Total Awarded
in June 2013:

General Grants: June 2013

Big Brothers Big Sisters Services, Inc.

To mentor 15 at-risk children in Petersburg.

Central Virginia Health Services

Continued support for primary care access at the Appomattox Area Health and Wellness Center.

Chesterfield CASA, Inc.

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.

For the salary of the academic teacher/director of the proposed Early Childhood Development Center.

City of Colonial Heights Department of Planning & Community Development

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.)

For continued general operating support.

District 19 Community Services Board

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

Equal Justice America

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

Goodwill of Central Virginia

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

Henricus Foundation

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

Legacy Media Institute

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)

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

Towards the salary of an education coordinator for its Art Education Program.

Petersburg Health Department

For continued support of the HealthSpace Teen Center.

Petersburg Library Foundation

For continued general operating support.

Prevent Blindness Mid-Atlantic

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.

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

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

Waverly Rescue Squad, Inc.

Towards the replacement of an ambulance.

YMCA of Greater Richmond

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