List of Funds

 

The Greater Lynchburg Community Trust maintains over 240 funds that help to support the Arts, Education, Historical Preservation, Healthy Living Programs, Children’s Programs, Family Programs and Crisis Programs across the Lynchburg region. The values provided are the fair market value at the end of our last fiscal year, June 30, 2016.

 
Jim Ackley Theatre Education Fund   (Designated) $13,875.68
Supports the E.C. Glass High School Theatre Program  
   
Evelyn and Thurman Adams Fund (Unrestricted) $10,703.72
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Adult Care Center - Elinor Hopkins Fund (Designated) $17,082.95
Supports the Adult Care Center in Lynchburg, Virginia  
   
Ainslie Family Fund (Designated) $30,368.69
Supports the Academy Center of the Arts, James River Day School, Jubilee Family Development Center and Virginia Episcopal School
   
Alford Family Fund (Unrestricted) $18,105.16
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Alliance for Families and Children of Central Virginia Endowment Fund   (Designated) $10,678.69
Supports the Family Alliance Program at HumanKind in Lynchburg, Virginia  
   
Amherst County Retired Teachers Association Scholarship Fund   (Scholarship) $36,341.55
Provides scholarships for Amherst County High School seniors  
   
Anne Spencer House & Garden Museum Fund (Designated) $47,024.71
Supports the Anne Spencer House & Garden Museum  
   
Anne Spencer House & Garden Museum - Garden Fund   (Designated) $24,359.08
Supports maintaining the garden at the Anne Spencer House & Garden Museum  
   
Anonymous I Fund (Donor Advised) $61,818.84
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Anonymous II Fund (Unrestricted) $11,482.80
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Anonymous III Fund (Donor Advised) $34,255.14
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Anonymous IV Fund (Unrestricted) $1,304,696.99
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Appomattox Fund   (Field of Interest) $29,383.87
Serves the needs of charitable organizations in Appomattox, Virginia through the competitive grant cycles
   
Appomattox County Education Foundation Fund (Scholarship) $194,910.27
Provides scholarships to Appomattox County High School seniors  
   
Eleanor and Jimmy Atkins Fund (Donor Advised) $251,071.39
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Barnard Family Health and Wellness Fund (Scholarship) $53,751.68
Provides scholarships for area students seeking higher education in health care related fields that support MSK health
   
Bank of the James Fund (Unrestricted) $21,370.81
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Bedford House Endowment Fund (Designated) $35,017.58
Supports the Bedford Hospice House  
   
Brock and Edith Barkley Fund (Unrestricted) $17,153.16
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
BB&T Fund (Designated) $13,033.26
Supports Habitat for Humanity, Lyn-CAG, and Lynchburg Neighborhood Development Foundation  
   
Harmon and Mary Beauchamp Fund (Donor Advised) $45,233.15
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Bedford County Scholarship Fund (Scholarship) $13,843.12
Provides scholarships for seniors graduating from Bedford County high schools  
   
W.E. Betts, Jr. Family Fund (Field of Interest) $35,237.43
Serves the interest of education in Central Virginia through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Big Brothers Big Sisters Endowment Fund (Designated) $11,557.63
Supports Big Brothers Big Sisters in Lynchburg, Virginia  
   
Rachael B. and William E. Blandford Fund (Unrestricted) $197,144.65
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Betty Lynn and John Blanks Family Fund (Donor Advised) $24,665.05
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Beth Johnson Boatner Scholarship Fund (Scholarship) $29,623.56
Provides scholarships for E. C. Glass High School seniors  
   
George Everett Bond Fund (Field of Interest) $16,606.23
Serves the interest of education and youth through the competitive grant cycles  
   
David L. and Carole H. Bowen Fund (Donor Advised) $43,598.47
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Jane Barringer Bowen Educational Fund (Scholarship) $25,839.64
Provides scholarships for E.C. Glass High School seniors who pursue studies in Theatre Arts or English
   
Robert R. Bowen, MD Foundation Fund (Field of Interest) (established December 2016) $1,059,279.34
Serves the interests of the needy, aging, and education through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lynchburg Fund (Designated) $54,345.82
Supports the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lynchburg  
   
Vince Bradford Fund (Donor Advised) $13,855.68
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Christopher Sean Brennan Fund (Unrestricted) $12,290.90
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
B. Douglas and Nancy T. Brockman Fund (Field of Interest) $50,529.83
Serves the area of disadvantaged youth through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Brook Hill Farm Fund (Designated)  (established February 2017)
$10,000.00
Supports Brook Hill Farm in Forest, Virginia  
   
Dorothy M. Brooks Scholarship Fund (Scholarship) $10,829.97
Provides scholarships to students at Randolph College who are Lynchburg residents  
   
Gaynell and Milton Brooks Fund (Field of Interest) $34,049.92
Serves the areas of education and medical care for needy children in Lynchburg through the competitive grant cycles
   
Bryan-Wade Fund (Designated) $108,150.89
Supports the E. C. Glass Athletic Program  
   
E. F. and Elizabeth B. Burmahln Charitable Fund (Designated) $455,081.81
Supports Centra Health, Inc., Jones Memorial Library, Shriner's Hospital, PEO Foundation and scholarships
for E. C. Glass seniors studying business  
   
Dick and Elsie Byrne Fund (Donor Advised) $33,662.80
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Barbara B. and Carl W. Calandra Fund (Field of Interest) $30,361.64
Supports charitable organizations in Lynchburg, Virginia through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Helen & Ed Calvert Fund (Unrestricted) $89,359.47
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Camp C.H.I.L.D. Fund (Designated) $19,370.14
Supports Camp C.H.I.L.D in Lynchburg, Virginia  
   
Camp Kum-Ba-Yah Endowment Fund (Designated) $12,542.99
Supports Camp Kum-Ba-Yah in Lynchburg, Virginia  
   
Jim and Maxine Candler Family Fund (Donor Advised) $35,158.03
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Jim Candler Fund for the Pauline F. Maloney Step with Links Program   (Designated) $67,347.29
Supports the Step with Links Program in Lynchburg, Virginia  
   
Sally J. Capps Memorial Fund (Donor Advised) $8,437.82
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Kim and Dan Carey Fund (Donor Advised) $11,252.23
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Kay and Helen Carpenter Fund (Unrestricted) $58,583.01
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Children's Health Care Endowment Fund (Designated) $114,859.91
Supports Children's Miracle Network in Lynchburg, Virginia  
   
Daniel Christian Nursing Scholarship Fund (Scholarship) $24,192.52
Provides scholarships to Appomattox County High School seniors interested in nursing  
   
Coleman Family Fund (Donor Advised) $133,175.01
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Leonard and Eudora Coleman Memorial Scholarship Fund   (Scholarship) $19,475.52
Provides scholarships to Altavista High School seniors  
   
Marion Collins Fund (Designated) $105,015.29
Supports the Old City Cemetery in Lynchburg, Virginia  
   
Connors Family Fund (Designated) $21,999.91
Supports the Academy Center of the Arts, Autism Society of North Carolina, Johnson Health Center, Kids'
Haven and St. John's Episcopal Church  
   
Catherine Wooldridge Connelly and William Hatcher Connelly Fund   (Field of Interest) $22,100.76
Supports educational and medical needs through the competitive grant cycles  
   
James Gilliam Conrad Fund (Unrestricted) $22,513.16
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Jean and Bill Cook Fund (Donor Advised) $62,502.71
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Bev Cosby Fund (Field of Interest) $35,822.75
Supports organizations serving suffering, broken and marginal people through the competitive grant cycles
   
George and Gladys Costan Family Scholarship Fund (Scholarship) $45,214.79
Provides scholarships to seniors at Lynchburg City high schools  
   
Anne Glass Cothran Family Fund (Unrestricted) $19,933.78
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Calvin and Virginia Cox Fund (Unrestricted) $532,277.26
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
George B. Craddock & Theodore H. Jack Fund (Field of Interest) $25,729.41
Supports medical and edcuational needs through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Craddock-Terry Fund (Field of Interest) $174,756.12
Supports capital expenditures in the areas of health, hunger, housing for handicapped persons and higher
education through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Crittenton Fund (Designated) $88,753.42
Supports New Vistas Schools in Lynchburg, Virginia  
   
Daly Legacy Fund (Designated) $148,376.11
Supports Alzheimers Association of Central Virginia, Awareness Garden, Boys & Girls Club of Greater
Lynchburg, Camp Kum-Ba-Yah, Holy Cross Catholic Church, HumanKind, and Lynchburg Tennis Patrons
   
Dana's Angel Fund (Designated)   (established January 2017) $12,788.00
Supports the Hutcherson Learning Center in Lynchburg, Virginia  
   
Davidson & Garrard, Inc. Fund (Unrestricted) $10,784.34
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
J. Lyons Davidson Fund (Unrestricted) $15,300.09
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
James T. Davis Jr. Fund for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities   (Field of Interest) $65,957.65
Serves the needs of invididuals with intellectual disabilities through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Rosemary and George Dawson Fund (Donor Advised) $11,742.92
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Rosalind and L. John Denney Fund (Field of Interest) $11,623.18
Supports organizations in the Lyncburg and Amherst areas through the competitive grant cycles  
   
David H. Dillard - David E. Basten Fund (Unrestricted) $16,810.53
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Dodge Family Fund (Designated) $8,625.91
Supports Friends of the the Lynchburg Public Library and Lynchburg Museum Foundation  
   
Ron and MaryJane Dolan Fund (Field of Interest) $37,722.23
Serves the needs of food, medical and mental health support for economically disadvantaged children and
their families through the competitive grant cycles  
   
William L. Driskill, Jr. Fund (Unrestricted) $92,396.31
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Dunbar High School Legacy Fund (Scholarship) $124,042.90
Provides scholarships for seniors from Heritage and E.C. Glass High Schools  
   
Linda and Rick Edwards Fund (Designated) $10,921.74
Supports Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra  
   
Elizabeth's Early Learning Center Fund (Designated) $5,623,204.82
Supports Elizabeth's Early Learning Center  
   
Elro Foundation Fund (Donor Advised) $187,495.47
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Evans Family Fund (Unrestricted) $10,661.83
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Faith Christian Academy Maintenance Endowment Fund   (Designated) $121,665.93
Supports Faith Christian Academy in Hurt, Virginia  
   
Donald and Virginia Farmer Scholarship Fund (Scholarship) $171,138.71
Provides scholarships for seniors at Nelson County High School  
   
Fauber Family Fund (Field of Interest) $27,088.58
Provides food, clothing, shelter, medical assistance and mental health support through the competitive grant cycles
   
Rob and Judy Finch Fund (Field of Interest) $13,596.84
Supports youth sports and fitness and wellness programs with preference toward the Altavista area through
the competitive grant cycles  
   
Martha Carter Fischer Charitable Fund (Designated) $42,881.90
Provides support for St. Peter Episcopal Church in Altavista, Virginia, St. Stephen Episcopal Church in Forest,
Virginia, and St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Lynchburg, Virginia  
   
Flippin Fund (Donor Advised) $21,095.03
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Free Clinic of Central Virginia Fund (Designated) $65,815.16
Supports the Free Clinic of Central Virginia  
   
Friends of the Lynchburg Public Library - Mary R. Breazeale Memorial Fund (Designated) $26,333.98
Supports Friends of the Lynchburg Public Library  
   
Judy and Bill Gayle Fund (Donor Advised) $98,441.01
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Jill Gardner Memorial Scholarship Fund (Scholarship) $22,141.76
Provides scholarships for seniors at E.C. Glass High School who have artistic talent with formal instruction in Art
   
Wally Gilbert Fund (Scholarship) $26,816.61
Provides scholarships for senior athletes at Heritage High School  
   
Don and Frances Giles Fund (Unrestricted) $11,685.28
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Henriette Jones Gill Fund (Designated) $857,190.71
Supports Lynchburg Humane Society, South Central Spay and Neuter, Lynchburg Grows, and the GLCT
competitive grant cycles  
   
Glass/Heritage Scholarship Fund (Scholarship) $112,191.05
Provides scholarships for seniors from Heritage and E.C. Glass High Schools  
   
Edward Christian Glass Scholarship Fund (Scholarship) $99,746.90
Provides scholarships for seniors from E.C. Glass High School who are pursuing a degree in Education  
   
GLCT Operating Endowment Fund (Designated) $58,202.02
Supports the Operating Fund at The Greater Lynchburg Community Trust  
   
Greater Lynchburg Environmental Network Fund (Field of Interest) $4,379.09
Supports improvement needs of the natural environment quality in the Greater Lynchburg area through the
competitive grant cycles  
   
Sam & Sloanie Green Fund (Donor Advised) $11,414.33
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Mary L. Gregory Scholarship Fund (Scholarship) $35,836.23
Provides scholarships for seniors from Amherst County High School  
   
Greif Brothers Fund (VA Fiber) (Donor Advised) $317,660.94
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Ted Hapgood Scholarship Fund (Scholarship) $26,655.19
Provides scholarships for full-time employees at C. B. Fleet  
   
Mary and David Harman Fund (Donor Advised) $53,853.92
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Edwin A. and Margaretta H. Harper Fund (Field of Interest) $207,302.14
Supports programs benefiting pediatric projects through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Lucy Woodall Harris Fund (Field of Interest) $11,966.14
Supports education, libraries, museums and historical preservation through the competitive grant cycles
   
Thomas F. Harwood Fund (Unrestricted) $172,514.14
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Junius Haskins Fund (Field of Interest) $11,926.82
Supports organizations which enhance dignity of all, mutual respect racially and culturally, and low income
housing through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Coach Bo Henson Fund (Donor Advised) $17,406.11
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Sallie Holland and Wesley Peters Hicks Math Scholarship Fund   (Scholarship) $17,257.02
Provides scholarships for seniors from Beford County high schools or seniors from Carolina County High
school who plan to major in Math or math related fields  
   
Bill and Mary Jane Hobbs (Charitable Gift Annuity) $108,410.18
A charitable gift annuity fund  
   
Bill and Mary Jane Hobbs Fund (Field of Interest) $21,543.57
Supports health, hunger and housing efforts through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Eldridge "E" & Elizabeth Greene Hoke Fund (Donor Advised) $11,219.39
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Josephine J. Holt Fund (Designated) $25,548.77
Provides support for the J.O.Y. fund at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Lynchburg, Virginia  
   
Skipper and Sandy Holt Fund (Field of Interest) $12,412.48
Serves charitable organizations that work toward relieving human suffering through the competitive grant cycles
   
Jiggie and Yuille Holt Jr. Fund (Field of Interest) $31,414.64
Serves charitable organizations that work toward relieving human suffering through the competitive grant cycles
   
Hylan and Christine Hubbard Family Fund (Donor Advised) $100,856.46
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Chris Hudson Trust for Children's Health Care Fund   (Designated) $6,980.15
Supports the Children's Miracle Network in Lynchburg, Virginia  
   
Cinda and George Hurt Fund (Donor Advised) $9,623.34
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Larry Donald Huskey Memorial Fund (Donor Advised) $12,892.26
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Carl Hutcherson Fund (Unrestricted) $11,270.16
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Mahlon & Gerald Thomas Hutchison Memorial Fund (Field of Interest) $28,214.75
Serves the fields of education and medicine through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Interfaith Outreach Fund (Designated) $16,745.26
Supports the ongoing needs of Interfaith Outreach in Lynchburg, Virginia  
   
Edwin Nelson James Jr. Memorial Fund (Scholarship) $17,626.48
Provides scholarships for seniors from E. C. Glass High School  
   
Jefferson Choral Society Endowment Fund (Designated) $22,305.44
Supports the Jefferson Choral Society in Lynchburg, Virginia  
   
Johnson Health Center Endowment Fund (Designated) $13,482.34
Supports the Johnson Health Centers in Lynchburg and Madison Heights, Virginia  
   
Martin Johnson Family Fund (Unrestricted) $27,743.61
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Jubilee Family Development Center Fund (Designated) $20,407.65
Supports the Jubilee Family Development Center in Lynchburg, Virginia  
   
75th Anniversary Junior League of Lynchburg Endowment Fund   (Designated) $21,291.81
Supports the Junior League of Lynchburg  
   
Bernard & Putnam Kyle Memorial Fund (Field of Interest) $426,438.74
Serves the needs of housing and medical care through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Troy Kiger Scholarship Fund (Scholarship) $20,058.12
Provides scholarships for seniors from E. C. Glass High School  
   
Lake Christian Ministries Fund (Designated) $12,848.84
Supports Lake Christian Ministries, Inc. in Moneta, Virginia  
   
Langley Family Fund (Donor Advised) $487,591.67
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Larsen Family Fund (Designated) $21,791.86
Supports Amazement Square, Jubilee Family Development, Boys & Girls Club of Greater Lynchburg, and
Lake Christian Ministries  
   
Ella M. Lawless Scholarship Fund (Scholarship) $11,175.95
Provides scholarships to members of Heritage United Methodist Church  
   
Edith Brooks Lee Fund for the Lynchburg Public Library (Designated) $22,052.40
Supports the Lynchburg Public Library  
   
Edith B. Lee Scholarship Fund (Scholarship) $10,705.60
Provides scholarships through Lynchburg Retired Teachers Association  
   
Legacy Museum of African-American History Fund   (Designated) $208,486.16
Supports the Legacy Museum of African-American History in Lynchburg, Virginia  
   
Mary Emma Lemon Charitable Fund (Field of Interest) $103,635.51
Serves the needs of educational, religious and/or charitable organizations in Appomattox, Lynchburg and
Roanoke through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Dr. Gordon K. Leonard Fund (Scholarship) $51,376.92
Provides scholarships for seniors of Amherst County High School who are interested in a career in health care
   
Lewis Family Fund (Donor Advised) $272,441.04
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Charles and Minnie Lewis Court Street Baptist Church Fund   (Designated) $125,739.22
Supports Court Street Baptist Church in Lynchburg, Virginia  
   
Mario Luongo Memorial Fund (Scholarship) $14,303.41
Provides scholarships for seniors of Appomattox County High School participating in a varsity sport  
   
Lynchburg Academy of Medicine Fund (Donor Advised) $88,432.55
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Lynchburg Academy of Medicine Alliance Fund (Scholarship) $34,756.00
Provides scholarships through the Lynchburg Academy of Medicine Alliance  
   
Lynchburg Area Ministerial Association Fund (Scholarship) $41,704.88
Provides scholarships for seniors from Lynchburg City Schools  
   
Lynchburg City Schools Education Foundation Teacher Grant Fund   (Designated) $38,019.31
Supports the Lynchburg City Schools Education Foundation Teacher Grant program  
   
Lynchburg Daily Bread Endowment Fund (Designated) $10,998.14
Supports Lynchburg Daily Bread  
   
Lynchburg Economic Development Fund (Designated) $61,760.61
Supports Lynchburg Economic Development  
   
Lynchburg Education Foundation Fund (Designated) $92,548.14
Supports the Lynchburg Education Foundation  
   
Lynchburg Symphony Endowment Fund (Designated) $67,260.56
Supports Lynchburg Symphony  
   
Martin Memorial Scholarship Fund (Scholarship) $54,048.89
Provides scholarships for seniors at Appomattox County High School  
   
Leila C. McBratney Family Fund (Donor Advised) $119,303.23
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Sarah P. McBratney Fund (Donor Advised) $25,038.99
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Meals on Wheels Fund (Designated) $20,489.12
Supports Meals on Wheels in Lynchburg, Virginia  
   
F. W. Merryman, Jr. Family Trust Fund (Unrestricted) $15,988.09
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Faye Marcum Mifka Fund (Unrestricted) $832,990.53
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Robert J. Miller Scholarship Fund (Scholarship) $24,375.30
Provides scholarships for seniors from Rustburg High School and Heritage High School  
   
Miriam's House Fund (Designated) $1,700,981.45
Supports Miriam's House in Lynchburg, Virginia  
   
Jim Mitchell Charitable Trust Fund (Donor Advised) $15,646.58
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Violet Mitchell Charitable Trust Fund for Women and Girls (Donor Advised) $22,405.74
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Henrietta & Paul Munro Fund (Designated) $181,542.76
Supports United Way, Randolph College, Lynchburg College, Habitat for Humanity, Free Clinic, Centra
Foundation, Court St. Methodist Church, and Adult Care Center  
   
George H. Murphy Fund (Unrestricted) $14,765.86
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
National D-Day Memorial Foundation Fund (Designated) $221,945.23
Supports the National D-Day Memorial Foundation in Bedford, Virginia  
   
William N. and Nancy S. Nelson Fund (Donor Advised) $720,553.12
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Newmark Family Fund (Designated) $10,795.10
Supports the Adult Care Center and Interfaith Outreach in Lynchburg, Virginia  
   
News and Advance Fund (Unrestricted) $10,499.43
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Old City Cemetery Fund (Designated) $40,027.02
Supports the Old City Cemetery in Lynchburg, Virginia  
   
Opera on the James Endowment Fund (Designated) $152,212.78
Supports Opera on the Hames in Lynchburg, Virginia  
   
Karen K. and William E. Painter Fund (Unrestricted) $14,199.79
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Thomas P. and Lewise S. Parsley Fund (Field of Interest) $1,227,026.05
Serves the areas of dignity, hope and independence, medical expenses, and recognition of artistic talent
through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Patrick Henry Academy Endowment Fund (Designated) $97,227.37
Supports Patrick Henry Academy in Brookneal, Virginia  
   
Patrick Henry Family Services Child Care Endowment Fund (Designated) $103,359.19
Supports Patrick Henry Services in Brookneal, Virginia  
   
Christine and Augustus Petticolas Fund (Donor Advised) $6,691.28
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Walker and Mary Raine Pettyjohn Scholarship Fund   (Scholarship) (Established November 2016) $20,000.00
Provides scholarships to area high school seniors  
   
Walter and Virginia Phillips Fund (Designated) $155,300.15
Supports Salvation Army, Free Clinic of Central Virginia, Lynchburg Daily Bread and Blue Ridge Area Food Bank
   
Planned Parenthood of the Blue Ridge, Lynchburg Affiliate Fund   (Designated) $26,736.29
Supports Planned Parenthood of the Blue Ridge  
   
Plymale Foundation Fund (Donor Advised) $768,545.04
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Porter, Rolfe and Welborn Fund (Donor Advised) $19,175.88
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Pryor / Newton Fund (Donor Advised) $15,381.71
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Quillian-Weigle Fund (Field of Interest) $133,034.09
Provides special consideration for development of self-esteem and dignity on the part of minority persons
through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Ray-Griffin Fund (Unrestricted) $11,177.14
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Jim and Dana Redmond Fund (Field of Interest) $13,824.34
Serves the areas of hunger and youth needs through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Rice / Stone Fund (Unrestricted) $34,125.61
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Rivermont Evangelical Presbyterian Church Youth Activities Fund   (Designated) $12,181.63
Supports the youth activities at Rivermont Evangelical Presbyterian Church  
   
Lucy Guggenheimer Ross Fund (Designated) $282,609.43
Supports New Vistas Schools in Lynchburg, Virginia  
   
Sackett-Graves Fund (Field of Interest) $4,178,026.66
Serves the areas of food, medical assitance,  
   
Winnifred and Herman Schenkel Fund (Field of Interest) $7,161.91
Supports activities for teenage girls that focus on staying in school, self-esteem, self-confidence and
leadership skills through the competitive grant cycles  
   
C. W. Seay Scholarship Fund (Scholarship) $48,009.27
Provides scholarships for seniors from Lynchburg City high schools  
   
Sedalia Center Endowment Fund (Designated) $75,948.64
Supports the Sedalia Center in Big Island, Virginia  
   
Joyce and Ben Shrader Fund (Unrestricted) $15,092.30
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Marguerite F. Singleton Scholarship Fund (Scholarship) $59,070.85
Provides scholarships for seniors at Amherst County High School  
   
Donna Hladik Smith Born to Read Fund (Donor Advised) $15,038.63
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Brad Sowers Memorial Art Scholarship Fund (Scholarship) $22,699.65
Provides scholarships for art students at Altavista High School  
   
Step with Links Fund (Designated) $108,082.92
Supports Step with Links in Lynchburg, Virginia  
   
Charles F. Stevens Fund (Unrestricted) $916,758.88
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
George Taylor Stewart Fund (Field of Interest) $177,901.39
Provides for nutritional and recreational needs and summer camps for the less affluent youth through the
competitive grant cycles  
   
Frances Cortright Stowers Charitable Fund (Donor Advised) $140,028.09
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
SunTrust Bank Fund (Unrestricted) $16,964.30
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Grace P. and A. Kendall Sydnor Fund (Designated) $22,425.33
Supports the Free Clinic of Central Virginia  
   
Walker and Sallie Sydnor Family Fund (Donor Advised) $15,250.71
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Eleanor and James D. Taylor Fund (Field of Interest) $60,123.26
Provides food assistance for the disadvantaged through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Louise L. Terrell Scholarship Fund (Scholarship) $37,546.11
Provides scholarships for seniors from Bedford County high schools  
   
Thomas/Stemmons Fund (Unrestricted) $216,789.06
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Bill and Phyllis Thomasson Fund (Donor Advised) (Established August 2016) $14,047.93
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Elizabeth and Herbert Thomson Sr. Fund (Unrestricted) $114,294.82
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Emmy Lou Thomson Fund (Unrestricted) $57,023.43
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Trails Fund (Field of Interest) $109,703.27
Provides support for improvements to outdoor nature trails through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Trench Scholarship Fund (Scholarship) $24,096.09
Provides scholarships for seniors from Heritage High School  
   
Marcus Cameron Trent Fund (Donor Advised) $34,657.20
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
United Way of Central Virginia Fund (Designated) $303,695.04
Supports United Way of Central Virginia  
   
Unrestricted Fund (Unrestricted) $1,945,962.44
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Betsy Cox Upshur Fund (Designated) $12,997.59
Supports the Free Clinic of Central Virginia  
   
Valentine Family Fund (Unrestricted) $11,028.72
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Valley View Residents Scholarship Fund (Scholarship) $78,164.07
Provides Nursing Scholarships for Lynchburg College seniors  
   
Kay and Kent Van Allen Fund (Donor Advised) $10,926.31
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Peter Viemeister Fund (Field of Interest) $19,241.26
Supports development in the fields of nutrition, and education for free market economics and enterprise
through competitive grant cycles  
   
Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Endowment Fund   (Designated) $11,630.77
Supports Virginia Center for the Creative Arts in Amherst, Virginia  
   
Virginia Legal Aid Society Endowment Fund (Designated) $8,248.82
Supports Virginia Legal Aid Society  
   
Virginia School of the Arts Endowment Fund (Designated) $104,670.76
Supports Academy Center for the Arts, Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra, and Opera on the James  
   
Virginia Skyline Girl Scout Council Fund (Designated) $9,261.02
Supports Virginia Skyline Girl Scout Council  
   
VLGMA Scholarship Endowment Fund (Designated) $17,155.78
Provides scholarships for the VLGMA Program at Virginia Tech  
   
VLGMA Scholarship Fund (Temporary) $19,551.03
Short-term fund used to provide scholarships for the VLGMA Program at Virginia Tech  
   
VSU Alumni Chapter of Central Virginia Scholarship Fund   (Scholarship) $11,237.56
Provides scholarships for seniors from area high schools  
   
Diane M. and William M. Walker Fund (Field of Interest) $11,142.71
Serves the areas of education, domestic violence and refugees through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Sarah (Honey) Finger Warren Fund (Donor Advised) $11,128.62
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Kenneth L. & Bertha S. White Fund (Donor Advised) $193,637.40
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Virginia B. Whitehouse Fund (Designated) $8,670.87
Supports the YWCA in Lynchburg, Virginia  
   
Bishop Norton and Virginia Wilder Fund (Donor Advised) $10,936.79
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
G.R. Wiley Fund (Field of Interest) $116,311.68
Supports youth baseball programs through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Genna Chambers Wiley Fund (Donor Advised) $39,371.03
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Helen and Sam Williams Fund (Unrestricted) $108,061.42
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Jeff and Sandra Wilson Fund (Donor Advised) $33,819.99
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Maggie and Woodrow Wilson Foundation Fund (Donor Advised) $12,012.70
Donor suggests and Distribution Committee approves grants to area non-profit organizations  
   
Women's Leadership Council Endowment Fund (Designated) $33,970.12
Supports grants from the Women's Leadership Council at the United Way of Central Virginia  
   
Woman's Resource Center (Endowment) Fund (Designated) $97,004.20
Supports the YWCA in Lynchburg, Virginia  
   
Woman's Resource Center (ALAM) Fund (Designated) $10,342.14
Supports the YWCA in Lynchburg, Virginia  
   
Bob and Phyllis Workman Fund (Unrestricted) $12,801.61
Supports area non-profit organizations through the competitive grant cycles  
   
Youth Philanthropy Service Award (Designated) $20,724.17
Supports the Youth Philanthropy Committee at The Greater Lynchburg Community Trust  
   
YWCA of Central Virginia Fund (Designated) $12,290.36
Supports the YWCA in Lynchburg, Virginia  
   
Zippel Family Fund (Field of Interest) $10,779.83
Serves the areas of hunger and housing through the competitive grant cycles  


 

 

 

 

 

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Temporary Funds

 

Unrestricted Funds

It's Our Mission

The principal mission of The Community Trust is to enhance the quality of life in the communities served by the establishment of permanent endowments for the cities of Lynchburg and Bedford and the counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford and Campbell, with income distributed annually to charitable organizations within the community.

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      101 Paulette Circle, Suite B
    Lynchburg, VA 24502
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