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. 

Spring 2022

Access to Primary Health Care

Access to Mental Health Care

  • Challenge Discovery Projects – $30,000
  • Chesterfield CASA – $20,000 to support volunteer-driven court advocacy for abused and neglected children. 
  •  ChildSavers – $100,000 to support increased access to trauma-informed children’s mental health services through a school-based approach (Second installment of a three-year, $300,000 grant).
  • Commonwealth Catholic Charities – $40,000 to support mental health counseling for uninsured and underinsured residents. 
  • Greater Richmond SCAN – $75,000 to support trauma-informed mental health treatment services.
  • Henrico CASA – $25,000 to support volunteer-driven court advocacy for abused and neglected children. 
  • HomeAgain – $25,000 to support mental health care and substance use disorder counseling resources. 
  • Latinos in Virginia Empowerment Center – $50,000 to support culturally appropriate and linguistically specific mental health services. 
  • UMFS – $40,000
  • YWCA Richmond – $75,000 to support the Empower and Transform Capital Campaign.
  • YWCA Richmond – $50,000

Questions about the application process?

Contact Eric Clay
Sr. Program Officer, Health Initiatives