Past Grant Recipients

June 2017

Alzheimer’s Association–Greater Richmond Chapter

$22,300
Continued support toward improving the quality of life for senior citizens and individuals diagnosed with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

American Red Cross–Southside Area Chapter

$25,000
To support immediate disaster assistance in The Cameron Foundation’s service area.

Battersea Foundation

$100,000
Continued support for structural repairs to the historic Battersea villa.

Central Virginia Health Services, Inc.

$296,000
Continued funding to support behavioral health and dental health services at Appomattox Area Health and Wellness Center.

Chesterfield CASA, Inc.

$20,000
Continued support toward the training and supervision of volunteer child advocates in The Cameron Foundation’s service area.

ChildSavers–Memorial Child Guidance Clinic

$33,351
Towards trauma-informed training and business coaching for in-home and center-based child care facilities in Petersburg, Colonial Heights and Southern Chesterfield.

City of Colonial Heights Department of Recreation, Parks & Tourism

$49,975
To prepare a historic structure report of Violet Bank Museum.

Communities In Schools of Petersburg

$90,000
Continued funding towards general operating expenses.

CultureWorks, Inc.

$15,000
To support artoberVA 2017, a month-long arts celebration campaign to increase awareness of, and participation in, arts and culture offerings around the Richmond and Tri-Cities areas.

Dinwiddie County Division of Planning and Community Development

$20,000
To support phase two of the Wellness Together Dinwiddie program, specifically toward indoor children’s play equipment as well as fitness equipment for the adult fitness room at the new Robert & Betty Ragsdale Community Center in McKenney.

FLITE Foundation

$39,000
Continued funding toward the Freedom Support Center in Petersburg.

GReat Aspirations Scholarship Program (GRASP)

$10,000
Towards continuation of the GRASP In-School Advising Program at Petersburg High School.

Greater Richmond Fit4Kids, Inc.

$45,000
Continued funding for the Petersburg Wellness Integration project at A.P. Hill Elementary School, incorporating active lessons in the classroom setting to include fitness and kinesthetic learning.

Historic Petersburg Foundation, Inc.

$38,555
For renovation of the organization’s new headquarters at 318-320 E. Washington Street in Petersburg.

Hopewell Food Pantry

$35,000
Renewal funding for general operating support.

HumanKind

$10,000
Towards the Ways to Work program, which works with clients to provide access to transportation through low-cost loans to purchase a vehicle.

The Literacy Lab

$40,000
To support the placement of three full-time tutors in Hopewell elementary schools.

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Virginia

$105,000
Continued funding to stimulate economic development in Petersburg.

Meadowview Biological Research Station

$10,000
Continued support for the preserve manager position at Joseph Pines Preserve.

NAMI Central Virginia

$26,120
Continued support for the District 19 Mental Health Education, Support, and Resources Outreach Project.

Petersburg Garden Club

$40,500
Toward capital improvements that are part of the Lee Park Wildflower and Bird Sanctuary Restoration and Interpretation project.

Rawls Museum Arts, Inc.

$20,000
Continued funding for the Arts Education, Sussex County program.

Southside Virginia Emergency Crew, Inc.

$30,605
To pay for new engines in two ambulances.

Virginia’s Gateway Region, Inc.

$250,000
To continue to support efforts to expand and enhance economic opportunities in the cities of Colonial Heights, Hopewell and Petersburg, and the counties of Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Prince George, Surry and Sussex.

YMCA of Greater Richmond

$50,000
Renewal funding for diabetes programming at the Petersburg branch as well as for the youth development programs offered at the Chester branch.