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    Celebrating over 50 years since its inception, Virginia’s Gateway Region is the longest operating regional economic development organization in Virginia and serves all seven of the localities that make up The Cameron …

Cameron awards over $1.9 million in June cycle

The Cameron Foundation’s Board of Directors has approved $1,926,009 in new grant funding to nonprofit organizations serving the Tri-Cities area. The funding decisions were made at the group’s June meeting and resulted from a rigorous review process that took place during the first part of the year by Cameron Foundation staff. Among the larger awards, the $275,000 grant for Virginia’s Gateway Region represents renewal funding for efforts to expand and enhance economic opportunities in the Tri-Cities area.

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Cameron Foundation announces first fellow

The Cameron Foundation, a philanthropic leader in the Tri-Cities region, today announced the selection of its first-ever fellow. Jerry Kuthy has been chosen following a national search to fill the newly created position at the Foundation. Kuthy is originally from Prince George County. He volunteered overseas as well as worked elsewhere in the United States before returning home to the Tri-Cities in 2010. Kuthy begins his two-year term at the Foundation on June 17.

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Petersburg community collaboration awarded coaching, funding resources with Roadmaps to Health Action Award

A strategy to engage Petersburg residents and city leaders in building a culture of health has yielded new, nationally recognized resources for the community. By working in partnership through the Petersburg Wellness Consortium and The Cameron Foundation, the City of Petersburg is one of 20 communities nationwide to receive a Roadmaps to Health Action Award. The Action Awards are designed to strengthen the capacity of communities to make effective and lasting change. This award will be used to build on Petersburg’s existing efforts to improve its health outcomes.

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Duke University comes to Petersburg, delivers nonprofit management training through partnership with Cameron Foundation

Following a year of independent review of its capacity-building program, The Cameron Foundation is ushering in 2015 with a series of new initiatives aimed at enhancing its work with nonprofit organizations serving the Tri-Cities area. The first new program, specialized nonprofit management training by Duke University, was launched earlier this month and will be offered onsite at the Foundation’s facilities in Petersburg at different times throughout the year.

“Over the last eight years, The Cameron Foundation has invested approximately $10 million to build the capacity of local nonprofit organizations to be able to deliver more and better services to our community,” Cameron President J. Todd Graham noted.

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