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Philanthropy Leaders

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The Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy was created in 2006 to honor leading philanthropists from each of Virginia’s 23 community colleges as well as the system’s statewide foundation. The 2013 class of philanthropy leaders contributed a combined total of $17 million dollars to Virginia’s Community Colleges.

Many thanks to the sponsors who make this program possible, including Wells Fargo, Dominion Resources, Alpha Natural Resources, Froehling & Robertson, Holmes, Riley and Associates of Merrill Lynch, Tiffany & Co., and the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education.

The philanthropists are honored each spring; in the fall, Commonwealth Legacy Scholarships are given in the names of each philanthropist to community college students who might not otherwise have an opportunity to attend college.

2013 Award Recipients
ComSonics, Inc. (BRCC) Barry Nelson and Family (PHCC)
Greif, Inc. (CVCC) J. Philip Bain, Jr.  (PDCCC)
William and Karin Banks Foundation (DSLCC) Diane Miller and the blue moon fund (PVCC)
The Late Tellie and Charles A. Womack (DCC) William R. Martin and Family (RCC)
R. Peter Lalor (ESCC) Sunshine Lady Foundation, Inc. (SVCC)
Pat and J. William (Bill) Price, Jr. (GCC) David B. Darden (SWCC)
The Community Foundation (JSRCC) Dominion Virginia Power (TNCC)
HCA Virginia Chippenham and Johnston-Willis Hospitals (JTCC) Beazley Foundation, Inc. (TCC)
White House Foods (LFCC) George Treadwell (VHCC)
Columbus Phipps Foundation (MECC) The Horace G. Fralin Charitable Trust (VWCC)
Charyll and L. T. Simmons (NRCC) Rita and William M. Dixon, Jr. (WCC)
Kaiser Permanente (NVCC) Wells Fargo (VFCCE)