REMINDER: Cameron Foundation’s COVID-19 Emergency Grant Program Ends April 30, 2021

The Foundation will receive applications for its COVID-19 Emergency Grant Program through Friday, April 30. This is the final of three funding initiatives created to support schools, local governments and nonprofit organizations that had been adversely affected by the pandemic. After April 30, Cameron will consider any COVID-related needs through its proactive initiatives, responsive grants and capacity-building programs.

Cameron Foundation awards $230,000 COVID vaccine outreach grant to Crater Health District

The Cameron Foundation has approved a proactive $230,000 emergency grant to the Crater Health District to immediately hire five new community health workers to expand outreach for COVID vaccines. The workers will focus on serving hard-to-reach populations in five local cities and counties that have “vaccine hesitancy” and/or difficulty in accessing technology to navigate vaccine registration systems.

“This is an urgent need for our region,” explained Cameron’s Board Chair, J. Tolleison Morriss, VI. “Recent data on COVID vaccine rates shows that this area continues to lag behind the state average, and these additional resources will help to close that gap.” Learn more>>

Registration is now open for the next Duke U class

The class, Crisis Management for Nonprofits, will be offered on May 13. The deadline to register for this class is Friday, May 7. Learn more>>

Now Accepting Letters of Intent for Next Grant Cycle

The Cameron Foundation has opened its next grant cycle to accept online Letter of Intent (LOI) applications. LOIs are due no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, May 3, 2021. Sign in to apply>>

Cameron Foundation announces slate of officers for 2021

The Cameron Foundation, the major private foundation serving the Tri-Cities area of Virginia with annual grant funding of approximately $4 million, announces its slate of officers for 2021. Learn more>>