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The Community Foundation Blog


Why Should Philanthropy Invest in Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs?
By The Community Foundation / November 21, 2022
In 2022, The Community Foundation and its donors contributed over $750,000 in grants to nonprofits working in three areas: Entrepreneurial Programming for Youth, Support for Small Businesses, and Strengthening and Diversifying the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem.

Funding Focus: Workforce Development and Job Creation
By The Community Foundation / October 24, 2022
Learn about our focus on Workforce Development and Job Creation and its role in our overall strategy to create economic mobility for low-income residents.

Mid-Year Update from President & CEO Sherrie Armstrong
By The Community Foundation / June 11, 2022
Learn about how the Community Foundation is beating the heat by staying focused on ways to further improve the quality of life and cultivate the spirit of all people in the region.

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.