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RVA Visionary Society

In anticipation of the Community Foundation's 50th Anniversary in 2018, the Community Foundation announces the RVA Visionary Society - a special giving opportunity that offers visionary donors a way to lead that will benefit the Richmond and Central Virginia Region 50 and 100 years from now. The concept is inspired by Benjamin Franklin, who left bequests to Boston and Philadelphia predicated on their stewardship of the asset for 100 years before expending funds to benefit their citizens. 

The goal is to raise $1.5 million for the RVA Visionary Society by 2018, which, with compounding interest, is anticipated to produce at least $100 million by the Foundation's 100th anniversary in 2068. At that time, 80% of the funds will begin to support the most pressing needs of our community, while the remainder will be invested for another 50 years.

Members who contribute $25,000 and Friends who contribute a minimum of $5,000 will be announced at the Foundation's 50th anniversary luncheon and recognized in annual reports going forward. 


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Ms. Karen Booth Adams
Mrs. Amanda N. Aghdami
Mr. Farhad Aghdami
J. Read Jr. & Janet Dennis Branch Fund
Barbara A. and Joseph B. Brancoli
Judith Haskell Brewer Fund
Brockenbrough Family Fund on behalf
     of Jane* &
     Austin B. Brockenbrough III and
     Karen & Austin Brockenbrough IV
Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Gordon Byer
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas D. Byer
Jill and Louis Campbell
Mr. Brian M. Cann
Mr.* & Mrs. Michael T. Chalifoux
Chesapeake Corporation Foundation Fund
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas N. Chewning
Mr. & Mrs. David E. Cottrell
The Hon.* & Mrs. E. Hatcher Crenshaw
Mrs. Dorothy L. Deane Miles
James L. and Mary Lou Doherty*      
Mr. & Mrs. Andrew S. Dunnington
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas S. Gayner
Leesa and Gordon Gregory
Mr. & Mrs. Michael Hakimi
Herndon Foundation
Mr.* & Mrs. Robert E. Hill
Pamela Royal Jenkins & C.N. Jenkins Jr.
Mr. & Mrs. John E. Kemper
Mr. & Mrs. Philip C. King and children
     Philip Jr. and Lucy
Mr. Philip W. Klaus Jr.
Patte G. Koval in loving memory of
     Barry D. Koval
Andrew Stanley Kratz Fund
Mr. & Mrs. H. Morris Logan
Mr. & Mrs. John S. Luke Jr.
Mr. & Mrs. Steven Markel
Alice Reed and Hunter* McGuire Jr.
Michele A. W. McKinnon
Susan & Stephen* Meyers
J. Clifford Miller, III
Mr. W. Michael Moorefield, Miranda M.
     Reynolds and Melissa M. Saulsbury
In memory of Dr. Samuel William Newell
     & his wife Martha Daniel Newell and
     in honor of Emily, Sam, James,
     Chase and Addie Gottwald



Frank Hancock Nott, Sherrard G. Nott,
     W. Sarsfield Nott, Paul Bradley Nott, 
     Walter J. Nott, P. Bradley Nott Jr.,
     William S. Nott Jr., and their families
     who created the Frank H. Nott
     Foundation Fund 
Ms. Darcy S. Oman* & Dr. Gerald E. Dzura
Nancy and Franklin Phillips
     Charitable Fund
Ms. Christine Kane Plant
Mr. & Mrs. E. Bryson Powell
Mr. & Mrs. James F. Remo Jr.
R. Arnold Ricks in memory of his uncle and
     aunt, Samuel Peachey Ryland and 
     Helen Haydock Ryland
Dr. & Mrs. Frank S. Royal
Ann & Jerry Samford
Mr. & Mrs. Stuart C. Siegel
Mr. & Mrs. Mark B. Sisisky
Mr. & Mrs. Robert C. Sledd
Ryan and Elizabeth Thalhimer Smartt
     Charitable Fund
Mr. & Mrs. Thomas G. Snead Jr.
Mr. & Mrs. Wallace Stettinius
Kelly and Kirk Tattersall
Adam R. Thalhimer in memory of his
     maternal grandparents Kate Peterseil,
     Maxene Mollen and Aleck Mollen
Ms. Barbara Thalhimer
Mr. & Mrs. Robert L. Thalhimer
Mr. & Mrs. William B. Thalhimer III
Jayne and Bobby Ukrop from the
     Sunshine Fund
Barbara B. and James E. Ukrop
Mr. & Mrs. William L. Van Arnam III
Bob & Anna Lou Schaberg
Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth L. Walker
Mr. & Mrs. Christopher H. Williams
Mr. & Mrs. Daniel L. Williams Jr.

Petersburg Visionary Society
Oliver* and Elizabeth Pollard
Ms. Sandra Sisisky

RVA Visionary Society Friends

Mr. & Mrs. Benjamin C. Ackerly Jr.
Margaret R. Thomas
Mr. & Mrs. Erwin H. Will Jr.

Be a visionary. See what the RVA Visionary Society offers to donors who want to make a difference.

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