Richmond Memorial Hospital Founded as Public Community-Owned and Open Staff Hospital
RMHF Established as Independent Health Conversion Foundation from the Sale of Richmond Memorial Hospital
Summer Retreat Initiates Equity Conversations
Trustees, Dr. Bill Nelson and Dr. Danny Avula along with team member, Dr. Cynthia Newbille initiate conversations about equity.
RMHF Hires Dr. Mark Constantine as President & CEO
RMHF Establishes Mission, Strategy and Impact (MSI) Taskforce of Board
Gayle Williams, former president of the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation, guides RMHF Mission, Strategy, and Impact Taskforce to clarify mission, vision, values, ways of working, and strategic framework with focus on Equity + Health.
RMHF Engages Alice Buhl to Work with Trustees
Consultant, Alice Buhl, works with Trustees to understand governance best practices and reshape roles.
RMHF Selects Northern Trust as First Outsourced CIO
RMHF Engages The Center for Effective Philanthropy to Assemble Grantee and Applicant Feedback about Working with RMHF
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Awards Invest Health Grant
RWJF selects Richmond for Invest Health grant, which begins to garner attention and resources for the region.
Trustees Attend Board Retreat and Learn from Experts
Ambassador James Joseph, Gladys Washington, Betsy Russell and Cory Anderson speak to Trustees about understanding and addressing racial inequities.
RMHF Announces Equity + Health Fellowship Program
External reviewers select 18 fellows to participate in the inaugural program.
RMHF Host Community Event at the VMFA featuring RWJF's EVP Dr. Jim Marks.
Gita Gulati-Partee presents to Board on racial equity
Glen Harris Presents at the Carpenter Theatre
RMHF Publishes the Market Value Analysis (MVA) Resource Map
RMHF hosts Mission Investors Exchange reception and meeting
RMHF Hosts Equity + Health Fellows Learning Dinner
Fellows, Trustees and Staff hear from special guests: Susan Shumaker (President, Cone Health Foundation), Yanique Redwood (President & CEO, Consumer Health Foundation), Karl Stauber (Retired President & CEO, Danville Regional Foundation), Sherece West-Scantlebury (President and CEO, Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation).
RMHF Hires Managing Director for Equity + Health
Equity + Health Fellows Share Recommendations with Trustees
Fellows charge RMHF to be a catalyst and champion for greater health and racial equity.
RMHF Hosts Annual Reception at Black History Museum
RMHF Meets with Abby Levine from Alliance for Justice to Discuss Policy and Advocacy
Debby Kasemeyer meets with nonprofit partners
Debby Kasemeyer, Director, Community Development & Investments, Northern Trust meets with nonprofit partners to provide support and guidance on financing options.
Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation Staff Visit Richmond to Share Learnings
Mission Investors Exchange Hosts Impact Investing Meeting
HEArts Exhibit Opens
RWJF Awards Connect Capital Grant
RWJF awards a 2-year grant to help Richmond attract and deploy capital at scale to improve residents’ health and increase their access to opportunity.
RMHF hires Managing Director for Community Investments and the Built Environment
Equity + Health Fellows Join Task Forces and Committees of the RMHF Board
RMHF Launches Refreshed Brand Identity and Website
RMHF Celebrates 20th Anniversary
RMHF Staff Participate in Retreat to Discuss Strategic Framework
RMHF Begins Offering Racial Equity Trainings for Grantee Partners
RMHF Launches Medicaid Expansion Cohort
RMHF Launches Class two of Equity + Health Fellows
RMHF hosts event at Virginia State University to share Co-learning and Equity cohort projects
Albert Walker joins RMHF as Director for Health Equity and Community Building
Jamie Bennett Visits Richmond and keynotes Creative Placemaking community event
National Advisory Board convenes in Richmond
Trustees Participate in Book Club with Jenkins Foundation
RMHF Initiates a Collaborative Funders Group
Health & Equity Fellows: Class 2 Report
The second class of Health & Equity Fellows identified their priorities for achieving greater equity, highlighting their efforts to address them, and making recommendations to RMHF on how the foundation can advance grassroots leaders in building a healthier, more equitable region.