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Current Grantees

Current Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth Grantees

The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth issues grants for programs and initiatives to reduce and prevent youth tobacco use and childhood obesity throughout the Commonwealth each year. Members of Regional Advisory Boards consisting of community representatives review the grant applications and make funding recommendations to the VFHY Board of Trustees, which votes to fund these organizations.

Childhood Obesity Prevention Grantees

Throughout the Commonwealth, 22 grants have been issued for the 2018-2020 project period, totaling $1.27 million in funding for Healthy Communities Action Team (HCAT) grants to promote communitywide change to prevent childhood obesity. HCATs address both nutritional and physical activity factors to build systems that support childhood obesity prevention and reduction.

Grantee Organization Project Name Money Granted:
Alternatives Inc. HCAT-4-MEE (Mindful Eating and Exercise) $57,811
Arlington Partnership for Children, Youth & Families Foundation Healthy Communities Action Team $60,000
Bacon Street Healthy Williamsburg Youth Collaborative $59,760
Culpeper Wellness Foundation Culpeper HCAT $32,741
Eastern Virginia Medical School - Hampton Roads Healthy Hampton Roads Communities in Action, Healthy Kids Initiative $60,000
Fairfax County Health Department Fairfax Food Council: Increasing Access to Healthy Food for Fairfax $60,000
Greensville-Emporia CHAT CHAT HELP (Healthier Emporia/Greensville for Life Project) $56,999
Greater Richmond Fit4Kids Greater Richmond Coalition for Healthy Children $60,000
Healthy Floyd Healthy Floyd $60,000
LENOWISCO Health District 5210 Let's Go Lee County! $59,998
Loudoun County Health Department Loudoun Pediatric Obesity Colaition's Cross-Sector Response to Help $50,096
Middle Peninsula-Northern Neck Community Services Board The Celebrating Healthy Living Project: Preventing Childhood Obesity $60,000
Nurture #RVABreastFeeds $60,000
Page Alliance for Community Action Page Alliance for Community Action $60,000
Project GROWS Project GROWS $60,000
Rockbridge Area Community Services Rockbridge Area Healthy Kids HCAT $60,000
Salem Area Ecumenical Ministries SALEM Student Led-Food Pantry and Expansion of HCAT $59,449
Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital Coordinated Approach To Child Health (CATCH) $58,430
Sentara RMH Medical Center Healthy Community Council Obesity Action Team $59,976
Southwest Virginia 4-H Education Center SWVA 4-H Center: Healthy Habits at Camp & Beyond! $60,000
Suffolk Partnership  Healthy Communities Acton Teams to Prevent Childhood Obesity $59,391
Warren County Community Health Coalition Project WAHOO (Working to Achieve Healthy Outcomes and Opportunities) $60,000

Youth Tobacco-Use Prevention Grantees

The Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth issues grants for youth tobacco-use prevention program funding throughout the Commonwealth. Members of Regional Advisory Boards consisting of community representatives reviewed the grant applications and made funding recommendations to the VFHY Board of Trustees, which voted unanimously to fund these organizations. The current grant period runs from 2018 to 2021, with 53 grants awarded, totaling $7.2 million.

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Three-Year Grants

Central Region      North Region      Southeast Region      Southwest Region

Central Region

Grantee Organization Money Granted:
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Virginia $150,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County $149,334
Chesterfield County Public Schools $150,000
Crossroads Community Services Board $138,427
Horizon Behavioral Health $130,600
Medical Home Plus $137,269
Orange County Office on Youth $148,131
Page County Public Schools $16,394
ReadyKids $150,000
Rockbridge Area Community Services $150,000
Sentara RMH Medical Center $150,000

North Region

Grantee Organization Money Granted:
Arlington County Community Services Board $149,999
CLEAN Inc. $148,503
Edu-Futuro $150,000
Ethiopian Community Development Council Inc. $150,000
Fairfax County Community Services Board - Wellness and Health Promotion $150,000

Fairfax County Neighborhood and Community Services
$150,000

Fauquier CADRE Inc.
$150,000

Global Wellness Solutions
$149,967

Loudoun County Community Services Board
$150,000
SCAN of Northern Virginia $150,000
Smart Beginnings Rappahannock Area $180,000
Warren County Community Health Coalition $150,000
Youth Apostles Institute - Don Bosco Center $120,601

Southeast Region

Grantee Organization Money Granted:
Alternatives Inc. $150,000
Bacon Street Youth and Family Services $150,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Northern Neck $150,000
C. Waldo Scott Center for H.O.P.E. $85,104
Catholic Charities of Eastern Virginia $124,669
Eastern Shore Community Services Board $177,340
Eastern Virginia Medical School $149,875
Family YMCA of Emporia-Greensville $141,927
Life Changing Community Development Corp. (LCCDC) $92,708
Three Rivers Health District $101,352
William A. Hunton YMCA $150,000

Southwest Region

Grantee Organization Money Granted:
Bland County Public Schools $148,042
Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare $150,000
Bristol Youth Services $121,586
Grayson County Public Schools $136,133
Danville-Pittsylvania Community Services $149,948
Henry County Public Schools $150,000
Highlands Community Services $149,886
Montgomery County Public Schools $124,567
Mount Rogers Community Services Board $147,853
New River Valley Community Services $125,801
Piedmont Community Services $150,000
Planning District 1 Behavioral Health Services $143,009
Pulaski County Public Schools $110,939
Radford City Public Schools $80,742
Twin County Prevention Coalition $70,590
Smyth County Public Schools $142,850
United Way of Southwest Virginia $150,000