The HBAV Education Foundation is a 501-C3 non-profit corporation committed to advancing building industry education opportunities and the labor force in Virginia. Through local HBA’s, school systems in Virginia, community colleges, universities, and other similar institutions, the HBAV Education Foundation provides funding and scholarships to accomplish the foundation’s objectives.
The Education Foundation relies on tax-deductible contributions to accomplish its objectives. All contributions to the foundation are 100% tax-deductible. Contributions can be made online or by mailing to:
HBAV Education Foundation
1051 E. Cary Street, Suite 1400
Richmond, VA 23219
Local Home Builders Association Workforce Development Grant
To work towards it purpose, the HBAV Education Foundation partners with local Home Builders Associations, school systems, community colleges, universities, and other similar institutions, on projects to accomplish the foundation’s objectives. Program supported expose our youth to opportunities and carrier paths in the building construction industry that may have otherwise been missed. Carrier paths promoted by the HBAV Education Foundation include on the job training, certificate programs, apprenticeship programs, 2-year associate degrees, and four-year college degrees.
Since 2018, the HBAV Education Foundation has awarded $87,450 in grants to expand careers in construction.
Grants awarded since 2018;
Augusta Home Builders Association: Commercial supporting enrollment at Valley Career and Technical Center
Top of Virginia Builders Association: Student Chapter Competition at NAHB’s International Builders Show
Home Building Association of Richmond: Student Construction Conference
Fredericksburg Area Builders Association: Discover Your Future Event
All Local Home Builders Associations (13): Build Your Future
Fredericksburg Area Builders Association: Student Chapter Dues
Home Building Association of Central VA: Lynchburg Workforce Development Collaboration
Build Smart Institute: 17 Student Scholarships to the Build Smart Institute
Valley Career and Technical Center: Discovering Building Trades through a week peek
Augusta Home Builders Association: Jack Todd Scholarship
Blue Ridge Home Builders Association: How to Start an Employee Sponsored Apprenticeship Program
Fredericksburg Area Builders Association: Discover Your Future Intern Expo with local students
HBAV – Virginia Builders Summit Student Chapters: Supporting Student Chapter attendance at the Virginia Builders Summit
New River Valley Home Builders Association: NRVHBA Builders Care Education Microgrant Program
Blue Ridge Home Builders Association: Albemarle Technical Education Center – Student Scholarships and Teacher Bonuses
Fredericksburg Area Builders Association: Student Chapter Building Competition
Home Builders Association of Virginia Memorial Scholarship
This endowment was started at the Myers-Lawson School of Construction at Virginia Tech as a memorial to students and faculty who lost their lives on the Blacksburg campus in April of 2007. In 2007, this memorial campaign raised over $160,000 through a joint effort of the HBAV Educational Foundation and contributing HBAV members throughout Virginia. The permanent endowment will be a long-lasting beacon of support from the building industry in Virginia and will further the goal of the HBAV Educational Foundation by helping to create the future leaders of Virginia’s housing industry.