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Boldly Reimagining Virginia’s Early Childhood Education System
By The Community Foundation / March 9, 2021
Stakeholders from all sectors across Virginia have been reimagining an industry known to be inaccessible, cost prohibitive and underfunded – even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit.

CARES Act expands charitable deductions in 2020
By The Community Foundation / October 15, 2020
The CARES Act, enacted as a stimulus response to the pandemic, includes charitable provisions that are set to expire at the end of the year. We have prepared an FAQ to help you plan well for year-end giving.

Bridging the Digital Divide in Schools through the COVID-19 Response Fund
By The Community Foundation / September 9, 2020
The Response Fund and individual Community Foundation donors have granted over $1.16 million to bridge the digital divide in ten local school districts.

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. 

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.