Eileen Ellsworth

President and CEO
Community Foundation for Northern Virginia
Eileen Ellsworth

As President and CEO of the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia since 2005, Eileen has helped reinvent the Community Foundation’s work and purpose. Today, it is an influential social and civic leader that responds to local need and seeds innovation. During her tenure Eileen has launched the Community Investment Funds, the Innovation Fund, the Business Women’s Giving Circle, the Environment Fund, the Permanent Fund, and the Opportunity Index for Northern Virginia. And in 2017, the Community Foundation hosted the inaugural Shape of the Region Conference, welcoming the entire community to a dialogue about opportunity, inequality, and mobility from poverty.