Nonprofits

No-sweat nonprofit research

Just in time for the holiday giving season, getting a glimpse at the inner workings of local nonprofits just got easier.

At this park, money does grow on trees

But middle school students have to figure out how to spend it wisely in “real life” situations. And last night, Capital One officially donated the Finance Park to the group that runs it.

Grief camp gets lesson in communication

A local nonprofit was founded to help sooth kids in mourning, but lately the Richmond-based organization has been working to calm its own supporters.

Bottom-and-Back bus goes for 3

Bar-goers along Robinson Street will have a new way of getting around starting Friday night. Free bus shuttle service To the Bottom and Back has added a third bus and will run a new route with stops along Robinson, Broad, Harrison and Grace streets, as well as the Boulevard. The service launched about a year… Read more »

Solar salesman turns to service

Two men are investing more than $1 million to transform a quirky log cabin on Midlothian Turnpike into the Green Living Education Center of Virginia.

Children’s Museum is growing up

On Monday the Children’s Museum of Richmond unveiled a rendering of its new outpost at Short Pump, which is scheduled to open in June.

Today’s lesson: How to heat water on the roof

A new community center in the Northside section of Richmond will feature three kinds of solar roof panels that will heat 85 percent of the building’s hot water and generate 15 percent of its electricity. It will also have heat radiant flooring.