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Longfellow Middle School PTA received a grant to support the school's participation in the National Wildlife Federation's Green Flag Award, promoting environmentally-conscious habits to care for the Longfellow campus and beyond.

MCF helped fund the McLean Neighborhood Tree Program, adding to our tree canopy and enhancing the character and beauty of the community.

Redeemer Renaissance After-School Program received a $15,000 challenge grant to help with the purchase of a bus.


Color Wheel Shows Community Spirit—On February 12, 2014, Color Wheel presented a check for $3,362 to the McLean Community Foundation.

MPA Artfest 2014—Year after year, MCF's sponsorship of the Children's Artwalk at MPA Artfest is a highlight. Showcasing art from area elementary schools, the Artwalk brings joy to a great event and lets our children know that they are valued members of our community.

MCF Awards Grant to PRS—MCF funded the kitchen remodeling and new appliances for the PRS (Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services) for its clients, families and staff.

MCF helped to fund Franklin Sherman Elementary School's new courtyard, which houses their outdoor learning classroom.

MCF awarded a grant to the McLean High School Theatre Boosters for the theater's new sound and lighting system.

MCF has been a sponsor of WinterFest, McLean's only community parade, since 2009. Local schools participate in the pre-parade entertainment each year.

MCF Leadership Council—The MCF Leadership Council was launched at a reception at the home of Debbie and Tim Howard in May 2009. MCF Trustees and Leadership Council members enjoyed each others' company and talked of many issues.

MCF Leadership Council—Trustees and Leadership Council members enjoyed a Sunday afternoon reception at the home of Debbie and Tim Howard. Pictured facing camera: Tim Howard, The Honorable Chuck Robb, John Vogt and Bill Kilberg.

MCF Leadership Council—Trustee Pamela Danner and Leadership Council member Mrs. Lynda Johnson Robb talk about education grants in McLean.
McLean Volunteer Fire Department
McLean Volunteer Fire Department Heavy Rescue Vehicle—In 2006 and 2007, MCF funded a total of $80,335 to the McLean Volunteer Fire Department to help purchase and equip a new heavy duty rescue vehicle. MCF and the MVFD share a history of community support: We rely upon them every day for our safety and MCF is proud to provide them with financial support that benefits us all. ... read more
Churchill Road Elementary School Outdoor Odyssey Program
Churchill Road Elementary School Outdoor Odyssey Program—MCF has awarded $9,000 to this innovative educational program about environmental stewardship and entrepreneurship. MCF funded seeds and a permanent greenhouse for growing plants, flowers and herbs to be sold by the students in summer. An additional matching grant helped to bring power to the greenhouse to extend the growing season. ... read more
Capital Caring
Capital Caring—MCF awarded $15,000 in grants to Capital Caring to purchase lap top computers for nurses who provide end-of-life care services annually to more than 100 McLean-area patients. The lap top computers will increase the efficiency of care and record-keeping by hospice RNs who serve 96 percent of patients in the patients’ own homes. ... read more
Clemyjontri Park
Clemyjontri Park —MCF funded the Fitness ‘n’ Fun quadrant of Clemyjontri Park, a very special playground where children with disabilities can play side by side with other children. The $50,000 grant, approved in 2004, ranked among the largest single grants in the Foundation’s 28 year history. ... read more
McLean Project for the Arts
McLean Project for the Arts—MCF helped to fund the Gerry Brock entrance to the McLean Project for the Arts (MPA) headquarters in the McLean Community Center. MCF has donated nearly $60,000 to MPA projects and capital improvements and recently became a proud sponsor of the Children’s Art Walk at the annual MPA Artfest. (2005) Pictured (l to r) are MCF Trustees Beth Chung, Diane D’Arcy, Bill DuBose, Trish Butler, Adrienne Whyte, Caroline Pickens and MPA executive director Nancy Powers Perry. ... read more
Earth Sangha Rain Garden
Earth Sangha Rain Garden—In 2004, MCF awarded a $6,100 grant to Earth Sangha for the creation of a native arboretum on the grounds of the Marie Butler Leven Preserve. This grant is an example of MCF’s commitment to preserve and protect McLean’s environment. ... read more

MCF celebrates 30 years of giving!
click here for An Evening at Salona slide show


McLean Community Foundation Annual Report 2014-2015

McLean Community Foundation Annual Report 2013-2014

McLean Community Foundation Annual Report 2012-2013

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