- Engaging National Expertise for EvaluationAdding to its capacity-building strategy in recent years, The Cameron Foundation has sought expertise from independent evaluators for some of its larger grant investments. During 2016-2017, the Foundation enlisted consultant Scott M. Hebert to conduct …
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>>
Now Accepting Online 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 Wednesday, January 4, 2023. Sign in to apply.
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>>