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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.

9/27/2018

2019 ENLP Cohort Announced

The Emerging Nonprofit Leaders Program is a dynamic nine-month experience for the next generation of nonprofit leaders in the metro Richmond area.

9/20/2018

Creating Communities of Opportunity

In celebration of the Foundation's 50th Anniversary, $1 million was given to Maggie Walker Community Land Trust

9/18/2018

Nominate a Principal for an R.E.B. Award

The R.E.B. Awards for Distinguished Educational Leadership recognize principals who create an exceptional learning environment for their students.

9/13/2018

RPS Awarded Innovative Grant and Partnership to Fund Solar Panels in Schools

RVA Solar Fund, a component fund of the Community Foundation recently committed $100,000 to support a new Sustainability Associate position for RPS, as well as the purchase and installation of energy monitoring systems.

7/9/2018

Community Foundation Announces 2018 Community Impact Grants

We are pleased to announce Community Impact grant awards for 2018, totaling $2.83 million to 78 organizations across the region

7/2/2018

Impact 100 Celebrates Giving $1M in 5 Years to Richmond Community

This women's collective giving network has increased fundraising and strategic efforts in recent years and is now awarding two $100,000 grants each year, investing a cumulative $1 million in five years.

6/18/2018

Ujima Legacy Fund Gives to Youth Organizations

Grants will support Children’s Home Society of Virginia and Partnership for the Future

5/31/2018

Jenkins Foundation Gives $1.375 Million to RVA Organizations to Promote Health

A supporting organization of the Community Foundation, the Jenkins Foundation exists to improve the health of greater Richmond.

4/18/2018

The Community Foundation moving headquarters to Scott’s Addition

“We are excited for this next step in the Foundation’s history,” said Sherrie Armstrong, President and CEO of the Community Foundation.

3/28/2018

Public School Principals Recognized for Effective Leadership

R.E.B. Award winners each receive $15,000 cash grants