Valley Gives Back
Introducing a new community-wide planned giving initiative for the Valley – the Valley Gives Back™.
2017 Campaign Days
Take A Closer Look at local nonprofits and support them on their Campaign Days.
VCF Annual Report 2016
2016 Annual Report now available. 

For Good, For Ever, For The Valley


Recent reports tell us that disparities exist in education, employment, health and personal well-being across our Valley’s population. Fortunately, our community has a history of coming together to develop strategies for change.

Sharon Closius / President & CEO, Valley Community Foundation

Good to Know

Nonprofit Opportunities

Upcoming Workshops and Events

View the training forums, workshops and other opportunities available to nonprofits serving the Valley. learn more »

Partner Spotlight

Griffin Hospital 

As the hub of the Valley’s healthcare system, Griffin Hospital’s leadership realized long ago that there are many spokes that reach out to where, from a population health and wellness standpoint, the rubber meets the road. learn more »

Community Investments

Laying the Foundation for Community Impact

Griffin Hospital and VCF looks back over the last year at the impact of the 2016 Valley Community Index. learn more »

Ways To Give

The Valley Community Foundation offers a variety of ways that you can achieve your charitable goals.

Consider Giving Stock To Your Favorite Charity

Dec 12, 2017
Read CPA John J. Zaprzalka's Letter to the Editor of the Valley Independent Sentinel as he discusses giving appreciated stock as a gift to nonprofits. Read More »

Valley Community Foundation Awards $881,000 in Single- and Multi-Year Grants

Nov 21, 2017
The Valley Community Foundation announces $881,000 in Single- and Multi-Year Grants awarded to 11 local organizations. Read More »

Nonprofit Planned Giving Workshop With Bryan Clontz

Oct 06, 2017
Join us for the upcoming December planned giving workshop for nonprofits with nationally recognized planned giving expert, Bryan Clontz. Read More »

Professional Advisor Planned Giving Workshop With Bryan Clontz

Oct 05, 2017
Join us for the December 12 planned giving workshop for professional advisors with nationally recognized planned giving expert, Bryan Clontz. Read More »


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