John Randolph Foundation Disaster Response Fund

In response to the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, John Randolph Foundation has created a Disaster Response Fund to address the immediate needs of non-profit organizations during this crisis.

The $500,000 fund is designed to meet the immediate needs of and address the long-term effects on non-profit organizations in the John Randolph Foundation's service area (Hopewell, Prince George, Enon, Petersburg, Colonial Heights, Fort Lee, Charles City, Dinwiddie, Surry, Sussex and Varina).

Non-profit organizations may apply for assistance online. On our website, click on "Grants" and follow directions to apply for Disaster Response Grants. JRF plans to promptly review and process requests as they are received.

Priority will be given to requests from non-profit organizations providing disaster/crisis response services, experiencing greater demand for services due to the crisis, or experiencing hardship due to loss of revenue. Importantly, the fund is permanently endowed to assist not only with the current emergency, but with unforeseen crises or disasters in the future as well.

How To Help

"In times of emergency, people want to be part of the relief effort in their own community. Now we have a way for them to do that," said Lisa Sharpe, JRF Executive Director.

Contributions to the Disaster Response Fund will be matched dollar-for-dollar by John Randolph Foundation up to $500,000.

Individual or corporate contributions (tax-deductible) to the fund are welcome and may be made payable to: John Randolph Foundation Attn: Disaster Response Fund P.O. Box 1606 Hopewell, VA 23860

Or you may contribute online by clicking here to go to the Donate page.

Please contact us at 804.458.2239 with any questions.

Be safe. Stay well.