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Amazing Raise 2015 Recap and Awards

This year’s Amazing Raise, sponsored by The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia (TCF), was bigger and better than ever before!  In its fifth year, the event surpassed last year’s gift totals and dollars raised by over 10%. Through the generosity of individuals in the region, across the nation and around the world, the Amazing Raise generated 21,2135 gifts and over $1.84 million in unrestricted support for 553 local charities in just 36 hours on September 16th from 6am to September 17th at 6pm!

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Amazing Raise 2015 Video Contest Winners!

The Amazing Raise is almost underway!  The event was designed to shine a light on the many nonprofit organizations that enhance the quality of life in our region and the role of philanthropy in supporting their important work. Not only is the Amazing Raise a 36-hour online giving event, but many grant prizes are being awarded before and after to nonprofits through various contests, including video contests!  Organizations were encouraged to use viral marketing to promote who they are, what they do, and how individuals can help them achieve their mission through The Amazing Raise 2015.  Liz Lungut, Manager of ConnectVA had the honor of being a judge of the Spirit of Giving Video Prize.

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Amazing Raise Spotlight 2015

The Amazing Raise 2015 is right around the corner, and many local nonprofits are gearing up for the big 36-hour online giving challenge from Wednesday September 16th at 6am until Thursday September 17th at 6pm. The Amazing Raise, hosted by The Community Foundation serving Richmond and Central Virginia (TCF) is designed to inspire and expand philanthropy in our region. In its 5th year, over 600 nonprofits will participate and the overall goal is to raise $2 million!

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