Recent Grants

The Jenkins Foundation conducts twice yearly grant cycles, awarded in March and September. The following list provides a snapshot of the projects that reinforce our strategic focus areas, and help to create a healthier Richmond region.

Fall 2019

Access to Primary Health Care

Capital Area Health Network
$50,000 to provide access to quality health care at John Marshall High School and Henderson Middle School through a mobile health clinic.

Circle Center Adult Day Services
$50,000 to provide high-quality care and support that enables high-risk older adults to live at home with their families for as long as possible, regardless of ability to pay.

CrossOver Healthcare Ministry
$80,000 towards salary support for the Medical Director, nurse practitioners, dental hygienist and licensed professional counselor. (First installment of a three-year, $240,000 grant.)

Family Lifeline
$50,000 supporting Long Term Support Services for older adults, people with disabilities and their caregivers, helping residents stay healthy and safe in their own homes. (First installment of a three-year, $150,000 grant.)

Family Lifeline
$30,000 to support the Early Childhood Development Initiative.

Health Brigade
$80,000 towards general operating funds to support integrated health care and outreach efforts.

Free Clinic of Powhatan
$40,000 for salary support as well as costs of dental care, prescriptions and marketing. 

$65,000 to support programs that provide a medical home for uninsured adults with no other access to care. (First installment of a three-year, $195,000 grant.)

Jewish Family Services
$40,000 to support low-income seniors with the physical, mental and emotional health care they need, allowing them to age in place with dignity and social support.

Lucy Corr Foundation
$40,000 to provide primary health care to seniors in Metro Richmond by addressing dental and periodontal disease.

Richmond City Health District
$75,000 to support community health workers who help residents experiencing effects of inequitable policies connect with primary care, community services and tools for substance use disorder prevention.

Rx Partnership
$15,000 to support collaboration with CrossOver Healthcare Ministry in distributing medication for Virginia's uninsured residents.

Virginia League for Planned Parenthood
$75,000 to provide high-quality, affordable health care while helping patients manage costly and life-threatening conditions. (First installment of a three-year, $225,000 grant.)

Access to Mental Health Care

Gateway Homes
$50,000 to help individuals reach psychiatric stability and independent living through outpatient psychiatry, counseling, occupational therapy and primary care.

Richmond Opportunities, Inc.
$50,000 to support the Family Transition Coach program, addressing social determinants of health by providing residents of Creighton Court with holistic case management services.

Safe Harbor
$40,000 to support counseling and case management programs to help survivors heal physically, emotionally and mentally.

Virginia Supportive Housing
$50,000 to provide comprehensive supportive services to individuals in Richmond with histories of homelessness and co-occurring mental health conditions or substance use disorders.


Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders

Elk Hill

$50,000 to provide multi-intervention support for youth and families with drug and alcohol problems.




Spring 2019

Access to Primary Health Care

Access Now, Inc. 
$40,000 to provide specialty medical care to the uninsured.

Better Housing Coalition 
$40,000 to support medical case management and access to health education for elders who wish to remain independent in their homes.

Daily Planet Health Services
$50,000 to support Medical Respite staff in providing quality healthcare to vulnerable homeless individuals.

Family Lifeline
$50,000 to support the Early Childhood Development Initiative.

Richmond Behavioral Health Foundation 
$50,000 to fund a second Health Educator position in the Richmond Integrated Community Health Clinic.

Virginia Dental Association Foundation
$25,000 to provide case management for Donated Dental Services and assist the coordination of free dental clinics.

Virginia League for Planned Parenthood
$100,000 for capital for the East End clinic. (First installment of a three-year, $500,000 grant.)

Access to Mental Heath Care

Chesterfield CASA
$20,000 to support the training and supervision of volunteer child advocates.

$50,000 to help children build resilience to trauma by providing access to outpatient Mental Health (MHS) and Immediate Response (IR) services.

Greater Richmond SCAN (Stop Child Abuse Now) Inc. 
$50,000 to provide intensive, trauma-focused mental health treatment for children and caregivers.

Henrico CASA
$20,000 to support training for at least 20 new volunteer advocates to serve abused or neglected children.

Medical College of Virginia Foundation 
$50,000 to support family navigation services that connect families to mental health services in Virginia.

St. Joseph's Villa
$30,000 to implement and evaluate new Trauma-Informed Care efforts.

Virginia Home for Boys and Girls
$10,000 to support free, monthly Youth Mental Health First Aid Workshops.

YWCA of Richmond
$50,000 to support mental health services intake for survivors of intimate partner violence.

Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders

$250,000 for capital costs associated with the Healing Place for Women. (Final installment of a four-year, $1 million grant.)

$50,000 for operating support for the Healing Place for Men. (Second installment of a three-year, $150,000 grant.)