The Argyle Fund is an unrestricted fund of the Hampton Roads Community Foundation with a stated donor preference for Eastern Shore projects. The following grants were recommended by ESVCF.



Eastern Shore’s Own Arts Center

for window replacement at the Center in Belle Haven


Northampton Branch of the Assoc for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities

toward renovation of the historic buildings on the court green in Eastville


Chincoteague Island Library

for help with a 2200 sq. ft. expansion of the Island’s Library    Chincoteague Island Library


Arts Enter Cape Charles - Historic Palace Theatre

assisting with upgrading stage lighting at the Palace Theatre  


Arts Enter Cape Charles - Historic Palace Theatre

to upgrade to the sound system in conjunction with a $20,000 grant from the Eastern Shore of Virginia Community Foundation


Eastern Shore Rural Health

to help with the purchase of a generator for the new Community Health Center in Onley


Eastern Shore Community College

toward construction of a Workforce Development and Training Center in Melfa.