Past Grant Recipients

June 2022

Al-A-Mo Recovery Center Inc.

$20,250
Continued general operating support.

Better Housing Coalition

$150,000
To support construction of the new Colbrook Community Center on the campus of The Colbrook, a 147-unit affordable multi-family community on 10 acres along Route 1 in Chester.

Central Virginia Legal Aid Society Inc.

$82,000
Continued funding for the Tri-City Civil Justice Project.

ChildSavers-Memorial Child Guidance Clinic

$34,000
For Helping Us Grow Strong – HUGS, a trauma-informed early childhood education and care program.

Commonwealth Catholic Charities

$15,000
Continued funding to combat homelessness in the Tri-Cities area by utilizing the organization’s Street Outreach and Permanent Supportive Housing programs.

Communities in Schools of Petersburg

$90,000
Continued general operating support.

Community Coalition of Sussex, Virginia

$61,000
Toward completion of a paved walking trail at the Millard and Florence Stith Community Center (formerly Jefferson Elementary School), located in Jarratt.

CultureWorks Inc.

$24,300
Continued support for a dedicated Tri-Cities Program Manager who is housed locally to serve the region’s arts and culture community.

Feed More Inc.

$54,000
Continued support for the Full Plates for Thriving Communities project, which includes the Meals on Wheels, Kids Backpack, and Mobile Pantry programs in serving the Tri-Cities area.

Greater Richmond Fit4kids Inc.

$40,000
Continued support for the Fit4Kids Wellness Partnership with Petersburg Public Schools.

Hopewell Downtown Partnership Inc.

$30,000
For a marketing manager who also will serve as the farmer’s market manager.

Hopewell Food Pantry

$28,350
Continued general operating support.

Jessica Ann Moore Foundation

$15,360
Continued general operating support.

Lamb Center for Arts and Healing

$40,640
Continued funding for the full-time program manager.

NAMI-Central Virginia

$28,350
Continued support for District 19 mental health education, support and resources.

Petersburg Preservation Task Force

$36,000
Continued support for the Museums Director position.

Petersburg Sheriff’s Office

$4,321
For Operation Update Project Lifesaver, a program designed to aid in quickly locating and safely returning wandering adults and children to their families and caregivers.

Petersburg Symphony Orchestra

$20,000
Continued funding for a part-time executive director.

River Street Education Inc.

$41,287
Continued general operating support.

Smart Beginnings Southeast

$36,700
Continued support for the organization’s Quality Early Childhood Education Development Project, which includes four targeted programs to ensure that the region’s children enter school healthy, well cared for, and ready to succeed in school.

Southside Transformation Opportunities for Residents and Youth (STORY)

$25,600
Continued funding for the ML2 Youth Development Program.

St. Joseph’s Villa

$40,500
Continued funding for homelessness services through the Flagler Housing Resource Center in Petersburg.

Virginia Network for Victims and Witnesses of Crime Inc.

$6,300
Continued funding for the Tri-Cities Regional Homicide Survivor Support Group.

Virginia’s Gateway Region Inc.

$110,211
Continued general operating support.

Waymakers Foundation

$31,500
For the organization’s Mobile Food Pantry project, which will provide nutritious and culturally appropriate food to Latinx clients at three locations in the Tri-Cities area.

YMCA of Greater Richmond

$32,805
Continued funding for a bilingual social needs navigator at Greenleigh Mobile Home Park as well as for youth programming at the Chester and Petersburg branches.