Past Grant Recipients

October 2014

1021 Halifax Street Corporation

$25,876
For the William Nelson Bland Literacy Center, which works to enhance the reading and writing performance of elementary school students participating in the Center’s programs.

Al-A-Mo Recovery Center, Inc.

$28,000
Continued funding for the part-time executive director.

Art on Wheels, NFP

$15,000
Continuation of the Aging in the Arts program for seniors in the Tri-Cities.

Capital Area Partnership Uplifting People (CAPUP)

$17,000
For Project Discovery, which addresses issues associated with access to higher education for low income and/or potential first generation college students.

Colonial Heights Food Pantry, Inc.

$60,000
Continued support for general operating expenses.

Communities in Schools of Virginia

$50,000
To hire a local site coordinator to serve a school in Petersburg.

Crater Community Hospice

$50,000
Continued support for the Access to Hospice Services project.

Crisis Assistance Response Emergency Shelter, Inc.

$35,000
To support the shelter manager position and other expenses related to shelter operations.

District 19 Community Service Board

$29,556
To support the PRN staffing costs at the South-Central CIT Crisis Assessment Center.

FeedMore, Inc.

$195,000
To continue the BackPack program and Mobile Pantry in the Foundation’s service area; to expand the Meals on Wheels program in Colonial Heights and Hopewell; and, to support the creation of a regional food distribution hub.

FLITE Foundation

$64,400
Towards the Freedom Support Center in Petersburg.

Gateway Homes of Greater Richmond

$35,000
For continued support of the Nurse Practitioner position.

Gillfield Baptist Church

$24,000
For the church’s Historic Door Renovation project.

Greater Richmond SCAN

$35,000
To continue support of the Child Advocacy Center project in The Cameron Foundation’s service area.

James River Association

$15,000
To create a regional plan for recreation and economic development along the Appomattox River.

Learn to Earn, Inc.

$95,000
For the Crater Workforce Career Academy, which addresses the needs of youth ages 18-24 who are facing challenges in securing employment.

Legal Aid Justice Center

$80,000
To support operations needed for the provision of legal services to low income residents of the Tri-Cities area.

Martin’s Brandon Episcopal Church

$25,000
For the Cross Replacement and Bell Tower Restoration project.

Prince George County Department of Social Services

$10,000
Continued support of the Family Emergency Stabilization Project, which assists families who are at risk of family disruption due to loss of housing, income, employment, or complaints of abuse/neglect.

Reach Out and Read Virginia

$10,000
To continue its early literacy program, the Reach Out and Read initiative, in the Tri-Cities area.

Restoration of Petersburg Community Development Corporation

$71,435
For continued general operating support.

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program–Southside, Inc.

$20,000
Continued support for the program coordinator position.

Science Museum of Virginia Foundation

$20,650
For the STEM in the Library Pilot Program, which will provide science exploration intersession courses for Petersburg schools.

Serenity, Inc.

$40,000
For continued general operating support.

Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield

$6,500
To continue conducting outreach in the Tri-Cities area to increase participation by seniors in the organization’s Adventures In Learning program.

Sussex County Virginia Historical Society

$104,160
To repair the roof of the historic Sussex County Courthouse.

Swift Creek Mill Theatre, Inc.

$50,000
Towards its Theatre Infrastructure Renovation project.

Touchdown Club of Richmond

$3,000
Towards the costs of 12 football players from high schools in The Cameron Foundation’s service area to participate in the Big River Rivalry All Star Football game in December 2014.

Triangle Center for Development, Inc.

$23,750
For specific costs associated with the pre-development phase of the Halifax Triangle project.

Virginia Dental Health Foundation

$12,500
For continuation of the Donated Dental Services program, focusing on providing dental services to low income seniors and adults with disabilities who live in the Tri-Cities.