General Grants: June 2017

Alzheimer’s Association – Greater Richmond Chapter

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

To support immediate disaster assistance in The Cameron Foundation’s service area.

Battersea Foundation

Continued support for structural repairs to the historic Battersea villa.

Central Virginia Health Services, Inc.

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

Chesterfield CASA, Inc.

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

ChildSavers–Memorial Child Guidance Clinic

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

To prepare a historic structure report of Violet Bank Museum.

Communities In Schools of Petersburg

Continued funding towards general operating expenses.

CultureWorks, Inc.

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

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

Continued funding toward the Freedom Support Center in Petersburg.

GReat Aspirations Scholarship Program (GRASP)

Towards continuation of the GRASP In-School Advising Program at Petersburg High School.

Greater Richmond Fit4Kids, Inc.

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.

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

Hopewell Food Pantry

Renewal funding for general operating support.


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

To support the placement of three full-time tutors in Hopewell elementary schools.

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Virginia

Continued funding to stimulate economic development in Petersburg.

Meadowview Biological Research Station

Continued support for the preserve manager position at Joseph Pines Preserve.

NAMI Central Virginia

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

Petersburg Garden Club

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

Rawls Museum Arts, Inc.

Continued funding for the Arts Education, Sussex County program.

Southside Virginia Emergency Crew, Inc.

To pay for new engines in two ambulances.

Virginia’s Gateway Region

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

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