Fostering an equitable

and healthy Richmond region.

OUR DEFINITION OF HEALTH EQUITY

Everyone has a fair and just opportunity to be as healthy and well as possible. This requires engaging communities and partners to reduce health disparities by removing obstacles to health such as poverty, discrimination and their consequences.

ACCESS TO
HEALTH CARE

Fostering improved health outcomes by increasing access to health care

EQUITY
+ HEALTH

Reducing health disparities with a focus on the social determinants of health and racial and ethnic equity

HEALTH EQUITY, ARTS AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

A program to address health and racial equity in the Richmond built environment

IMPACT
INVESTING

Creating positive social change through sustainable, socially responsible funding strategies.

NEWS & RESOURCES

Access to Health CareCOVID-19 ResponseHomepage Featured
May 6, 2020

Where Would We Be Without our Health Safety Net Clinics?

A recent USA Today article about health safety net clinics cited that “One in 11…
COVID-19 ResponseEquity + HealthHomepage Featured
April 21, 2020

What is the Pandemic Teaching Us about Health Equity through a Racial Equity Lens?

  Dr. Vanessa Walker Harris is the deputy secretary of health and human resources for…
COVID-19 ResponseHomepage Featured
April 2, 2020

Additonal Funding Approved by Trustees

RMHF Trustee and staff definition of health equity: “Everyone has a fair and just opportunity…