Centra Foundation Announces 2016 Community Health Initiative Fund Grant Recipients

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Centra Foundation Announces 2016 Community Health Initiative Fund Grant Recipients

Monday, June 27, 2016

We are pleased to announce the 2016 recipients of the Centra Foundation Community Health Initiative Fund grants totaling $495,205 to support health-related projects and programs in our region. The grants funded are closely aligned to the funding goals that have been established as a result of our most recent Community Health Needs Assessment. The funding provided through these grant awards will help many area agencies support new projects and programs that will greatly enhance our community’s health.

According to Kathryn M. Pumphrey, Ed.D., Executive Vice President of the Centra Foundation, “The Centra Foundation has supported priority issues that are closely linked to improving our region’s immediate and long-term health.” She comments that “the grants awarded align closely with the goals we’ve established as a result of our most recent Community Health Needs Assessment.”

Amazing Grace Food Outreach                                                                                      $30,000
Amazing Grace Outreach Church

Bedford Bridges Out of Poverty Initiative                                                                 $65,000
Bedford Community Health Foundation

Central Virginia HIV Testing & Counseling Project                                                  $13,000
Coalition for HIV & Prevention of Central Virginia

Dental Care Program                                                                                                           $21,250
Heart of Virginia Free Clinic-Farmville

EMS Training                                                                                                                         $40,000
Central Virginia Community College Educational Foundation, Inc.

Expanding Access to Healthy Food: Fresh Corner                                                   $8,420
Lynchburg Grows

Fear 2 Freedom After Care Kits                                                                                       $5,000
Fear 2 Freedom, Inc.

Hospital Readmission Prevention – Burkeville                                                         $20,000
Piedmont Senior Resources, Area Agency on Aging, Inc.

Mass Casualty Incident Unit Proposal - Farmville                                                   $5,000
Prince Edward Volunteer Rescue Squad

Medical/Dental Services Integration Project                                                              $60,000
Free Clinic of Central Virginia, Inc.

Oak Lane Residential Recovery Program for Pregnant and                                 $69,631
Post-Partum Women & Their Infants
Roads to Recovery

Park View Community Mission Program Coordination                                      $12,280
Park View Community Mission

Peer to Peer Recovery Program                                                                                        $10,000
(Substance Abuse Recovery for Youth)
The (Unlimited Potential) UP Foundation

RX Partnership                                                                                                                         $10,000
Rx Drug Access Partnership

Safe at Home                                                                                                                              $20,000
Interfaith Outreach Association    

Summer Camp Scholarships & 3 Point Play Program                                              $12,500
Jubilee Family Development Center

TAKE CHARGE: Priority Care Transitions Program                                             $60,000
Central Virginia Alliance for Community Living, Inc.

Zoll X-Series Monitor/Defibrillator - Amelia County                                             $33,124
Amelia County Emergency Squad