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The S. Mason and Lula P. Cole Charitable Trust provides grants to non-profit organizations (501c3s) that serve the residents of the Northern Neck region of Virginia. The Cole Charitable Trust supports organizations that span a wide range of community needs.

S. Mason and Lula Cole were long-term residents of the Northern Neck of Virginia. They were charitable- minded during their lifetime and wanted to continue that legacy after their passing. Together with Chesapeake Wealth Management and the assistance of the Coles’ attorney, Ray Britt, the Coles created a trust that would provide for their beloved community long after they were gone. Now in the trust’s 11th year, the Cole Charitable Trust has given over 2 million dollars in support of community organizations.

The Cole Charitable Trust provides grants on an annual cycle — awarding funds in December each year. To learn more about how to apply please click here.