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9/15/2021

Emerging Nonprofit Leaders Announced, After Year-Long Program Hiatus

“After a yearlong hiatus brought on by COVID-19, we are ecstatic to bring ENLP back to Richmond’s nonprofit community. We’re confident this year’s cohort can look forward to a curriculum that equips them to lead no matter the circumstances,” shared Scott Andrews-Weckerly, Community Engagement Manager for the Community Foundation.
7/20/2021
Investment review process leads to continued partnership with Spider Management Company

Investment review process leads to continued partnership with Spider Management Company

Over the past year, the Foundation conducted a thorough request for proposal ("RFP") process to identify the best investment partner for our Signature Fund.
4/22/2021
ConseRVAtion Fund announces grants totaling $90,000 to celebrate Earth Day 2021

ConseRVAtion Fund announces grants totaling $90,000 to celebrate Earth Day 2021

Grants support a wide array of projects, from the Virginia Oyster Shell Recycling Program to the 12,000 tree giveaway program during Arbor Day 2021.
4/13/2021
Power of Good RVA Campaign Celebrates Local Volunteers

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.
3/9/2021
Richmond Area Nonprofits Partner with CDC Foundation to Crush Covid-19 in the Latino Community

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.
2/18/2021

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.
2/3/2021
Giving Black®: Greater Richmond Debuts First Study of Local Black Giving

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.
11/11/2020

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.
10/22/2020
Announcing the 2nd Round of Community Impact Grants

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.
1/9/2020
Community Foundation Invites RVA to Serve, Donate and Discuss in Honor of MLK

Community Foundation Invites RVA to Serve, Donate and Discuss in Honor of MLK

Local volunteers are encouraged to sign up for a community project, attend a film screening, participate in an RPS school supply drive and have discussions about community change.