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Arts by everyone, for everyone
By KateGibson / October 9, 2019
With a similar focus on equity and access, the Community Foundation has developed a unique partnership with CultureWorks by pooling resources from its Community Arts Endowment to bolster the Cultural Equity program.

A Portal into hands-on learning
By KateGibson / September 26, 2019
If you’ve spotted a gold shipping container sitting in one of Richmond’s parks this year, you’ve come across the Richmond Portal – an unusual box equipped with the ability to bring two worlds together. This technology creates a unique learning opportunity for RPS students.

Power Scholars: A data-driven twist on summer school
By KateGibson / September 10, 2019
Supported by the Community Foundation and its donors, Richmond Public Schools has partnered with YMCA of Greater Richmond to implement a new kind of summer school program with documented results.

Empowering young families in Richmond's East End
By KateGibson / August 26, 2019
The Kellogg Foundation has partnered with the Virginia Early Childhood Foundation to pilot a new approach to service delivery for families in low-income communities.

Mental health philanthropy to heal our youth
By KateGibson / July 25, 2019
Community Foundation intern Amaya Branche recounts her experience in a group therapy session and shares what we can do to support the mental health of our youth.