What We Do
The Arlington Community Foundation is the local home for individuals, foundations, businesses and organizations in Arlington to carry out their charitable giving. The Foundation's general funds - supported by contributions from community members - improve and strengthen the community in and around Arlington through grants made to local nonprofit organizations. The Foundation has several competitive grant cycles throughout the year. Grants to local, national and international nonprofit organizations are also recommended by advisors to Donor Advised Funds created to direct the charitable priorities of individuals, families, foundations, businesses or organizations. If desired, the Community Foundation can provide information to fund advisors about local needs and issues. The Community Foundation also acts as a catalyst and convener on important issues affecting the Arlington community. The Arlington Community Foundation has a well-established Annual Scholarship Program that most recently awarded over $300,000 in college scholarships to 140 students. The scholarships, each with its own unique eligibility criteria, are funded by generous individuals, families, companies and organizations.
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Who We Serve
The Arlington Community Foundation serves people of all backgrounds and financial means to achieve their charitable goals.
We help individuals, families, businesses, organizations and nonprofits achieve their charitable goals. Click here to read more about the 100 Homes Campaign Fund and alleviating homelessness in our community.
We assist the local nonprofit community by awarding grants and connecting interested donors to them. Click here to see how the Arlington Community Foundation Makes a Difference.
News & Events
2014 Fall Grant Opportunities
We are now accepting applications for grants of up to $10,000 from both Community Enhancement Program and Homelessness Prevention - Looking toward Tomorrow Program! Last fall, ACF awarded over $175,000 in and around Arlington through these programs. The deadlines for applications are October 2 and 9, respectively.
Joy Rambert AHC Inc. Scholarship
The Joy Rambert AHC Inc. Scholarship is given in memory of Joy who touched the lives of countless youth during her more than 13 years of service at AHC. The scholarship provides financial assistance to an underprivileged, college-bound student, who has succeeded in spite of adversity. The student must be in good academic standing and demonstrate significant financial need.
Contributions may be made online by clicking here and designating you gift in memory of Joy Rambert, or by check payable to the Arlington Community Foundation (memo: "AHC Inc. Scholarship") and sent to:
Arlington Community Foundation
818 North Quincy St. Suite 103
Arlington, VA 22203
For more information, please call 703-243-4785 or email email@example.com
Community Cup Golf Tournament and Long & Foster Tennis Open
Mark you calendars for this year's 2014 Community Cup Golf Tournament and Long and Foster Tennis Open! On Tuesday, October 7, 2014, join us for 18 holes of scramble or 12 roations of round robin doubles at the beautiful Washington Golf & Country Club. Sponsorships are still available for these highly-anticipated events, with all proceeds going to support the Foundation's important work in our community. For more information, please click below or call 703-243-4785.
Free Computers for Nonprofits
Technology Managment, Inc. and the Arlington Community Foundation have teamed up to launch the Technology Management Initiative, which will help nonprofits that serve Arlington become more efficient, more effective and greener by providing donations of used computers and other technological hardware.
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