Be a School of Service!

Be a School of Service!

Every student deserves the opportunity to acquire the skills they need to be successful in life - skills like empathy, creativity, critical thinking, communication, and collaboration. Unfortunately, there is a gap - especially in underserved communities - between what youth are learning and what skills are needed to thrive. That's why this school year, ...

Fairfax Churches Join for Service

Fairfax Churches Join for Service

Attention individuals and organizations in Northern Virginia! Multiple service opportunities are available in the Fairfax County area for Day to Serve, September 9-October 10. Thanks to the partnership between the Fairfax County Clergy and Leadership Council and Day to Serve, various houses of worship are joining together in unified service. If your ...

Plan Now for Day to Serve

Plan Now for Day to Serve

Last year, there were more than 1,500 service events hosted across Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, DC, as part of Day to Serve, September 9-October 10. More than 64,000 individuals spent time serving their communities by collecting food, cleaning parks, and more! Please commit now to being a part of this incredible service event whic ...

9/11 Day of Service

9/11 Day of Service

The September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance is the culmination of an effort originally launched in 2002 by 9/11 family members and support groups, who worked to establish the charitable service day as a forward-looking way to honor the sacrifice of those who were lost and who united in response to 9/11. In 2009, Congress design ...

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 ...

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