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Grant Recipients

2017

-$10,000 awarded to Boys and Girls Club of the Blue Ridge to implement a Teen Empowerment program in partnership with the YMCA.
-$10.000 awarded to Grace Network of MHC for its Crisis Intervention program that provides financial assistance, combined with mentoring and referrals to families and individuals in crisis. 
-$10,000 awarded to Piedmont Community Services to provide the “Strengthening Families” program, a nationally recognized parenting and family strengthening program for high risk and general population families.
-$10,000 awarded to Tackfully Teamed Riding Academy to install a roof over one half of the riding ring to accommodate those riders with sun sensitivities and lessons can continue on hot and rainy days.

2016

- $13,000 awarded to The Piedmont VA Dental Health Foundation for the Community Dental Clinic.
-$11,000 awarded to The Martinsville-Henry County Family YMCA for  relocating the Early Learning Center to Smith Memorial United Methodist Church.
-$10,000 awarded to Safetynet to provide further emergency financial assistance to area residents.

           2015

-$16,000 awarded to Grace Network to provide further crisis intervention services to area residents.
-$14,000 awarded to FOCUS on Youth/CASA for their "Court Appointed Special Advocate" program. 

2014

- $18,000 awarded to The Piedmont VA Dental Health Foundation for the Community Dental Clinic.
- $10,000 awarded to Citizens Against Family Violence for their "Guest Assistance" program.

2013

- $18,000 awarded to The Martinsville-Henry County Family YMCA for the "Activate Bike Barn" and "Miles in Martinsville" programs.
- $10,000 awarded to Grace Network of MHC to provide financial assistance to qualified clients who are at risk of becoming homeless.

 2012

- $20,000 awarded to Tackfully Teamed Riding Academy to create the "Health, Horses and Heroes" program.
- $10,000 awarded to Citizens Against Family Violence for emergency shelter operations and support services for clients. 

 2011

- $20,000 awarded to The Martinsville-Henry County Family YMCA to fund the "Girls on the Run" program.
- $10,000 awarded to Safetynet to provide further emergency financial assistance to area residents.

 2010

- $27,000 awarded to The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Blue Ridge for its "Steel Drum Orchestra" program.



*For more information on the Women in Philanthropy grant recipients and their stories, see our "Press Release" section.