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1/24/2018

HandsOn Greater Richmond joins The Community Foundation

A long-standing partnership between the organization has led to a new Center for Civic Innovations.
9/13/2018
RPS Awarded Innovative Grant and Partnership to Fund Solar Panels in Schools

RPS Awarded Innovative Grant and Partnership to Fund Solar Panels in Schools

RVA Solar Fund, a component fund of the Community Foundation recently committed $100,000 to support a new Sustainability Associate position for RPS, as well as the purchase and installation of energy monitoring systems.
9/20/2018
Creating Communities of Opportunity

Creating Communities of Opportunity

In celebration of the Foundation's 50th Anniversary, $1 million was given to Maggie Walker Community Land Trust
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.
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.
8/31/2022
Robert L. Dortch Jr. and Collective 365 honored for leadership in local philanthropy

Robert L. Dortch Jr. and Collective 365 honored for leadership in local philanthropy

These recipients of the Giving Black RVA Legacy & Ingenuity Awards are recognized for their instrumental efforts in strengthening grantmaking institutions and advancing philanthropy as a means of social change, especially for Black communities.
12/19/2023

Fund for Entrepreneurial Growth Announces 2023 Grant Recipients

The Fund for Entrepreneurial Growth supports 10 local organizations supporting youth entrepreneurship programming, technical support for small businesses, and efforts to strengthen and expand the start-up ecosystem.