Our RVC Block Party has been postponed to fall 2024.

March 2022 Newsletter

SOCIAL JUSTICE LEAGUE HAS OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED “There is no shortage of creative, proven solutions to the issues communities of color face. They are, however, under funded.” Read more about the […]

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February 2022 Newsletter

RVC FELLOWSHIP INFO SESSIONS If you’ve been debating, now’s the time to act. Take the first step into becoming an RVC Community Impact Fellow. This cohort will be our best […]

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Green Pathways Final Update

There have been many transitions that RVC has been working towards during the past year and we didn’t forget! We wanted to follow-up on the Green Pathways Fellowship Program and […]

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RVC Redesigned: Our New Organizational Chart

When we tell people that we have moved to a four Co-Executive Director model, often the first reaction is a mind-boggled stare: “You have four people doing the Executive Director […]

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Making Philanthropy More Equitable: Introducing the Equitable Grantmaking Continuum

At RVC, we have worked with dozens of grassroots nonprofits of color over many years. Some of those organizations have thrived, others have folded. When it comes to building healthy organizations, there is no substitute for visionary leadership and dedicated, driven staff, but every organization we work with has this. So what does it mean when nonprofits have talented staff and a strong mission, yet still don’t thrive? The answer: it boils down to funding.

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How do you build leaderful organizations?

I’m still the Interim ED of RVC. Which was not the plan. When we first discussed extending the timeline, I was opposed. Dominant culture norms made me assume that was a bad thing – we need to change quickly! Be efficient!

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