Emergency Grants: COVID-19, School System Technology Infrastructure & Schools Reopening programs

as of June 2021

American Red Cross

To support two blood drives in The Cameron Foundation’s service area within the next six months.

Appomattox Regional Governor’s School

To purchase and install a generator and automatic transfer switch at the Appomattox Regional Governor’s School to support the school’s virtual learning platform during the pandemic.

Better Housing Coalition

For cleaning supplies and personal protective equipment to be used at Claiborne Square as well as rent, utility and transportation assistance for Claiborne Square residents experiencing a job loss or reduced wages as a result of the pandemic.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Richmond

To purchase and deliver supplies for families, provide tutoring support, and implement new cleaning standards.


For emergency general operating support to provide assistance to families displaced during the COVID-19 pandemic.


To serve families in The Cameron Foundation’s service area who have been impacted economically by COVID-19 and are in need of assistance with rent, utilities and food.

Central Virginia Legal Aid Society

For the addition of a video conferencing suite at the organization’s Petersburg office.

Chesterfield Cultural Arts Foundation

For general operating support.

Chesterfield Public Education Foundation

For the purchase of internet hotspots for use by students in The Cameron Foundation’s service area.

Chesterfield Public Education Foundation

To purchase disinfectant wipes for Chesterfield County schools in Cameron’s service area.

Colonial Heights Food Pantry, Inc.

For general operating support.

Colonial Heights Public Schools

For the purchase of mobile hotspots and Chromebooks.

Colonial Heights Public Schools

Towards the installation of an air purification system in all Colonial Heights public schools.

Colonial Heights Volunteer Fire & EMS

For equipment that will help prevent the possible spread of COVID-19.

Communities In Schools of Petersburg

To supply families with basic needs (such as hygiene products and food), educational games and supplies as well as to provide professional crisis fatigue incentives for staff.

Dinwiddie County Public Schools

To purchase Chromebooks for student use.

Dinwiddie County Public Schools

To fund internet service to MiFi devices.

Downtown Churches United, Inc.

For repowering the walk-in freezer and to purchase computer equipment to enable the organization to maintain services during the pandemic.

Family Lifeline

For the purchase of tablets and a laptop to increase the organization’s technological capacity to serve clients during the pandemic.

FLITE Foundation

To purchase safety and sanitation items as well as to offset occupancy costs.

Friends of the Army Women’s Museum Foundation

For technology upgrades and to help pay the salary of a part-time staff member.

Historic Petersburg Foundation, Inc.

For the purchase of audio-visual tools and software to help increase the technological capacity of the organization to provide virtual programming amid the pandemic.

Hopewell City Public Schools

For the installation of wi-fi on school buses that will be distributed throughout the city to provide internet connectivity to Hopewell’s students who lack internet access.

The James House Intervention & Prevention Services, Inc.

Towards the purchase of technology enhancements and equipment needed to improve the security and efficiency of the data system and to ensure safe transmission of data in the virtual environment.

Jessica Ann Moore Foundation

For the purchase of air purifiers, personal protective equipment and snacks for afterschool program participants.

John Tyler Community College Foundation, Inc.

To purchase laptops, webcams and hotspots for the use of John Tyler Community College students living in Cameron’s service area, thereby expanding student access to distance learning opportunities.

Lamb Center for Arts and Healing

To create and deliver art activity and supply boxes to students in Hopewell and Prince George; to support K-12 art teachers; to establish a mini art studio for patients at John Randolph Hospital; and, to send summer art activity boxes to children at Thomas Rolfe Court in Hopewell.

Lucy Corr Foundation

To purchase protective equipment to provide safe care for patients.

National Alliance on Mental Illness of Central Virginia

For general operating support as the organization shifts to an online model of program delivery.

Old Brick House

For general operating support.


For the purchase of tablets and cellular data plans for Pathways students.

Petersburg Area Art League

For the purchase of technology and technical assistance for virtual meetings, presentations and e-commerce.

Petersburg Area Regional Tourism Corporation (PART)

For general operating support as the organization adapts its regional marketing strategy during the pandemic.

Petersburg City Public Schools

To purchase internet hotspot devices.

Petersburg City Public Schools

For the purchase of air purifiers and pin pad/bar code readers in Petersburg City Public Schools.

Petersburg Symphony Orchestra

To adapt the organization’s programming during COVID-19, including the technology to live stream two concerts during the remainder of 2020.

Pretty Purposed

To utilize virtual platforms to facilitate mentoring sessions and to provide material and engagement kits that will accompany the content of the lessons to be taught.

Prince George County Department of Social Services

To support families living in Prince George County who are in need of food, rental assistance, utilities, medication and transportation assistance directly related to the loss of employment due to COVID-19.

Prince George County Public Schools

For the purchase of Chromebooks.

Prince George County Public Schools

To help pay for internet hotspot service.

Richard Bland College Foundation

To purchase personal wi-fi hotspot devices with service contracts, for use by students and faculty that have limited or no access to high speed internet while the college is operating online during the pandemic.

River Street Education, Inc.

Toward the purchase of technology enhancements, equipment and software to increase the organization’s technological capacity to serve clients during the pandemic.

Rowanty Technical Center

To purchase supplies for lock-down kits and laptops.

Saint Joseph Catholic School

For the purchase of Chromebooks and iPads.

Serenity, Inc.

To assist with technology and equipment upgrades as well as to purchase supplies for sanitation of the office space.

Southside Virginia Emergency Crew, Inc.

To purchase a software upgrade.

Swift Creek Mill Theatre

For general operating support.

Sussex County Public Schools

Toward the purchase of Chromebooks and hotspot devices.

Sussex County Public Schools

To purchase Cradle Point Mobile Routers, personal protective equipment, soap, hand sanitizer, cleaning supplies, plexiglass dividers, HEPA air filtration with UV light units for school buses, and HEPA air filtration for classrooms.

Tidewater Academy Foundation, Inc.

For the purchase of personal protective equipment along with sanitization and cleaning supplies.