The Virginia Capital Trail has experienced a burst of popularity during the coronavirus pandemic, as people take to the trail in increased numbers in search of some outdoor activity.
Left without the ability to generate revenue, the nonprofit announced the layoffs of 89 of its 107 employees in a bid to survive the pandemic.
The Central Virginia COVID-19 Response Fund was seeded with a $500,000 contribution from the Community Foundation and has grown to $3 million with donations from Atlantic Union Bank, Bank of America, Capital One and others.
A Richmond nonprofit that promoted urban agriculture is ending operations due to lack of funding, though its gardens, orchards and other assets will live on under a frequent collaborator.
Months after completing similar upgrades to two of its branches, the YMCA of Greater Richmond is kicking off another multimillion-dollar renovation, this time in the Southside.
After getting its start in Henrico, a local transportation company dedicated to getting kids where they need to be recently expanded its footprint inside the city limits and other areas of the state.
The nonprofit picked up the neighboring building and plans to renovate it and use it to expand operations.
The Collaboratory of Virginia will lease office space exclusively to nonprofit organizations. The $5 million venture will operate within the U-Turn Sports’ building at 2101 Maywill St.
The school’s move will free up the YWCA to carry out a nearly $6 million renovation of its downtown facility at 6 N. Fifth St.
An effort to increase the number of local workers entering the construction industry is attracting support from Richmond-area builders and philanthropists, as backers aim to reach a fundraising goal for a new training facility on a nonprofit’s Southside campus.