Donations by independent foundations and groups

A sampling of gifts, grants or pledges of $30,000 or more made or announced to Virginia nonprofits in 2016.

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Donor Location Donation recipient Donation amount
Charles Koch Foundation Arlington George Mason University $10,000,000
Harvest Foundation Martinsville Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development 5,500,000
Danville Regional Foundation Danville Institute for Advanced Learning & Research 3,975,256
The Beirne Carter Foundation1 Richmond University of Virginia 1,000,000
The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation1 Charlottesville University of Virginia 1,000,000
Williamsburg Community Health Foundation Williamsburg Williamsburg-James City Public Schools 640,000
The Cameron Foundation Petersburg YMCA of Greater Richmond 555,000
The Mary Morton Parsons Foundation2 Richmond Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 500,000
The Cabell Foundation Richmond College of William and Mary Foundation 500,000
Robins Foundation Richmond Children's Home Society of Virginia 390,000
Potomac Health Foundation Woodbridge Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center 367,733
The Alleghany Foundation Covington Alleghany Highlands Economic Development Corp. 300,000
Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges Richmond Emory and Henry College 136,729
Commonwealth Transfusion Foundation Glen Allen Eastern Virginia Medical School 125,000
Beazley Foundation Inc. Portsmouth Christopher Newport University 125,000
John Randolph Foundation Hopewell Central Virginia Health Services 125,000
Wythe-Bland Foundation Wytheville Hope Inc. 118,000
The Roanoke Women's Foundation Roanoke Blue Ridge Autism and Achievement Center 110,000
The Windsor Foundation Trust Richmond Science Museum of Virginia Foundation 100,000
Richmond Memorial Health Foundation Richmond Health Brigade 100,000
The R & M Fink Family Trust Centreville George Mason University 100,000
Northern Virginia Health Foundation Alexandria Arlington Pediatric Center 80,000
Hiram Ewing Wall Jr. Foundation (Wall Foundation) Quantico George Mason University 50,000
J.T. Minnie Maude Charitable Trust Danville Danville Science Center 50,000
Joan and Morgan Massey Foundation Richmond Science Museum of Virginia Foundation 50,000
John S. and Katherine R. Poindexter Charitable Foundation Richmond Science Museum of Virginia Foundation 50,000
Powell Charitable Foundation Roanoke Emory and Henry College 42,000
The Chas Foundation Norfolk Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters 40,000
The Helen S. & Charles G. Patterson Jr. Charitable Foundation Trust Danville Danville Science Center 32,000
Kiwanis Club of Danville Foundation Danville Danville Science Center 30,000

1 $1 million-$2 million            2 $500,000-$999,999        Sources: Virginia Business survey, websites, news releases/reports, form 990

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