Total Awarded
in October 2015:
$932,920

General Grants: October 2015

Al-A-Mo Recovery Center, Inc.

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

Art on Wheels

$16,000
Continuation of the Aging in the Arts program for seniors in the Tri-Cities.

Chesterfield Center for the Arts Foundation

$50,000
Towards construction of a cultural arts center in partnership with Chesterfield County.

Colonial Heights Food Pantry, Inc.

$60,000
Continued support for general operating expenses.

Colonial Heights Public Schools

$3,500
To support teacher training for the Chromebooks in the Classroom project.

Crater Community Hospice, Inc.

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

Crisis Assistance Response Emergency Shelter, Inc. (CARES)

$40,850
To continue support for shelter operations.

CultureWorks

$5,000
For the organization to participate in the Americans for the Arts’ “Arts & Economic Prosperity Economic Impact Study” to include Richmond and Tri-Cities region.

District 19 Community Services Board

$37,775
Continued support for the South-Central CIT Crisis Assessment Center.

FeedMore, Inc.

$50,000
To purchase produce for distribution to the partner agencies in the Foundation’s service area.

First Baptist Church Washington Street Petersburg

$25,000
For Phase One of the Master Improvement Plan–Sanctuary Roof project.

FLITE Foundation (Freedom Legacy Inspired Team Efforts)

$55,000
Continued general operating support for the Freedom Support Center in Petersburg.

Friends of the Lower Appomattox River (FOLAR)

$30,000
For general operating support.

Gateway Homes, Inc.

$45,000
To support hiring an occupational therapist to increase the employment preparedness of the organization’s clients.

Greater Richmond SCAN

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

Historic Blandford Cemetery Foundation

$55,863
Towards the Historic Blandford Cemetery Foundation Ironworks Project.

Historic Hopewell Foundation, Inc.

$32,000
For repairs to the interior and basement of Weston Manor.

Hopewell Redevelopment & Housing Authority

$22,160
To help establish and run the Math, Literacy and Leadership Pilot Program.

John Tyler Community College Foundation, Inc.

$33,800
To pilot the Early College Program with students from Petersburg and Hopewell schools.

Legal Aid Justice Center

$45,000
To continue operating support for the provision of legal services to low income residents of the Tri-Cities area.

Old Brick House Foundation

$9,000
To develop branding materials; to develop and install two interpretive markers on the history of Conjurer’s Field Indian Settlement and the Old Brick House; and, to secure a Virginia Historic Marker for the site.

Petersburg Area Art League

$7,500
Continued support towards the organization’s arts outreach program.

Petersburg Symphony Orchestra

$20,000
Funding to hire a part-time executive director.

Rawls Museum Arts

$20,000
For the Arts Education, Sussex County program.

Salvation Army

$40,850
General operating support for the Tri-Cities Emergency Shelter for men.

Serenity, Inc.

$40,000
For continued general operating support.

Touchdown Club of Richmond

$3,000
Towards the costs of at least 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 2015.

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.

Virginia State University Foundation

$60,122
Towards the cost of renovation of the kitchen at the Harding Street Urban Agricultural Center.