Recent Grants

The Jenkins Foundation conducts twice yearly grant cycles, beginning in May and November. The following list provides a snapshot of the projects that reinforce our strategic focus areas, and help to create a healthier Richmond region.


2018

Access Now, Inc. 
$40,000 for specialty medical care to uninsured persons through local hospitals, physicians, and other provider volunteers.

Better Housing Coalition 
$40,000 for BHC’s Senior Health & Wellness program.

CARITAS 
$50,000 over three years to support The Healing Place for Men.
$250,000 to support the planning and capital costs of The Healing Place for Women.

Chesterfield CASA
$20,000 to support the training and supervision of volunteer child advocates.

Challenge Discovery Projects
$30,000 to support the Say It With Heart Bullying and Violence Prevention Program in Richmond Public Schools.

ChildSavers 
$50,000 to help children build resilience to trauma by providing access to outpatient Mental Health (MHS) and Immediate Response (IR) services.

Circle Center Adult Day Services 
$30,000 to provide scholarships for high-risk older adults to receive high quality day services and support.

Conexus (Prevent Blindness Virginia) 
$25,000 to support Kids 2020 project which will expand and improve school-based vision programming for at-risk Richmond and Chesterfield public school children.

CrossOver Healthcare Ministry
$80,000 to support healthcare services to the low-income, uninsured in our community.

The Daily Planet 
$50,000 to support a Nurse Care Coordinator position.

Elk Hill Farm 
$50,000 to provide multi-intervention support for youth and families with drug and alcohol problems.

Family Lifeline 
$50,000 for the Greater Richmond Early Childhood Development Initiative.
$65,000 to help older adults and people with disabilities reduce social isolation and remain independent, in their own homes for as long as possible.

FeedMore 
$35,000 to support Meals on Wheels home-delivered meals.

Free Clinic of Powhatan
$35,000 to provide quality health care to patients in Powhatan.

Gateway Homes, Inc. 
$40,000 to help individuals build skills that will facilitate work readiness and independent living.

Goochland Free Clinic & Family Services 
$65,000 to support health care services for low-income, uninsured Goochland residents.

Greater Richmond ARC 
$25,000 to support ARC in expanding capacity and services to take on A Grace Place's clients and staff.

Greater Richmond SCAN (Stop Child Abuse Now) Inc. 
$50,000 for the Family Support Program.

Hanover Safe Place 
$40,000 to support a part-time social worker who counsels adults and children who have experienced domestic and/or sexual violence.

Health Brigade 
$80,000 to help provide affordable integrated care to the low-income population.

Henrico County Court Appointed Special Advocates, Inc. (Henrico CASA) 
$20,000 to support 20 new volunteer advocates to serve at least 50 newly assigned abused or neglected children.

Jewish Family Services 
$40,000 to care for the physical, emotional, and mental health of seniors.

Lucy Corr Foundation 
$40,000 to provide staffing support for the safety net dental clinic for seniors.

Medical College of Virginia Foundation 
$40,000 help families navigate and access children’s mental health services in Virginia.

NAMI Central Virginia 
$20,000 to support a community HelpLine, as well as educational and support programs.

Real Life 
$30,000 to support the REAL LIFE Community Center as a catalyst for overcoming addiction.

Richmond Academy of Medicine Trust 
$35,000 to assist individuals in navigating the advance care planning process with their loved ones.

Richmond City Health District 
$60,000 to support the community health worker program, which empowers public housing residents, provides on-site care and strengthens community response to the opioid epidemic.

Richmond Opportunities, Inc. (ROI) 
$50,000 to support a Family Transition Coach, who will provide families and individuals currently living in Creighton Court with holistic case management services.

Richmond Peace Education Center 
$12,500 to recruit and train teenagers from high-risk communities to be leaders for peace in their own schools and neighborhoods.

Rx Drug Access Partnership 
$15,000 to support the collaboration with CrossOver Healthcare Ministry (COM) to distribute medication for Virginia’s uninsured.

Safe Harbor 
$40,000 to support expanded services to Latinx domestic violence survivors and to support Motivational Interviewing Training for staff.

Senior Connections, The Capital Area Agency on Aging 
$25,000 to support caregivers who care for older relatives diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease.

South Richmond Adult Day Care Center 
$20,000 for scholarships that will provide care for low-income older adults with complex medical conditions who require adult day health services.
$20,000 to support a day health care program for low-income elderly and disabled adults.

St. Joseph's Villa 
$30,000 for case coordination to better serve the complex needs of students, clients and their families. 

Tricycle Gardens 
$15,000 to expand programming to further address needs associated with limited food access, including cooking education and technical assistance.

Virginia League for Planned Parenthood 
$75,000 to expand primary care services by partnering with patients to provide high-quality, affordable care.

Virginia Supportive Housing 
$40,000 for support services to the homeless and those with co-occurring mental health conditions.  

YWCA 
$50,000 to lead and expand the successful collaborative crisis response system and life-rebuilding programs for survivors of domestic and sexual violence.

Questions about the application process?

Contact Mary Sprague
Senior Community Engagement Officer
804-409-5647