Total Awarded
in October 2014:

General Grants: October 2014

1021 Halifax Street Corporation

For the William Nelson Bland Literacy Center, which works to enhance the reading and writing performance of elementary school students participating in the Center’s programs.

Al-A-Mo Recovery Center, Inc.

Continued funding for the part-time executive director.

Art on Wheels, NFP

Continuation of the Aging in the Arts program for seniors in the Tri-Cities.

Capital Area Partnership Uplifting People (CAPUP)

For Project Discovery, which addresses issues associated with access to higher education for low income and/or potential first generation college students.

Colonial Heights Food Pantry, Inc.

Continued support for general operating expenses.

Communities In Schools of Virginia

To hire a local site coordinator to serve a school in Petersburg.

Crater Community Hospice

Continued support for the Access to Hospice Services project.

Crisis Assistance Response Emergency Shelter, Inc.

To support the shelter manager position and other expenses related to shelter operations.

District 19 Community Service Board

To support the PRN staffing costs at the South-Central CIT Crisis Assessment Center.

FeedMore, Inc.

To continue the BackPack program and Mobile Pantry in the Foundation’s service area; to expand the Meals on Wheels program in Colonial Heights and Hopewell; and, to support the creation of a regional food distribution hub.

FLITE Foundation

Towards the Freedom Support Center in Petersburg.

Gateway Homes of Greater Richmond

For continued support of the Nurse Practitioner position.

Gillfield Baptist Church

For the church’s Historic Door Renovation project.

Greater Richmond SCAN

To continue support of the Child Advocacy Center project in The Cameron Foundation’s service area.

James River Association

To create a regional plan for recreation and economic development along the Appomattox River.

Learn to Earn, Inc.

For the Crater Workforce Career Academy, which addresses the needs of youth ages 18-24 who are facing challenges in securing employment.

Legal Aid Justice Center

To support operations needed for the provision of legal services to low income residents of the Tri-Cities area.

Martin’s Brandon Episcopal Church

For the Cross Replacement and Bell Tower Restoration project.

Prince George County Department of Social Services

Continued support of the Family Emergency Stabilization Project, which assists families who are at risk of family disruption due to loss of housing, income, employment, or complaints of abuse/neglect.

Reach Out and Read Virginia

To continue its early literacy program, the Reach Out and Read initiative, in the Tri-Cities area.

Restoration of Petersburg Community Development Corporation

For continued general operating support.

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program–Southside, Inc.

Continued support for the program coordinator position.

Science Museum of Virginia Foundation

For the STEM in the Library Pilot Program, which will provide science exploration intersession courses for Petersburg schools.

Serenity, Inc.

For continued general operating support.

Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield

To continue conducting outreach in the Tri-Cities area to increase participation by seniors in the organization’s Adventures In Learning program.

Sussex County Virginia Historical Society

To repair the roof of the historic Sussex County Courthouse.

Swift Creek Mill Theatre, Inc.

Towards its Theatre Infrastructure Renovation project.

Touchdown Club of Richmond

Towards the costs of 12 football players from high schools in The Cameron Foundation’s service area to participate in the Big River Rivalry All Star Football game in December 2014.

Triangle Center for Development, Inc.

For specific costs associated with the pre-development phase of the Halifax Triangle project.

Virginia Dental Health Foundation

For continuation of the Donated Dental Services program, focusing on providing dental services to low income seniors and adults with disabilities who live in the Tri-Cities.