2021 Mary Morton Parsons Foundation Grant Recipients

(Note - Past grants are not necessarily indicative of future grants)
In 2021, The Mary Morton Parsons Foundation awarded grants to these organizations and projects:

Organization

Purpose

Amount

Better Housing Coalition
support more affordable housing opportunities
$​1,500,000.00
Chanco on the James, Inc.
construction of new and renovated facilities
$​50,000.00

Cristo Rey Richmond High School

Capital needs
$​500,000.00
Diversity Thrift
Purchase a new box truck
$​50,000.00
Ducks Unlimited
Southeast Wetlands Conserving Crosswamp and Eastern Shore Acquisition Project
$​175,000.00
Enrichmond Foundation
Capital Improvements in the Historic Fulton Community
$​30,000.00
Family Lifeline
COVID grant
$​75,000.00
Hanover Habitat for Humanity
Purchase of a box truck
$​50,000.00
Healthy Harvest Food Bank

Construction of New facility

$​100,000.00
Longwood University
Constructing new facilities at Hull Springs
$​250,000.00
Maggie Walker Community Land Trust
Development of affordable housing-Henrico County
$​300,000.00
Nature Conservancy

Protecting an Ecological Mine in Virginia's Coal Country

$​350,000.00
Piedmont Virginia Community College
Capital campaign for Advanced Technical Training Center
$​150,000.00
Project Restoration
Purchase cargo van for transportation needs
$​50,000.00
Randolph-Macon College
Payne Hall-Housing & Nursing Center
$​250,000.00
SAFE Harbor
Memorial Donation
$​10,000.00
SAFE Harbor
Support purchase of home for Human Trafficking Emergency Shelter
$​100,000.00
Saint Benedict Catholic School
HVAC system
$​100,000.00
University of Lynchburg
Renovations and upgrades to the Hobbs-Sigler Science Hall and varrious Athletics facilities
$​150,000.00
University of Virginia’s College at Wise
Equipment for Gilliam Arts- Steinway Pianos and other equipment needs
$​150,000.00
Valentine Richmond History Center
The Valentine Moment Campaign
$​500,000.00
Virginia Living Museum
Environmental Action Gallery
$​75,000.00
Virginia Supportive Housing

Create two new communities in VA- Cool Lane in Richmond and The Crossings in Charlottesville

$​300,000.00
Virginia Symphony Orchestra
Purchase large transportation truck and smaller passenger mini-van
$​50,000.00
Waymakers
COVID grant
$​50,000.00
William King Museum of Art
Cultural Campus development projects
$​100,000.00
YWCA
The Campaign to Empower & Transform
$​500,000.00