Virginia Service Foundation
Serve Virginia is supported by the Virginia Service Foundation, an independent 501(c)3 organization, which works intimately with the Virginia Volunteer Center Network and other partner organizations, and is guided by the Governor’s Advisory Board on Service and Volunteerism.
About the Virginia Foundation
We believe in the power of volunteers.
The Virginia Service Foundation supports the activities of the Governor’s Advisory Board on Service and Volunteerism. The purpose of the Virginia Service Foundation is to promote volunteer involvement, civic engagement, and citizen participation in the programs to serve the needs of the Commonwealth of Virginia and its communities. The Virginia Service Foundation was established in 2007 and continues to be an active fundraising organization.
We offer sponsorship opportunities for organizations that would like to join with us in a shared mission to support volunteerism in Virginia. Please contact us if you are interested in learning more about sponsoring the Virginia Volunteerism Summit, volunteer awards programs, or mini grants.
Board of Directors
The Virginia Service Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization, established in 2007 and operated as a direct support organization to assist The Governor’s Advisory Board on Service and Volunteerism in Virginia. The Foundation raises funds and resources to assist the Advisory Board in accomplishing its goals of supporting volunteerism and service across the Commonwealth. The Foundation’s activities are guided by a voluntary board of directors.
- Chair: Julie Strandlie (Fairfax)
- Vice Chair: Vacant
- Secretary: Maggie Bowman (Richmond)
- Treasurer: Clifford Yee* (Fairfax)
- Vanessa Diamond (Richmond)
- Bryan Pearce-Gonzales (Winchester)
- Dr. Sheila Williamson-Branch (Danville)
- Kathy Spangler, ex-officio (Richmond)
* = Past Chair
What We Fund
The Virginia Service Foundation supports several initiatives each year which all support the goals of the Governor’s Advisory Board on Service and Volunteerism.
Virginia Volunteerism Summit
A virtual annual conference featuring a diverse array of workshops, networking events and opportunities of service.
Volunteerism & Service Awards
Recognized annually through the Governor’s Volunteerism and Service Awards and the National Service Awards programs.
National Days of Service Mini Grants
Offering mini-grants throughout the year to support volunteer and service events or projects designed to engage communities.
The Virginia Service Foundation is a non-profit established as a direct support organization for the Governor’s Advisory Board on Service and Volunteerism. The foundation raises funds to support the Advisory Board’s initiatives including the Virginia Volunteerism Summit, Governor’s Volunteerism and Service Awards, and several Local and National Service Project opportunities.
Interested in learning more about joining the board? Send us an email.
You can support the work of the Virginia Service Foundation with a tax-deductible donation.
Donate By Check
Please make check out to Virginia Service Foundation and mail to:
Virginia Service Foundation
P.O. Box 533
Richmond, VA 23219
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