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Be a part of the largest fundraising event in Hampton Roads, Give Local 757!

Date: April 27, 2016 By Stephanie Calway Category: Blog Category

Three local Community Foundations have come together in an unprecedented partnership to host the 3rd annual Give Local 757 event. The Hampton Roads, Peninsula and Southeast Virginia Community Foundations are joining forces with a goal of raising 1 million dollars in 24 hours for over 200+ local nonprofits on May 3, 2016. Last year, Give Local 757 had notable success, raising $430,000 in 24 hours for 155 nonprofits. Over 4,000 donations were received from every state in the country and from as far away as Hong Kong. This year, ourselves, along...

Largest Assemblage of Non-Profit Groups in Hampton Roads History Gathers at Fort Monroe

Date: March 21, 2016 By Stephanie Calway Category: Blog Category

From Habitat for Humanity, the Virginia Zoo, Edmarc Hospice for Children and the Salvation Army, organizations from as far away as the Eastern Shore gathered together at the Fort Monroe Bandstand on March 18th to raise awareness for Give Local 757. Adorned with signs, costumes, and four-legged friends, nearly 500 representatives from more than 130 local organizations participated in a commercial shoot led by WVEC Channel 13, alongside Bob Harper Photography and the Daily Press.This event was held in preparation for the region's larger event, Give Local 757. Groups could be...

Press Release: Announcing Our New Chief Executive Officer

Date: January 13, 2016 By Stephanie Calway Category: Blog Category

Media Advisory January 13, 2016  Chesapeake First Citizen Named Chief Executive Officer Of Southeast Virginia Community Foundation Steve Best Succeeds Ward Robinett at Helm of Non-Profit That Funds Worthy Causes in The Region   Public service has defined Steve Best since he became a volunteer fireman in his native Chesapeake at age 16. He would spend 37 years with the city’s fire department, the last dozen as its chief, retiring in 2010 but with still ample energy to give back to his community. Now Best, who was named the 2015...

Story of Impact: Elizabeth River Project Meets Match, Plans to Bring More Education Programs to Paradise Creek Nature Park

Date: December 1, 2015 By Stephanie Calway Category: Blog Category

The Elizabeth River Project has met The Match! The Match, formerly known as the TowneBank/SEVACF Challenge, was initiated and agreed upon in 2013, and calls on local nonprofit organizations to start endowment funds with the Foundation. Although housed and administered by SEVACF, such funds are intended to support the needs of their respective organizations. Upon establishing their fund, a nonprofit must pledge to raise between $20,000 and $50,000 over a one-year period. When their pledge has been met, we double their endowment by matching their raised amount with a portion...

New Administrative Coordinator

New Administrative Coordinator

Date: September 18, 2015 By Stephanie Calway Category: Uncategorized Category

Please join us in welcoming Stephanie Calway.  A graduate of ODU with a Bachelor of Science in Communications and a Master of Science in Education, we are very happy to have her join our team.  Call or stop by the office to introduce yourself.

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