Improving the Health of Greater Richmond

We envision a community in which all residents lead healthy, stable and productive lives. Through strategic philanthropy and collaborative learning, we are investing in three key focus areas.

Access to
Primary Care

Access to
Mental Health Care

Prevention and Treatment
of Substance Use Disorders

News and Announcements

Building a culture of active learning

The Jenkins Foundation is actively exploring emerging trends and innovative approaches that align with three focus areas to continually guide strategic grantmaking.

Impact Stories

Q&A with Sherrell Thompson, Certified Community Health Worker

We sat down with Sherrell Thompson to learn more about what the Community Health Worker position entails, the challenges that her community's residents face, the successes they achieve, and how she got involved in this work