General Grants: June 2021

Al-A-Mo Recovery Center Inc.

Continued general operating support.

Chesterfield CASA, Inc.

Continued funding for training and supervising volunteer child advocates who promote safety, mental well-being, and family stability for victims of child abuse and neglect.

Commonwealth Catholic Charities

To combat homelessness in the Tri-Cities area by utilizing the organization’s Street Outreach and Permanent Supportive Housing programs.

Communities In Schools of Petersburg

Continued general operating support.

CultureWorks, Inc.

To elevate support for the arts and culture community in the Tri-Cities area by adding a dedicated staff person who will be housed in an office locally.

Feed More Inc.

For the Full Plates for Thriving Communities project, which includes the Meals on Wheels, Kids Backpack, and Mobile Pantry programs in serving the Tri-Cities area.

Greater Richmond Fit4Kids, Inc.

Continued support for the Fit4Kids Wellness Partnership with Petersburg Public Schools.

Historic Petersburg Foundation Inc.

Towards the creation of a Walnut Hill Historic District in Petersburg.

Hopewell Downtown Partnership, Inc.

For general operating support.

Hopewell Food Pantry

Continued general operating support.

The James House Intervention Prevention Services, Inc.

For services to people impacted by sexual violence, domestic violence, stalking and child abuse/neglect in the greater Tri-Cities region.

Jessica Ann Moore Foundation

Continued general operating support.

Lamb Center for Arts and Healing

Towards a full-time program director.

Main Street Petersburg

For general operating support.

Meadowview Biological Research Station

To finish the buildout of the second floor of The Center for Biodiversity, to be used for educational workshops, training, demonstrations and research.

NAMI-Central Virginia

For the Tri-Cities Mental Health Support and Anti-Stigma Project, intended to accommodate increasing demands for mental health supports and trainings in the Foundation’s service area.

Old Brick House Foundation

To rehabilitate the porch and install a handicapped lift on the Old Brick House.

Petersburg Symphony Orchestra

Continued funding for a part-time executive director.

River Street Education, Inc.

For general operating support.

Smart Beginnings Southeast

To support the organization’s Quality Early Childhood Education Development Project, which includes four targeted programs to ensure that the region’s children enter school healthy, well cared for, and ready to succeed in school.

Town of Waverly

Working in partnership with Mission Ministries, to make repairs and renovations to the Waverly Food Pantry building.

Virginia’s Gateway Region, Inc.

Continued general operating support.

YMCA of Greater Richmond

Continued funding for a bilingual social needs navigator at Greenleigh Mobile Home Park as well as for youth programming at the Chester and Petersburg branches.