2015 Grants

Access Now – $40,000 to Support Patient Coordinators in the Access Now Program

Aspen Country Day School – $20,000 for Financial Aid or Faculty Enrichment

Aspen Country Day School – $30,000 for Unrestricted

Aspen Youth Center – $5,000 for Continuation of Youth Programs to the Area’s Children

Better Housing Coalition – $75,000 for the Possibilities Project: A Transformational System for Supporting Youth Aging Out of Foster Care

Blue Sky Fund – $20,000 for the Explorers Field Trip Program

Bucknell University – $10,000 for Capital Campaign

Campbellsville University – $5,000 for use at the discretion of the President

Campbellsville University – $22,000 for Professional Services in conjunction with a heritage room in the Alumni Center

Challenge Discovery Projects – $50,000 for “Say It With Heart” Bullying and Violence Prevention Program

Childsavers – $27,000 for Unrestricted

CHIP of Virginia – $25,000 for “Pay for Success Feasibility Study”

CodeVA – $100,000 for “Building the Digital Dominion: Innovating Comprehensive Computer Science Literacy in Virginia Schools”

Collegiate School – $10,000 for Need-based Financial Aid

Collegiate School – $50,000 for STEAM Initiative (10,000); Annual Fund – Unrestricted (20,000); Endowment Fund – Unrestricted (20,000)

Collegiate School – $28,000 for Unrestricted

Communities in Schools – $130,000 for Strategic Partnership funding towards operations, organization building and reserve challenge grant

Community Idea Stations – $15,000 for First English Thanksgiving Documentary

Connor’s Heroes Foundation – $5,000 for Pediatric Cancer Research Endowment Fund at MCV/Massey Cancer Center

Createathon – $40,000 for strengthening the sector through creative skills based volunteering

Digital Clubhouse Network – $10,000 for “Keep the Spirit of ’45 Alive” (70th anniversary of the end of WWII)

Digital Clubhouse Network – $5,000 for “Keep the Spirit of ’45 Alive” – Expenditures in conjunction with the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII

Drive-To-Work – $10,000 for Public Awareness Program

Elk Hill Farm – $50,000 for Elk Hill Early Intervention: Richmond Region Summer Camp

Excel to Excellence – $42,000 for TEAM EXCEL

Families of the Wounded Fund – $5,000 for Operational Expenses

Fan Free Clinic – $50,000 for patient-center medical home-integrated care project

Feed More – $10,000 for RVA Food Collaborative Website

Fit4Kids – $75,000 for Strategic Partnership funding towards operations and organization building

Fore Children – $20,000 for Dynamic Community

Fore Children – $62,000 for Robins Junior Golf Program

Groundwork RVA – $50,000 for “The First Generation Initiative”

James River Association – $27,000 for Unrestricted

Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation – $22,000 for Acquisitions for New American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

Initiatives of Change – $20,000 for Impact Study

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) – $50,000 for promoting family financial stability through a financial opportunity center network

Maymont Foundation – $10,000 for Annual Fund – Unrestricted

Neighborhood Resource Center – $30,000 for NRC Montessori Preschool continues with excellence

Northstar Academy – $20,000 for Northstar Career Academy

Offender Aid and Restoration of Richmond – $46,393 for “Key 2 Work”

Oldham County Historical Society – $5,000 for Continued Development of the Veteran program

Partnership for Families – $46,000 for The Gilpin Court Scholarship Fund

Partnership for Families – $52,000 for Operating Funds

Partnership for Families – $50,000 for Annual Fund

Partnership for the Future – $50,000 for Guiding High School Students from Challenging Circumstances to Attain Their College Degrees

Partnership for Nonprofit Excellence – $10,000 for Annual Fund – Unrestricted

Peter Paul Development Center – $50,000 for the Youth Program

Randolph Macon College – $5,000 for Internship Program

Reach Out and Read – $5,000 for Reach Out and Read Virginia 2016 First Annual Conference

Richmond ARC – $50,000 for “Greater Richmond ARCpark”

Richmond Ballet, The State Ballet of Virginia – $10,000 for enhancement of the ability of Richmond Ballet to add to the cultural enhancement of the City of Richmond and community

Richmond Chamber Players – $5,000 for the 2015 Interlude Series

Richmond Hill – $50,000 for the “Armstrong Leadership Program”

Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity – $25,000 for “Helping Families Break the Cycle of Poverty”

Richmond Peace Education Center – $25,000 for the Richmond Youth Peace Project

Richmond Public Schools Education Foundation – $2,500 for “Selma for Students”

Richmond Sports Backers – $50,000 for “Bike Walk RVA: Advocating for Active Living through the Built Environment”

Richmond Symphony – $25,000 for support of the Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra

Richmond Symphony Foundation – $50,000 for the Lewis Booker Music Director’s Chair

Safe Harbor – $10,000 for Annual Fund – Unrestricted

Southside Child Development Center – $2,000 for Annual Fund – Unrestricted

SPARC (School of the Performing Arts in Richmond Community) – $5,000 for Education for Youth

Special Olympics Virginia – $50,000 for Uniting Champions

St. James’ Children’s Center – $5,000 for Financial Aid for Low-Income At-Risk Students

The Black History Museum and Cultural Center – $20,000 for Addressing Sustainability

The Greatest Generations Foundation – $10,000 for 70th anniversary of the end of WWII

The Nature Conservancy of Vermont – $25,000 for General Fund

Theatre Aspen – $7,000 for Educational Programs

UnBoundRVA – $25,000 for “Building a Model that Can Change the Way Cities Generate Income”

University of Richmond – $50,000 for the Russell E. and Leslie S. Booker Scholarship Fund

University of Richmond – $10,000 for Academic Support for Student Athletes (Basketball)

University of Richmond – $5,000 for the Law School – A. L. Philpott  Chair

Venture Richmond – $5,000 for Richmond’s Journey

Vermont Institute of Natural Science – $40,000 for their Annual Fund

Vermont Institute of Natural Science – $27,000 for their Permanent Exhibit

Virginia Commonwealth University Foundation – $40,000 for The School of Education Faculty Excellence Fund

Virginia Early Childhood Foundation – $75,000 for Mapping of Quality Resources in Richmond’s East End

Virginia Early Childhood Foundation – $25,000 for Support of the Smart Beginnings Program and the Virginia Star Quality Initiative

Virginia Historical Society – $25,000 for “The Virginia Landscape Exhibition”

Virginia Historical Society – $30,000 for conservation and preservation of documents from the Museum of Confederacy collection

Virginia Historical Society (in conjunction with the American Civil War Museum) – $92,000 for Cataloguing, Preservation, and Digitization of the Archive of the Museum of the Confederacy, now part of the American Civil War Museum

Virginia League for Planned Parenthood – $46,000 for Operating Funds

Virginia League for Planned Parenthood – $42,000 for General Operating Support

Visual Arts Center of Richmond – $5,000 for SOHO – Space of Her Own

Vital Communities – $50,000 for General Operating Funds

Voices for Virginia’s Children – $40,000 for Building Public Will for Early Childhood Education

William Jewell College – $5,000 for the President’s Discretionary Fund

World Pediatric Project – $10,000 for Unrestricted

YMCA of Greater Richmond – $50,000 for Oak Grove-Bellmeade After-School Programming

YWCA of Richmond – $50,000 for Child Development Center: Operations & Future Initiatives

Each year, each member of our board of directors is given the opportunity to sponsor a limited number of grants to organizations that they consider particularly deserving of support.  These recommendations are strictly at the discretion of individual board members.  Organizations may not solicit board members for these funds.