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The Community Foundation Blog

'Seen & Heard' at the Civic Impact Summit
By The Community Foundation / November 14, 2019
View our collection of photos and quotes from this engaging event that raised the collective civic voice from across all sectors of the region.

Census 2020: Why It Matters
By The Community Foundation / October 24, 2019
Not only is census data the basis for reapportioning Congressional seats and redistricting electoral boundaries, but census information also determines how $675 billion in federal funding is distributed to support state and local community programs.

Arts by everyone, for everyone
By The Community Foundation / 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 The Community Foundation / 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 The Community Foundation / 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.