The Fun In



Generating the funds to support our mission

Much of the funding for the foundation is generated by three popular events, showing that entertainment and supporting tourism can go hand in hand. Please consider attending or sponsoring any of the following foundation efforts.

Richmond Region Open

This major fundraiser has helped the foundation generate funds since 2003. Proceeds from the event benefit the foundation, supporting our educational programs, sports grants and scholarships.

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RVA Sports Awards

This awards event recognizes the best of the region’s best. The RVA Sports Awards accepts nominations for outstanding local sports leaders, athletes and teams. All proceeds from the awards show benefit the RRT Foundation’s Sports Tourism Grant Program.

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Tourism Awards & Annual Meeting

This annual event recognizes members of our local community who have gone above and beyond to support tourism in the region. Awards are given for sports, partnership, events, customer service, leadership and more. The event also recognizes the recipients of the Foundation's four annual scholarships.

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