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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.

5/20/2019

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.

4/2/2019

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.

4/1/2019

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.

3/28/2019

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.

12/4/2018

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.

12/4/2018

Jenkins Foundation awards $500,000 to RVA health organizations

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

11/15/2018

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.

11/2/2018

$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.

10/19/2018

Community Foundation Announces 2018 Capacity Building Grants

“Capacity building is essential for any business, and we’re pleased to be able to invest in nonprofit organizations who are positioning themselves for growth and sustainability,” said Kathleen Demro, Vice President of Community Engagement at the Community Foundation.

10/19/2018

Community Foundation Announces 2018 Animal Welfare Grants

We are excited to announce our support of eight local animal welfare organizations, totaling $93,550.