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The Community Foundation Blog

Donor Spotlight: Elizabeth Dolan Wright
By The Community Foundation / June 10, 2022
Born and raised in Richmond, Elizabeth Dolan Wright first learned about the importance of generosity by observing her mom and dad as they made charitable giving a household priority. Now back in Richmond with her young family, Elizabeth and her husband J.D. are exploring how they can make their own impact.

Six Reasons to Choose a Community Foundation Donor Advised Fund
By The Community Foundation / May 25, 2022
Donor advised funds at a community foundation, like the Community Foundation for a greater Richmond, offer donors an opportunity to strengthen their community and maximize the impact of their charitable giving in ways that commercial gift funds cannot.

Giving Strategies: Closely-held business interests
By The Community Foundation / May 25, 2022
With the millions of closely-held businesses that aren’t publicly-traded, many of your clients may have an untapped opportunity to give corporate interests, especially considering that private equity fundraising continues to soar. 

Qualified Charitable Distributions: Important Reminders and Good News
By The Community Foundation / May 25, 2022
Qualified Charitable Distributions, or "QCDs," have been in the news a lot lately. Here are four important reminders to help your client's tax situation.

Get to Know Matt Rose, VP of Investments
By The Community Foundation / May 25, 2022
In this new role, Matt works closely with the Foundation’s Investment Committee (and those of our affiliated foundations) to develop and execute investment strategies that will grow charitable resources for long-term community impact.