Resources

Achieving health equity in the Richmond region will require all of us working together to eliminate disparities. We’ve assembled these resources to support individuals and organizations seeking to understand the complexities of the issues.

An Interview with Dr. Cecilia Barbosa

November 2021

Hispanic, Latino and undocumented communities across the country have been particularly adversely...

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MVA Steering Committee Members

November 2021

Three years ago, Reinvestment Fund, a federally certified community development financial...

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RMHF partners with Laughing Gull Foundation and VCU to assess the needs of our region’s LGBTQ+ community

November 2021

Individuals that identify as LGBTQ+, particularly persons of color, face unique challenges...

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An Interview with Jeannette Cordor

September 2021

The pandemic has taken a significant toll on health, exponentially so in striving communities. We...

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An Interview with Lea Whitehurst-Gibson

September 2021

The past year has brought with it many changes. In addition to the pandemic, we have experienced...

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Collaboratively Supporting our Community’s Recovery: Behavioral Health General Operating Support Grants

September 2021

It is well documented that the COVID-19 pandemic has had an adverse impact on the behavioral,...

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How the Pandemic is Changing the Work of Foundations in Richmond

September 2021

“All the things we said we could never do, a crisis is teaching us that we can.” ~Richmond...

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Behavioral Health FY 2022 Grantees

July 2021

We announced in April that we are deepening our support of partners doing behavioral health work....

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Fred Karnas, RMHF Senior Fellow, chosen to aid the Biden Administration

July 2021

Fred Karnas, RMHF Senior Fellow, has been chosen by the Biden administration leadership in the U.S....

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Richmond 300, led by RMHF Fellow Maritza Mercado Pechin, Receives the 2021 Daniel Burnham Award

July 2021

Richmond 300: A Guide for Growth, Richmond’s city-wide master plan prioritizing equity and...

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Built Environment FY 2021 Grantees

July 2021

For several years, RMHF has worked to increase our support of the social determinants of health. We...

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FY 2021 Racial Equity Mini-Grants

July 2021

Over the past several years, as recommended by RMHF’s 2017 Equity + Health Fellows, we have made...

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RMHF Welcomes Gladys Krigger Washington as Senior Fellow

June 2021

Please join us in welcoming Gladys Krigger Washington to the RMHF team as Senior Fellow. Gladys is...

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RMHF Honors Board Alumni as Trustee Emeriti

June 2021

At the May 2021 Board meeting, RMHF Trustees named three former Board Chairs as Trustee Emeriti. We...

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Grassroot Capacity-Building Cohort Members Select Brighter Strategies to Support their Learning Journey

May 2021

Our first class of Equity + Health Fellows recommended that RMHF should focus on power sharing,...

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National Collaboration to Transform Behavioral Health System

April 2021

The following article was written by Fred Karnas, Senior Fellow, Richmond Memorial Health...

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New Mini-Grants Create Opportunity for Organizations Advancing Racial Equity

April 2021

In 2017, Richmond Memorial Health Foundation’s Equity + Health Fellows challenged us to work...

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Behavioral Health 2020 Grantees

April 2021

While behavioral health has been a focus of RMHF’s funding for several years, the pandemic has...

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