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NCCF in the News

NCCF got a boost from local media in spreading the word on upcoming grants available to nonprofit organizations serving Nelson County residents. Click here to view the coverage To apply directly for a grant, click here.

Road Rally Fundraiser a Roaring Success

A one-of-a-kind, “Through the Decades”-themed Road Rally fundraiser netted thousands of dollars for future NCCF grants. Zooming through the fall countryside in Nelson County, 20 teams of costumed scavenger hunters visited more than 20 local sites, from wineries, to...

NCCF Awards New Grants to 10 Local Nonprofits

Nelson County Community Fund, Inc. (NCCF) awarded $80,500 in grants this fall to 10 nonprofits that support Nelson County residents. The funds will support organizations that provide help to food-insecure families, victims of sexual assault and substance abuse,...

FLAG Shows How Everyone Can ‘Walk Without Fear’

We’ve all been there. Pulled into an unwanted hug or touched without warning in a crowd. Perhaps even survived an attack or a dispute that turned physical. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Thanks to a group of committed young martial artists in Nelson County,...

NCCF Winter 2002 Grant Awards Benefit Local Nonprofits

Three local nonprofits have received $33,000 in NCCF grants for 2022, including one first-time grantee that provides home visits to support pregnant women and mothers with young children. Ready Kids, a longtime Charlottesville-based nonprofit, is expanding into Nelson...

Nelson County Farmers and Workers Join Forces to Fight COVID

Pick up a firm, tart apple or a plump, juicy peach at the local farmers market and you might consider the hard work that went into producing that bounty. Over this last year, Nelson County growers and the seasonal farmworkers they depend on worked extra hard to...