2016 Fall Grant Cycle Recipients

January 20, 2017 2:20 pm Published by Leave your thoughts


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.


ALS Association: $10,000 to support people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in the Hopewell area

Colonial Heights Food Pantry: $20,000 to alleviate hunger in the Colonial Heights community

District 19 Community Services Board: $15,500 for emergency medication assistance for people with mental ii I ness

FOLAR- Friends of the Lower Appomattox River: $50,000 administrative support for the creation of the Lower Appomattox River Heritage Trail

Gateway Homes: $35,000 for the Community Reintegration Program serving people with mental illness

Greater Richmond Fit4Kids: $45,000 to continue health and wellness program in Hopewell schools

Jackson Feild Homes: $10,000 to help build a new outdoor recreation center for children with mental health disorders

National Alliance on Mental Illness- Central Virginia: $9,250 to support people with mental ii I ness and their families

Prince George County Parks and Recreation: $46,912 to provide fitness equipment for the Central Wellness Center

project:HOMES: $30,000 to build wheelchair ramps and ensure homes are safe and accessible for people in need


American Red Cross: $10,000 to support people who have experienced home fires with emergency relief and resources

STORY – Southside Transformation Opportunities for Residents and Youth: $26,912 to work with students in the Thom as Rolfe community of Hopewell through the new Math, Literacy and Leadership program

VirginiaNavigator: $7,500 to help veterans navigate services and healthcare through the new Veterans Navigator website


Big Brothers Big Sisters: $30,000 to match mentors with students at Harry E. James & Dupont Elementary Schools

Children’s Museum of Richmond: $s,ooo to provide early enrichment programs for Hopewel I students

Smart Beginnings Southeast: $40,000 to promote quality childcare and school-readiness for children in the Tri-Cities area

John Randolph Foundation partners with local communities and organizations in the Tri-Cities area to build healthy communities and bright futures. Since 1995 the Foundation has invested over $16 million in the community through its grant program and over $1 .4 million in scholarships. As the Tri-Cities area’s only community foundation, we help donors create enduring investments and currently manage nine endowments, 57 scholarships, and three educator award programs.

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