2014-02-12 11:37:49
The Richmond Community Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2014 scholarships. The first application deadline, fast approaching, is March 3, for the Ethel Tibbits Scholarship. Established by The Richmond Review in honour of the paper’s pioneer publisher, the scholarship is designed to assist Richmond women who want to upgrade their education or job skills in order to better support their families. “Ethel Tibbits was a strong community advocate and an inspiring woman,” s [More...]
2013-12-10 13:11:58
Art is incredibly powerful. Chances are, some of the most moving and memorable experiences of your life revolve around pieces of art, be they paintings, books, films, plays, or musical performances. A thriving arts scene is an indicator of a community’s overall health. But, art always needs somebody to stand up for it, to be its voice. In Richmond, that voice isn’t singular, but plural. There are countless individuals who support the arts through donations. There are dozens of organizat [More...]
2013-10-25 09:41:04
On the morning of October 23, a thick fog had settled over Richmond. Driving across the Dinsmore Bridge towards Sea Island, you wouldn’t even know there was a major international airport right in front of you. All you could see was grey. Meanwhile, at the Delta Vancouver Airport Hotel, the Richmond Community Foundation and Volunteer Richmond Information Services co-hosted an event that, in contrast to the conditions outside, was all about a clear vision of the future. A group of 40 commun [More...]
2013-09-30 23:15:50
We're both proud and excited to welcome you to the Richmond Community Foundation's brand new website! We want to start off by thanking Ken Lo and his team at Trillenium Web Development for designing the site. In the span of a few months, they took our rough notes and vague ideas and transformed them into a functional, modern, and, we think, very snazzy online home for our organization. We hope you'll visit often. In terms of the changes...well, we can't even decide where to begin. How about w [More...]