What is a Community Foundation?

We are a broad and flexible vehicle for charitable giving and community investment for generations to come.

Local Assets

We are your community’s “savings” account. We build permanent community endowment.

Local Needs

Our grants support your vision—culture, nature, human services, and education—our community’s spectrum of need.

Local Leadership

We are involved in your backyard as workshop conveners, network builders, grantmakers, and changemakers.

Join your charitable vision with the Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier (formerly Piedmont Community Foundation) and amplify your satisfaction and fulfillment by helping your local community. Work with us to build something everlasting here at home to bring you…


We are stewards of our community’s “savings account.” Funds you create with us will be here for generations; serving and funding the charities and programs you care about most.


We make it simple. We handle all state and federal tax filings and financial reports. We offer a variety of options to be sure your vision is part of our work. And, if you wish, you or your heirs stay involved in grantmaking.

Investment Expertise

Our work is a community and financial investment. Our carefully crafted investment policies are designed to protect your legacy, while also fulfilling its promise.


We accept a range of assets, from securities, to closely held stock, to real estate, to cash. We strive to work closely with you and your financial advisors to ensure your vision and financial goals are achieved.


You name your fund and decide its charitable purpose. Grants are announced from your fund making recipients fully aware of your generosity, or,  with total anonymity.

Tax Advantages

Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier is a public charity 501(C)3 organization. Gifts to CFLNF are fully tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

17+ Years of Serving Loudoun County

$3+ Million given back to the community

32+ Component Funds Tailored by Individual Donors

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Did You Know? What is a community foundation? The short answer: a not-for-profit, grant-making organization existing for the benefit of the residents in a given area. Community foundations also obtain and share information about needs in the community and identify charitable organizations who might best help fulfill those needs. 100WS is a component fund of the Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties (CFLNFC), which also helps us conduct due diligence on grant applicants and more. 100WS donors also benefit from fully qualified tax deductions because of our relationship with CFLNFC. Interested in learning about your local community foundation? communityfoundationlf.org/

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