Donations by independent foundations and groups

A sampling of contributions of $50,000 or more made or announced to Virginia nonprofits in 2015.

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Donor Location Donation recipient Donation
Via-Bradley College of Engineering Foundation Roanoke Virginia Tech $1,710,000
Harvest Foundation Martinsville Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development 1,500,000
Mount Vernon Ladies' Association 1 Mount Vernon University of Virginia 1,000,000
The Cabell Foundation Richmond Virginia Commonwealth University 1,000,000
Williamsburg Health Foundation Williamsburg Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools 626,000
American College of Radiology 2 Reston University of Virginia 500,000
The Soho Center 2 Madison University of Virginia 500,000
The Mary Morton Parsons Foundation Richmond VMI Foundation 300,000
Elevate Early Education (E3) 3 Richmond University of Virginia 250,000
LifeNet Health 3 Virginia Beach University of Virginia 250,000
Northern Virginia Community College Educational Foundation Annandale James Madison University 244,052
Wythe-Bland Foundation Wytheville Wytheville Community College 222,092
E. Stuart James Grant Charitable Trust Danville VMI Foundation 205,000
Tidewater Scottish Rite Speech and Language Foundation Newport News Old Dominion University 180,000
Robins Foundation Richmond Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation Inc. 145,000
John Randolph Foundation Hopewell Central Virginia Health Services 125,000
National Rifle Association of America Fairfax Virginia Tech 111,000
Student Engineers' Council Blacksburg Virginia Tech 103,600
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation 4 Lansdowne The College of William & Mary 100,000
Moses D. Nunnally Jr. Charitable Trust 4 Richmond The College of William & Mary 100,000
Aphasia Foundation Portsmouth Old Dominion University 100,000
Beazley Foundation Inc. Portsmouth Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation Inc. 100,000
Old Dominion University Alumni Association Norfolk Old Dominion University 100,000
Williams-Berry Charitable Foundation Bristol Virginia Tech 100,000
Commonwealth Transfusion Foundation Glen Allen James Madison University 92,065
Women's Health and Empowerment Circle 5 Arlington Virginia Hospital Center and Arlington Pediatric Center 82,119
Virginia529 College Savings Plan Richmond Science Museum of Virginia 79,000
J.T. - Minnie Maude Charitable Trust Danville Danville Science Center 50,000
Joan and Morgan Massey Foundation Richmond Science Museum of Virginia 50,000
Lee Jackson Educational Foundation Charlottesville VMI Foundation 50,000
The Cameron Foundation Petersburg Crater Community Hospice 50,000

1  $1 million-$2 million
2  $500,000-$999,999
3  $250,000-$499,999
4  $100,000+
5  Multiple gifts and pledges from various donors

Sources: Virginia Business survey, annual reports, websites

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