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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.


Honor MLK by giving back, serving our community and joining critical conversations

In 2021, MLK Day takes on greater importance as we seek to move forward with intention and resiliency.


African American Men Give Back to Local Youth

$80,000 in youth-centered grants to be awarded through giving circle.


Black-Led Social and Racial Justice Fund Launched with $1M Investment

Local Leaders Create Long-Term Resources for Equity in Richmond


Central Virginia COVID-19 Response Fund Announces $382K in Support to Childcare & Early Education

Childcare and early education centers are under more pressure than ever. To support this vitally important sector, the Central Virginia COVID-19 Response Fund announces investments of over $382,000 into Greater Richmond’s nonprofit early education and childcare providers.


Announcing the 2nd Round of Community Impact Grants

This round of grants awards $1.4M to 64 local organizations that are advancing work in our region.


Community Impact Grants 2020

The Community Foundation for a greater Richmond awards annual Community Impact grants to support local nonprofits whose strategies and outcomes align with the Foundation’s four focus areas.


Standing Together

A statement from CEO Sherrie Armstrong and Board Chair Dr. Pamela Royal on our collective responsibility to stand up and speak out for racial equity and justice.


Humana Foundation and Facebook contribute combined $600,000 to Central Virginia COVID-19 Response Fund

Grants awarded exceed $2.5 million; Focus expands to include longer term recovery


New gifts to Central Virginia COVID-19 Response Fund showcase power of collective generosity

Grants to local organizations now total $2 million.