Individuals making healthy choices in a community with health opportunities for all.


Inspire collaboration, mobilize resources, and encourage innovation to enhance the health and well-being of people living in Greater Williamsburg.

Strategic Statement

Provide resources in perpetuity to identify and communicate community health needs; serve as a catalyst for collaborative approaches to meet those needs; strengthen organizations to increase their impact; help fill gaps in the delivery of services to the most vulnerable populations; promote lifelong wellness; assess progress; and celebrate success in our service area.


We are bold innovators, responsible decision makers, evidence-based actors, collaborative partners.



Promote lifelong wellness and informed individual choices for all who live in our community
  • Invest the Foundation’s resources to increase opportunities in our community for health and well-being
  • Strengthen partnerships and build networks across all sectors to advance a community culture of health
  • Leverage the Foundation’s influence to increase community demand for health opportunities
Target resources to meet the health care needs of our most vulnerable community members
  • Invest in programs and agencies that provide quality health care to the uninsured and underinsured
  • Invest in programs and agencies that enable access to health services and systems to support continuity of care
Increase health opportunities by advocating for their consideration in community decisions and by strengthening agencies influencing health in our service area
  • Create awareness among public and private decision makers of the health impact of local and regional policy decisions
  • Build the capacities of agencies and organizations that advance the Foundation’s mission

Definition of Health

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