UNCF Richmond

“A mind is a terrible thing to waste, but a wonderful thing to invest in.”® Why not invest your time or money in better futures for young people in Virginia and around the country?

UNCF Richmond is here to help you send a student to college and turn his or her life around. UNCF Richmond focuses on promoting the mission of the UNCF, its donors and friends—its constituent base.


Richmond: Don’t miss UNCF’s most fun event–the 2021 UNCF Virtual Walk for Education, Saturday, Sept. 18!

Visit UNCF.org/SouthernVirginiaWalk for information and to register.


UNCF is here to help…

Virginia Union University, a UNCF-member institution, is located in the UNCF Richmond area.

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A Wonderful Thing To Invest In: Meet Your Dividends

 

 

 


Actor Blair Underwood, a friend and supporter of UNCF Virginia


Richmond-Supported HBCUs Punch Above their Weight

The UNCF research report HBCUs Punching Above Their Weight makes a strong case for a powerful proposition: Given their small average size and a history of being under-resourced, the enrollment, degree and economic impacts of HBCUs on African Americans in their respective states are significantly greater than one would expect. >> Read More at UNCF.org/PATW.


It is our responsibility to open doors for others in our communities. Thank you, UNCF, for being a beacon of light to our young men and women who seek to attain and build upon their educational excellence.

Vice President, Community Development Manager, SunTrust Bank, now Truist

Mark Johnson Vice President, Community Development Manager, SunTrust Bank, now Truist

 


A message from the 2019 Keeper of the Flame Award Recipient, Dr. Billy K. Cannaday

 

Johnathan M. Holifield speaking at the White House Initiative on HBCUs

The keynote address was given by Johnathan M. Holifield, Executive Director, White House Initiative on HBCUs, White House Domestic Policy Council, Executive Office of the President, U.S. Department of Education.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Group photo at award ceremony

From Left: Fred Mitchell, UNCF VP, Dev., Mid-Atlantic and Midwest Div.; honoree Frank Hinckle, Dominion Energy; Gov. Northam; Robin Byrd, UNCF Regional Dev. Dir.; Dr. Hakim Lukas, Pres., Virginia Union Univ.; Maurice Jenkins, UNCF Exec. VP/CDO

 

UNCF Virginia Leadership Council:

  • Antonio Bailey, WPS Health Solutions
  • Tonya Byrd, Dominion Energy
  • Ralph Dickerson, Virginia Union University
  • Frank Hinckle, Dominion Energy
  • Linda Hines, Virginia Premier
  • Mark A. Johnson, Truist Bank
  • Maxine McNair, GEICO
  • Sharon Patrick, Enterprise Holding Group
  • Cynthia Polk, The Danville Chapter of The Links, Inc.
  • Toiya Sosa, Riverside Health Systems
  • Lisa Speller, Colonial Downs
  • Cecelia Tucker, Old Dominion University
  • Tonya Walley, Cox Communications

UNCF Donor Roll

Group shot of Virginia Union University students

Virginia Union University

Thanks to our generous supporters, who help us help Virginia students.

Click to see the 2020-2021 Donors

 


UNCF Richmond Staff