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Art and conversations for healing: Mending Walls RVA
By The Community Foundation / July 29, 2020
The Community Foundation is proud to support Mending Walls RVA, a public art project that pairs up artists of different backgrounds to create unique connections and give them an opportunity to tell their story collaboratively in an effort to express healing through connection.

Cross-sector coalition crafts thousands of masks for Richmond community
By The Community Foundation / June 24, 2020
When health officials began advising the use of protective face masks to slow the spread of COVID-19, many individuals and agencies had difficulty finding or affording the masks they needed. In response, businesses, nonprofit staff, universities, and thousands of volunteers across the region stepped up to create and source masks for our community. 

Adapting and Building the Sector’s Capacity During COVID-19
By The Community Foundation / June 24, 2020
Strong, skilled leaders are essential to fostering sustainable nonprofit organizations and a healthy, thriving community. The Community Foundation takes a holistic approach to capacity-building that includes more than just grantmaking.

Healthy food access during COVID-19
By The Community Foundation / May 19, 2020
Shalom Farms and Greater Richmond Fit4Kids both focus on food access and health education, and they are finding innovative ways to continue serving our community during this time.

Mental health services expand for students in Powhatan despite pandemic
By The Community Foundation / May 18, 2020
Although the clinic has yet to see any COVID-19 patients at this time, their services are needed more than ever.