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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.


Power of Good RVA Campaign Celebrates Local Volunteers

During National Volunteer Month this April, the Power of Good RVA campaign is celebrating those individuals and groups who have demonstrated an inspiring dedication to service in the past year.


Remembering Tom Farrell

New fund established to memorialize the legacy of one of Richmond's great visionaries.


Announcing Recipients of 2021 R.E.B. Awards for Distinguished Educational Leadership

One principal each from school districts in Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico and Richmond City have been selected to receive awards of $30,000 each - a $10,000 cash prize and $20,000 for a school focused project chosen by the principal.


Richmond Area Nonprofits Partner with CDC Foundation to Crush Covid-19 in the Latino Community

Despite making up only about 6% of Richmond’s population, the Latino community experienced the highest number of positive COVID-19 cases, which hovered around 35% for months. While we’ve seen some improvement, disparities still exist throughout the region.


Community Foundation launches pilot program for skills-based volunteering

“Skills-based volunteering isn’t new, but it can be difficult to coordinate, so Skills Connect makes it easier for volunteers to connect with the organizations they’re interested in — and easier for nonprofits to find volunteers who are qualified for specialized projects,” said Alan Delbridge, Nonprofit Program Manager with the Community Foundation.


Giving Black®: Greater Richmond Debuts First Study of Local Black Giving

This completed report was released during a special online event with 200 attendees from across the nation.


Announcing 2021 Board of Governors

The Community Foundation for a greater Richmond announces several new board officers and members for 2021.


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