2012– 2013 ANNUAL REPORT
LETTER TO THE COMMUNITY
he Jenkins Foundation is dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the Greater Richmond region. We work in collaboration with many nonprofit leaders, health care professionals and other foundations to support a variety of organizations essential to building a healthy and thriving region. Last year alone, we proudly awarded nearly $1.5 million in grants to 33 deserving local nonprofits. Our board believes that continuous study of health trends and a focused grantmaking strategy are what allow us to make the greatest impact. As we strive to contribute to the overall health and safety of residents in the metro Richmond region, we recognize that this entails a broad range of services and our grants reflect this. Recent funding has enabled a local farm to grow and distribute fresh produce to underserved neighborhoods, area schools to implement bullying prevention programs and health clinics to provide both preventative and acute care health services to low-income individuals and families. Our ability to make a difference is dependent on the many people who put our resources to work every day. It is because of your hard work and commitment that we feel fortunate to be a part of such a generous community. We are inspired by the results we have achieved thus far and we look forward to continuing our work together to further enhance the quality of life in our region. With confidence, we know our collective efforts will continue to make a positive impact for generations to come.
Barbara B. Ukrop Chairman
EARLY PREVENTION â€˘ 80% Improvement Through Challenge Discovery Projectâ€™s Say It With Heart program, 80% of teachers witness their students use tolerance, empathy and effective communication with their peers, leading to reduced bullying and violence in the schools.
JENKINS FOUNDATION 2012 GRANTS Access Now $50,000 To support patient care coordination for an extensive network of physician volunteers.
Fan Free Clinic $80,000 To provide medical and mental health services for uninsured, lowincome adults.
CARITAS $35,000 To support the costs associated with implementation of the merger between CARITAS and The Healing Place.
Free Clinic of Powhatan $25,000 To provide quality health services to uninsured low-income adults of Powhatan County.
CARITAS $37,500 To provide relapse prevention counseling services to the individuals and families served by six nonprofit partners. Challenge Discovery Projects $30,000 To support the Say It With Heart bullying prevention program. $15,000 To support the training and supervision of volunteers who advocate for abused and neglected children in the juvenile court process. ChildSavers of Richmond $70,000 To support the Trauma Response program. Circle Center Adult Day Services $25,000 To provide high-risk, low and moderate income older adults access to adult daycare. CrossOver Ministry $50,000 To support the Chronic Disease Management Program for lowincome, uninsured adults. The Daily Planet $50,000 To expand access to patient care through support of additional nurse practitioner hours. East District Family Resource Center $34,000 To support the 7th District Health & Wellness Initiative, which promotes the overall health and well-being of the 22,000 residents in Richmond’s 7th District. Family Lifeline $50,000 To support intensive home visiting services for at-risk families. Family Lifeline $55,000 To support Children’s Health Involving Parents’ intensive homebased services.
Gateway Homes Inc. $40,000 To provide access to primary care and mental health services for uninsured and underserved individuals with serious mental illness. Goochland Free Clinic and Family Services $65,000 To support a patient-centered medical home for uninsured lowincome Goochland residents. Greater Richmond SCAN $75,000 To provide intensive mental health treatment for caregivers and children who have been affected by child abuse and/or neglect. Hanover Safe Place $37,000 To provide case management, after-care services and part-time counseling to community-based clients and shelter families. Henrico CASA $25,000 To support the recruitment, screening and training of 30 additional volunteer advocates. Instructive Visiting Nurse Association (IVNA) $70,000 To provide home health care and wellness services to uninsured and underinsured persons in Greater Richmond. Jewish Family Services $50,000 To provide subsidized home care services to uninsured and underinsured seniors. John Tyler Community College Foundation $63,000 To improve access and retention to the nursing program. Legal Information Network for Cancer $45,000 To support data gathering and analysis to enhance patient outcomes. Lucy Corr Foundation $40,000 To support a part-time dental coordinator for the Lucy Corr Village Dental Clinic.
Last year, Goochland Free Clinic and Family Services provided over 4,000 medical visits for underinsured and underserved patients with acute and chronic medical conditions.
$10,000 To support initial planning to establish the Benefit Bank of Virginia. Nueva Vida $25,000 To support comprehensive cancer education, navigation and survivorship support services to Latinas in Richmond City and surrounding counties. Richmond City Health District $50,000 To support health resource centers located in four public housing communities. Rx Partnership $15,000 To provide free medication to lowincome, uninsured patients through CrossOver Ministryâ€™s community pharmacy. Safe Harbor $25,000 To provide counseling for adults and children impacted by sexual and domestic violence. Senior Connections, CAAA $20,000 To support the regional mobility management program.
FAMILY CARE â€˘ 4,097 Medical Visits
South Richmond Adult Day Care Center $23,000 To provide Care Scholarships, which support the cost of adult day care for vulnerable older adults. United Methodist Urban Ministries of Richmond $25,000 To support Shalom Farms in increasing self-sufficiency and access to local fruits and vegetables. Virginia Association of Free Clinics $10,000 To assist free clinics in researching and evaluating appropriate electronic health records (EHR) systems. YWCA of Richmond $50,000 To support the Regional Hospital Accompaniment Program, a collaborative effort with Hanover Safe Place and Safe Harbor that provides critical follow-up counseling and referral services to victims of sexual and domestic violence.
TOTAL GRANTS: $1,369,500
HEALTHY FOODS • 140,000 Servings United Methodist Urban Ministries of Richmond’s Shalom Farms has grown from producing 16,000 lbs of fresh fruits and vegetables in 2010 to 43,000 lbs in 2012, yielding approximately 140,000 servings.
he Jenkins Foundation is committed to expanding access to community-based services through programs and organizations that have the potential to make a significant impact on the quality of health in our region, especially for uninsured, underserved, or vulnerable populations. The Foundation’s funding priorities fall under two focus areas: • Access to Health Care Services—The Foundation’s primary goal is to support access to health education and prevention services, mental health care, oral health care and primary care services. • Key Community Health Issues—The Foundation seeks to reduce risky behaviors and promote safe and healthy environments by supporting substance abuse treatment and prevention, unintended pregnancy prevention and violence prevention. In addition, the Foundation is committed to the long-term viability of the organizations it supports, and will consider capacity building grants that strengthen an agency’s ability to better serve its clients. The Foundation will also consider a limited number of proposals outside the above stated focus areas.
www.jenkinsfoundation-va.org Visit this website to learn more about how to apply for a grant. Annual deadlines for the Jenkins Foundation: May 5 and November 5.
The Jenkins Foundation is a supporting organization of The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia.