Online survey to launch July 1 to determine space needs for area artists, arts organizations and creative businesses

The Cameron Foundation today announced that it will join the cities of Petersburg and Richmond to conduct a major online survey of artists, arts organizations and creative businesses in the region to determine the feasibility of creating one or more multi-use arts facilities. The ten-week survey will be launched with a free public event at Petersburg Public Library on July 1 at 201 West Washington Street. The event is open to all; artists and directors of arts organizations and creative businesses in Petersburg and Richmond are especially encouraged to attend.

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Cameron Foundation awards nearly $2.3 million in new grant funding

The Cameron Foundation has approved grant funding to 35 nonprofit organizations serving the Tri-Cities area. The awards total $2,297,264.50 and were decided at the Foundation’s June Board meeting. “The number of grants and total amount committed is higher than what was typical in past years,” noted Grants Committee Chair Cleveland A. Wright, explaining, “This is because it’s the first time the Foundation has made awards according to its new schedule of two grant cycles annually, versus deciding on grants three times per year.”

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Cameron Foundation releases 2013 community health needs assessment

Working in partnership with dozens of community leaders, The Cameron Foundation has concluded a new regional health needs assessment and published the findings. The new report, which is available for viewing and downloading at http://camfound.org/about-us/publications, represents an update to the Foundation’s 2008 needs assessment. This work is enhanced with special sections about youth as well as behavioral health needs, both new additions to what was included in the earlier report.

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Sacred Landmarks Grant Guidelines, Application Materials Available from Cameron Foundation

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