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Closing Local Workforce Gaps with New Approaches and Innovative Technology
By The Community Foundation / June 15, 2021
The Greater Richmond Workforce Coalition has been meeting since January 2019 to develop shared goals and regional systemwide coordinated initiatives. The Coalition aims to provide a reliable pipeline of skilled workers for high-growth industries.

Is IRA Charitable Giving Right for You?
By The Community Foundation / May 6, 2021
Amy Singleton shares how charitable giving through an IRA can be a tax savvy way to extend your philanthropy.

In sync on giving: Lawmakers from both parties support expansion of CARES Act deduction
By The Community Foundation / April 2, 2021
Four Republican senators, four Democrat senators, a House Democrat, and a House Republican have introduced legislation to expand the increased charitable deduction cap for non-itemizers to up to one-third of the standard deduction.

Red hot real estate: Structure smart gifts to charity without getting burned
By The Community Foundation / April 2, 2021
The housing market is showing no signs of slowing down in 2021. For certain clients, this presents a strong opportunity for charitable gifts of real estate, whether a primary residence, second home, rental property, or even niche commercial property that’s benefited from a multi-faceted pandemic marketplace.

Meet Natisha Knight, Director of Community Partnerships
By The Community Foundation / March 16, 2021
Joining the Community Foundation in late 2020, Natisha is the newest member of our Community Engagement team. We recently talked with her about her new role and why she believes advocacy can be a powerful (and not so scary) tool for nonprofits in advancing their missions.