Home Office Grant

From The CarMax Foundation

The CarMax Foundation promotes the causes their associates care about to impact the communities where they live and work. They support high-quality programs in the areas of Health & Wellness, Education & Workforce Success, and Resilient Communities.

Grant uses


The Home Office Giving Program is designed to make the Greater Richmond, Virginia area a thriving community for families to live and work.

Supported Richmond nonprofits should:

  • Support underserved youth and/or adults in the counties of Chesterfield, Goochland, Henrico, or the city of Richmond
  • Promote education & workforce success, health & wellness or resilient communities; and
  • Show a demonstrable need based upon the (a) demand for the program or (b) population served by the program

The CarMax Foundation supports programs in the following areas:

  • Education & Workforce Success: anti-bullying/character development; career & workforce readiness; college preparation; cultural arts programs; dropout prevention; entrepreneurship; financial literacy; leadership development; literacy, language arts & ESL; mentoring & tutoring; out-of-school time programs; quality preschool and childcare; special needs education; STEM; tools & resources to support learning
  • Health & Wellness: access to food & nutrition; connected & healthy older adults; disease research & support; domestic violence assistance; emotional health; health education & prevention; physical activity; prenatal care; trauma-informed care
  • Resilient Communities: building household income & financial stability; civic engagement & volunteerism; disaster relief & recovery; housing, shelter & homelessness; revitalizing neighborhoods; wraparound services to maintain housing & employment


Organization's Location
Program Location
VA (Chesterfield County, Goochland County, Henrico County, Richmond)
Organization Type


Requests for the donation of vehicles
Business ventures or requests for loan or debt retirements
Fraternal, athletic, or social clubs
Labor and political organizations or campaigns
Requests for capital campaigns, endowments, event sponsorships, or scholarships
Organizations categorized by the IRS as a church, convention, or association of churches
not specified


You may submit applications every year.
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