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.

To best support our nonprofit partners as they respond to the needs of our community during the COVID-19 pandemic, the following organizations received grants for general operating support unless otherwise noted in the description. 

Spring 2021 

Access to Primary Health Care

Access to Mental Health Care

  • Challenge Discovery Projects – $30,000
  • Chesterfield CASA – $20,000 to support volunteer-driven court advocacy for abused and neglected children. 
  •  ChildSavers – $100,000 to support increased access to trauma-informed children’s mental health services through a school-based approach (First installment of a three-year, $300,000 grant). 
  • Greater Richmond SCAN – $50,000  to support trauma-informed mental health treatment services. 
  • Henrico CASA – $25,000 to support volunteer-driven court advocacy for abused and neglected children. 
  • HomeAgain – $40,000 to support mental health care and substance use disorder counseling resources for individuals participating in housing programs. 
  • Latinos in Virginia Empowerment Center – $50,000 to support culturally appropriate and linguistically specific mental health services. 
  • The Innerwork Center – $16,000 to support culturally responsive mindfulness training for Richmond Public Schools teachers. 
  • UMFS – $40,000
  • YWCA of Richmond – $50,000

Questions about the application process?

Contact Eric Clay
Sr. Program Officer, Health Initiatives