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THE RICHMOND COMMUNITY TOOLBANK serves community-based organizations by providing tools, equipment & expertise to empower their most ambitious goals.
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Building Change 2020
Together we’re Building Change and giving back to RVA!
The year 2020 has required us all to adapt and pivot to the challenges we’re facing as a community. One of the easiest ways to stay socially connected while keeping safe physical distance is by transforming common outdoor spaces into safe community places with seating, plants and natural habitats.
Supporting the Community with Tools for Change
The Richmond Community ToolBank is a nonprofit tool lending program that provides fellow not-for-profit organizations with year-round access to an inventory of tools. These tools are used to support volunteer and facility projects, as well as grounds maintenance in the Richmond area. We provide tools to enhance the charitable sector’s capacity to serve, while facilitating hands-on volunteerism.
Our 10,000 square-foot warehouse houses an inventory of nearly 12,000 individual tools, capable of equipping more than 1,000 volunteers at any given moment. This vast and wide-ranging inventory allows us to support a broad range of community projects and local initiatives.
MEET THE TEAM
A dedicate, diverse group of ToolBank employees and volunteers dedicated to driving community growth.
From wrenches and rakes to levels and ladders, we’ve got you covered. A toolbox for all of your volunteers.
We’re here to help—no matter how big or small the project. Reach out regarding your project today.
Our Tool Lending Program
The heart of the ToolBank is the tool lending program. Not-for-profit organizations have year-round access to the ToolBank’s inventory of tools and equipment for a nominal fee. ToolBank tools are available to not-for-profit organizations, such as:
- • Nonprofit, Charitable & Tax-exempt Organizations
- • Schools and PTAs/PTOs
- • Neighborhood Associations
- • Faith-Based Groups
- • Civic Organizations
- • Government Agencies
ToolBank tool rentals are inexpensive, convenient, and fully functional—maximizing agencies’ financial and human resources.
Apply for a Membership Today
TOOLS AS SOON AS TOMORROW
Complete applications are usually approved in less than 24 hours. Once your application is approved, your agency is immediately eligible to borrow tools. Members can submit a tool order at any time by clicking the ‘Order Tools’ button to the right. It’s fast and easy, and ToolBank staff will contact you as soon as possible to confirm your order and pickup appointment.
Powered by the dedicated staff, selfless volunteers, and generous donors of the Richmond Community ToolBank, #ProjectToolbox is the collective effort to raise the tools needed to build our community.
Follow #ProjectToolbox on social media for all of the latest project news, local volunteering opportunities, fundraising events, and more!
“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.”