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.
Made possible by donor established funds, the Community Foundation announces its 2021 Community Impact grant awards, totaling over $3.5 million to 111 organizations across the region. Sixteen new organizations received funding this year.
Over the past year, the Foundation conducted a thorough request for proposal ("RFP") process to identify the best investment partner for our Signature Fund.
Grants support a wide array of projects, from the Virginia Oyster Shell Recycling Program to the 12,000 tree giveaway program during Arbor Day 2021.
During National Volunteer Month this April, the Power of Good RVA campaign is celebrating those individuals and groups who have demonstrated an inspiring dedication to service in the past year.
New fund established to memorialize the legacy of one of Richmond's great visionaries.
One principal each from school districts in Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico and Richmond City have been selected to receive awards of $30,000 each - a $10,000 cash prize and $20,000 for a school focused project chosen by the principal.
Despite making up only about 6% of Richmond’s population, the Latino community experienced the highest number of positive COVID-19 cases, which hovered around 35% for months. While we’ve seen some improvement, disparities still exist throughout the region.
“Skills-based volunteering isn’t new, but it can be difficult to coordinate, so Skills Connect makes it easier for volunteers to connect with the organizations they’re interested in — and easier for nonprofits to find volunteers who are qualified for specialized projects,” said Alan Delbridge, Nonprofit Program Manager with the Community Foundation.
This completed report was released during a special online event with 200 attendees from across the nation.
The Community Foundation for a greater Richmond announces several new board officers and members for 2021.
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