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

Newly Announced HEF Investments

New investments in the areas of food access and security, access to care and health education resources, underlying health conditions, mental and behavioral health, and COVID-19 announced by Mayor Levar Stoney and City Council President Michael Jones.

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HEF Advisory Committee

The HEF is seeking community members with professional and/or lived experience with health challenges in Richmond to inform priorities for future investments.

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