Image of the Cooke Building
The historic Cooke Building, in downtown Louisa, hosts the foundation's offices.

The mission of the William A. Cooke Foundation is to furnish support in connection with the Shriners Hospitals for Children and the Counties of Louisa and Orange, through scholarships and grants for local public purposes that benefit the inhabitants of Louisa and Orange counties.

This process is managed in an impartial fashion by the board of directors. Current members of the board of directors are:

  • Randall L. Tingler, Chairman
  • J. Douglas Straley II
  • C. Champion Bowles, Jr.
  • Rebecca B, Cavanaugh, Vice Chairman
  • Linda J. Parker
  • Dr. Deborah D. Pettit