News

December 2014

In its second of two grant cycles for 2014, the Williamsburg Health Foundation announced it is investing nearly 1.4 million dollars in local agencies, bringing the total for 2014 to 4.5 million dollars.

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October 2014

Inspired individuals collaborating with multiple community partners can create health opportunities for all.  Hannah S. Ostroff of WYDaily.com captured that message from the annual awards event on October 30, 2014.

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Ann Efimetz, reporter for the Virginia Gazette, wrote a preview to the 2014 Annual Awards event and the new emphasis on recognizing those who help create a healthy community where everyone has the opportunity to 'be on the move' and exercise.

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The School Health Initiative Program, the foundation’s largest single program, received some great coverage in WYDaily.com.  The foundation supports active learning in the classroom, after-school challenge clubs, and improvement of the foods served in local school cafeterias.  

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June 2014

On June 2, 2014, the Williamsburg Health Foundation’s Board of Trustees voted to approve approximately three million dollars in grants. The largest single grant for $590,000 is designated to promote health in Williamsburg‐James City County Schools.
 

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January  2014

The Williamsburg Health Foundation welcomes two new trustees: attorney Paul W. Gerhardt and real estate broker and local business leader, Robert (Bob) Singley. Douglas Myers (WHF Board chair) also announced that Allison Brody, formerly the Director of Development at Child Development Resources, joined the foundation staff on January 1 as the Director of Community Resource Development and Engagement. 

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December 2, 2013

WHF Awards Nearly $1 Million to 13 Programs to Improve Health - The Williamsburg Health Foundation today announced that its Board of Trustees has awarded 13 grants totaling $996,500 to programs supporting behavioral health treatment and intervention, community health, education, food and nutrition, healthcare, and human services.

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October 3, 2013

Williamsburg Heath Foundation honors Healthcare Workforce development at the 2013 Healthcare Heroes event

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June 7, 2013

Williamsburg Health Foundation awards grants totaling more than $2.8 million to 20 programs supporting health care, behavioral health, human services and community health and wellness

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January 11, 2013

Williamsburg Health Foundation Names Three New Board Members

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December 4, 2012

Foundation Awards Grants Total Nearly $1.2 Million

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June 15, 2012

Williamsburg Health Foundation Awards Grants Totaling $537,300 to 10 Community Programs

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June 12, 2012

Williamsburg Health Foundation Awards Grants Totaling More Than $2.6 Million to Four ‘Foundation-Directed’ Programs

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December 20, 2011

Williamsburg Health Foundation Awards Medical Care Grants Totaling $647,533; Foundation's Grant Awards for 2011 Exceed $4.4 Million
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December 2, 2011

Survey Helps Historic Triangle Leaders Plan for Doubling of Senior Population by 2030
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August 19, 2011

Williamsburg Health Foundation Awards Grant to Enhance Data on Region's Senior Population
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July 5, 2011

Foundation Awards $219,000 to Six Area Non-Profits; 2011 Grants Now Total More Than $2.6 Million
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June 21, 2011

Foundation Awards $388,000 to Area Programs Serving Seniors
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June 17, 2011

Williamsburg Health Foundation Awards $985,618 to Three Foundation-Directed Programs
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June 14, 2011

Williamsburg Health Foundation Awards $1 Million in Grants to Further Pioneering Work of Chronic Care Collaborative
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March 30, 2011

Health Rankings Useful, But Incomplete Data Skews View Of The Region
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February 18, 2011

Hundreds Expected at 'Missions of Mercy' Free Dental Clinic in Gloucester This Weekend
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February 15, 2011

GWMAP Distributes Record Number of Free Prescriptions to Economically Distressed Citizens in 2010
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January 21, 2011

WILLIAMSBURG HEALTH FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES NEWEST BOARD MEMBERS
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