General Grants: June 2023

June 2023

Al-A-Mo Recovery Center Inc.

For continued support of the part-time Executive Director, who leads the organization in providing critical services, including a residential program for men recovering from drug and alcohol dependency; weekly support and cognitive behavioral therapy groups for house residents as well as the greater community; and, outreach services to the broader community for both men and women.

Boys to Men Mentoring Network of Virginia Inc.

To help young men find their voice through social-emotional group mentoring.

Colonial Heights Volunteer Fire and Emergency Medical Services EMS

Towards replacement of a brush truck for use in brush and wildland firefighting, with an ability to maneuver in smaller areas where brush and grass fires may occur.

Commonwealth Catholic Charities

Continued funding to provide safe, stable housing and shelter solutions for Tri-Cities residents experiencing housing instability and homelessness.

Communities in Schools of Petersburg

For continued general operating support.

Cultureworks Inc.

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

Family Lifeline

To launch the pilot Petersburg Childhood Asthma Case Management Program.

Feed More

For the Feed More School Market Program, which is intended to help fight hunger by distributing free, wholesome food for healthy meals to children and families at various elementary schools across the Tri-Cities area.

First Connections Coalition for Early Success (formerly Smart Beginnings Southeast)

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

Greater Richmond Fit4Kids Inc.

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

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

To provide education, support and public awareness across the Tri-Cities area so that individuals and families affected by mental health conditions can build better lives.

Podium Foundation

To expand the Youth Literacy Intervention Program into Hopewell and Petersburg.

River Street Education Inc.

Continued general operating support.

Southside Transformation Opportunities for Residents and Youth (STORY)

$40,000Continued funding for the ML2 Youth Development Program.

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.