The Savings Bank of the Grand Fountain United Order of True Reformers in Richmond, Virginia was the first bank owned
“. . . We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal,
that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights,
that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness . . .”
United States Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776
Areas of Impact
Three areas of impact — Scholarship, Wellness, and Community Investment — propel our work to unite people and organizations to create opportunities for underserved communities across generations to improve their lives through cultural, educational, economic, and social support.
in philanthropy is about different groups of people brought together through the power of generosity to provide support and services leading to social change. Together with donors, nonprofit partners, and beneficiaries, our board and staff work to empower the whole community.
is the allocation of resources and services, and support of policies that benefit the community.
intentionally creates a dynamic environment of belonging that ensures equitable access to resources and opportunities for all in ways that all individuals and groups feel respected, engaged, motivated, and valued.
— Booker T. Washington
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