Recent Grants

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

The following organizations received grants for general operating support unless otherwise noted in the description.

Summer 2023

  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Richmond - $35,000 to support expand professional development in socio-emotional learning and trauma-informed care, and to increase access to mental health support through awareness and community partnerships.
  • CARITAS - $90,000 to provide a long-term residential substance use recovery program on two campuses - one for men and one for women.
  • Children's Home Society of Virginia - $60,000 to support the My Path Forward program, which support youth who have aged out of the foster care system transition to independence.
  • Elk Hill - $50,000 to support mental health interventions and counseling to youth in their schools, homes, or through partnerships with other community organizations.
  • Gateway Homes - $50,000 to provide community-based mental healthcare services to historically marginalized and socioeconomically disadvantaged individuals living with serious mental illness (SMI) diagnoses.
  • Hanover Safe Place - $50,000 to provide direct services to individuals and families affected by sexual and domestic violence.
  • The Innerwork Center - $16,000 to deliver mindfulness training to our region's public school teachers.
  • REAL LIFE - $40,000 to support REAL LIFE's programming at its community center and recovery transition housing, including case management and peer support.
  • Richmond City Health District - $75,000 to support Community Health Workers, who connect residents to primary care and other needed services.
  • Safe Harbor - $60,000 to support the mental health needs of adult survivors who have experienced trauma and abuse.
  • SOAR365- $25,000 to expand the Pediatric Therapy Program.
  • St. Joseph's Villa - $40,000 to provide critical and life-saving mental health services to children and their families.
  • Virginia Supportive Housing - $50,000 to provide comprehensive supportive services to individuals with a history of homelessness and co-occurring mental health condition or substance use disorder.

Winter 2023

Access to Primary Health Care

Access to Mental Health Care

Questions about the application process?

Contact Eric Clay
Sr. Program Officer, Health Initiatives