Our purpose is so much more than helping you buy, sell or manage your property. We are here to help your family plant roots, provide you with peace of mind and open doors for your business to grow jobs, support investors in expanding our community’s commerce and infrastructure and help non-profit organizations deliver on their mission.
This work and our passion for the Charlottesville community inspired us to create the Greater Good Program.
For every real estate transaction completed, a portion of the commission received will be donated to a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization chosen by the client, in the client’s name and at no extra cost.
Four Corners Real Estate Solutions has made a commitment to help others and give back to our local Charlottesville area. We hope our example will encourage and guide others to invest, give and participate fully as citizens, in accordance with their deepest beliefs.
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Building Goodness Foundation (BGF) is a Charlottesville-based nonprofit construction organization which connects skilled volunteers from the design and construction industries with communities in need at home and abroad. In partnership with the highest-quality NGOs and domestic nonprofits, we build, renovate, and repair critically needed schools, health clinics, community centers, homes, and more. To find out more, please visit buildinggoodness.org.
The Arc of the Piedmont mission is ensuring the full community inclusion and participation of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities through services and advocacy in the city of Charlottesville and the counties of Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa and Nelson. The Arc directly serves about 85 individuals each year in five group homes and three activity centers. All of the funds raised in our area remain in our area and support our local families and individuals.
CIC helps under-resourced entrepreneurs start and grow small businesses. Their programs include a 16 week entrepreneur workshop, mentoring, microloans of up to $35,000, networking opportunities and market access services.
The Albemarle County Police Foundation promotes public safety by supporting our Police Department in its efforts to be a professional, highly educated and trained organization, equipped to prevent crime and enhance the overall safety of our community. Our primary initiatives are Educational Scholarships and Officer Housing Assistance, Equipment and Training, Community Outreach and Morale Boosts.
International Neighbors works with Charlottesville's legally resettled refugee and SIV population, helping them move from surviving to thriving in our community. These remarkable people survived unfathomable circumstances in their home countries....and many still suffer as our neighbors. IN equips Charlottesville's refugee and SIV individuals- who comprise 6% of our local population- with the skills & network needed to live successful lives of independence, and to thrive as new Americans.
The Charlottesville Police Foundation seeks to improve the quality of life in Charlottesville by offering a community partner for our police department. The Foundation promotes excellence in police services by investing in programs that enhance the department and yet are beyond the reasonable reach of the City’s budget. We reward excellence by celebrating the successes of our department and the skills of its officers. And we strengthen the connections between the department and the public through outreach programs and community events.
For over 20 years, the Virginia Institute of Autism (VIA) has developed innovative, evidence-based programs that build a brighter future for people with autism and their families. Our three service centers – School, Outpatient, and Adult -- address the core symptoms of autism by delivering individualized, intensive, compassionate learning and clinical practice. Everyone is different, and our world is a more vibrant place because of it. At VIA, we celebrate those differences by offering a life of increased skills, community connection, and personal growth to the people we serve.
The Forward/Adelante Business Alliance (FABA) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization in Charlottesville that strives to promote entrepreneurship among the Latino community in Virginia, to educate our area on the contributions and achievements of Latino and diverse professionals, and to connect Hispanic children, adults, professionals and entrepreneurs to the local resources, clientele, and fellow business owners that they can work with to pursue their dreams. Forward/Adelante also provides networking opportunities throughout the year for Latino and diverse entrepreneurs and is the publisher of Virginia’s first bilingual business journal.
Focusing on financial stability, school readiness, and connected community, the United Way allocates resources to solution-oriented organizations and initiatives that address these issues at scale. We tackle systems and structures that cause discrepancies of equity and opportunity in Charlottesville and the surrounding area with the goal of reducing poverty in our community. For more information, visit www.unitedwaycville.org, or follow on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Linkedin, @UnitedWayCville.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Central Blue Ridge operates under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As the area’s leading provider of evidence-based mentoring, our agency makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteer mentors (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 6 through 16, in the Charlottesville and Albemarle communities.
Since 1979, the Shelter for Help in Emergency has worked to support and empower victims of domestic/intimate partner violence through a combination of trauma-informed residential and community-based outreach services, including a 24-hour hotline, emergency shelter, safety planning, information and referral, resource assistance, legal advocacy and court accompaniment, supportive counseling, outreach to the Spanish-speaking community, and programs for children and youth.
We offer community-based palliative care for patients with a serious illness and end-of-life care for patients and families who are faced with a life limiting illness. A multi-disciplinary team of physicians, nurses, social workers, hospice aides, bereavement counselors, and volunteers work together to address the physical, social, emotional and spiritual needs of each patient and family. The hospice team provides care to patients wherever they call home.
Since 1982, the Wildlife Center of Virginia in Waynesboro has been a national leader in wildlife veterinary medicine, wildlife rehabilitation, and education and outreach about issues affecting native wildlife and the environment. Nearly 4000 animals per year come through our doors, for issues as varied as illness, being orphaned, or having injuries due to human interaction. Since its founding, the Wildlife Center of Virginia has shared the lessons learned from its work with some 1.5 million schoolchildren and adults.
Piedmont Court Appointed Special Advocates, Inc. (CASA) is a nonprofit agency committed to advocating for children who are in foster care due to underlying allegations of abuse and neglect. We recruit, screen, and train men and women from our community to take on this important role. Although they work independently, CASAs are not alone. They can always rely on the professional support and supervision of our staff. Studies show that boys and girls who have CASA Volunteers receive more trauma-informed medical support, do better in school, spend less time in foster care, and find safe, permanent homes faster.