Responsive Grant

Grants to Chesterfield County Area, Virginia
Nonprofits and Agencies for Health and Education

GrantWatch ID#: 168360
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

John Randolph Foundation (JRF)



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Grants to Chesterfied County Area, Virginia nonprofits, community-based organizations and government agencies for health care, quality of life and educational programs. LOIs are due by August 1. For health care, the Foundation funds organizations and programs that give access to dental, behavioral and medical healthcare, medications and treatments, health screening, quality of care improvements, and prevention and wellness education.

For quality of life, the Foundation supports activities and organizations that work to address needs in human service areas that are pertinent to good health such as youth development, senior issues, domestic violence, patient and family support services, and disaster relief.

In education, the Foundation supports activities or organizations that work to promote and enhance pre-kindergarten, K-12 and special education initiatives, as well as adult education, medical literacy and nonprofit organizational sustainability.

Geographic Eligibility Includes:
- Primary: Cities of Hopewell, Prince George, and the Enon area of Chesterfield County, lying south of the James River and east of I-95.
- Secondary: Petersburg, Colonial Heights, Ft. Lee, Charles City County, and the area of Chesterfield County lying south of Route 288 and east of Courthouse Road.
- Tertiary: Dinwiddie County, Surry, Sussex and the Varina area of southeast Henrico County, lying south of Route 60.

- A community-based public or private nonprofit holding a 501(c)(3) tax exemption status and classified as a 509(a) non-private foundation.
- A tax-exempt operating foundation under 501(c)(3) and 4940(d)(2).
- A governmental instrumentality or political subdivision.
- A mission-related organization utilizing a JRF-approved 501(c)(3) fiscal sponsor.

Eligible organizations may receive only one grant per calendar year. Additionally, an organization may not receive grants during two consecutive funding cycles. However, the Foundation reserves the right to exercise discretion in the interest of advancing its mission.

Absolutely no grants will be awarded directly to:
- Individuals
- Religious or political endeavors

Programs must be based in the communities historically served by the John Randolph Medical Center. This area encompasses the City of Hopewell, Virginia, and surrounding areas.
For a map of eligible geographic locations:


Spring Responsive Grant Cycle
February 1: Letter of intent due
March 15: Notification mailed to applicant
April 15: Full application due
July 1: Notification mailed to applicant

Fall Responsive Grant Cycle:
- August 1: Letter of intent due
- September 15: Notification mailed to applicant
- October 15: Full application due
- January 1: Notification mailed to applicant

Please note: If a due date falls on a weekend or holiday, we will accept applications submitted on the next business day. Full applications are only accepted from organizations who have been invited to apply based upon their submitted letter of intent.

Organizations wishing to apply should begin by establishing an individual profile here:

For your reference, there are two Foundant GLM tutorials:
1. Applicant Registration Tutorial:
2. Applicant Workflow Tutorial:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact Kevin Foster, at or (804) 458-2239.

Lisa Sharpe
Executive Director
Phone: (804) 458-2239

John Randolph Foundation
112 North Main Street
P.O. Box 1606
Hopewell, VA 23860

Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, and Henrico Counties

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