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:

  • Serve youth in the counties of Chesterfield, Goochland, Henrico, or the city of Richmond
  • Promote educational opportunities for children, youth leadership or children's healthy living; 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

  • Arts education
  • Career exploration
  • College preparation
  • Cultural arts programs
  • Dropout prevention
  • Financial Education
  • Literacy and language arts
  • School readiness programs
  • Science, technology, engineering, and math
  • Special needs education
  • Support for students with special needs
  • Teacher training
  • Tutoring and academic support programs

YOUTH LEADERSHIP

  • Anti-bullying
  • Character development
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership training and development
  • Mentoring
  • Service learning and volunteering

CHILDREN’S HEALTHY LIVING

  • Healthy lifestyles
  • Nutrition programs
  • Obesity prevention
  • Youth sports, recreation and camps

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