About Friends of Cville Downtown
Friends of Cville Downtown is a forum for fresh ideas and a catalyst for advancement of the common good. We will provide leadership on critical issues, and work to define and implement 1-, 3-, 5-, and 10-year innovation plans and strategies to expand smart and connected transit, safety, sanitation, housing, economic development and community inclusivity. Join us on our mission!
P.O. Box 253
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Are you a city government agency?
Friends of Cville Downtown is a citizen group working with city government and the community. The Campaign for Main Street is a public-private placemaking partnership.
Who’s behind this effort?
Friends of Cville Downtown includes residents, business owners, artists, philanthropists, and companies, all committed to the common good. We invite you to help. Everyone is welcome!
When will all these plans take place?
Friends of Cville Downtown projects began to arrive in November of 2021 and are ongoing. Visit often to see what’s new!
Is my contribution tax deductible?
YES! Every donation is fully tax-deductible. Friends of Cville Downtown, Inc. is a 501c3 tax-exempt organization (Tax ID: 87-3321523).
How can I help?
It’s easy! Simply click on the Donate button to make a secure online tax-deductible donation. You can also visit the Join Us page to learn more about volunteer opportunities or becoming a member business. We look forward to hearing from you!
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Michael Caplin, Chair
Ludwig Kuttner, Chair
Blair Williamson, Treasurer
Susan Krischel, Beautification and Sanitation
Susan Payne, Public Health and Safety
Dean Andrews, Economic Development and
Andrea Douglas, Jefferson School—African American Heritage Center
Pace Lochte, Assistant VP, Economic Development, UVA
Ravi Respeto, Cville United Way
Nickolas Urpi, Emergent Financial Services
Member Businesses for 2023
Cville Escape Room
Hill and Wood Funeral Service
Jefferson-Madison Regional Library
Jefferson Theater Productions
Ma Nah Ma Nah Inc
Petite Marie Bette
Quirk Hotel and Gallery
Rock Paper Scissors
S.L. Williamson Co., Inc.
Starr Hill Presents
Starr Hill Promotions
Virginia Discovery Museum
120 East Main Street LLC