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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.


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.


2020 Nonprofit Learning Preview

The Community Foundation has released its schedule of nonprofit learning opportunities, including topical convenings and skills-based classes, for the first quarter of 2020.


Community Foundation and OST partners receive 'Transformational Philanthropy Award'

The Community Foundation for a greater Richmond, Altria, the City of Richmond and the Robins Foundation were collectively nominated by NextUp and awarded the “Transformational Philanthropy Award,” which honors those who have created powerful change and compelling outcomes by significantly transforming the reach and scope of an organization.


Announcing the 2019 R.E.B. Awards recipients

Considered among the best in their field, these instructors demonstrate a sincere passion for teaching while also serving as mentors, coaches and champions for their students.


SisterFund announces awards to Sports Backers & Assisting Families of Inmates

To support local nonprofits that focus programming on African-American women and girls, SisterFund announces two $20,000 award recipients.


Jenkins Foundation awards $930,000 to local health organizations

The Jenkins Foundation is pleased to announce support of 17 local nonprofits with $930,000 during their fall grants cycle.


Community Foundation Announces 2019 Community Impact Grants

We are pleased to announce Community Impact grant awards for 2019, totaling just over $3 million to 83 organizations across the region.