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.

RSVP to join our evening event, Raising Charitable Children featuring speaker Carol Weisman, MSW, MOM, Author.  Help your children adopt your philanthropy values with these valuable ideas and lessons worth passing on. October 17th, 6:00 to 8:30 River Creek Club. There is no fee, but registration requested by October 13.

Ready to dig into local issues and solutions?  Join with fellow caring citizens, grantmakers, philanthropists, and nonprofit leaders to learn about key issues in our community including childcare, mental health and substance abuse, affordable housing, and putting racism on the table.  Thursday October 19, registration 9:30, program 10 AM to 2 PM.  Loudoun County Board of Education Building, 21000 Education Court, Broadlands, VA. There is no charge, but please register by October 11.

Learn more about our Work . . . Grant making . . . Financials and . . . Setting Up Your Own Fund through our 2016 Report to the Community.


Join your charitable vision with the Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier 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.

18 Years of Serving Loudoun County

$4+ Million given back to the community

35+ Component Funds Tailored by Individual Donors

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