The Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties has named Joanne Trimmer as its new Director of Grants and Nonprofit Programs.

In this role, Trimmer will work with the Community Foundation’s donor advisors, fund holders, and Board of Directors to administer the organization’s grantmaking and implement trainings, workshops, and capacity-building opportunities for nonprofits serving Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties. In 2022, the Community Foundation granted $2.6 million to nonprofit organizations and provided training to more than 300 nonprofit leaders and professionals.

With a career spanning over 20 years in the nonprofit sector, Trimmer has held roles at local organizations including the Arc of Loudoun, the Ryan Bartel Foundation, and the Stillbrave Childhood Cancer Foundation. Notably, she has spearheaded initiatives aimed at optimizing operational efficiency, fostering relationships, enhancing program effectiveness, and expanding access to services for underserved communities.

Trimmer has held various leadership roles within the community, including serving as Vice Chair of the Loudoun Chamber of Commerce Business Women of Loudoun, a member of the Veteran Suicide Prevention Collaborative, and a member of the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Network. In working to support the mental health needs of the community, specifically military personnel, veterans, first responders, and law enforcement, she earned the token of Appreciation of Service from the White House Joint Chief of Staff.