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Oak Hill Fund


Last Updated: 2016-06-06

At A Glance

Oak Hill Fund

P.O. Box 1624

Charlottesville, VA United States 22902-1624


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $100,168,229

Total giving: $4,427,956






Established in 2002 in VA as part of the restructure of the W. Alton Jones Foundation (now known as Blue Moon Fund)

Purpose and Activities

The mission of the fund is to promote the well-being of mankind through effective and inspiring grantmaking. The fund currently has three programs: 1) to focus on the promotion of the principles of sustainable development into the design of affordable construction, with a primary focus on residential housing; 2) women's reproductive health and rights, and 3) a local program that addresses quality of life issues within the greater Charlottesville community, including the areas of health and safety, grassroots environment.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Environmentally Sustainable Affordable Design (ESAD) Program

The Oak Hill Fund's Environmentally Sustainable Affordable Design (ESAD) Program promotes the incorporation of the principle of sustainable development into the design of affordable construction, with a primary focus on residential housing in the Southeastern United States.

Local Program

The program supports the efforts of non-profit organizations in 2 initiatives: health and safety, and the environment in the Thomas Jefferson planning district.

Women's Reproductive Health & Rights

The Oak Hill Fund believes that investing in programs and institutions that support the reproductive health and rights of women is an effective strategy for improving community and societal health as a whole. The Women's Reproductive Health & Rights Program strives to be a catalyst for change in the lives of women and girls through creative and inspiring grantmaking.

Fields of Interest

  • Community and economic development
  • Community improvement
  • Housing development
  • Natural resources
  • Reproductive health care
  • Safety education
  • Sustainable development
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Females
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $100,168,229 (market value)

Expenditures: $6,547,747

Total giving: $4,427,956

Qualifying distributions: $5,382,447