Home Office Giving

For Nonprofits > Home Office Giving

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

Associates in our hometown also support many of these organizations through volunteerism and monetary donations.

APPLICATION PROCESS FOR THE HOME OFFICE GIVING PROGRAM

Step 1

Review guidelines below to determine if your program meets all application requirements.

Step 2

Submit an online proposal between September 1 and October 15.

Step 3

Nonprofits will be notified in January if they will be invited to submit a full proposal.


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:

EDUCATIONAL & 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

THE CARMAX FOUNDATION IS UNABLE TO SUPPORT:

  • Requests for the donation of vehicles
  • Business ventures or requests for loan or debt retirements
  • Organizations that limit membership, employment or services based on such attributes as race, color, gender, disability, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, and/or citizenship.
  • Organizations that conflict with the CarMax Auto Superstores, Inc., mission, goals, programs, or products
  • 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