Established to hold and manage special funds in support of The Piedmont Environmental Council, the Piedmont Foundation assures PEC's capacity to respond to key opportunities and challenges as they arise and to fulfill our core mission over the long term. A separate 501(c)(3) charitable organization governed by a six-member board, the Foundation accepts gifts of cash, securities, property and appreciated assets. The Foundation also offers opportunities for tax advantaged planned gifts including trusts, bequests and life income plans.
The Piedmont Foundation is 85 percent of the way toward our $30 million goal in PEC's first ever capital campaign, The Campaign For Virginia's Piedmont: An Investment in Our Future. Funds raised will be managed in six strategic categories:
Within this fund, the following Regional Land Conservation Funds have been established:
The Piedmont Foundation Board of Directors: