Past Grants

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

In 2018, The Mary Morton Parsons Foundation awarded grants totaling more than $7.6 million to these organizations and projects:

Organization Purpose                 Amount
Collegiate School renovation of Oates Theater and Burke Hall $350,000
St. Christopher's School support of Recital Hall/Arts Center $250,000
Richard Bland College Foundation renovation of library building $150,000
Preservation Virginia Capital Preservation Fund for Historic Sites $250,000
Mary Baldwin University creating a vibrant living and learning space for University $100,000
Garden Club of Virginia capital improvement projects for the Kent-Valentine House $100,000
Boys & Girls Club of Metro Richmond expansion of Club in Providence Park, Northside $250,000
Capital Region Land Conservancy acquisition of property owned by Malvern Hill LC $250,000
Collegiate School renovation of Oates Theater and Burke Hall $150,000
Virginia Foundation for the Humanities capital needs for EV's virtual tours, studio audio/video upgrades $75,000
The Salvation Army renovations to facility in East End $200,000
Saint Joseph School capital campaign "Learning Today, Leading Tomorrow" $100,000
CARITAS development of the CARITAS Center $500,000
Greater Richmond ARC Greater Richmond ARC @ Staples Mill $100,000
Eastern Shore of Virginia Barrier Islands Center repair, revitalize and reconnect the Historic Quarter Kitchen $75,000
St. Michael's Episcopal School One. Together. Campaign to centralize school on Singleton Campus $200,000
Good Shepherd Episcopal School Library Learning Center $25,000
YMCA of Greater Richmond renovation of three branches Petersburg/Northside/Manchester $250,000
American Civil War Museum American Legacy Campaign $375,000
Bridgewater College construction costs of the renovation and expanson of the John Kenny Forrer Lerning Commons $250,000
The Flite Foundation Freedom Support Center $25,000
The HARPS Foundation purchase a professional-grade Salzedo Concert Grand Pedal Harp, benches & music stands  $39,740
Richmond Peace Education Center purchase a vehicle for youth programs $35,000
Coal Pit Learning Center improve parking lot and playground $25,000
Neighborhood Resource Center Capital improvements $41,000
VCU Rice Rivers Center New research building at Center $1,000,000
DIGS - NextUp RVA   $10,000
Delta Waterfowl Satellite Tracking of Virginia Ring-necked Ducks:  Movements & Identifications of Breeding Sites $50,000
Lynchburg Museum Foundation Point of Honor Education Center Project $50,000
Poplar Forest A New Path to Jefferson $150,000
Richmond Behavioral Health Foundation Capital renovations at RBHA North Campus $50,000
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Reimagine the Governor's Palace $250,000
St. Joseph's Villa RiseUp Campaign $750,000
Goochland Pet Lovers New Animal Shelter and Adoption/Education Center $50,000
Mariner's Museum and Park Library Access Project $100,000
Ashland Theatre Foundation technology needs critical for daily operations $100,000
DIGS - Northstar Academy support the "Dare to Dream" Technology Lab $10,000
DIGS - Boy Home of Virginia new maintenance facility $10,000
DIGS - Collegiate School used for the high/low ropes course $10,000
DIGS - VCU Rice Rivers Center current building campaign $10,000
DIGS - Westview on the James trailer to transport heater for hogans $10,000
DIGS - Peter Paul Development Center support STEM curriculum $10,000
ReadyKids support Ready for the Future capital campaign $50,000
Partnership for Housing Affordability support of regional housing plan $60,000
The Municipal Band of Charlottesville capital project to make repairs and improvements to building  $25,000
Garth Newell Music Center second phase of "Comprehensive Infrastructure Improvements Project" $59,000
Averett University Renovations for Main Hall  $100,000
The Journey Home construct transactional home for residents of Louisa County in need of a place to live  $150,000
Virginia Home for Boys & Girls Establish a culinary program $200,000
Bluefield College Third Floor Science Center Addition $100,000
Boys & Girls Club of Northern Neck Building Great Futures Capital Campaign $50,000
DIGS - ChildSavers capital needs  $10,000
DIGS - St. Michael's Episcopal School Singleton campus capital campaign $10,000
DIGS - Lucy Corr Foundation dental clinic and/or campaign for new handicapped passenger van $10,000
DIGS - Trinity Episcopal School capital campaign $10,000
Lucy Corr Foundation   $30,000
DIGS - FOCUS - Richmond (Fellowship of Christians in Universities and Schools)    $10,000
DIGS - The Fountain Fund improving the lives of the formerly incarcerated through lending, financial education, and community support $10,000
DIGS - Ducks Unlimited, Inc. - Mid-Atlantic work in Mid-Atlantic $10,000
DIGS - Colonial Willliamsburg Foundation   $10,000