The Foundation



 About The VFDA Foundation

Our Mission Statement

The mission of the Virginia Funeral Directors Association Foundation (VFDAF) engages business and community partners in the support of professionals and students currently in or entering the funeral service profession through education, advocacy and leadership development. By doing this, the VFDAF will help to eliminate barriers to opportunities by helping people to reach their fullest potential.
The VFDA Foundation Bylaws
VFDA Foundation Donation Information & Donation Form
VFDA Foundation Brochure


VFDA Foundation 50/50 Raffle Tickets

Order your Raffle Tickets here

50/50 raffle drawing at the 132nd Annual VFDA Convention supports our scholarship fund for professionals and students currently in or entering the funeral service profession. Order your tickets today!

VFDA Foundation Past Presidents Scholarship Award

The VFDA Foundation is offering a $750 scholarship to future funeral directors and those in the funeral profession to be used toward tuition, books/supplies or National Boards exam fees. Scholarship(s) will be awarded each year based on the amount previously approved by the Past Presidents Council. Applicants will receive consideration without discrimination of race, creed, color, sex, age, marital status, national origin or handicap. Tell your friends!

Apply online by May 14, 2021

Board of Trustees

David L. Arritt, CFSP, Chair

C. Keister Whitt, CFSP, Vice Chair

Les Powell, III, Treasurer

Dennis W. Byers

Jimmie K. Crowder

Marty Hagy

Robert “Bob” H. Johnson

Bettye F. Miller

Michael Rorrer

Ray Sloan

Frankie Sheridan

Michael Turch, CFSP

Robert L. Finch, Jr.

Larry Joines

Bob Oman

Robert J. Gallagher

Joseph Teague, Chairman Emeritus

Ex-Offico Member-Lacy Whittaker