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    According to Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Richmond, “Our kids do not lack a desire to succeed; they lack opportunities.” With the local clubs serving about 150 youths daily …

Cameron Foundation awards $100,000 planning grant to FOLAR

The Cameron Foundation’s Board of Directors has approved a proactive grant of $100,000 to the Friends of the Lower Appomattox River (FOLAR) to undertake a master planning process that will guide the organization in linking and enhancing the parks and trails along the Appomattox River. The entire length of the lower 23 miles is designated a Virginia Scenic River.

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Cameron solicits nominations for 2016 nonprofit service award

The Cameron Foundation seeks nominations for its tenth annual recognition award program for outstanding performance, resulting in an unrestricted $20,000 award to one area nonprofit. In order for a nonprofit to compete for the Cleveland A. Wright Award, a community member must first nominate the organization. The deadline for nominations is May 23 and includes a nomination form, found here.

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Cameron Foundation announces board changes

The Cameron Foundation’s Board of Directors announces its 2016 slate of officers, two new members, and other committee updates. The officers include Pam Martin Comstock, chair; J. Tolleison Morriss, VI, vice chair; Kevin A. Hill, secretary; and Donald L. Haraway, treasurer. Larry C. Tucker is immediate past chair. The changes took effect in the Foundation’s February meeting.

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Cameron invests in Sussex Schools through family engagement programming and gifted education curriculum

Sussex County Public School District is building on its recent academic gains with new support from The Cameron Foundation. The Foundation’s Board recently approved a proactive grant of $37,700 to the school system to introduce two new resources to its offerings for students and their families.

“In reviewing test scores and accreditation ratings from the most recent school year, we observed that Sussex County Public Schools is among the districts in the Foundation’s service area showing notable improvement in student achievement,” said Cameron President J. Todd Graham.

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