Foundation Motto & Statements


A Community uplift through progressive community service.

Vision Statement:

Within the next 5 years ending 2018, Bernie L. Bates Foundation, Incorporation will provide greater assistance to our community and enhance the general welfare of the citizens in Fairfax County and surrounding areas by increasing our assets to 1 million dollars.

Mission Statement:

The Bernie L. Bates Foundation, Incorporation shall:

    • Award scholarships to college students and college bound high school students..
    • Provide support to less fortunate by assisting to feed, cloth, house, and educate them..
    • Support food banks and other helping facilities in the community..
    • Assist in community educational activities such as talent enrichment and college preparation programs..
    • Seek out opportunities to support and mentor our youth in our community..