Turn Your Passion into Reality
On April 23, economist and author Doug Henton shared success stories from other regions with about 250 Hampton Roads civic leaders. He spoke on April 23 in Norfolk at a luncheon sponsored by the Hampton Roads Community Foundation and the Economics Club of Hampton Roads.
Click here to read Daily Press article about Henton's talk and to hear him in a brief video. Click here for a Virginian-Pilot article about Henton's speech. Click here for a HearSay interview on WHRV radio with Henton. An Inside Business article about Henton's talk is linked here.
Henton is author of Civic Revolutionaries: Igniting the Passion for Change in America's Communities. He is the founder and CEO of Collaborative Economics of San Mateo, Calif.
Our community foundation donors are passionate people with a common mission: inspiring philanthropy and transforming the quality of life in southeastern Virginia.
Since 1950, we’ve invested more than $180 million on behalf of people just like you: Generous people, who live here, work here and who strive every day to make Hampton Roads an even greater community.
You can see our donors' passions and generous spirit at work in all our region’s cities helping just about every area nonprofit you can think of - - from arts groups to homeless shelters.
What is your passion? How can we help you turn it into reality?