Knights of Columbus    Ambrose  Council #8403

Knights of Columbus Ambrose Council #8403

Virginia KOC District 16 | Saint Ambrose Catholic Church | Annandale, Virginia


KOVAR is a Virginia Knights of Columbus Charity established in 1971 to provide financial assistance through grants and home loans to tax exempt organizations providing training and assistance to citizens with intellectual disabilities.

Virginia Knights have raised more than $14.5 million for KOVAR assistance and funded such projects as:

Home Loans – Interest free loan program to assist in the purchase of group homes

Transportation – 20% funding to assist in purchasing vehicles needed to transport persons with intellectual disabilities

Group Home Furnishings – Provides grants for organizations needing to furnish group homes

Infant Intervention Programs – Grants to establish early detection programs to identify infants with or at risk of intellectual disability

Training Programs – Necessary funding for organizations to train person with intellectual disability to enhance their quality of community living

Startup Programs – Grants to establish new and innovative programs designed to assist individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families

Special Olympics – Virginia Knights of Columbus is a Presenting Sponsor of Special Olympics Virginia, with KOVAR donating $50,000 per year

Click Here – To learn more about KOVAR

Click Here – To donate electronically via the Council’s PayPal account (100% of all donations collected will be forwarded directly to KOVAR)