PRESS RELEASE: Give/Choose Business Challenge to raise funds for Loudoun-based nonprofits

by Andrea Lucas

April 11, 2016Contact: Caroline Toye(caroline@communityfoundationlf.org; (m) 703-887-6547)Tony Howardthoward@loudounchamber.org; (m) 703.470.0792 Partnership between Community Foundation & Loudoun Chamber offers Loudoun businesses opportunity to support local nonprofits through 24-hour online crowdfunding campaign Loudoun County, VA — The Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties and the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce have launched a partnership to […]

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Business with Nonprofits is Good for Business

by Andrea Lucas

– Written by Julie Borneman, Watermark Woods Many businesses shy away from working with non-profit groups. Personally, I just can’t figure out why.  Working with nonprofits has boosted my business more than advertising. Granted, my business of native pesticide-free plants may tie in well with nonprofit goals, but any business can make a relationship with […]

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Non-Profit Spotlight: Habitat for Humanity

by Andrea Lucas

Thank you to Kari Murphy of Habitat for Humanity for sharing your story! (photo 1: Wells Fargo working to build a Habitat house. All photos, credit: Kari Murphy) Non-Profit Spotlight: Habitat for Humanity, Kari Murphy A day in the life of a non-profit development manager…  At times I feel like my own small business owner.  Out […]

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Non-Profit Spotlight: Loudoun Youth, Celebrating 10 Years!

by Andrea Lucas

Thank you to Carol Kost, the founder of Loudoun Youth, for answering a few questions with us. Congratulations on 10 years! Celebrating 10 Years with Loudoun Youth “Our business community is rich with future-minded thinkers who see the value of investing in our youth. We have been fortunate to have the connections to, and support […]

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The Non-Profit Initiative is Blowing up–in a good way.

by Andrea Lucas

Post by Caroline Toye, Director of Development, Healthworks & member of the Non-Profit Initiative Are you a looking to get involved with non-profits in the area? Click here for more information about the Non-Profit Initiative. (below photo from the Superhero 5k in April, raising money for Mobile Hope, a Loudoun charity that helps precariously housed and […]

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Loudoun Board Moves to Bolster Local Non Profits

by Andrea Lucas

Brian Fauls, Government Affairs Manager With few exceptions, most nonprofit organizations in the Commonwealth are not automatically exempt from local property taxes.  Even charitable organizations that may have been deemed exempt from federal income taxes are subject to local property taxes, unless they have been granted an exemption by their locality.  In 2008, the Loudoun […]

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