Local employees of one of Richmond’s biggest corporate givers donated a total of $2.45 million in grants to 88 local nonprofits on Tuesday.
The VMFA has budgeted nearly $2M to put on its newest exhibit, which includes shipping 200 works of art on multiple flights because the collection is too valuable to send together.
The 100-acre estate that costs $13,000 a day to maintain is in the middle of its largest capital campaign since the ’90s. The money will be used for improvements, endowments and the relocation of the Maymont Foundation headquarters.
Capital campaigns are transforming several of the city’s museums with long-delayed renovations and construction projects totaling about $80 million.
A Richmond organization that links volunteers with local charities is offering a system that streamlines nonprofits costly and cumbersome background check process.
The foundation that owns the Byrd Theatre has a long list of repairs it hopes to fund through a $5 million fundraising effort.
A local nonprofit that operates a former downtown hotel as a hospital guest house has hired a local marketing agency to revive its brand.
An update to state law has widened the pool of tax-delinquent properties that the city can sell to nonprofits. The change has organizations like Habitat for Humanity eyeing some of the hundreds of new properties for potential use in low-income housing projects.
The St. John’s Church Foundation is raising money to restore the space where Patrick Henry rallied Virginians to join the Revolutionary War. The foundation has already secured about a third of the $324,000 repairs.
With a shovel of dirt and a splatter of paint Virginia Commonwealth University’s future Institute for Contemporary Art has officially marked its territory on West Broad Street.