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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.

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.

Helping those who need it most in the River Counties
By The Community Foundation / April 29, 2020
In March, RCCF launched the River Counties COVID-19 Response Fund in partnership with the Jessie Ball duPont Fund to support nonprofit partners addressing critical needs in the community.

Thousands of volunteers support RPS meals program
By The Community Foundation / April 29, 2020
When school buildings closed in March as a precaution against COVID-19, RPS knew they needed a system to ensure kids still have access to the food they need – and thousands of volunteers are stepping up to help.​