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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.


2020 Nonprofit Learning Preview

The Community Foundation has released its schedule of nonprofit learning opportunities, including topical convenings and skills-based classes, for the first quarter of 2020.


Community Foundation and OST partners receive 'Transformational Philanthropy Award'

The Community Foundation for a greater Richmond, Altria, the City of Richmond and the Robins Foundation were collectively nominated by NextUp and awarded the “Transformational Philanthropy Award,” which honors those who have created powerful change and compelling outcomes by significantly transforming the reach and scope of an organization.


Announcing the 2019 R.E.B. Awards recipients

Considered among the best in their field, these instructors demonstrate a sincere passion for teaching while also serving as mentors, coaches and champions for their students.


SisterFund announces awards to Sports Backers & Assisting Families of Inmates

To support local nonprofits that focus programming on African-American women and girls, SisterFund announces two $20,000 award recipients.


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.