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 an annual scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship is 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.

2019 Scholarship Recipients

Shiryl Carter and Tyler Hartsell
School: VSU Department of Hospitality Management