HBAV Education Foundation

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.

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For more information regarding the HBAV Education Foundation and our scholarship programs, please contact Emily Evola.

HBAV Awards Scholarships