Event to Focus on Crisis Response

Event to Focus on Crisis Response

This year's Blue Ridge Continuum of Care Symposium in Salem is focused on strengthening the region's crisis response system to ensure that homelessness is rare, brief, and non-reoccurring. Achieving such a goal calls for a systemic shift. There will be an array of topics discussed to improve service delivery and equip our community with the tools neces ...

Volunteers Needed for Galax Event

Volunteers Needed for Galax Event

Volunteers Needed! Volunteers are needed for set up/clean up for Rooftopof Virginia's Back to School Fashion Fundraiser, August 5, in Galax, Virginia. Volunteers are needed before and after the event (between 12-3pm). Anyone interested can email Camille Garcia at cgarcia@rooftopofvirginia.com. ...

Save the Date: Give a Day RVA

Save the Date: Give a Day RVA

HandsOn Greater Richmond's annual day of service (formerly HandsOn Day) will be held on Saturday, September 23rd. Give a Day RVA gives the Richmond region the opportunity to make a difference at one of many organized volunteer opportunities across the region. In addition Hands On's nonprofit and community partners, the surrounding localities will ...

Enter the Mayors Challenge

Enter the Mayors Challenge

Bloomberg Philanthropies presents the 2017 Mayors Challenge, which announces funds for cities to develop ideas that solve the most urgent problems facing cities today. Cities, townships, and state governments are eligible to apply. Thirty-five awards will be availalbe of up to $100,000. Deadline: August 18, 2017. How does it work? June 2017 - U.S ...

How to Plan a "Prep" Rally

How to Plan a “Prep” Rally

With hurricane season in full swing, now is the perfect time to plan a summer service project that has the potential to save lives in times of emergency! Host a "Prep" Rally in your community to help make sure that your family and community are equipped to protect its most vulnerable citizens. Save the Children has compiled step-by-step instructions on ...

Emerging Nonprofit Leaders Program

Emerging Nonprofit Leaders Program

The Emerging Nonprofit Leaders Program is currently accepting applications. The eight-month program for the next generation of nonprofit leaders in the metro Richmond area is designed to help participants foster a deeper understanding of their leadership capacity, advance their understanding and practice of leading in the nonprofit sector, and strength ...

2017 GRAVA Conference

2017 GRAVA Conference

The 2017 Greater Richmond Association for Volunteer Administration Conference is July 20 in Richmond. GRAVA is a local professional development organization promoting excellence in volunteer engagement. Each year, GRAVA’s annual conference draws service leaders from the nonprofit, corporate, and public sectors for a full day of networking and learning ...

National Volunteerism Conference

National Volunteerism Conference

Points of Light’s Conference on Volunteering and Service provides the singular opportunity for thousands from around the world to come together to shape the future of volunteerism. As the world's largest service-related convening, it brings together more than 3,500 nonprofit, government, business and civic leaders to gain and share knowledge, resources ...

Make This a Summer of Service!

Make This a Summer of Service!

With summer right around the corner, now is the perfect time to think about ways in which young people and their families can serve their communities during the break. Service and volunteerism gives youth an identity and purpose and helps them to develop important skills in critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication. Consider ways ...

Day to Serve 2017

Day to Serve 2017

Day to Serve, September 9-October 10, is a unique annual initiative that transcends politics and religious differences. Coinciding with the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance, this service period seeks to unites people of all faiths, races, cultures, and backgrounds with the shared goal of helping those in need and improving the communities where we l ...

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