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Knowledge is Power. The Foundation exists to empower individuals to reach their full potential. A part of our mission is to increase the awareness of the availability of higher education options in the Southern Virginia region. Read More


What good is convincing a populace of the need for education if that education isn’t accessible to them? When the Foundation began, we determined that Access to education was key to our mission. Beginning in 1998, the Foundation worked with the Continuing Education Center (the original name for the SVHEC) to meet the needs of the growing education center. Read More


The final component is to make education affordable. The Foundation’s vision is to provide Access to and Awareness of Affordable education. We have helped create a local center of learning, are educating the public on the need for education in today’s marketplace and are making education more affordable, not only through our scholarship program but also by our regional accessibility. Read More
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