Nonprofits

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.

Nonprofits shed some paperwork

A Richmond organization that links volunteers with local charities is offering a system that streamlines nonprofits costly and cumbersome background check process.

Foundation looks to “feed the Byrd”

The foundation that owns the Byrd Theatre has a long list of repairs it hopes to fund through a $5 million fundraising effort.

Nonprofit seeks to polish its image

A local nonprofit that operates a former downtown hotel as a hospital guest house has hired a local marketing agency to revive its brand.