Opinion: In the Trump Era, Nonprofits Need a New Social Contract With Foundations by Vu Le Published NOVEMBER 14, 2016 The nonprofit world woke up last week to a surreal and terrifying new reality, one that must force us all to operate differently. To see our nation choosing walls, divisiveness, xenophobia, and demagoguery over love, hope, diversity, […]
Seattle Weekly recently published a feature of RVC highlighting the organization’s beginning and its fellows.
Dear RVC family, During all the technical issues we had with GiveBIG this year, we at Rainier Valley Corps want to simply say thank you for your undying support! With your amazing generosity, we surpassed our GiveBIG goal of $10,000 and reached $15,619! We had 77 donors total – an incredible feat especially since this […]
As of today, March 1, 2016, Rainier Valley Corps (RVC) is now a fully operating independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization! Since it’s inception in June 2014, RVC has been fiscally sponsored* by the Vietnamese Friendship Association (VFA). This basically means we had a parent nonprofit organization (i.e. VFA) and had our 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status through them. For […]
Hello Everyone, You have certainly heard about the terrible events in the news recently. From Paris to Beirut to Mali and most recently, San Bernardino, CA, human tragedies affect us all. As a father of a two-year-old, with another baby boy arriving in March, I’ve been thinking a lot about what sort of community I […]