About Us

The Northern Virginia Health Foundation makes strategic grants to non-profit organizations that address the health care needs of residents of Northern Virginia, with particular emphasis on those who live in Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William counties and the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas, and Manassas Park. The Foundation focuses its grantmaking on those organizations that address the Foundation’s priorities and promote its values.

Since its inception, the Foundation has awarded more than $5.9 million in grants to organizations that:

  • Increase access to primary care, mental health, oral/dental health, and/or specialty care for low-income uninsured or underinsured residents of Northern Virginia
  • Are responding to emerging community needs

The Foundation at a Glance:

Our Vision

To build the capacity of the Northern Virginia community to be and stay healthy.

Our Mission

To improve the health of Northern Virginians, with an emphasis on the health and health care of low-income, uninsured, or underinsured persons and health education, prevention of disease, and wellness programs.

Our Values

Several important values will guide the Foundation’s work:

  • Stewardship
  • Health equity
  • Leveraging systems-level change
  • Organizational effectiveness
  • Information-driven decision-making

NVHF 2013 Form 990