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We can achieve greater impact for our region when we work together. Learn about the many ways you can partner with the Community Foundation to make a difference.

Nominate a Principal for the R.E.B. Awards for Distinguished Educational Leadership

This award program recognizes principals who go beyond the day-to-day demands of their position to create an exceptional educational environment. Four principals will be publicly recognized, one each from local school districts in Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico and City of Richmond.


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Mid-Year Update from President & CEO Sherrie Armstrong

This year, the Community Foundation is living by the mantra, “Pivot. Reset. Reimagine.” Its positive and forward-focused message is not meant to diminish the hardship of the past year, but rather honor it. 

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Donors Find Passion for Focused Philanthropy

Donors Find Passion for Focused Philanthropy

Bill Harney and Charlotte Parrish were both brought up with the “pay it forward” mentality, and for a while, the couple mostly gave to causes where they had personal ties. Then came the racial reckoning that began last summer, and Bill and Charlotte’s entire perspective shifted.

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Emerging Nonprofit Leaders Announced, After Year-Long Program Hiatus

September 15, 2021

“After a yearlong hiatus brought on by COVID-19, we are ecstatic to bring ENLP back to Richmond’s nonprofit community. We’re confident this year’s cohort can look forward to a curriculum that equips them to lead no matter the circumstances,” shared Scott Andrews-Weckerly, Community Engagement Manager for the Community Foundation.

Community Foundation Announces 2021 Community Impact Grants

July 27, 2021

Made possible by donor established funds, the Community Foundation announces its 2021 Community Impact grant awards, totaling over $3.5 million to 111 organizations across the region. Sixteen new organizations received funding this year.