The Richmond Region Tourism Foundation is a 501(c)(3) entity organized to conduct and support activities that promote the advancement and further the charitable and educational activities within the purpose of the Richmond Region Tourism. Specific Foundation activities include supporting the I am Tourism Ambassador training program and funding two annual scholarships. The two $2,000 scholarships are awarded at the Richmond Region Open Golf Tournament and is made possible through proceeds from the tournament. 

Financial support for the Foundation comes from the Foundation's annual golf tournament, as well as individual and corporate contributions and gifts. To make a tax-deductible donation to Richmond Region Tourism's Foundation, contact Tamera Wilkins Harris at or (804) 783-7410.

2018 Scholarship Recipients
Kiya Wimbush-Robinson and Khalayia Harris
School: VSU Department of Hospitality Management
Graduation Date: Kiya Wimbush-Robinson: May 2020 and Khalayia Harris: May 2021