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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.


2023 ENLP Cohort Announced

The Community Foundation for a greater Richmond is excited to announce the selected participants for the 2023-2024 cohort of Emerging Nonprofit Leaders!


Community Foundation launches CFengage

Just in time for the busy fall season, we are pleased to share an update that will streamline many of the services you can receive through the Community Foundation.


The Community Foundation awards $6M to increase access and opportunity for residents across the Richmond region

With this announcement of the latest Community Impact Grants, the Community Foundations is focused on initiatives that are helping to close opportunity gaps and advance economic prosperity for all.


Conserve the Future Fund Announces 2023 Grant Recipients

This Earth Day, Conserve the Future Fund has announced five new grants totaling to support organizations in Greater Richmond that support a wide array of projects, including supporting a K-12 STEM program and the planning & construction for greening a community center.


2023 R.E.B. Awards for Distinguished Educational Leadership Announced

Four principals and four runners-up from each of the local school districts are recognized for their outstanding contributions to creating an outstanding educational environment for their students and staff.


Faces of Philanthropy Exhibit Now Open at The Black History Museum

The Community Foundation for a greater Richmond, in partnership with the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia, presents “Faces of Philanthropy,” an exhibition to celebrate the transformative power of Black generosity in our region.


How Philanthropy Is Bolstering the Region's Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

The Fund for Entrepreneurial Growth has announced its second round of grant funding, with $317,500 awarded to 9 local organizations critical to building a strong and connected entrepreneurial ecosystem in the region. It begins with programming for students attending area public schools and extends to resource hubs for small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs.


Ways to Help: Türkiye and Syria Earthquake

For the latest information on how to support those impacted by the earthquake in Türkiye and Syria, we have identified organizations that are directly providing support in the area.


Ways to Help: Jackson Water Crisis

For the latest information on how to support Jacksonians impacted by this water crisis, we look to our peer organization, the Community Foundation for Mississippi.