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The Community Foundation Blog

Grantees find Common Cause in a Common Space
By Evelyn Rinaldi / November 3, 2023
In downtown Richmond, three of the Community Foundation’s grantees - Startup Virginia, Bridging Virginia, and the Metropolitan Business League - now operate under one roof at the Michael Wassmer 1717 Innovation Center. Together, these organizations have created a "front door" for the region's entrepreneurial and small business ecosystem, especially for business leaders who are from groups that are typically underrepresented in the space.

A Legacy of Learning: The Holliday Family Fund for Scholarship
By Evelyn Rinaldi / October 23, 2023
For Iris E. Holliday, the meaning of philanthropy is best captured by the well-known Gandhi quote: Be the change you want to see in the world. As a child, she felt blessed to have parents who led by example – through weekly church tithing envelopes, being truly neighborly, or engaging in volunteerism and community activism. “As I grew into my own person, giving was the rent I paid for living and being increasingly blessed.”

The Local Mental Health Crisis Centers Around Youth and Equity
By Evelyn Rinaldi / May 31, 2023
The Local Mental Health Crisis Centers Around Youth and Equity

April is Global Volunteer Month
By The Community Foundation / April 19, 2023
This Global Volunteer Month, we asked nonprofit partners and community leaders to speak to the value of volunteerism.

By Evelyn Rinaldi / April 4, 2023
VolunteerPro is a focused, 6 module learning program (10 hours of on-demand instruction) designed to help teams build the skills to engage volunteers using today's practices and leadership insights from an industry innovator