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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.


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.


Robert L. Dortch Jr. and Collective 365 honored for leadership in local philanthropy

These recipients of the Giving Black RVA Legacy & Ingenuity Awards are recognized for their instrumental efforts in strengthening grantmaking institutions and advancing philanthropy as a means of social change, especially for Black communities.


The Community Foundation and Virginia Museum of History & Culture Announce Long-term Partnership

To kick off this partnership, the Community Foundation will act as a signature sponsor for the VMHC’s Created Equal Film Series.


Community Foundation invests over $4.6 million to strengthen local community

Through robust donor support and contributions to the Community Impact Fund, the Foundation has reached its largest grantmaking budget to date.


River Counties Community Foundation awards over $1 million to local organizations

For the first time in its 26-year history, the Foundation has awarded over $1 million in grants during its annual awards cycle to support organizations serving Lancaster, Middlesex and Northumberland Counties.


Virginia Early Childhood Foundation launches new statewide Ready Regions network 

To address vital opportunities for growing and strengthening Virginia’s early child care system, the Virginia Early Childhood Foundation has launched Ready Regions – a transformative network designed to enhance the coordination and accountability of early education programs across the Commonwealth.


Conserve the Future Fund announces $126,000 in grants for Earth Day 2022

These grants support organizations and projects in Greater Richmond that focus on benefiting the environment, conserving natural resources and enhancing regional sustainability.


2022 R.E.B. Awards for Distinguished Educational Leadership Announced

Four principals and four runners-up are recognized for going beyond the day-to-day demands of their position to create an exceptional educational environment


Ways to support the people of Ukraine

Here we provide resources for those searching for ways to provide relief to the people of Ukraine.