Charlottesville Area Community Foundation

Community centered. Equity forward.

Charlottesville, VA   |  www.cacfonline.org

Mission

The mission of the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation is to improve the quality of life for those living and working in the city of Charlottesville and the surrounding counties of Albemarle, Greene, Orange, Louisa, Fluvanna, Buckingham and Nelson.

Ruling year info

1989

President/CEO

Mrs. Brennan Gould

Main address

PO Box 1767

Charlottesville, VA 22902 USA

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EIN

54-1506312

NTEE code info

Community Foundations (T31)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Competitive Grantmaking Program

CACF's Community Endowment funds small and large grant Competitive Grantmaking Programs, which accept proposals from local nonprofit organizations at different times during the year, which is all detailed on our website.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Accreditations

Council on Foundations Accredited

Council on Foundations National Standards 2020

Awards

Promise Award 2020

Truist

Affiliations & memberships

Council on Foundations Member 2021

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    other nonprofit organizations and the people who live in their/our service area

  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Case management notes, Community meetings/Town halls, Constituent (client or resident, etc.) advisory committees,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals,

  • What significant change resulted from feedback?

    we now highlight racial equity as an impact area for grant applications

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners,

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We look for patterns in feedback based on demographics (e.g., race, age, gender, etc.), We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We act on the feedback we receive,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Charlottesville Area Community Foundation

Board of directors
as of 02/22/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mr. Glenn Rust

Virginia National Bank

Term: 2022 - 2024

Andrea Roberts

University of Virginia

Heather Carlton

U.S. Department of Justice

Glenn Rust

Virginia National Bank

Kristina Koutrakos

Libby Edwards-Allbaugh

Bob Sweeney

Jay Kessler

Helene Downs

Hantzmon Wiebel LLP

Antwon Brinson

Culinary Concepts AB

Diane Schmidt

Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company of Central Virginia

Kristin Henningsen

CornerStone Partners

Ray Mishler

Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 3/12/2021

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Black/African American/African
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

No data

 

No data

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

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