Improving the health of those living in Greater Williamsburg
We recognize that “health is a dynamic state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity” (World Health Organization). Our vision is “individuals making healthy choices in a community with health opportunities for all.”
Williamsburg Health Foundation
Before starting the application process, review these requirements to ensure the program and agency meet the Foundation’s eligibility.
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Grants by Invitation
The Foundation may invite programs or agencies with a record of strong outcomes to apply for other types of funding.
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Apply for a Responsive Grant
Any organization meeting the basic requirements can apply for a Responsive Grant from WHF. For the best results, follow the steps outlined.
Collaborate, innovate, and invest to impact systems that improve the health and well-being of individuals living in Greater Williamsburg.– Mission Statement, Williamsburg Health Foundation
Williamsburg Health Foundation Names Deanna Van Hersh as New President and CEO
WILLIAMSBURG, Va., March 8, 2023 – Deanna Van Hersh, a visionary leader in grantmaking and program management, has been named the new President and Chief Executive Officer, by the Williamsburg Health Foundation Board of Trustees. She began her new role on March 6. Van...
Williamsburg Health Foundation Announces Grants for December 2022
On December 5, 2022, the Board of Trustees of the Williamsburg Health Foundation (WHF) approved 13 grants worth nearly $700,000 for local organizations that improve the health of the Greater Williamsburg community. “These recent grants raise the total of grants...
Give Generously and Impactfully
National Philanthropy Day was November 15. Giving Tuesday falls on November 29. Let’s start the month of November by myth busting around nonprofits and “the overhead myth.” On Thursday October 27, 2022, the Williamsburg Health Foundation (WHF) hosted its annual awards...