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Designed to help more residents be involved in making this a community of "bright spots and success stories." Grants must be completed within a 90-day period.

GRANT RECIPIENTS

Averett University

Year: 2014

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: Hosting, promoting and advertising the Intercollegiate Dressage Association (IDA) National Championship at the Olde Dominion Ag Complex April 11-12.

 

Website: http://www.averett.edu/

Calvary Baptist Church

Year: 2014

Amount: $6,000.00

Information: Operation Achieve: Opening the World to Our Youth

 

City of Danville Department of Parks & Rec

Year: 2014

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: Transformative Diversity Photography Project of The Danville Youth Council

Website: http://www.playdanvilleva.com/

Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History

Year: 2014

Amount: $2,500.00

Information: 'Danville Sings!' that includes 12 local church choirs to promote diversity in the Dan River Region.

Website: http://www.danvillemuseum.org/

City of Danville Department of Parks & Rec

Year: 2013

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: Global Cardboard Challenge

Website: http://www.playdanvilleva.com/

City of Danville, VA

Year: 2013

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: Additional funding for 'Make Danville Shine' day.

Website: http://www.danvilleva.gov/

Danville Education, Art and Cultural Center

Year: 2013

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: The Danville Reading Center in cooperation with the Danville Center Stage and the Danville Education, Arts & Cultural Center requests $10,000 to be used to conduct summer camps in the performing arts for children ages 4-18.

Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History

Year: 2013

Amount: $5,875.00

Information: Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History

Website: http://www.danvillemuseum.org/

Piedmont Access to Healthcare Services

Year: 2013

Amount: $6,875.00

Information: Reach Out and Read program at local PATHS office

Website: http://www.pathsinc.org/

Pittsylvania County Schools

Year: 2013

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: New playground equipment for Hurt Elementary School

Website: http://www.pcs.k12.va.us/public/news.html

St. Luke's United Methodist Church

Year: 2013

Amount: $1,510.75

Information: Eagle Scout project - renovation of 9-hole disc golf course at Ballou Park by Ketan Pandya.

Website: http://www.stlukesdanville.org/

Stoney Creek Elementary School

Year: 2013

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: Walking track

Website: http://stoneycreek.nc.cce.schoolinsites.com/

United Way of Danville-Pittsylvania County

Year: 2013

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: Meals of Hope - 50,000 meals will be packaged in one day. The meals will go to the local food bank.

Website: http://www.liveuniteddpc.org/

Boys & Girls Club of the Danville Area

Year: 2012

Amount: $9,500.00

Information: To repair and update the playground as part of Lane Stanfield's Eagle Scout project

Website: http://www.bgcdanville.org/

Cardinal Village Tenants Association

Year: 2012

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: Establishment of a Cardinal Village Outdoor Theater to include five picnic tables and a portable inflatable home projection kit.

Website: http://www.drhava.com/cardinal-village

Caswell County, NC

Year: 2012

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: To purchase six kayaks, six canoes, 20 lifejackets and to provide storage for these and other items needed to create outdoor exercise opportunities for adults and youth in Caswell County by providing canoe and kayak rentals at Farmer Lake.

Website: http://www.caswellcountync.gov/

Caswell Friends of the Library, Inc.

Year: 2012

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: To create an interactive butterfly garden habitat and outdoor classroom to be located at Gunn Memorial Library in Yanceyville, NC to encourage patrons to become active learners

Website: http://www.caswellcountync.gov/pView.aspx?id=9385&catid=600

Chatham First, Inc.

Year: 2012

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: Restoration of playground located in the Francis Hurt park behind the 1813 Clerk's Office.

Website: http://www.chatham-va.gov/

Cherrystone Missionary Baptist Association

Year: 2012

Amount: $9,875.00

Information: Youth Community Action Summit

Website: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cherrystone-Missionary-Baptist-Association-Center/209878025711500

City of Danville Department of Parks & Rec

Year: 2012

Amount: $4,759.70

Information: To purchase and install two Little Free Libraries in the City of Danville.

Website: http://www.playdanvilleva.com/

Community Blessing Center & Fellowship Hall of Milton, NC

Year: 2012

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: Community garden with 75% of crops to be used within local community and 25% to be taken to market by the youth of the community.

Dan River Basin Association

Year: 2012

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: To improve a neglected section of a rundown neighborhood to create, at its center, an area that people will visit, enjoy and maintain.

Website: http://www.danriver.org/

Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber Foundation, Inc.

Year: 2012

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: To develop and promote the website LoveSouthside.com as a comprehensive online tool focused on the positive attributes of Danville/Pittsylvania County and one that highlights activities available for residents and visitors.

Website: http://www.dpchamber.org/

Danville Public Schools Education Foundation

Year: 2012

Amount: $1,710.12

Information: To send the winner of an area spelling bee to Washington, DC to complete in a national spelling bee.

Website: http://www.danvillepublicschools.org/

Epiphany Episcopal School

Year: 2012

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: Summer Feeding program

Website: http://www.epiphanydanville.com/

First Presbyterian Church

Year: 2012

Amount: $7,636.14

Information: To improve the health of feeding program participants by increasing nutritional value of foods being prepared and served at the church and to educate participants on how to better shop for and prepare good tasting healthy foods at home.

God's Storehouse

Year: 2012

Amount: $9,029.00

Information: Cookbook and kitchen utensils for new facility to teach healthy cooking classes. 1,500 healthy cookbooks ($7,500) kitchen equipment and small appliances ($1,529).

Website: http://godsstorehouse.org/

Olde Dominion Agricultural Foundation

Year: 2012

Amount: $5,500.00

Information: A grant towards the attainment of the goals of the Freshwater Festival.

Website: http://www.theodac.com/

Pittsylvania County Community Action, Inc.

Year: 2012

Amount: $9,880.00

Information: Round Table Readers Literacy Workshop and Art Festival

Website: http://www.pccainc.org/

Pittsylvania County Schools

Year: 2012

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: To help promote change in lifestyle choices of its students and the surrounding community by purchasing and installing a fitness area at Mt. Airy Elementary School.

Website: http://www.pcs.k12.va.us/public/news.html

Town of Chatham

Year: 2012

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: Assistance to purchase playground equipment for their Little League and T-Ball program on Harris Field in Chatham.

Website: http://www.chatham-va.gov/

Beulah Missionary Baptist Church

Year: 2011

Amount: $9,539.00

Information: Health Connect - Five workshops over 90 days to educate people on health options in the region.

 

Caswell County Parks and Recreation Dept.

Year: 2011

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: A community playground including equipment and installation.

 

Website: http://www.caswellcountync.gov/pView.aspx?id=9003&catid=600

Caswell County Schools

Year: 2011

Amount: $4,400.00

Information: To create an outdoor classroom at Stoney Creek Elementary School.

Website: http://www.caswell.k12.nc.us/

Caswell County Schools

Year: 2011

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: Grade and pave track at Oakwood Elementary School to reduce obesity rates.

Website: http://www.caswell.k12.nc.us/

Chatham Youth League Baseball

Year: 2011

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: $10,000 toward the $28,000 needed to construct bathrooms, a concession stand and storage facility at Harris Field.

Website: http://chathamyouthleague.com/Games.html

City of Danville Department of Parks & Rec

Year: 2011

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: Kids and Cops Summer Camp program

Website: http://www.playdanvilleva.com/

City of Danville Dept of Human Services

Year: 2011

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: To aid in the creation of an outdoor learning and gathering center at the public library on Patton Street.

Website: http://www.danvilleva.gov/

Community Blessing Center & Fellowship Hall of Milton, NC

Year: 2011

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: Creation of a community park

Danville Area Association for the Arts and Humanities

Year: 2011

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: To seek to engage more people and organizations in the transformation of the Dan River Region. Green Art Collaboration Project.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/DanvilleArts/

Danville Community College

Year: 2011

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: A Wellness Day at DCC with nutrition classes, Zumba fitness, Wii challenges, campus Heart Walk Path and 8-5-2-1 campaign.

Website: http://www.dcc.vccs.edu/

Danville Community College Educational Foundation, Inc.

Year: 2011

Amount: $4,000.00

Information: Grant funding of $4,000 to support an entrepreneurial educational speaker

Website: http://www.dcc.vccs.edu/foundation/foundation.htm

Danville Host Lions Club

Year: 2011

Amount: $9,675.00

Information: Children's PediaVision Screening Project - To purchase PediaVision Screener plus carrying case.

Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber Foundation, Inc.

Year: 2011

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: Bus stop shelter design competition to increase awareness of public transit options in Danville, provide shelter to public transit riders and provide an aesthetic alternative to traditional bus stop shelters

Website: http://www.dpchamber.org/

Danville Public Schools

Year: 2011

Amount: $9,000.00

Information: Greenhouse project at E. A Gibson Middle School

Website: http://www.danvillepublicschools.org/

Danville Public Schools

Year: 2011

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: Happy, Healthy Hearts Campaign to promote healthy lifestyle habits at Galileo Magnet High School.

Website: http://www.danvillepublicschools.org/

Danville Running and Fitness Club

Year: 2011

Amount: $5,500.00

Information: To install lights around the Langston School running and walking track. Fiscal Agent - City of Danville Parks and Rec

Website: http://danvillerunner.org/

ENH Community Development

Year: 2011

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: Healthy Kids on Wheels initiative to reduce obesity through nutrition and leadership development programs.

First Baptist Church

Year: 2011

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: Backpack Buddies, to improve the food choices available after school hours to students at Gretna Elementary School.

Gretna Little Theatre

Year: 2011

Amount: $5,258.00

Information: Three performances of 'The Piano Lesson' which would involve residents who otherwise have not either realized or been provided the opportunity to participate in community-wide activities.

Martinsville Henry County Coalition for Health and Wellness

Year: 2011

Amount: $9,810.00

Information: Completion of an 18-hole Disc Golf Course at Ballou Park.

Website: http://www.healthycommunitymhc.org/

Mbros, Inc.

Year: 2011

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: To build a basketball court and park on Main Street in Yanceyville, NC

Moffett Memorial Baptist Church

Year: 2011

Amount: $2,098.00

Information: Tutorial and Free Meal Programs - support a nutrition program and community vegetable garden.

Website: http://www.moffettbaptist.com/

Pittsylvania Baptist Association

Year: 2011

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: Operation InAsMuch to provide materials cost for six major projects to offer aid and comfort in troubling times.

Website: https://www.pba2000.com

Pittsylvania- Caswell Livestock Association

Year: 2011

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: To create clinics on at least three occasions through the year and engage area youth in a variety of activities from livestock management, animal husbandry, showmanship, local foods and fiber, character development, gardening and bee keeping.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/Pittsylvania-Caswell-Youth-Livestock-Association-257061991010737/

Southern Virginia Mountain Bike Association

Year: 2011

Amount: $1,800.00

Information: Bike wash at the trail head of Angler's Park.

Website: http://svmba.org/

Southside Elementary School

Year: 2011

Amount: $7,558.00

Information: Outdoor classroom to increase educational capacity.

Website: http://www.pcs.k12.va.us/sses/

Town of Gretna

Year: 2011

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: Playground equipment for Elba Park.

Website: http://www.townofgretna.org/

United Way of Danville-Pittsylvania County

Year: 2011

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: Southside Leadership XVII class project entitled The BIB, 'Basic Instructions for Babies,' a resource guide for teenagers.

Website: http://www.liveuniteddpc.org/

United Way of Danville-Pittsylvania County

Year: 2011

Amount: $5,670.00

Information: The Day of Action-Day of Reading is an early childhood reading project focused on connecting the early childhood community and business professionals in the region. June 21, 2011

Website: http://www.liveuniteddpc.org/

Virginia Tech

Year: 2011

Amount: $9,971.00

Information: Dan River Partnership for a Healthy Community Website.

Website: https://www.vt.edu/

Writer's Block International

Year: 2011

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: Eight week project to promote family literacy. Held at YWCA targeted at low income, single parents and children.

Camp Grove Neighborhood Educational Opportunity Center

Year: 2010

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: Community garden for the Camp Grove Community

 

Caswell Senior Services

Year: 2010

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: To develop Moving More Caswell outdoor fitness/activity stations all the walking system at Caswell Senior Center.

Website: http://www.caswellcountync.gov/

City of Danville Department of Parks & Rec

Year: 2010

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: Equipment and installation of outdoor exercise and fitness station on the Riverwalk Trail.

Website: http://www.playdanvilleva.com/

City of Danville Dept of Parks, Recreation & Tourism

Year: 2010

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: Community Garden project at Crossing at the Dan

Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber Foundation, Inc.

Year: 2010

Amount: $8,000.00

Information: Support for The Live Healthy 100 Day Wellness Challenge in 2011.

Website: http://www.dpchamber.org/

Danville Public Schools

Year: 2010

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: Patio improvements including installation of chasing water foundation and greenery at School Board office located at 341 Main Street.

Website: http://www.danvillepublicschools.org/

Danville Riverview Rotary Foundation

Year: 2010

Amount: $4,900.00

Information: Grant of $4,900 to lower the price of each copy of Switch: How to Change When Change is Hard that was sold by Averett University for the community read.

Website: http://www.riverviewrotary.net/