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Why Donate?


Seven solid reasons why the Greater Lynchburg Community Trust makes sense...

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Make your donations to the Lynchburg Community Trust today!

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Establishing A Fund Is Easy!


Creating a fund with the Community Trust is simple. Just give us a call @ 434.845.6500!

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The Greater Lynchburg Community Trust provides for the administration and the investment of gifts and bequests for the benefit of the City of Lynchburg and the Counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford and Campbell. Needs served are broad in scope including human services to children, youth, the needy, and the elderly; education; health; the arts; and the humanities!

The Greater Lynchburg Community Trust exists to promote local philanthropy and to simplify the process of giving. The Trust receives and manages permanent gifts for perpetual benefit of the Greater Lynchburg area.

The Greater Lynchburg Community Trust currently consists of 124 Special and Unrestricted Funds. Trust assets are managed by: Bank of America, BB&T, SunTrust, Wells Fargo, Flippin Bruce & Porter, Scott & Stringfellow, Wells Fargo Advisors, First Citizens, Davidson & Garrard and Pettyjohn, Wood & White, Inc.

The Greater Lynchburg Community Trust is one of more than 750 community foundations nationwide rendering a valuable service to their respective communities and to donors interested in the present and future of their communities and their neighbors.


charitable_foundations_standards_logoThe Greater Lynchburg Community Trust meets National Standards for operational quality, donor service and accountability in the community foundation sector.

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.

Get In Touch

  •   The Greater Lynchburg Community Trust
      101 Paulette Circle, Suite B
  •   434.845.6500
  •   434.845.6530 fax