Total Awarded
in February 2013:
$1,313,120

General Grants: February 2013

Alzheimer’s Association

$30,345
To increase awareness and caregiver support in the Tri-Cities, with an expanded emphasis on Dinwiddie and Prince George counties.

Appomattox Educational Foundation

$225,000
To support the restoration and renovation of the Appomattox Regional Governor’s School’s “White House.”

Appomattox Regional Library System

$150,000
Towards continued operating support for Southside Community Partners.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Richmond

$135,000
To support programming at the Petersburg and Hopewell clubs, and for improvements and equipment at the Blandford Academy site in Petersburg.

Family Lifeline

$50,000
For the Petersburg Early Childhood Development Initiative.

Hopewell Food Pantry

$30,000
For continued general operating support.

Hopewell-Prince George Healthy Families

$55,000
For continuation of the Intensive Home Visitation, Assessment, and Screening program.

Richard Bland College Foundation

$65,000
Toward the creation of a health sciences advisor position.

Riverside Criminal Justice Agency

$14,775
For the Re-Entry Initiative Project, which seeks to improve public safety and reintegration outcomes as inmates prepare for release from Riverside Regional Jail.

Science Museum of Virginia

$34,000
For continuation of the Petersburg Out of School Time STEM Program.

The Salvation Army Petersburg Corps

$34,000
To continue support of the Community Education Center.

Smart Beginnings/Hopewell-Prince George

$40,000
Towards the Smart Beginnings Developmental/Social Emotional Project.

Southside Health Education Foundation

$70,000
For continued general operating support.

Sussex County Department of Social Services

$53,000
For continuation of the Sussex County Health Education Awareness for Women and Senior Citizens Project.

Virginia Association for Competitive Swimming

$3,500
For continuation of the Make a Splash learn-to-swim program.

Virginia’s Gateway Region

$225,000
To continue the “G2 – Driving Regional Growth, Embracing a Global Future” initiative, a five-year strategy to advance economic development across the Tri-Cities area.

Virginia LISC

$98,500
For continuation of the Petersburg Revitalization Initiative, including ongoing capacity-building of the community development sector in Petersburg; facilitation of partnerships among developers; the launching of a Financial Opportunity Center; and ensuring the implementation of several efforts that it is supporting in Petersburg, including projects in the Battersea and Halifax neighborhoods.