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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.


Jenkins Foundation awards $930,000 to local health organizations

The Jenkins Foundation is pleased to announce support of 17 local nonprofits with $930,000 during their fall grants cycle.


Community Foundation Announces 2019 Community Impact Grants

We are pleased to announce Community Impact grant awards for 2019, totaling just over $3 million to 83 organizations across the region.


Impact 100 Richmond celebrates 10th anniversary by awarding $125,000

Impact 100 Richmond celebrated 10 years of collective giving to Richmond nonprofit initiatives by awarding its 15th $100,000 transformational grant and a new $25,000 place-based grant at its Big Give celebration on May 14th.


Remembering former President & CEO Darcy Oman

The Community Foundation pays tribute to its former leader by looking back on a career of significant achievements on behalf of the Richmond region.


Jenkins Foundation gives $940,000 to RVA health organizations

For their spring grants cycle, the Jenkins Foundation announces support of 16 local nonprofits in the amount of $940,000.


Celebrating people who 'power good' in RVA

Now in its 6th year, Power of Good is a celebration for National Volunteer Week to honor those who power good in our community.


SisterFund announces $40,000 grant to Girls For A Change

The largest grant in SisterFund's history will support the Girl Ambassador program, preparing high school girls of color for 21st century jobs.


Jenkins Foundation awards $500,000 to RVA health organizations

The Jenkins Foundation is pleased to announce grants totaling $502,500 to 15 nonprofit organizations.


2018 R.E.B. Awards for Teaching Excellence recipients announced

The Community Foundation and R.E.B. Foundation recognize 34 finalists with cash grants totaling $189,900.


$5 million grant will expand affordable housing in Richmond

Funding will support Better Housing Coalition's efforts to construct 200 new affordable rental units as part of the Navy Hill project.