Support the Foundation

Your donation to the Bedford Community Health Foundation helps provide essential support to community organizations which provide health education, health care and health-related services to needy families.


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Learn About Our Scholarships

Discover financial support opportunities for certifications, undergraduate and graduate degrees. Applicants must be residents of the Town or County of Bedford. Help sustain the program with your donations.

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Learn About Our Grant Program

The Foundation has provided support to a variety of health-related programs and continues to offer grant applications to non-profit organizations that impact health in Bedford.

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Non-profit organizations involved in providing healthcare or health-related services to Bedford area residents are eligible to apply for grant funding from the Bedford Community Health Foundation.  The deadline for the Foundation’s spring grant cycle is April 1.  For complete information on eligibility, application requirements and past grant awards, click here.


Join us as we take an up-close look at the total health of our community – from the economy to mental health!  Plan to attend the Foundation’s annual meeting on Monday, May 15, at the Bedford Welcome Center.  Enjoy light refreshments and networking at 8:30 AM, the program begins promptly at 9:00 AM.  To learn more, get membership information, or reserve a seat, send an email to

For a Healthier Bedford

For over twenty five years the Bedford Community Health Foundation has worked to improve the health of our community. Mammography screening for the poor, school nurses in every public school, therapy for the mentally and physically challenged, care for our elderly, emergency medical services, equipment for our local hospital – these are just a few of the challenges the Foundation has addressed. Careful and responsible financial management and planning allow for funding that affects every resident of Bedford and ensures a sound future for health-care in Bedford.

Our Foundation Offers You an Opportunity to Impact the Health of Our Community

We meet those needs through the support of our members and community residents like you. We are your health-care advocate and our vision is to make Bedford the healthiest community in Virginia. If you are not a member of the Foundation, please consider becoming a member. Want to know more? Click here.