The Foundation supports organizations that preserve traditional and classical arts and awareness of Virginia’s rich history.
Nancy was proud to place a historical marker at George’s Tavern, the town named after her great, great, great grandfather, a captain in the American Revolution. She passed on a respect for history, as well as a love of ballet, music and art to her children and grandchildren.
Building on the career of Mme. Jaqueline Akhmedova, the Academy is devoted to training the next generation of American ballet dancers in the Russian classical Vaganova technique. The Foundation supported initial startup costs.
Amadeus inspires a community of classical music lovers in the Washington, DC area through up-close performances. The Foundation provided general operating support and supported the Emerging Artist project.
Arena produces “huge” plays of all that is passionate, exuberant, profound, deep and dangerous in the American Spirit. The Foundation supported Arena’s annual fund, its Next Stage Campaign, and the deLaski Education Center.
Bravo transforms the lives of underserved youth through intensive classical music instruction. The foundation supports Bravo’s programming at Rosa Parks School in North Portland, OR.
The Children’s Chorus of Washington provides high-quality choral experiences for young people in Washington, DC. The Foundation provided general support that enabled the launch of a prep class and a community outreach program.
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is dedicated to the preservation, restoration, interpretation, and presentation of 18th-century Williamsburg. The Foundation gives general operating funds and supports historic garden upkeep.
The Foundation has supported the DC Youth Orchestra to provide accessible, affordable, and high-quality music education and performance opportunities to young people throughout the DC metropolitan area.
The Fairfax Symphony presents symphonic repertoire and builds future musicians and audiences through education and outreach. The Foundation supported the Masterworks series, enabling 1,500 students to free admission for three seasons.
CVPA is dedicated to advancing the study, creation, and exhibition of the arts. The Foundation supported a 31,000-square foot addition, as well as a CVPA endowment.
The Living Desert is a unique, independent, non-profit institution covering more than 1,200 acres of integrated desert gardens and animal displays. The Foundation supported various Living Desert’s fundraising efforts.
The Theatre’s mission is to entertain and educate the public by offering a variety of performing arts experiences. The Foundation supported the Theater Institute to partner with local schools and teachers to incorporate inquiry-based learning.
Mount Vernon seeks to preserve George Washington’s estate and educate visitors and students about his life. The Foundation supported production of the estate's orientation film, and the National Library for the Study of George Washington.
The National Gallery serves the United States by preserving, collecting, exhibiting, and fostering the understanding of works of art. The Foundation supported “Art Around the Corner,” exposing DC students to hands-on art appreciation.
Sitar Arts Center brings a diverse community together to give underserved children and youth the opportunity to explore the arts in an afterschool safe haven. The Foundation provided facilities and operating support to the Center.
The Foundation has provided general support to further the Opera in pursuit of its mission to present operatic works, establish itself as an internationally-renowned company, and offer a diverse array of outreach programming in DC.