MLK Day in Virginia

Volunteers throughout the state honored the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday by serving in their communities both in-person and virtually. While many organizations hosted events organizing donations and beautifying spaces, others held virtual educational events or had volunteers make/collect items from home. Even a fierce snowstorm didn’t deter organizations from serving with many projects simply … Read more

MLK Day Mini Grants

Is your organization planning a volunteer service project for the MLK Day of Service but you could use extra funds to make it happen? The Virginia Service Foundation is offering $250 Mini Grants for Virginia organizations. The application is simple and quick so apply today!  Looking for ideas for MLK Day projects? Check out our … Read more

Mini Grants Awarded for 9/11

The Virginia Service Foundation honored the 20th anniversary of the tragic events of September 11, 2001, by awarding 20 9/11 Day of Service Mini Grants to organizations all around the Commonwealth. Funds were awarded to support community service projects honoring the 9/11 Day of Service to pay for supplies and other elements. The following organizations … Read more

2021 National Service Winners

The winners of the 2021 Virginia National Service Awards were announced on Thursday, May 13th, at the Virginia Volunteerism and Service Conference! The winners of this year’s awards were recognized by Kathy Spangler, Director of the Virginia Office on Volunteerism and Community Services, Julie Strandlie, Chair of the Virginia Governor’s Advisory Board on Service and … Read more