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Corporate and Foundation Giving

The Business Forum is The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation’s corporate donor society. Members provide critical annual support and receive several exclusive benefits and privileges.

Business Forum membership advantages include:

  • Invitations to special events throughout the year
  • A one-year subscription to the Foundation’s quarterly journal, Trend & Tradition.
  • Complimentary Historic Area passes
  • Recognition in the Foundation’s donor registry and on its website
  • VIP Assistance with dining, lodging, golf and spa reservations at the Colonial Williamsburg Hotels and Resort

The Forum’s three giving tiers each commemorate an 18th-century Williamsburg entrepreneur:

Greenhow Circle (annual gifts of $1,000 or more) named for John Greenhow, whose general store sold all manner of goods

  • 6 complimentary Historic Passes

Prentis Circle (annual gifts of $750-$999)
named for William Prentis, whose shop in the Historic Area is the best surviving example of a colonial period store

  • 4 complimentary Historic Passes

Tarpley Circle (annual gifts of $500-$749) named for James Tarpley, who apprenticed to a merchant before opening his own store in 1755

  • 2 complimentary Historic Passes

For more information, please contact

Ms. Sophia Crysler Hart
Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
P.O. Box 1776
Williamsburg, VA 23187

Telephone: (757) 220-7272

Email: shart@cwf.org

Colonial Williamsburg Business Forum

Greenhow Circle

Business Forum members of the Greenhow Circle contribute $1,000 or more annually to the Colonial Williamsburg Fund.

  • Canon Virginia, Inc.
  • Compass Wealth Strategies
  • Coca-Cola Company
  • Enspire Energy, Inc.
  • Enterprise Holdings
  • The Fife & Drum Inn
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth
  • Kansa Advisory, LLC
  • Kaufman & Canoles
  • Magic Ice USA, Inc
  • MEB
  • Mottahedeh and Company, Inc.
  • Mutual Assurance Society of Virginia Fund
  • Newport Hospitality Group, Inc.
  • Sentara Health
  • Short and Short
  • TCV Trust & Wealth Management, Inc.

Prentis Circle

Business Forum members of the Prentis Circle contribute $750-999 annually to the Colonial Williamsburg Fund.

  • Hathaway Power
  • International Guild of Miniature Artisans
  • Owens-Illinois

Tarpley Circle

Business Forum members of the Tarpley Circle contribute $500-749 annually to the Colonial Williamsburg Fund.

  • 2nd Life Home Repair and Modeling Services
  • Aireco Supply, Inc.
  • Clark Nexsen Foundation
  • Grey Hare Restaurant Group
  • Guernsey Tingle Architects
  • Jeta Corporation
  • R. W. Nock Insurance Agency
  • Roof Engineering Corporation
  • Town Management
  • TowneBank
  • W.M. Jordan
  • The Williamsburg Winery

Become a Business Forum Member