Total Awarded
in June 2013:
$1,270,929

General Grants: June 2013

Big Brothers Big Sisters Services, Inc.

$18,000
To mentor 15 at-risk children in Petersburg.

Central Virginia Health Services

$364,924
Continued support for primary care access at the Appomattox Area Health and Wellness Center.

Chesterfield CASA, Inc.

$20,000
For continued funding of the training and supervision of volunteer child advocates in the Foundation’s service area.

Children’s Home of Virginia Baptists, Inc.

$40,000
For the salary of the academic teacher/director of the proposed Early Childhood Development Center.

City of Colonial Heights Department of Planning & Community Development

$49,005
To support the archeological and environmental studies for Phase IV of the Appomattox River Greenway Trail/Historic Indian Site.

Crisis Assistance Response Emergency Shelter, Inc. (C.A.R.E.S.)

$70,000
For continued general operating support.

District 19 Community Services Board

$100,000
To support staffing costs associated with the South-Central Crisis Intervention Team’s Crisis Assessment Center.

Equal Justice America

$8,000
Towards two summer 2013 law student fellowships at the Legal Aid Justice Center in Petersburg.

Goodwill of Central Virginia

$60,000
For the Career to Occupation: A College Alternative program, designed to provide career pathways for seniors in Petersburg City Public Schools.

Henricus Foundation

$16,692
For the Partnership in Education—Reaching the Outlying Districts Program to serve Sussex County School District.

Legacy Media Institute

$30,000
Towards the Elizabeth Keckley Project, including production of a DVD documentary as well as associated community outreach.

National Alliance on Mental Illness of Central Virginia (NAMI-CVA)

$7,268
To plan and coordinate mental health support group services and programming for residents of the Petersburg, Hopewell, and Colonial Heights communities.

Petersburg Area Art League

$7,500
Towards the salary of an education coordinator for its Art Education Program.

Petersburg Health Department

$192,000
For continued support of the HealthSpace Teen Center.

Petersburg Library Foundation

$55,590
For continued general operating support.

Prevent Blindness Mid-Atlantic

$15,134
For continuation of the Starpupils Technology Driven School Vision Screening Pilot, a school-based program using digital imaging technology to improve vision screenings.

Rebuilding Together * Tri-Cities, Inc.

$38,071
To provide home modification and rehabilitation services to residents in the organization’s recently expanded service area, including Petersburg, Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Dinwiddie, Prince George, and Ettrick.

St. Joseph’s Villa

$47,000
To support the salary and benefits of staff for the Tri-Cities Housing Resource Center.

Waverly Rescue Squad, Inc.

$75,000
Towards the replacement of an ambulance.

YMCA of Greater Richmond

$56,745
For youth programming through the Petersburg YMCA as well as those serving the Colonial Ridge and Broadwater communities through the Chester branch.