Freeman Family Foundation – Foundation Grants – Wells Fargo

Freeman Family Foundation

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The foundation's mission is to improve communities in Virginia by supporting organizations that benefit the arts, children, and the environment.

Application deadlines

May 31

Program areas

Arts, culture, and humanities
Environment, animals
Human services

States served


Program limitations

There are no program limitations; however, the foundation focuses on improving communities in Virginia by supporting organizations that benefit the arts, children, and the environment.

Geographic limitations

There are no geographic limitations; however, the foundation has a practice of primarily supporting organizations located in Virginia.


Robert M. Freeman, Jr
Margaret M. Freeman
Cameron F. Furgal
Elizabeth F. Curtin

The Freeman Family Foundation supports a variety of charitable causes with a focus on organizations in the state of Virginia that benefit the arts, children, and the environment. The Foundation encourages collaboration amongst organizations where possible.


  • To be eligible, organizations must qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Applications must be submitted through the online grant application form or alternative accessible application designed for assistive technology users.

Average giving

Average grant size: $5,000 to $20,000

Application period and deadlines

Applications are accepted year-round. Applications must be submitted by May 31st to be reviewed at the annual grant meeting that occurs in July.


Applicants will receive an email confirming their submission. Grant decisions are generally communicated by October for applications received by the deadline.

Required agreements and reports

All grantees will be asked to provide a year-end report. Any grantees receiving over $10,000 will also be asked to submit a mid-year report.

About the Foundation

Margaret Freeman built a history of philanthropy and community involvement with her husband, Robert Freeman. Through the Freeman Family Foundation, their children will continue this legacy.