Ways to Give

Become a vital part of the vision for a healthier Virginia by supporting the Virginia Health Care Foundation. A contribution to VHCF can make a meaningful, often life-changing difference for at-risk Virginians.

Your donation may be eligible for a Virginia State Income Tax Credit. VHCF offers 50% of the donated amount except in special circumstances. Both Individual and Corporate Donors are eligible. Please click here to learn more.

VHCF has met the Better Business Bureau’s 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and offers a variety of giving opportunities.   Donations to VHCF can be made:

  • Online:  Make a secure contribution online by clicking DONATE NOW.
  • Phone:  Call in a credit card contribution or pledge by calling Cristi Lawton, VHCF’s Fund Development Manager, at (804) 525-1478.
  • Mail: Mail in a contribution by printing and completing the VHCF Donation Form, and mailing it with your credit card information or check (made payable to Virginia Health Care Foundation) to:  Virginia Health Care Foundation, 707 East Main Street, Suite 1350, Richmond, VA 23219

Matching Gifts
Many companies match the charitable gifts made by their employees. Check with your human resources office to see if your gift to VHCF qualifies for a matching contribution.

Workplace Giving
Donating to the Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) via payroll deduction through the Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign, the Combined Federal Campaign, or the United Way Campaign is easy, efficient, and affordable.  VHCF participates in workplace giving campaigns across the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Honorary and Memorial Gifts
A gift to VHCF is a thoughtful way to honor or remember a loved one or to celebrate a birthday, holiday, wedding, or other special event. Your gift will be acknowledged with a special card sent to you or the honoree.

Gifts of Securities
VHCF accepts gifts of appreciated stocks and other securities. In many cases, donors making this type of gift can avoid paying capital gains taxes (consult your tax advisor).

Bequests
Including VHCF in your will can help you reduce estate taxes and provides you with full control over your assets during life (consult your financial advisor).

Other Planned Gifts
With planned giving, you may be able to enjoy a variety of tax benefits while also supporting VHCF.  Consider designating VHCF as a full or partial beneficiary of a life insurance policy or making a gift of funds beyond your needs from a pension plan or Individual Retirement Account. Please consult your financial advisor to discuss your options.

In-Kind Donations
VHCF or its grantees are sometimes in need of usable office and other supplies, furniture, or professional services. To inquire about making an in-kind contribution, please call (804) 525-1478.

For More Information
Copies of the Foundation’s Annual Report and Audit are available in the “About VHCF” section of this web site. VHCF’s 990 can be accessed on line at Guidestar.org or a copy can be requested directly from the Foundation by calling  (804) 828-5804.

Please contact Cristi Lawton, VHCF’s Fund Development Manager, for more information or with any questions about your giving options at (804) 525-1478 or cristi@vhcf.org.