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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.


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.


Central Virginia COVID-19 Response Fund awards $1.1 million in emergency grants to frontline organizations

The fund announces its first round of grants totaling $1.1 million to 25 organizations providing immediate support to those most impacted by the pandemic.


Central Virginia COVID-19 Response Fund raises $4.1M to date

With the impact from the COVID-19 crisis likely to stretch out for weeks and months, philanthropic organizations are coming together to raise money for nonprofits and public agencies.