Mission Statement

The Community Foundation for Rockbridge, Bath and Alleghany’s mission is to improve the quality of life in the Foundation’s service area by building permanent endowments and providing philanthropic leadership that enable donors to make lasting investments in the community.

To fulfill this mission, the Community Foundation for Rockbridge, Bath and Allegheny is committed to:

  • Serving the service area (Rockbridge, Bath, and Alleghany Counties and the Cities of Lexington, Buena Vista, and Covington) with creative, visionary, and sensitive grants that address the evolving needs of an area experiencing economic and social change.
  • Devoting special attention to programs that enrichthe quality of life in our communities
  • Advising donors in the areas of their particular concerns and assisting them in achieving the highest likelihood of beneficial results.
  • Demonstrating community leadership by designing innovative programs and acting as a catalyst in identifying problems and sharing information with other foundations.