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Ways to Give

Are you looking for a way to make a difference? Give locally, give generously, give now! Partnering is not all about the check.

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No matter how or how much you give, your contributions and generosity will make a difference in the community. There are many ways to give and get involved in Fairfax County with financial and in-kind donations, and volunteering. If you have something to offer, but don't see a match here, contact our office at 703.324.5171.


Hire or Sponsor an Intern
The Northern Virginia Educating Youth through Employment (EYE) program is a summer initiative that recruits, screens and matches youth ages 18-21 with professional opportunities in the private sector and other area businesses. Since 2006, the goal of the Northern Virginia EYE Program is to help young adults gain work experience, employment skills, and confidence to succeed in the workforce. Opportunities to hire, sponsor and contribute are available!

Fairfax County’s Children, Youth and Families (CYF) Division of the Department of Family Services, needs friendly, administrative volunteers, 1- 3 days/week, for 3-5 hour shifts  between  9am -5pm (Mon-Fri).  Duties include customer interaction or office work. The position entails providing light administrative support in the Fairfax, Annandale and Alexandria offices.    Contact Krissa Slone, at 703-324-7751 or Krissa.Slone@fairfaxcounty.gov.


Animal Shelter
Donations of supplies and funds to support boarding or medical coverage. $10/night boarding, $150 medical coverage per animal. >>

Prevent and End Homelessness
More than 1,500 children, women and men in Fairfax are without homes due to lack of affordable housing. A donations of $1000 allows a family of 4 with a working head of household to remain in their home this month. >>

Space for Public Use
Community organizations often seek office space, performance or rehearsal space, art displays, storage, or space for an occasional meeting or event. Companies benefit from community connections and may receive tax benefits. >>

Foundation for Fairfax County Public Schools
Invest in the future workforce by donating to enhance and promote high-quality education for students. >>

Fairfax County Park Foundation
Support your parks by raising private funds beyond tax dollars and creating partnerships that preserve the natural environment, provide places for exercise and relaxation, and connect neighborhoods, families, and friends. >>


Law Enforcement Foundation
Provides public safety training to res idents and law enforcement personnel to carrrectly handle emergency situations. >>

Library Foundation
Donate books, dollars, and time to support the libraries in Fairfax County. Donations support library programs or you can buy books to fill the Library wish list through Amazon. >>

LifeCircle Alliances
Investors to fund projects are needed to help seniors and persons with disabilities maintain health and independence. Assists adults with disabilities and supports an individual or organization for $100 and up. >>

The Medical Care for Children Partnership (MCCP) Foundation
Funds medical and dental care for children of low-income, uninsured working families. There are many thousands of children in our community who do not have access to regular care. >>


Joey Pizzano Memorial Fund
Provides water safety programs and recreation for children with special needs and is helping to build the county's first accessible spray park. >>



A Roof Over Your Head Join the 100K Homes challenge - a new approach to housing the most vulnerable homeless. Make your commitment to end homelessness by submitting this form with your pledge

Easy Ways to Give
See our "Priority Issues" Handout to find easy ways to give back to our community in ways that are truly needed.

Giving Circle of Hope
The giving circle of hope publishes a booklet that highlights their grantees who help needy people in Northern Virginia. Check out how you can become involved.