Current Recipients
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begin quoteend quoteThe largest grant award to date funds a community partnership promoting healthier lifestyles led by the public school system

2006 Grant Awards

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Organization Name

Project Description

Grant Amount

Alzheimer's Association Greater Richmond Chapter

Five core services will be provided to seniors: information and referral, education, care consultation, support groups and registering clients for Safe Return.

$10,000

American Cancer Society

A nutrition program implemented in local African American churches to increase healthy lifestyle choices among church members. A youth education component will be added to this program in 2007.

$16,400

American Heart Association

An educational program that guides participants to make healthy lifestyle choices and reduce their risk factors against heart disease and stroke.

$84,333

American National Red Cross: York-Poquoson Chapter

Improved community outreach and disaster services through updated technology and a new van for emergency response and educational outreach purposes.

$48,986

Avalon - A Center for Women and Children

Individual and group counseling at the Avalon Shelter and Outreach Office as well as in the local public schools and detention center.

$50,000

Bacon Street

Youth Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment services for people under the age of 19.

$100,432

City of Williamsburg

Comprehensive Emergency Preparedness Strategy

$50,000

Child Development Resources

Preventive health care and monitoring for unserved children; enhanced services for children with autism; and increased mental health services for children, families and CDR staff.

$176,798

The College of William & Mary Schroeder Center for Healthcare Policy

A major household survey will be conducted and other analyses of access to physician and professional care in the Foundation's service areas.

$116,065

Colonial Services Board

Psychiatric Services at Olde Towne Medical Center, Parenting for Positive Outcomes, and the Lafayette Apartment Empowerment Project will be continued, and new initiatives developed for Intensive In-Home Services and child psychiatric services at OTMC that address gaps in current behavioral health services system.

$259,495

Dream Catchers Therapeutic Riding Center

Therapeutic riding services for a pilot group of special needs students from the Williamsburg-James City County Public School System Department of Special Education.

$125,881

FISH, Inc.

Sanitation supplies and personal hygiene products for clients who cannot afford them.

$10,000

Gloucester - Mathews Free Clinic

Chronic care clinic will expand its hours of operation from 4 to 20 hours per week for chronically ill patients.

$154,400

Grove Christian Outreach Center

Access to nutritious food as well as non-food items such as laundry detergent, toothpaste and toothbrushes, and other needed toiletries that are not covered by other assistance programs.

$14,851

Historic Triangle Senior Center

Continue service provision to seniors through the Senior Volunteer Program.

$13,435

Hospice House and Support Care of Williamsburg

Increased staffing, technology tools for enhanced case management and fundraising needs, and facility maintenance and renovations.

$160,000

James City County

Emergency Preparedness and Relief Funds.

$100,000

James City County Department of Emergency Management

A web-based Emergency Operations Center for the provision of effective planning, information sharing and resource allocation to the community during emergency situations.

$71,000

Lafayette High School

A scholarship fund to assist the practical nursing students with tuition.

$10,000

Network for Latino People

Development of a program for community medical interpretive services (CMIS) and support of the Network's mission.

$130,730

Olde Towne Medical Center

OB/Perinatal Care Clinic services for medically indigent women and start up of a program focusing on care for patients with chronic diseases.

$979,596

Olivet Medical Ministry, Inc.

Increase services of volunteer practitioners and the hours of services of the Chronic Care Clinic.

$147,162

Parent-Child Development Corporation

Improve the physical and emotional health of young children on the Middle Peninsula through parent education.

$20,000

Rx Partnership

Continue program of providing bulk medications to local free clinics.

$30,000

Sentara Williamsburg Community Hospital Auxiliary

A scholarship fund to encourage high school seniors to pursue careers in the medical/health area.

$23,500

Thomas Nelson Educational Foundation

Nursing courses, phlebotomy training for entry-level workforce skills for area students and other residents to be offered at the Historic Triangle Thomas Nelson Community College campus. A pilot project will be implemented to offer Spanish language classes for emergency health care workers.

$154,563

Thomas Nelson Educational Foundation

Scholarships to offset costs related to obtaining a nursing education for TNCC students who are either employed by Eastern State Hospital or reside in the Greater Williamsburg area.

$16,000

Three Rivers Health District

Reduce chronic disease risk through health screening, education, training and collaborative activities for Native Americans living in King William County.

$23,031

Virginia Capital Trail Foundation

Supplemental operational support for the Foundation's immediate fundraising efforts while preparing to launch a major fundraising campaign.

$22,000

Virginia Health Care Foundation

Working in partnership with VHCF and their special software, The Pharmacy Connection (TPC), 11-12 sites throughout the service area will be established at existing organizations to serve patients of clinics and private physicians to obtain millions of dollars in free medications for eligible residents.

$400,000

Virginia Legacy Soccer Club

An after-school soccer program that promotes general health and fitness and prevention of substance to underserved students at six Williamsburg-James City County elementary schools over the next three years.

$63,250

Williamsburg Area Faith in Action

Volunteer services program for homebound seniors. Services include relief for care givers through respite care, in-home visits, information & referral to community services, and assisted transportation to medical appointments.

$37,500

Williamsburg Area Meals on Wheels, Inc.

Meals provided to its current client base while expanding outreach to an unserved portion of the population.

$27,510

Williamsburg Community Trust

Effective strategic planning to develop a vision for the future of the organization.

$23,025

York County

Back-up Power Electrical Support for County Disaster Shelter Program.

$50,000

York County Division of Juvenile Services

Substance abuse prevention and intervention services for youth and their families referred by the Ninth District Judicial Court and the Court Service Unit.

$165,027

York-James City-Williamsburg NAACP

Tuition support for minority high school seniors pursuing a degree in a medical related course of study.

$15,000

 

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 24, 2007