

Margaret Clair, Nelson County Community Development Fund

“We are so fortunate and honored to have received funding from the Nelson County Community Fund for our health center. Your generous investment in the BRMC is already being put to use for our patients!”

Richard D. Shinn, Blue Ridge Medical Center

The funding from the Nelson County Community Fund to host blood drives in Nelson County is a huge help in providing these life-saving blood products.

Adam Spencer, American Red Cross

How You Can Give


Whether you donate online or by check, once a year or once a month, every dollar helps us fulfill our mission. Click on the icon above to donate today.


Have an interest in helping with one of our fundraisers, or serving on NCCF’s all-volunteer Board of Directors? If so, click on the icon above to volunteer today.

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Another way to support NCCF is through our vehicle donation program. Click on the icon above to donate your old car cost-free and hassle-free

Leave a Legacy

Give the gift that keeps on giving to your neighbors in need by making a legacy donation

News & Updates

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NCCF visits a training session by CASA

Members of the Nelson County Community Fund Board of Directors visited the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Central Virginia training session being held at the Tuckahoe Community Center for the new Nelson County CASA volunteers.


Via the NCCF grant that CASA received, they were able to recruit 5 new volunteers, 250% of their initial goal of 2 new volunteers!

We thank CASA for their tireless efforts to advocate for abused and neglected children in Nelson County, and we salute the volunteers for their dedication to this vital cause.


Six Local Nonprofits Awarded New Grants

NCCF recently awarded six new grants totaling $41,500 to local nonprofits addressing a range of important issues and needs:

  • Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Central Virginia will use the grant to recruit CASA volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children in Nelson County.
  • All Blessings Flow is a faith-based organization that will use the funds to expand its outreach in Nelson County to make medical equipment and supplies available for free to underprivileged families living with disabilities and serious health conditions.
  • Central Virginia Farm Workers Initiative (CVFWI) will use the grant to fund its Healthy Farm Workers initiative, offering health checks and preventative services, with a focus on diabetes and hypertension.
  • ReadyKids will fund expanded outreach in Nelson County of its home visiting services to mothers and their young children to promote positive parent-child interactions, healthy childhood growth, and family well-being.
  • Foothills Child Advocacy Center with use the support to organize and conduct child abuse prevention programs for parents, caregivers, and mandated reporters (teachers, daycare workers, etc.).
  • The Millennium Group, in support of the Nelson Heritage Center, will use its grant to upgrade, renovate, and provide training in the computer/Learning Leading Lab, making it available to students after hours and during the summer, as well as community residents who may not otherwise have access to computers.

Since its inception 23 years ago, NCCF has awarded over 300 grants, totaling nearly $2 million, to 67 organizations. The deadline for applying for the next grant award cycle is June 30, 2023.

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