Cameron Foundation publishes 2023 community health needs assessment

Following extensive research in partnership with the Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHI), The Cameron Foundation has released a new regional health needs assessment for the Tri-Cities area. In keeping with the Foundation’s last needs assessment in 2018, this newest report incorporates social determinants of health indicators to enable broader analysis of community health. The report is available for viewing and downloading at

“There is a wealth of knowledge in this report, and by continuing to look at the social determinants of health across two consecutive studies—spanning 10 years of time—we are able to better understand some of the region’s greatest needs,” noted Cameron’s President Nadine Marsh-Carter. Learn more>>

With the publication of its new 2023 Community Health Needs Assessment, the Foundation is hosting a number of round-table discussions with members of the community about some of the key findings in this new release. The sessions are free to attend, but registration is required.
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Cameron Foundation awards $789,301 in June grant cycle

The Cameron Foundation has announced $789,301 in new grant awards for 19 nonprofits to provide critical programs and services in the Tri-Cities area of Virginia. “The Foundation’s responsive grants program is an essential part of our efforts to collaborate with nonprofits, local governments and faith-based institutions to create more impactful outcomes for people living in our region,” said Cameron Board Chair J. Tolleison Morriss, VI. The Foundation offers two responsive grant cycles per year in addition to investing proactively and providing an assortment of capacity-building resources for its community partners. Learn more>>

Cameron Foundation reopens community meeting rooms July 17

The Cameron Foundation is reopening its two meeting rooms for use by the community, effective July 17. “These facilities were such an important part of our support for the community prior to the pandemic,” noted Cameron’s president, Nadine Marsh-Carter. “It’s gratifying to be able to reopen our doors to so many nonprofits that previously relied on these resources to hold their board meetings, trainings, and other mission-related events.” Learn more>>