VMFA rounds up new donors online

A local museum marked the opening of its latest exhibition by closing on a round of online fundraising.

Former songwriter debuts fundraising website

After some musical soul searching in Nashville, Tenn., a former biodiesel salesman is back in Richmond looking to help nonprofits make it big.

Private school sets $1.2 million goal

A private school in Oregon Hill that provides free tuition and meals to its nearly 100 students has started a $1.2 million raise for repairs and upgrades to its aging building.

Fundraiser tops $1.7 million

The Amazing Raise, an annual 36-hour online giving challenge, raked in more than $1.74 million in donations for local nonprofits this week, almost $200,000 more than last year.

Amateur drivers hit the track for charity

Each month, NASCAR fans have the chance to take their own cars out onto the Richmond International Raceway for a donation to RIR’s charity foundation.

Symphony orchestrates mansion makeover

A nonprofit let more than 20 local designers loose on a newly built house in Midlothian as part of its biggest fundraiser of the year.

It’s no Picasso, but museum bets big on China

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.

Maymont halfway to $35 million goal

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.