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VCC 10th anniv RWTo celebrate their 10th anniversary, Virginia Community Capital (VCC) is holding events across the Commonwealth throughout 2016. VCC held a lively gathering in Petersburg, Virginia on June 29, 2016. Impact Makers’ SVP, Business Strategy Rodney Willett was a featured speaker and talked about the main significance of the company: community impact. Rodney explained !m’s all-profits-to-charity model and the high community, social and environmental standards that B Corporations are held to.

The relationship between Impact Makers and VCC is unique. !m was a former client of VCC and in 2015 gifted part of the company’s equity ownership to VCC to fund support for social enterprise and community initiatives.

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metrobiz30The Richmond Times-Dispatch Metro Business section is celebrating 30 years! In honor of their anniversary, they have recognized 30 people and 30 companies that have shaped Richmond over the past 30 years.

Impact Makers is honored to have been selected as one of the 30 companies! Impact Makers was selected because the company is at the forefront of the social entrepreneurship movement in the Richmond region and was the first in the area to become a certified B Corp. more

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On the evening of Wednesday May 18, 2016, Impact Makers hosted Startup Journeys – an event series organized by Lighthouse Labs to feature local startups and their entrepreneurial journeys. Around 90 people mixed and mingled at Impact Makers when Todd Nuckols – Founding Director of Lighthouse Labs – kicked off the event. Impact Makers’ CFO Will Thompson welcomed everyone to the !m office, gave a brief overview of what !m does and how, as a B Corp, we help the community. more

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Impact Makers' team gathering in Charles City prior to the start of the Cap2Cap 50 mile ride.

Impact Makers’ team gathering in Charles City prior to the start of the Cap2Cap 50 mile ride.

Impact Makers was a sponsor of this weekend’s Cap2Cap bike ride to benefit the Virginia Capital Trail Foundation. There were more than 2,100 riders participating on Saturday, May 14, 2016 including a strong contingent of Impact Makers’ employees and their family members.  more

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What do you get when you take 20 Impact Makers, give them power tools and a couple in need? You get the opportunity to Have Fun and Make a Difference!

On April 30, 2016, 20 Impact Makers gathered to assist with Rebuilding Together’s Annual National Build Day. Rebuilding Together is a national organization that strengthens communities by assisting elderly and disabled homeowners to stay in their homes longer. The goal is to improve selected homes by making them warm, safe and dry. more

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monument ave 10k 2016

A group of Virginia B Corps employees participated in the Monument Avenue 10k on Saturday April 9, 2016 as a B Service community activity.

Participating B Corps included Impact Makers, Acorn Sign Graphics, Natural Organic Process Enterprises (NOPE), Rivanna Natural Designs, River City Comprehensive Counseling Services and Virginia Community Capital. more

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Virginia Community Capital (VCC) has converted its wholly-owned, FDIC insured, for-profit bank into a Benefit Corporation, and it is the first regulated bank in the U.S. to do so under state statute. more

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RichmondBizSensemasthead_2012Generosity Inc. and Richmond BizSense named Impact Makers to their Top Corporate Donors list for the third consecutive year. For both 2015 and 2014 total local giving, Impact Makers was ranked 10th and ranked 8th for 2013 giving. more

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In March 2016, Impact Makers sponsored a team of elite bowlers to help raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters!