General Grants: June 2022

Al-A-Mo Recovery Center Inc.

Continued general operating support.

Better Housing Coalition

To support construction of the new Colbrook Community Center on the campus of The Colbrook, a 147-unit affordable multi-family community on 10 acres along Route 1 in Chester.

Central Virginia Legal Aid Society Inc.

Continued funding for the Tri-City Civil Justice Project.

ChildSavers-Memorial Child Guidance Clinic

For Helping Us Grow Strong – HUGS, a trauma-informed early childhood education and care program.

Commonwealth Catholic Charities

Continued funding 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.

Community Coalition of Sussex, Virginia

Toward completion of a paved walking trail at the Millard and Florence Stith Community Center (formerly Jefferson Elementary School), located in Jarratt.

CultureWorks Inc.

Continued support for a dedicated Tri-Cities Program Manager who is housed locally to serve the region’s arts and culture community.

Feed More Inc.

Continued support 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.

Hopewell Downtown Partnership Inc.

For a marketing manager who also will serve as the farmer’s market manager.

Hopewell Food Pantry

Continued general operating support.

Jessica Ann Moore Foundation

Continued general operating support.

Lamb Center for Arts and Healing

Continued funding for the full-time program manager.

NAMI-Central Virginia

Continued support for District 19 mental health education, support and resources.

Petersburg Preservation Task Force

Continued support for the Museums Director position.

Petersburg Sheriff’s Office

For Operation Update Project Lifesaver, a program designed to aid in quickly locating and safely returning wandering adults and children to their families and caregivers.

Petersburg Symphony Orchestra

Continued funding for a part-time executive director.

River Street Education Inc.

Continued general operating support.

Smart Beginnings Southeast

Continued support for 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.

Southside Transformation Opportunities for Residents and Youth (STORY)

Continued funding for the ML2 Youth Development Program.

St. Joseph’s Villa

Continued funding for homelessness services through the Flagler Housing Resource Center in Petersburg.

Virginia Network for Victims and Witnesses of Crime Inc.

Continued funding for the Tri-Cities Regional Homicide Survivor Support Group.

Virginia’s Gateway Region Inc.

Continued general operating support.

Waymakers Foundation

For the organization’s Mobile Food Pantry project, which will provide nutritious and culturally appropriate food to Latinx clients at three locations in the Tri-Cities area.

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.