Member Spotlight: Travis Jackson, Wythe-Bland Foundation

Wythe-Bland Foundation Location: Wytheville, Virginia Mission: Providing opportunities for innovation and collaboration to promote a healthier community. Website: This month’s “Member Spotlight” features Travis Jackson, Executive Director & CEO of the Wythe-Bland Foundation. Travis is also an Advisory Board member for VFN. Here’s a little bit more about Travis and his work in philanthropy: Describe […]

Member Spotlight: Amy Owen, Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties

Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties Location: Leesburg, Virginia  Mission: To grow community giving. Website: This month, VFN kicks off a new “Member Spotlight” series with a feature of one of our founding Advisory Board members, Amy Owen, President and CEO of the Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties. What are […]

Recap: Our Pre-General Assembly Legislative Briefing

The week of January 9, 2022 is an important time in Virginia politics. On January 12, the General Assembly, with its new Republican majority, convenes for a long, two-month session and, on January 15, Virginia will inaugurate its 74th Governor, Glenn Youngkin.  To help Virginia’s philanthropic community understand and prepare for these political changes, the […]

2022 Brings New Energy and Renewed Focus

Happy New Year, friends!  Reflecting on VFN’s inaugural year, I hope you’re proud of all that we accomplished together.  Big thanks to the Advisory Board, staff, and all the volunteer leaders who helped make VFN’s launch year such a success! In 2022, as our new statewide network enters its sophomore year, our team looks forward […]