Nominate your 2020 Richmond History Maker!

2020 Richmond History Makers Nominating Form

  • Every day our community is improved and inspired by individuals and organizations that have had a lasting impact on the Greater Richmond Region. The Valentine and the Community Foundation are excited to partner for the 15th Anniversary of the Richmond History Makers & Community Update to recognize these trailblazers. On March 10, 2020 at Virginia Union University, we will be highlighting the work of six honorees and providing an update on the progress we continue to make as a region. Now through October 25, you can nominate your very own 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 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 25, 2019.