Supported by Bernie L. Bates Foundation, Inc. your Fairfax County non-profit foundation.
...through countless volunteer hours!
Built on the foundation of it takes a village to raise a child.
Appreciation for the Arts
Annual Youth Showcase of Talent
highlighting talented high school students poised for greatness.
Bernie L. Bates Foundation, Inc.
The Bernie L. Bates Foundation was incorporated April 21, 1995. The Foundation was incorporated exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, meeting all requirements of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code. Together our combined efforts can yield funding for scholarships to deserving students, facilitate support for senior citizen programs, and engender sharing with those in need of a helping hand. Your patronage, your support, your contributions—all makes it possible to gain and maintain effective community programs.