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    Catalyzing the work of FOLAR to improve the Appomattox River Trail, Cameron approved its first $1 million grant to the organization in 2021 to develop the trail’s vital western entrance...

Registration is now open for the next Duke U class

The class, Human Resources Development: Talent Recognition and Retention, will be offered on March 9. The deadline to register for this class is 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 2. Learn more>>

The Cameron Foundation names Nadine Marsh-Carter President

Respected community advocate becomes the first woman to lead the Foundation

After a comprehensive national search, The Cameron Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Nadine-Marsh-Carter as the next President of the Foundation. She succeeds J. Todd Graham, whose planned retirement after ten years as President had been announced previously.

Since 2006, Ms. Marsh-Carter has been President & CEO of Children’s Home Society of Virginia, a nonprofit committed to building permanent families and lifelong relationships for Virginia’s at-risk children.

Pam Comstock, chair of the Foundation’s executive search committee, applauded the committee’s choice. “Nadine has built an impressive record of progress for vulnerable and under-served populations throughout her career. More broadly, her reputation for leadership and impact well beyond her own organization’s essential mission reflects the scope of her interests and influence. We are excited by the energy and perspective she will bring to the Foundation’s work and to the communities we serve.” Learn more>>

Cameron Foundation awards $888,880 in October grant cycle

Concluding its final responsive grant cycle for 2022, The Cameron Foundation has announced $888,880 in new funding for 27 organizations serving the Tri-Cities area, including Petersburg, Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Dinwiddie, Prince George, Sussex and southern Chesterfield County.

The largest grant this cycle was $100,000 awarded to Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Virginia for continued support of the organization’s Comprehensive Community Development Initiative. “LISC Virginia remains an important partner in many of Cameron’s community development initiatives that are focused on stimulating investment and economic opportunity in underserved areas of the region,” noted Cameron’s Board Chair, J. Tolleison Morriss, VI. Learn more>>