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Q&A with new board chair, Austin Brockenbrough IV
By The Community Foundation / February 1, 2021
Austin Brockenbrough IV is President and Managing Director of Lowe, Brockenbrough & Company, a Richmond based investment advisory firm serving individuals and institutions, as well as a devoted family man and a genuine community servant. As the new board chair of the Community Foundation, we sat down with him via video chat to learn more about what inspires him and what opportunities he sees for the Foundation in the next few years.

Charitable Planning with Life Insurance
By The Community Foundation / February 1, 2021
Guest post by Jeri Turley, a Principal at Winged Keel Group - Learn how individuals who wish to leverage cash donations to charity can use life insurance to accomplish their goals through a variety of strategies.

Keeping our community strong: Your role is critical
By The Community Foundation / January 27, 2021
The National Council of Nonprofits reports widespread damage to nonprofits’ programs, services, supplies, staffs, and budgets due to the pandemic and current economic challenges. This means nonprofits need philanthropic support now more than ever.

A treat to boost 2021: Congress extends charitable giving incentives
By The Community Foundation / January 27, 2021
As you reboot after a wild 2020, now is a great time to address your charitable giving plans for 2021. COVID-19 has proven to be a marathon, not a sprint. Nonprofit organizations will be relying on the generosity of donors for the foreseeable future to stay afloat and serve the people who need their programs.

Continuing Judith's Legacy
By The Community Foundation / December 29, 2020
Committed to continuing Judith's legacy after her passing, her three sisters converted a sizable bequest from her estate into the Judith Haskell Brewer Fund with the Community Foundation. Together, they dispersed the entire fund towards Judith's interests within 10 years.