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