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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.
Our HBCUs and our students are reeling from the effects of the COVID outbreak
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.
To help mark its 75 years of work, UNCF hosted the inaugural Virginia Governor’s Luncheon April 29. Nearly 200 faith and educations leaders came out to support UNCF, including the host, Gov. Ralph Northam; state Sen. Rosalyn Dance, Petersburg Mayor Samuel Parham and Richmond City Manager Aretha Benavides. City and government officials representing Chesterfield County, Henrico County and the cities of Hampton Roads, Charlottesville, Fredericksburg and Richmond were also in attendance. >> Read More
A message from the 2019 Keeper of the Flame Award Recipient, Dr. Billy K. Cannaday
Scenes from the 2018 UNCF Richmond Pitch for Education
Richmond Leadership Council:
- Frank Hinckle, Dominion Energy
- Jeanita Harris, The Jefferson Hotel
- Kimberly Conley, Chesterfield County Administration
- Olivier Faye, City of Richmond
- Reggie Roland, Global Achievement Partnership
- William Johnson, City Manager, Emporia
UNCF Donor Roll
Thanks to our generous supporters, who help us help Virginia students.
UNCF Richmond Staff