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 »

 

CIG 2016 Top 5 Spotlights

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We’re excited to announce this year’s CIG top five finalists! Congratulations to the following organizations: 50CAN: A Platform to Advance Structural Solutions to Public Education With the CIG funding, 50CAN would launch VirginiaCAN — Virginia’s first comprehensive K-12 education advocacy organization. VirginiaCAN will transform how the Greater Richmond region and the Commonwealth considers, discusses and

2016 Lora M. & E. Claiborne Robins, Sr. Community Innovation Grant Top 10

Transformation. New outcomes for old problems. This year’s slate of CIG finalists are proposing ideas to tackle some of the chronic issues in our region. From food deserts, to trauma informed care, school-to-prison pipelines and education outcomes. The collaborative efforts presented in this year’s Top 10 represent process, policy and partnership innovations to change the

Announcement from our Friends at Richmond Memorial Health Foundation – New Fellowships on Equity and Health in Richmond Region

For senior leaders from nonprofit organizations or local government in the Richmond Region that are deeply committed to reducing health disparities and increasing equity. www.equityandhealth.org RICHMOND, Va. – Richmond Memorial Health Foundation (RMHF) is launching an Equity and Health Fellowship program to bring regional knowledge and diverse perspectives to its work on social, economic, and structural conditions that influence health