Keeping Our Community Strong

Public health plays an essential role in protecting and strengthening the health of every community. The Richmond and Henrico Public Health Foundation is a nonprofit organization that develops and mobilizes resources to promote health and health equity in Richmond and Henrico.

To improve health in communities experiencing deep disparities and the longstanding impacts of racism, the Health Equity Fund invests in community-led projects that are filling gaps and strengthening outcomes.

What We Do

HEF Investments Announced, January 2024

New investments in the areas of mental and behavioral health, maternal and child health, and substance use and recovery were announced on 1/22/24 by Mayor Levar Stoney, Councilmember Anne-Frances Lambert, and RHHD Health Director Dr. Elaine Perry.

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