Courtney Rice serves as the Chief of Strategy and Impact at Richmond Memorial Health Foundation (RMHF). In this role, Courtney works with the CEO to oversee the implementation of RMHF’s Strategic Framework which provides general operating support to mission-aligned organizations. She helps the RMHF team identify opportunities and strategies that will amplify the Foundation’s intentions and resources to accomplish its mission and influence the philanthropic sector to become more responsive to community.
Prior to RMHF, Courtney spent nine years at Robins Foundation, most recently as the Chief Community Impact Officer. During this time, she focused on helping children and families build resilience and fostering organizational development with an equity and inclusion lens. Before joining Robins Foundation, Courtney worked with 501 Advisors, a foundation and nonprofit consultant group and The Cameron Foundation, another health-legacy Foundation in Central Virginia.
Courtney’s commitment to the community doesn’t end at work, she has served on numerous nonprofit boards and spent many hours volunteering in the community. She is a charter member of SisterFund, a giving circle that supports nonprofits addressing issues that affect Black women and girls in the Richmond region and serves on the board and chairs the Programs and Services Committee of Exponent Philanthropy. Courtney is also an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Courtney holds a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and a Master’s degree in project management from Virginia State University. When she isn’t working Courtney enjoys trying new restaurants and staying busy. As a part of her sorority work, she supports international awareness and involvement, emergency preparedness and leads the alumnae step team. She also spends time with her two dogs, Gizmo and Ginger.