RMHF

Responsive Grant Making Awards by Year

Fiscal Year 2016

Access and Quality of Care

Access Now $40,000 over one year to coordinate specialty medical care for safety net patients served by the region's Free Clinics,  Federally Qualified Health Centers and local Health Departments.

Capital Area Health Network $100,000 over one year for Registered Nurses to support patient care teams in case management, care coordination and quality improvement.

ChildSavers $55,000 over one year to improve the intake process to better match client needs with clinical expertise and the type of therapy needed. 

CrossOver Healthcare Ministry $100,000 over one year to enhance patient care through the improvement of interdisciplinary care models, focusing on integrated wellness care and addressing social determinants of health.

East District Family Resource Center $50,000 over one year to coordinate health interventions and programs offered by various community organizations in the Richmond City 7th District.

Family Lifeline $62,400 over one year to improve program services for older adults and people with disabilities, strengthen referral partnerships, and identify ways for Family Lifeline to recruit, train and retain a qualified workforce.

Fan Free Clinic $100,000 over one year to expand patient access by increasing clinic hours, increasing volunteer providers and broadening community outreach through targeted partnerships.

Goochland Free Clinic and Family Services $100,000 over one year to provide comprehensive medical, dental and behavioral health services for the County's uninsured.

Lucy Corr Foundation $20,000 over one year to support operations and services provided through the dental clinic at Lucy Corr Village and partnering community programs.

Richmond High Blood Pressure Center $20,000 over six months to support operations.

RX Partnership $20,000 over one year to provide free medication to low income, uninsured patients and serve as a resource to safety net organizations in the greater Richmond region.

Virginia Dental Association Foundation $20,000 over one year to support comprehensive dental care needs of individuals who are disabled, elderly, medically compromised, and unable to afford services in the Richmond region.

YWCA $50,000 over one year to support health navigation and other support services for the RHART Program and victims of domestic violence.


Aging Services Planning and Delivery

A Grace Place Adult Day Care Center $75,000 over one year for a Case/Quality Assurance Manager to provide licensure oversight, track client health indicators and work with caretakers to support nursing staff in their duties and to facilitate clients' wellness practices when they are at home.

Better Housing Coalition $50,000 over one year to provide health education, counseling support services and medical case management services to residents living in BHC facilities, thereby enabling residents to age in place. 


Community/Population Health

Council On Foundations  $13,000 over one year to support general operating expenses of the Council.

Health Exchange Financial Assistance Program $30,000 over one year to support a pilot program that engages newly insured individuals though a series of educational programs and one-on-one coaching.

Metropolitan Richmond Sports Backers $75,000 over one year to support Bike/Walk RVA, an initiative working to build safe, connected and accessible networks of bike and pedestrian infrastructures in the region.

Philanthropy New York $15,000 over one year to support the Asset Funders Network and the Health-Wealth Funders Brief.

Tricycle Gardens $30,000 over one year to support food access programming including the Corner Farm, RVA's Healthy Corner Store Initiative, Four Season Farmers' Markets, and nutrition education classes/food skills classes.

Fiscal Year 2015

Access and Quality of Care

Access Now $40,000 over one year to coordinate specialty medical care for safety net patients served by the region's free clinics,  Federally Qualified Health Centers and local health departments.

Fan Free Clinic $100,000 over one year to improve services provided through the integration of its behavioral, public health and transgender health services through a Patient Centered Medical home Model of Care.

Free Clinic of Powhatan $80,000 over two years for operational support for its comprehensive medical and health services for the County's low income, uninsured.

Daily Planet $160,000 over two years to continue integration of medical and behavioral health services for the clinic’s diabetic patients, and to assist other clinics in replicating the model.

Gateway Homes $25,000 over one year to support an on-site Nurse Practitioner.

Goochland Free Clinic and Family Services $54,000 over one year for support of its comprehensive medical, dental and behavioral health services for the County's low income, uninsured.

Greater Richmond Fit4Kids $150,000 over three years to expand physical activity and wellness programs for children in targeted elementary schools in Richmond, Hopewell, Henrico and Chesterfield.

RX Partnership $20,000 over one year to provide free medication to low income, uninsured patients in the greater Richmond region.

Virginia League for Planned Parenthood $200,000 over three years to provide primary and urgent care clinic services during weekend hours for the region's safety net patients.

Virginia Supportive Housing $100,000 over two years to improve the physical and behavioral health of individuals served by the agency.

Virginia Treatment Center for Children $200,000 over three years to support for families navigating the mental health care system for their children.

YMCA of Greater Richmond $150,000 over two years for Diabetes educational programming. 


Healthcare Workforce Education and Development

VCU Department of Psychology and Hayes E. Willis Clinic $100,000 over two years to establish a bilingual pediatric training site and support the health needs of Latino children served by the Hayes E. Willis Clinic. 


Aging Services Planning and Delivery

Alzheimer's Association  $30,000 over one year to support client engagement programs, care consultation and respite care services for individuals affected by Alzheimer's & Dementia and their caregivers.

Better Housing Coalition  $50,000 over one year to provide low income senior residents living in BHC facilities with access to appropriate physical and emotional support thereby enabling residents to age in place.

Circle Center Adult Day Services $170,000 to renovate and furnish additional space in order to increase service capacity as well as professional development for current staff.

Senior Connections and VCU Department of Gerontology $250,000 over two years to continue implementing and expanding the Greater Richmond Age Wave Plan.

South Richmond Adult Day Care Center $100,000 over two years to provide on-site healthcare and prevention services by a registered nurse.


Community Health Improvement

Code for America $50,000 over one year to fund a coding team within the City of Richmond to develop a smart phone application for newly insured individuals to better understand the health care market.

 Partnership for Nonprofit Excellence $100,000 over two years to provide operating support to its four core programs: ConnectVA, HandsOn Greater Richmond, Organizational Solutions and Nonprofit Learning Point.

Richmond Academy of Medicine Trust $30,000 to design and adopt a model to address end-of-life planning in the Richmond region.

Tricycle Gardens $30,000 over one year to address food insecurity by growing and distributing healthy local produce to neighborhood corner markets located in recognized food deserts.

Fiscal Year 2014

Access and Quality of Care

Access Now $40,000 over one year to coordinate specialty medical care for safety net patients served by the region's free clinics,  Federally Qualified Health Centers and local health departments.

Capital Area Health Network $225,000 over 18 months to develop and implement a Nurse Advice Line to serve its patients and those of other area safety net providers.

Challenge Discovery Project $105,000 over three years to provide counseling, direct behavioral health services and enrichment programs to residents in Richmond's East End communities.

ChildSavers $100,000 to purchase, install and transition to a new electronic health record system. 

CrossOver Health Ministry $100,000 over two years to plan, purchase and implement an Electronic Health Record System.

The Daily Planet $50,000 to facilitate the integration of medical services within the Henrico County Mental Health East Center to provide access to primary care for individuals diagnosed with serious mental illness.

East District Family Resource Center $100,000 over two years to continue support of the 7th District Health & Wellness Initiative, a community collaboration focusing on prevention, education, outreach, screening  and connection to health services.

Fan Free Clinic $100,000 over one year to improve services provided through the integration of its behavioral, public health and transgender health services through a Patient Centered Medical Home model of care.

Free Clinic of Powhatan $37,000 over one year for operational support for its comprehensive medical and health services for the County's low income, uninsured.

Gateway Homes $25,000 over one year to support an on-site Nurse Practitioner.

Goochland Free Clinic and Family Services $54,000 over one year for support of its comprehensive medical, dental and behavioral health services for the County's low income, uninsured.

Lucy Corr Foundation $50,000 over two years to support operations and services provided at the dental clinic at Lucy Corr Village.

National Alliance on Mental Illness of Central Virginia $5,300 to provide mental health recovery, wellness education and support programs that reach and serve people in Central Virginia who are living with mental illness.

Nueva Vida $76,700 over two years to address the healthcare needs of Richmond's underinsured and uninsured Latinas and their families who are at risk of developing cancer or have a cancer diagnosis.

Richmond City Health District $276,675 over three years to expand the deployment of trained local lay-health advocates in Community Resource Centers located in Creighton, Fairfield, Whitcomb, Hillside and Mosby Courts.

RX Partnership $10,000 to provide free medication to low income, uninsured patients in the greater Richmond region. 

SeniorNavigator $82,400 over two years to expand access to information on the Affordable Care Act and health reform issues for adults across Virginia through its Virginia Health Navigator Solution Centers.

Southeastern Council of Foundations $10,500 to support Southeastern Health Legacy Foundations programming.

Stop Child Abuse Now of Greater Richmond $50,000 over two years to provide intensive behavioral health services in a preschool environment to children who have experienced severe physical/mental trauma and abuse.

Tricycle Gardens $30,000 over one year to address food insecurity by growing and distributing healthy local produce to neighborhood corner markets located in recognized food deserts.

Virginia Center for Health Innovations $19,500 to support a collaborative effort to design, test and scale a care model in which defined populations with diabetes receive consistent and coordinated supports across the clinical, workplace, and community settings.

Virginia Oral Health Coalition $25,000 to create a model for integration of dental and medical care within safety net clinics.

Young Men’s Christian Association of Greater Richmond $97,000 to conduct diabetes management programs designed for individuals with diabetes or who are at risk of developing diabetes.


 Healthcare Workforce Education and Development

Heart Havens $32,350 over three years to develop and offer an online training program for Direct Service Provider staff employed by Heart Havens, Richmond Residential Services and SupportOne.

J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College $100,000 over two years to develop curriculum and implement a Health Information Management career pathway.

Special Olympics of Virginia $27,000 to build a multipurpose/training room that will be used to strengthen staff and volunteer training.

VCU Massey Cancer Center $72,300 over one year to implement a pilot project to provide specialized Palliative Care training to Advanced Practice Registered Nurses working in rural or undeserved regions of the Commonwealth. 


 Aging Services Planning and Delivery

Better Housing Coalition $50,000 over one year to provide low income senior residents living in BHC facilities with access to appropriate physical and emotional support thereby enabling residents to age in place.

Fiscal Year 2013

Access and Quality of Care

A Grace Place Adult Day Care Center $90,500 over two years to design and implement an evidence-based fitness program to sustain or improve health, prevent and/or manage chronic diseases. 

ChildSavers $20,300 to assist in the identification and selection of a new practice management and electronic health record system. 

Family Lifeline $400,000 over three years to expand management and clinical team structure to serve at-risk families across all age spans. 

Fan Free Clinic $250,000 over one year for operational support. 

Ramp Access Made Possible by Students $11,500 over one year to provide wheelchair ramps for low-income elderly and disabled individuals who are unable to access medical care without a ramp. 

ROSMY $1,500 to develop a suicide prevention program addressing the rising number of suicides among Richmond/Central Virginia’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth. 

ROSMY $97,600 over two years to support organizational programming for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth. 

Safe Harbor $40,000 over two years to expand community outreach, counseling, and group support efforts for residents of the Town & Country and Southwood housing developments. 

Southeastern Council of Foundations $2,500 to support Southeastern Health Legacy Foundations programming. 

South Richmond Adult Day Care Center $60,000 over one year for a registered nurse to provide on-site healthcare and prevention services, and to coordinate medical, dental, and behavioral health services. 

VCU Department of Health Administration $23,870 to implement a photo-voice project in partnership with the VCU Departments of Health Administration, Art Education, Social Behavioral Health and Richmond’s Hands Up Ministries to document the navigation, barriers and challenges to healthcare access/utilization for the underserved residents of Northside Richmond. 

VCU Division of Trauma & Critical Care $124,000 over two years to support its Injury and Violence Prevention Program: Project EMPOWER initiative to train providers across multiple settings to identify and provide services to individuals experiencing intimate partner violence. 

Virginia Supportive Housing $100,000 over two years to support the A Place to Start Program focused on improving the physical and behavioral health of individuals served by the agency. 

Young Men’s Christian Association of Greater Richmond $97,000 over one year to conduct multiple 12 week diabetes programs throughout the greater Richmond area. 


 Healthcare Workforce Education and Development

VCU School of Nursing $100,000 over three years to support the start-up phase of the School of Nursing’s Clinical Scholars Program. 


 Aging Services Planning and Delivery

Alzheimer’s Association  $30,000 over one year to support the Care Coordination Program offered caregivers of persons with Alzheimer’s and dementia. 

Senior Connections & VCU Department of Gerontology $112,500 over two years to implement the Greater Richmond Plan for Age Wave Readiness. 

Fiscal Year 2012

Access and Quality of Care 

Access Now $80,000 over two years to support care coordinator services and to provide specialty physician referrals for patients served by the region’s health safety net providers. 

Challenge Discovery Projects $60,000 over two years to support outpatient counseling in the community resource centers of Creighton Court, Fairfield Court and Mosby Court. 

CrossOver HealthCare Ministry $100,000 over two years to support the Single Women’s Health Program. 

Daily Planet $200,000 over two years to provide healthcare for the uninsured and underinsured by adding an additional nurse practitioner. 

East District Family Resource Center $176,400 over two years to support the 7th District Health and Wellness Initiative, a community program with an emphasis on health education, outreach, screening and connecting residents with a medical home. 

Fan Free Clinic $86,000 over two years to expand the Clinic’s Diabetes Wellness Project.

Free Clinic of Powhatan $75,000 over two years to improve the Clinic’s infrastructure in order to sustain and expand clinical services for patients served by the Clinic. 

Goochland Free Clinic and Family Services $108,000 over two years for support of medical, dental and behavioral health services. 

Greater Richmond Stop Child Abuse Now $75,000 over two years to support the Circle Preschool Program to provide mental health services to victims of assault/physical abuse in a preschool environment. 

Greater Richmond Fit4Kids $120,000 over three years to introduce physical activity and wellness programs for children in targeted elementary schools in Richmond City and Chesterfield County. 

Lucy Corr Foundation $23,500 over one year to equip and modernize the Lucy Corr Village Dental Clinic. 

Richmond High Blood Pressure Center $55,000 over one year for renovation/expansion of clinic space and the addition of a part-time nurse practitioner. 

Rx Drug Access Partnership $40,000 over two years to provide free medication to low-income uninsured patients through community safety net pharmacies. 

Southeastern Council of Foundations $5,000 to support Southeastern Health Legacy Foundations programming. 

VCU L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs $23,307 to survey the Hispanic/Latino population across greater Richmond to assess how the Hispanic/Latino population uses healthcare and clinical facilities in Richmond and Central Virginia. 

Virginia League for Planned Parenthood $93,000 over two years for a patient navigator in the Women’s Primary Care Services Program. 

Virginia Supportive Housing $50,000 over one year for a registered nurse in the A Place to Start Program.


Healthcare Workforce Education and Development 

Bon Secours Richmond Health Systems School of Nursing $5,500 to support the School of Nursing. 

John Tyler Community College School of Nursing  $160,000 over two years to create the infrastructure for an educational pipeline for high school students and graduates of the Chesterfield Technical Center Practical Nurse Program to seamlessly progress into the JTCC Associate Degree, pre-BSN certificate and VCU/ODU Baccalaureate nursing programs. 

Longwood University School of Nursing $125,000 over one year in capital funding to build out a clinical simulation laboratory for home health and long-term care education.


Aging Services Planning and Delivery

Better Housing Coalition $250,000 for the construction of a multipurpose room for health related programs, green/garden features and acquisition of adaptive equipment for Beckstoffer’s Mill senior housing in Richmond’s East End.

Greater Richmond Aquatics Partnership $60,000 over one year for the planning, design and implementation of aquatics therapy and fitness programming for low-income senior citizens. 

Senior Connections $50,000 over one year to expand the Public Guardianship Program’s services for indigent adults.

Fiscal Year 2011

Access and Quality of Care 

Access Now $4,000 to support the Continuing the Discussion – Health Care Reform and Its Impact on Richmond Safety Net Providers.

Better Housing Coalition $70,000 over two years to provide individual/group health education, counseling, medical case management, health screenings/monitoring, and medication management to onsite residents of Better Housing Coalition facilities. 

Challenge Discovery Projects $16,000 over one year for the creation of a Youth Technology and Healing Center. 

Children’s Health Involving Parents $195,000 over three years to expand care coordination in the areas of health, dental and parent education. 

Commonwealth Clinic $150,000 over three years to support a full-time bilingual registered nurse and to augment current staff with bilingual training. 

CrossOver HealthCare Ministry $100,000 over one year to expand up-to-date health screenings, track chronic diseases, address mental health issues and provide appropriate health education for CrossOver’s single women population. 

Daily Planet $58,140 over one year to develop a program in conjunction with Southside Child Development Center to provide health/nutrition education and health screening services for at risk children and families served by Southside Child Development Center. 

Fan Free Clinic $30,600 over one year to implement a comprehensive diabetes program. 

Friends Association For Children $60,000 over two years to support a new School Age Health Education Program to provide children the opportunity to learn healthy lifestyle habits. 

Goochland Free Clinic and Family Services $40,000 over one year to support medical and dental services for women. 

Legal Aid Justice Center $30,000 over eighteen months to support medical-legal partnership programming between the Center and the VCU Health System.

Richmond City Health District $219,000 over three years to support community resource centers located in Fairfield Court, Whitcomb Court, and Mosby Court. 

Southeastern Council of Foundations $5,000 to support Southeastern Health Legacy Foundations programming. 

Virginia Treatment Center for Children $393,900 over three years to support the Children’s Mental Health Resource Center.


Aging Services Planning and Delivery 

Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Richmond $60,000 over two years to support respite assistance programs for caregivers of family members diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or other dementia diseases. 

Senior Navigator $117,500 over two years to develop and maintain a web based Health Reform Solution Center to provide health reform information to seniors and caregivers. 

United Way of Greater Richmond $16,000 over one year to support the continued development of the Greater Richmond Age Wave Plan.

Fiscal Year 2010

Access and Quality of Care

CrossOver HealthCare Ministry $40,000 over one year to support program staff to provide medical and dental services at the Cowardin Street Clinic.

Free Clinic of Powhatan $50,000 over two years to support general operating expenses to provide medical, dental and mental health services to patients served by the clinic.

Goochland Free Clinic and Family Services $20,000 over one year to support program staff to provide medical and dental services for women.  

Greater Richmond Stop Child Abuse Now $12,500 over six months to support program staff in the Child Advocacy Center.  

Virginia League for Planned Parenthood $75,000 over two years to expand primary care physician care to underserved patients and to expand the colposcopy program as a primary referral point for Access Now.


Healthcare Workforce Education and Development 

Bon Secours Richmond Health Systems School of Nursing $48,772 for the Modlin Scholarship Program.  

Longwood University School of Nursing $150,000 over one year for equipment in the Clinical Simulation Learning Center.


Aging Services Planning and Delivery 

Family Lifeline $30,000 over one year for the Elderfriends Program to support program staff in matching elders with volunteers and to increase volunteer recruitment.  

Southeastern Council of Foundations $10,000 matching grant over two years to support the EngAGEment Initiative to raise awareness of aging issues among Foundations across the southeast.