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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.


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.


Creating Communities of Opportunity

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


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.


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.


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


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.


Ujima Legacy Fund Gives to Youth Organizations

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


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.


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.


Public School Principals Recognized for Effective Leadership

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