Nonprofits

City OKs $12M Carver project for the homeless

A local nonprofit received approval on Monday for the major expansion of a Clay Street facility that offers independent apartment living to the area’s homeless.

Nonprofit hotel kicks off major renovation

A nonprofit that houses hospital patients and their families is kicking off the first part of a large-scale renovation plan with help from local companies working pro bono.

Nonprofit lands larger home

A housing nonprofit is creating a new home for itself in Mechanicsville and will replace two businesses in an Atlee Road shopping center.

YMCA suspends $20M downtown plan

The Richmond Y is scrapping a plan for a large addition to its downtown facility in favor of more parking. And the organization will also say goodbye to one of its longtime executives early next year.

Fan video shop rewrites its script

A Strawberry Street movie rental shop pulled together a $35,000 online fundraising campaign to save it from closing down after 30 years. Now its owner and manager are working out a plan to make Video Fan one of the few lasting stores of its kind.

HDL cuts back on charity

One of Richmond’s most generous corporations is tightening the purse strings on its charitable giving after a tumultuous few months.