James River Association

More than one-third of all Virginians rely on the James River and its tributaries for water, commerce and recreation. After generations of nurturing its people, the James River needs nurturing itself. Visit Site »

Sports Backers

The Sports Backers produce and support nationally recognized quality sporting events and programs that motivate locals and visitors alike to be more active. Visit Site »

Better Housing Coalition

AMAZING things happen when you revitalize a neighborhood. Crime and blight decrease, investment increases and community pride swells. The Better Housing Coalition, a non-profit community development corporation, transforms communities through high-quality, eco-friendly affordable housing.
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Art 180: CIG 2015 Winner

“Youth Self-Advocacy through Art” a partnership with Legal Aid Justice Center, combines art and advocacy to reform policies and help disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline (photo: Performing Statistics, Mark Strandquist). Visit Site »

Art 180: CIG 2015 Winner

“Youth Self-Advocacy through Art” a partnership with Legal Aid Justice Center, combines art and advocacy to reform policies and help disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline (photo: Performing Statistics, Mark Strandquist). Visit Site »

Art 180: CIG 2015 Winner

“Youth Self-Advocacy through Art” a partnership with Legal Aid Justice Center, combines art and advocacy to reform policies and help disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline (photo: Performing Statistics, Mark Strandquist). Visit Site »

 

Robins Foundation Awards $500,000 to Richmond School Divisions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 10, 2017 Richmond, VA – Robins Foundation, a private family foundation dedicated to making the Richmond region greater through innovative philanthropy that supports education-based opportunities has awarded four grants totaling $500,000 to a strategic partnership cohort consisting of Richmond, Petersburg, Henrico and Chesterfield County Public Schools and their corresponding Education Foundations.

Spotty Programs Constrain the Potential of Youth Aging Out of Foster Care, National Survey Finds

Virginia Has One of Highest Percentages of Youth Leaving Foster Care Due to Emancipation; The Possibilities Project Forming Task Force to Address Issue CONTACT: Sean Ryan The Hodges Partnership 804.344.3212 RICHMOND, Va. (Nov. 14, 2017) – A new survey of U.S. states’ supports for foster youth transitioning to independence finds pockets of innovation, but mainly

Resolution & Transformation

Hate has no place in our work. Many of us have been saddened, confused and angered by recent events highlighting the fractures in our society and community fabric. The fissures created by hate highlight the need for more dialogue and more engagement, not less. We value love, patience, inclusion and teamwork. We value diverse voices