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.

News

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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An Interview with Damon Jiggetts

April 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on mental and behavioral health, putting a harsh...

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CDC Foundation Initiative Partners

March 2021

Hispanic, Latino and undocumented communities across the US are particularly vulnerable to COVID-19...

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Richmond Area Nonprofits Partner with CDC Foundation to Crush Covid-19 in the Latino Community

March 2021

Richmond City Health District (RCHD) and Chesterfield Health District (CHD) have worked tirelessly...

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RMHF’s Impact Investing Journey

January 2021

Even with decades of experience working to prevent, reduce and end homelessness, the leaders at...

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WEBINAR: The Richmond Region: One Community’s Collaborative Response to Addressing Needs during COVID-19

December 2020

On Thursday, December 3rd, we co-hosted a national webinar with the CDC Foundation. A diverse panel...

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Introducing our Cohort of Black- and Brown-Led Grassroots Organizations

December 2020

Last month we announced that we engaged Gladys Washington, retired Deputy Director, Mary Reynolds...

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Best Practices

Investing in Capacity Building to Promote Health Equity: An Interview with Gladys Washington and Dr. Bill Nelson

October 2020

Capacity Building, sometimes referred to as organizational development, is the process through...

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