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The Power of Endowments: One Gift for Many Generations

An endowed gift lasts forever. It’s carefully invested – but never spent – and the investment returns power change in the community for generations. Endowments enable donors and nonprofit organizations to create a stable source of funding and invest in the future. A great example of an endowed fund at John Randolph Foundation is the… View Article

Smart Beginnings | Training Childcare Providers to Create a Brighter Future

Walking up the steps of the 100 year old Woodlawn Learning Center building, it smells like spring. Inside I can hear children laughing and phones ringing. Preschool registration is in full swing. It’s a short walk down the hallways to a large classroom filled with 16 bouncing three-year-olds singing and jumping along to an episode… View Article

Loving Jimmy | Crater Community Hospice

Jean Blackwell opened the front door of her home and greeted me with with a smile and a warm handshake. Stepping inside, I couldn’t help but gasp at the enormous sailfish on the wall above her fireplace. “Jimmy caught that on a business trip,” she said. I responded in amazement, “How? Where? … You can’t… View Article

Fit4Kids Teaches Through Action

Cynthia Piazza is standing at the back of a group of kindergarten-aged children and following along as a young boy leads his classmates through Vrkasana, better known to these children and many others as, “The Tree Pose.” They are practicing alphabet yoga to cool down and calm their minds after rigorous play and learning activities. Not… View Article

SwimRVA’s Learn-to-Swim Drown Proofs Hopewell

A cowbell sounds across the Hopewell Community Center swimming pool as a swim instructor announces that Dante* is moving on to Station Three. The whole room erupts into applause for Dante before returning to their lessons. Ryan Nester, the SwimRVA Learn-To-Swim Program Coordinator, is in the water supporting a student learning to float. It’s obvious… View Article

Progress Index Features JRF 41st Grants Ceremony

Petersburg’s very own Progress Index covered the John Randolph Foundation 41st Grants Ceremonies. We are delighted to share part of that coverage with you, and we encourage you to hop over and read the entire article on the Progress Index Website. In total, the John Randolph Foundation handed out almost $400,000 in grants to 17… View Article

2016 Fall Grant Cycle Recipients

John Randolph Foundation is pleased to announce grant recipients for the 2016 fall grant cycle. JRF awarded $391,074 to 16 nonprofit organizations helping residents of the Tri-Cities area in the fields of health, quality of life, and education.

HCPS Receives Grant to Support After-school Programs and Enrichment

Hopewell City Public Schools, in partnership with the John Randolph Foundation, are pleased to announce the award of the 21st Century Grant. This grant, from the Virginia Department of Education, will help support after-school enrichment opportunities for the children of Hopewell.

Cameron Foundation and John Randolph Foundation Partner to Give Grant to the Hopewell Food Pantry

The Cameron Foundation, Petersburg, VA, and John Randolph Foundation, Hopewell VA, have partnered together to give a combined grant of $30,000 to Hopewell Food Pantry to help the organization move to a new, larger building at 915 W. City Point Road, Suite 201. Each foundation has committed matching funds of $15,000 towards the effort.