This week, The Loudoun Chamber Foundation announces the recipients of their 2020 grantmaking, totaling $32,000. The mission of the The Loudoun Chamber is to create a world class quality of life for everyone in Loudoun County. To make that vision a reality, The Loudoun Chamber created the Loudoun Chamber Foundation to conduct philanthropic and community building activities in 2015.

The organizations receiving 2020 Loudoun Chamber Foundation grants are:

  • Loudoun Citizens for Social Justice/LAWS – The Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter provides free, confidential services to the victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse.
  • A Place to Be – This grant will help A Place To Be purchase music equipment and expand to Eastern Loudoun, to serve those with disabilities, medical and mental health challenges.
  • Friends of Loudoun Mental Health – This all-volunteer group helps those disabled by mental illness with assistance for housing, improved care, promoting recovery and raising awareness.
  • American Red Cross in the National Capital Region – This grant will support the “Sound the Alarm,” a Home Fire Safety Campaign to decrease injuries and loss of life from home fires.
  • The Ryan Bartel Foundation – This grant will support several youth suicide prevention programs, including the We’re All Human initiative in 15 high and 11 middle schools in Loudoun.
  • Loudoun Habitat for Humanity – This grant will support LHFH’s Home Repair program, which fixes unsafe and inadequate living conditions enabling families to stay in their homes.
  • Loudoun Hunger Relief – Loudoun Chamber Foundation funds will be used to purchase food and warehouse storage equipment to help LHR better serve their clients.
  • Special Olympics of Virginia, Loudoun County – This grant will support the first Special Olympics event in Loudoun, for D.C., area athletes on October 4, 2020, at Paul VI High School.

Learn more about the Loudoun Chamber Foundation.