Past Grants

(Note-Past grants are not necessarily indicative of future grants)

In 2016, The Mary Morton Parsons Foundation awarded grants totaling more than $7.2 million to these organizations and projects:

Organization

Purpose

      Amount

Date Paid

Virginia War Memorial

video tele-training (VTT) studio classroom

$125,000

1/11/2016

Light House Studio

renovation and expansion of Vinegar Hill Theatre

$50,000

1/11/2016

FETCH a Cure

capital campaign entitled "Radiating Hope"

$50,000

1/11/2016

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

capital costs associated with ArtShare, the museum's digital technology and education initiative

$600,000

1/11/2016

Menokin Foundation

$7 million campaign to save Menokin capital budget

$150,000

1/11/2016

Union Presbyterian Seminary

The Global Mission Center for Christian Education

$300,000

1/11/2016

Hampden-Sydney College

capital expenses associated with creation of a new fine arts facility in Winston Hall

$300,000

1/11/2016

Elk Hill

renovate and create Early Intervention Center and athletic facilities

$150,000

2/4/2016

World Pediatric Project

Technology Enhancement Project

$40,000

2/5/2016

Veritas

purchase of Virginia Hall

$250,000

2/8/2016

Robert E. Lee Memorial Association

restoration of the Great House at Stratford Hall

$150,000

3/15/2016

Friends Association for Children

capital and repair expenditures at Robert L. Taylor Childcare Center

$67,000

3/30/2016

Gloucester Matthews Care Clinic

building acquisition and/or renovation for health clinics

$50,000

3/30/2016

Chesterfield Center for the Arts Foundation

construction of Chesterfield Center for the Arts

$150,000

3/30/2016

Virginia Marine Resources Commission

oyster restoration work/Piankatank River

$150,000

3/30/2016

University of Virginia

Renovate Rotunda

$250,000

5/12/2016

University of Richmond

capital support for the construction of the Center for Admission and Career Services

$200,000

5/12/2016

Gerorge Mason University

construction of the College of Health and Human Services Academic VII/Research III building

$100,000

5/12/2016

The Virginia Gentlemen Foundation

construction costs for JT's Camp Grom

$100,000

5/12/2016

St. Bridget School

IGNITE Capital Campaign

$200,000

5/12/2016

Innisfree

construction of therapeutic farm workstation

$105,500

5/12/2016

Thomas Jefferson Foundation

restoration, preservation, and infrastructure needs

$500,000

5/12/2016

Virginia Repertory Theatre

capital grant in support of Critical Facility Needs

$260,000

5/12/2016

Virginia Tech

create Learning Center SAASS (Student Athlete Academic Support Services)

$200,000

5/12/2016

FIGHTSMA

update and re-engineer 11-year old Fighter Mom program

$25,000

5/12/2016

Historic Petersburg Foundation, Inc.

roof replacement/window repair  and replacement of headquarters building

$17,000

5/12/2016

Fluvanna County Historical Society

creation of a new Farm Heritage Museum

$35,000

5/12/2016

Appomattox 1865 Foundation

Sweeney Cabin Restoration project

$25,000

5/12/2016

Shenandoah National Park Trust

rehabilitation of Hawksbill Mountain  Observation Platform and access trails

$62,484

5/12/2016

Powhatan Food Pantry

construction of new building

$30,000

5/12/2016

Chrysalis Institute

capital improvements

$30,000

5/12/2016

ArtSpace Better Housing Coalition

affordable housing work and live space to 47 artists

$250,000

5/12/2016

Williamsburg Regional Library Foundation

new Library facilities in the Stryler Center

$50,000

6/17/2016

VirginiaFIRST

purchase of new robotics playing fields

$60,000

6/17/2016

VCU Massey Cancer Center

Construction of 27,000 sq. feet of dedicated space for research and education in McGlothlin Medical Education Center

$500,000

6/17/2016

Camp Alkulana

restore amd repair a dam/part of historical infrastructure

$25,000

10/4/2016

Monroe Park Conservancy

Monroe Park Restoration Project

$300,000

10/4/2016

Hargrave Military Academy

700 deck of "Alpha Company" Barracks

$50,000

10/4/2016

Boys Home of Virginia

campus renovation

$100,000

10/4/2016

Maggie Walker Community Land Trust

area's first community land trust

$50,000

11/9/2016

Southside Virginia Community College Foundation

establish physical therapy assistants program

$50,000

11/9/2016

Hanover Habitat for Humanity

purchase of landscaping equipment

$45,000

11/9/2016

Homeward

implement a hotline

$50,000

11/9/2016

Shalom Farms

expansion needs

$100,000

11/9/2016

SPARC

create two new instructional studios

$250,000

11/9/2016

Flora of Virginia Project

development of a Flora App that will run on both iOS and Android phones and tablets

$40,000

11/9/2016

Good Samaritan Ministries

renovations/repairs to complex

$45,000

11/9/2016

Randolph College

campus modernization efforts

$250,000

11/9/2016

Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity

expansion of the Richmond Habitat ReStore

$75,000

12/6/2016

CHAT (Church Hill Activities & Tutoring)

construction of the Parsley's Center for Healthy Communities

$100,000

12/6/2016

Battersea Foundation

heating/air conditioning and porch renovation

$50,000

12/6/2016

Diocese of Virginia - Shrine Mount Camps

Capital Campaign for Shrine Mont Camps

$50,000

12/6/2016

Richmond Cycling Corps

2123 Fairmount Project

$50,000

12/6/2016