In 2012, the Foundation awarded nine grants from its unrestricted endowment to nonprofits on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.
Citizens for Central Park, LLC
$20,000 - to help with the cost of providing permanent handicap accessible and child friendly restrooms at the park
Onancock Volunteer Fire Department
$30,000 - to help fund the purchase and equipping of a new ladder truck for the fire department easternshorefire.com
Eastern Shore of Virginia Habitat for Humanity
$20,000 - to go toward capital expenses to raise capacity to build homes for low income people in need easternshorehabitat.org
Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia
$10,000 - to assist with the purchase of a walk in cooler foodbankonline.org
$15,000 - to assist with the campaign for the construction of a new addition
Eastern Shore Rural Health System, Inc.
$26,000 - for the purchase of a Panoramic X-ray System for the new Atlantic Facility esrh.org