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Charlottesville Community Bikes

Meet Your Nonprofit, a weekly profile of nonprofit organizations in our community, is brought to you by the Center for Nonprofit Excellence. In a paragraph or two, describe your nonprofit’s mission. Charlottesville Community Bikes is a non-profit bicycle shop that works with Virginia Organizing (VO) to promote environmentally-sound transportation, recycle bicycles, and make cycling accessible […]

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Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression

Meet Your Nonprofit, a weekly profile of nonprofit organizations in our community, is brought to you by the Center for Nonprofit Excellence. Describe your nonprofit’s mission. The Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression is a unique organization, devoted solely to the defense of free expression in all its forms. While its charge […]

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Peaceful Passings Senior Animal Rescue

Meet Your Nonprofit, a weekly profile of nonprofit organizations in our community, is brought to you by the Center for Nonprofit Excellence. Describe your nonprofit’s mission. Our mission is to save senior animals. Our vision is a world where no animal is euthanized because of age pr medical challenge when a quality of life remains. […]

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International Neighbors

Meet Your Nonprofit, a weekly profile of nonprofit organizations in our community, is brought to you by the Center for Nonprofit Excellence. Describe your nonprofit’s mission. The mission of International Neighbors is to serve our refugee neighbors by offering a network of support services, people, and opportunities. We strive to create cross-cultural awareness and appreciation […]

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Wintergreen Adaptive Sports

Meet Your Nonprofit, a weekly profile of nonprofit organizations in our community, is brought to you by the Center for Nonprofit Excellence. Describe your nonprofit’s mission. To provide outdoor sports and recreational opportunities for persons with disabilities, of all ages and with all types of disabilities–physical, cognitive, and sensory. What need in our community brought […]

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Community Investment Collaborative

Meet Your Nonprofit, a weekly profile of nonprofit organizations in our community, is brought to you by the Center for Nonprofit Excellence. Describe your nonprofit’s mission. CIC’s mission is to strengthen our community and contribute to economic development by fueling the success of under-resourced entrepreneurs through education, mentoring, micro-lending and networking. Our program includes: -A […]

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Hospice of the Piedmont

Meet Your Nonprofit, a weekly profile of nonprofit organizations in our community, is brought to you by the Center for Nonprofit Excellence. Describe your nonprofit’s mission. To positively transform the way people view and experience serious illness, dying, and grief. What need in our community brought about the creation of your nonprofit? The need for […]

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Sold: Brown Automotive becomes Umansky Automotive

A Memphis-based car dealership chain bought Charlottesville’s Brown Automotive Group, an institution in the community for nearly 40 years, on September 19. Umansky Automotive Group, a family-operated company, has 850 employees across 16 dealerships, says owner Dan Umansky. The five local Brown dealerships will be his first locations in Virginia, with the others in […]