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Read the latest news from the Community Foundation, as well as other news about the good work of local nonprofits or emerging trends in philanthropy.


Community Impact Grants 2020

The Community Foundation for a greater Richmond awards annual Community Impact grants to support local nonprofits whose strategies and outcomes align with the Foundation’s four focus areas.


Standing Together

A statement from CEO Sherrie Armstrong and Board Chair Dr. Pamela Royal on our collective responsibility to stand up and speak out for racial equity and justice.


Humana Foundation and Facebook contribute combined $600,000 to Central Virginia COVID-19 Response Fund

Grants awarded exceed $2.5 million; Focus expands to include longer term recovery


New gifts to Central Virginia COVID-19 Response Fund showcase power of collective generosity

Grants to local organizations now total $2 million.


Central Virginia COVID-19 Response Fund awards $1.1 million in emergency grants to frontline organizations

The fund announces its first round of grants totaling $1.1 million to 25 organizations providing immediate support to those most impacted by the pandemic.


Central Virginia COVID-19 Response Fund raises $4.1M to date

With the impact from the COVID-19 crisis likely to stretch out for weeks and months, philanthropic organizations are coming together to raise money for nonprofits and public agencies.


Our Response to Coronavirus

Learn how the Community Foundation is responding to the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on the Greater Richmond region


Giving from your IRA under the new SECURE Act

Find out what to look for when planning a qualified charitable contribution from your IRA.


Community Foundation Invites RVA to Serve, Donate and Discuss in Honor of MLK

Local volunteers are encouraged to sign up for a community project, attend a film screening, participate in an RPS school supply drive and have discussions about community change.


Ujima Legacy Fund gives back to local youth

Members of the Ujima Legacy Fund – a giving circle created by and for African American men – announce two new grants of $20,000 each to The Literacy Lab and FRIENDS Association for Children.