Four Local Orgs Receive Grants in Honor of Loudoun Chamber Community Leadership Award Winners
Four Local Organizations Receive Grants in Honor of Loudoun Chamber Community Leadership Award Winners
Leesburg, VA – February 18, 2019 – The Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties granted $5,000 to four organizations at the recommendation of the recent winners of the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce Community Leadership Awards.
The Loudoun Chamber announced the 2019 winners on January 25, 2019, at the Chamber’s Annual Meeting and Community Leadership Awards. Each year, the winners of the Community Leadership Awards have the opportunity to select a nonprofit organization to receive a $1,000 grant, provided by the Community Foundation.
“The Loudoun Chamber is proud to partner with the Community Foundation to leverage our 2019 Community Leadership Awards to support the great work of the nonprofit organizations that our award honorees have selected,” said Loudoun Chamber President, Tony Howard. “These outstanding Loudoun community leaders have clearly chosen to support organizations that represent their values and their commitment to our Loudoun community that made them worthy of the Chamber’s Community Leadership Award.”
The following grants were awarded, as recommended by the 2019 Community Leadership Award winners:
- • $1,000 to the Loudoun Commission for Women and Girls, selected by Megan Imbert, winner of the Young Professional category;
- • $1,000 to HealthWorks for Northern Virginia, selected by Carol Jameson, winner of the Nonprofit Executive category;
- • $1,000 to Loudoun Literacy Council, selected by Loudoun Now, winner of the Small Organization category;
- • $2,000 to JK Community Farm, selected by Chuck Kuhn, winner of the Executive Leader category, and JK Moving Services, winner of the Large Organization category.
“This recognition is incredibly special to me because I grew up in Loudoun County and have been personally inspired and empowered by many people and organizations in this community. I feel passionately that every person has a role in improving conditions in the communities they work and live. Whether it is by donating time, a dollar, or spreading awareness through one’s voice, we can cultivate positive change,” said Megan Imbert, winner of the Young Professional
category. “I am grateful to have been given the trust to make a grant to a local organization where the funds will be used to improve quality of life and empower the next generation of community leaders in Loudoun.”
To learn more about the Loudoun Chamber’s Community Leadership Awards, visit: https://www.loudounchamber.org/community-leadership-awards/.
About the Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties
Founded in 1999 by local volunteers, the Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit designed to build local endowment by fostering a community of grantmakers, promoting strategic local leadership, and investing in partnerships for the benefit of the community of Loudoun and Northern Fauquier. Set up as a broad and flexible vehicle for charitable giving and community investment, the Community Foundation commits to accerlerating community giving in Loudoun and northern Fauquier counties, surrounding areas and across the nation. Since its inception, the Community Foundation has granted $6 million back into these communities. Donors who include the Community Foundation in their philanthropic vision benefit from low fees, knowledgeable staff, and personal assurance that legal and accounting issues are managed under one cost-effective banner: the Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties. CommunityFoundationLF.org (703) 779-3505