Nominate Your 2021 Richmond History Maker!

2021 Richmond History Makers Nominating Form

  • Over the past year, the Richmond Region has undergone tremendous change, witnessed historic transformation and begun to reckon with our complicated history. From protestors to healthcare heroes, from community advocates to innovative organizations, trailblazers in communities across Central Virginia have confronted countless challenges with strength and resolve. As the Valentine and the Community Foundation for a greater Richmond partner for the 16th Richmond History Makers and Community Update, we are calling on our neighbors to nominate these individual and organizations. Nominate Your History Maker below. You can also access a downloadable PDF of the nomination form HERE.


    You may nominate an individual or an organization. If you are nominating an individual, include their name below and skip over the "Organization's Name" section. If you are nominating an organization, skip the "Individual's Name" section and instead fill out the "Organization's Name" section.
    *Make sure your nominee fits into one of the 6 categories. For additional examples of past honorees, visit
  • Check all that apply.

    Nominee must be living and reside in one of the nine localities above. Nominee may be an individual, organization, company, coalition or group. Nominees may not be an employee or board member of the Valentine, the the Community Foundation for a greater Richmond or Leadership Metro Richmond (LMR). Nominees are considered based entirely on the answers submitted in support of their nomination. Please include clear evidence of impact to the community. Please answer the following questions (350 word limit for each question).
  • Note: you will not be prompted to click "upload". Instead, clicking the "Submit" button at the bottom of the page will provide the Valentine with your submission.
    Accepted file types: word, pdf, .
  • Nominations will be accepted until 5 p.m. on October 28, 2020.