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Jenkins Foundation

The Jenkins Foundation is a supporting organization of the Community Foundation whose mission is to improve the health of Greater Richmond through strategic and impactful philanthropy.

As a leading grantmaker in health, the Jenkins Foundation is focused on equitable access to primary health care, access to mental health care, and the prevention and treatment of substance use disorders. The goal is a more efficient health care delivery system and a safer, healthier and more productive community.

The Jenkins Foundation will begin accepting preliminary proposals for the Winter 2023 grant cycle on October 3rd. The deadline is November 7th by 5pm.

 By clicking on the button below, you will be taken to a complementary website created for the Jenkins Foundation. 

Learn how to apply

Click here for the Jenkins Outcome Logic Model Form [DOC] for use in the application.

Click here for the Project Budget Form [XLS].

Jenkins Foundation — Board of Directors

Susan H. Davenport, Chair
Vineeta Shah, MHS, R.D., Vice Chair
Cecilia E. Barbosa, Ph.D., Treasurer
Susan Brown Davis, Secretary
Myra Goodman Smith, Immediate Past Chair
Ali Bayler
Lissy S. Bryan
Rasheeda N. Creighton
Nadine Marsh-Carter
Rashida Gray
Shanteny Jackson
Meera Pahuja 
Constance M. Pechura, Ph.D.
Erica M. Royal, M.D.
Elaine Summerfield


Jenkins Foundation 20th Anniversary Report

Download the report [PDF]