Donate Shoes 4Kids
Join Tysons Partnership and Fairfax County during September and October to help FCPS elementary students start the year off on the right foot by donating new athletic shoes during #TysonsCares Season of Giving #Shoes4Kids donation drive. The goal is to provide more than 500 pairs of shoes to local elementary schools students! Donate today!
Recovery Open House
We ALL know someone who has struggled with addiction; help is here…Come to the Fairfax County Community Services Board Resources Recovery Open House September 27, 4-7 pm to meet CSB clinicians and representatives from a wide range of treatment providers who can answer questions and provide information on substance use disorder services available in Fairfax County and around the region.
Good Shepherd Housing Family Bingo Night
Join GSH as for a Family Bingo Night on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at the Knights of Columbus in Alexandria. Tickets are available for purchase here!
Tysons Partnership and local businesses will host a fundraiser/outdoor party featuring live music, food trucks, beverages and games on September 28th, 4:00-8:00p at Valo Park in Tysons. All proceeds benefit Second Story (formerly Alternative House). Tickets on sale now.
Fall for Fairfax Sept. 30
Fall for Fairfax Festival is Northern Virginia’s largest fall festival including more than 100 interactive activities and exhibits providing fun for the whole family. Special programs focus on education, sport and fitness, the environment, public safety, and personal health.
Fairfax County Vendor Forum & Small Business Conference Sept. 26
Hosted by the Fairfax County Small Business Commission and the Department of Purchasing and Supply Management (DPSM), the Vendor Forum is a unique opportunity for business owners to learn about selling your goods and services to the county. The event includes, free reverse trade show, and workshops, including “How to Sell to Fairfax County.”
Call Text Live!
PRS, Inc., a nonprofit that runs Northern Virginia’s crisis hotline and textline, is marking September’s Suicide Prevention Month by launching the #CallTextLive Campaign. Using the hashtag the campaign engages the community in discussing suicide, encouraging people to get help, and educating the community about resources and actions they can take to bring awareness to suicide prevention and intervention.
A+ Community Commitment
from Apple Federal Credit Union
At Apple FCU, it’s about more than just banking. Part of their mission is to support the communities they serve. As such, Apple’s Education Foundation serves as a conduit for its charitable activities — awarding $5,000 scholarships to dozens of high school graduates, funding teacher orientations and supporting education initiatives with grants each year.
Likewise, their Community Involvement Committee spearheads volunteer initiatives to support Northern Virginia Family Service, Habitat for Humanity, Lorton Community Action Center, Head Start, and mentoring at Providence Elementary School, to name just a few.
Apple is also a key contributor to the annual Collect for Kids initiative for FCPS, and serves as a financial partner with the County’s Office to Prevent and End Homelessness. They also work closely with Fairfax County Fire & Rescue, providing smoke detectors, school supplies and haircuts, winter coats, and holiday toys and bikes to more than 2,000 families.
An A+ for Apple Federal Credit Union for this tremendous effort! To learn more, visit AppleFCU.org, stop by a local branch or call 703-788-4800. P.S.Anyone who lives/works in the County can open accounts.
Check out our calendar for more trainings, resources and ways to get involved.
NOVA Chamber Gubernatorial Debate
Hosted by the Northern Virginia Chamber
Capital One Bank, McLean
Grant Writing Workshop
Grant Writing USA
Loudoun County Gov’t Center
The Art of Managing Up
Getting Started with Corporate Partnerships
The Chronical of Philanthropy
How Project Management Can Help Your Nonprofit Become More Effective Collaborators with Stakeholders
Presented in cooperation with the Project Management Institute DC, Volunteer Fairfax, Volunteer Arlington,Volunteer Alexandria, and Loudoun Cares
CFNOVA Grant Opportunity
The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia currently is accepting grant applications for: