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COVID-19 Grants Awarded

as of May 20, 2020

* - denotes grants made in partnership with the Jessie Ball duPont Fund outside of RCCF's service area

 

Children and Families

Boys & Girls Club of the Northern Neck - to support the BGCNN’s feeding program and Club on the Go packets with fun and creative activities for kids and resources for parents and families.

YMCA of the Virginia Peninsulas – to support the free childcare programs for children of front line healthcare, emergency and all essential personnel and to support general operating expenses for YMCA locations in Middlesex, Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond and Westmoreland Counties.

Emergency Services

Kilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department – to fund a turnout gear (firefighting suit) drying rack to aid firefighters to respond to emergencies with fully decontaminated equipment in short turnaround times between responses.

King & Queen Community Ministries* - to support purchase of additional fresh foods purchases and emergency financial assistance for low-income families in King & Queen County.

King & Queen Department of Social Services* - to support emergency financial assistance funds such as housing, and utilities assistance to low-income families in King & Queen County.

Linking Help and Hope – to support The Link’s emergency financial assistance program for seniors in Lancaster and Northumberland Counties.

Middlesex Department of Social Services – to provide emergency financial assistance for families who have lost employment in the food services and hospitality sectors and older adults who have exhausted their financial resources preparing for COVID-19.

Montross Ministerial Association* - to support housing and utilities assistance to low-income families in Westmoreland County.

Richmond Ministerial Association* - to support food and utility assistance for low-income residents of Richmond County.

Salvation Army, Essex Chapter* - to support emergency assistance funds such as housing and utilities assistance to low-income families in Essex County.

Salvation Army, Richmond Chapter* - to support housing/homeless support, utilities assistance, food and transportation needs for work and medical appointments for Richmond County residents.

Westmoreland Department of Social Services* - to support emergency financial assistance funds such as housing, and utilities assistance to low-income families in Westmoreland County.

Food Security

Hands Across Middlesex Interfaith Council – to fund part-time employees to respond to increased needs for food packaging and distribution.

Healthy Harvest Food Bank – to fund general operating expenses, including additional food purchase for people in need and the expected increase in demand, labor and delivery charges.

Rappahannock Community College Educational Foundation – to fund supplies for food pantries on the Glenns and Warsaw campuses for low-income students during the COVID-19 crisis.

Tappahannock Seventh-day Adventist Community Service Center* - to support a community food pantry.

Health Care

Bay Aging – to provide PPE for in-home care aides, coaches and outreach personnel to continue providing care to elderly and indigent clients.

Guadalupe Free Health Clinic* – to provide funding for medical supplies, cleaning supplies and increased expenses due to the COVID-19 crisis in Westmoreland County.

Ledwith-Lewis Free Health Clinic – to provide funding for medical supplies, cleaning supplies and additional telehealth account registrations for eligible clients in Essex, King & Queen and Middlesex Counties.

Northern Neck-Middlesex Free Health Clinic – to provide funding for increased health care needs of residents in Lancaster, Northumberland, Richmond and Middlesex Counties.

Three Rivers Health District – to provide care packages with medical supplies and food sources, allowing Three Rivers to assist the community when Department of Social Services is unable to offer support.

Housing

Gloucester United Emergency Shelter Team (GUEST) – to fund motel vouchers for homeless residents to self-isolate and/or self-quarantine, and for families losing homes due to loss of employment.

The Haven Shelter and Services – to purchase items such as toilet paper/paper towels, cleaning supplies, canned foods, frozen proteins, baby wipes/diapers, etc., that they would ordinarily receive via in-kind donations that they are not currently receiving.