$30,000 in Grants Presented to Local Nonprofits

Grants 2018

It is another banner year for Diversity Richmond as we celebrate individuals and organizations for their outstanding work and accomplishments. From supporting adoption and foster care to transgender health services, public school LGBT student groups, combating LGBT homelessness and theatre productions, Diversity Richmond is making a difference.

Through our 2018 grants, we are investing $30,000 by supporting 13 local nonprofits that take dollars and change the lives of countless numbers of people. We also recognized the accomplishments of several people who have made significant contributions to our community.

Award Recipients:

Big Smooch Award, Stonewall Sports-Richmond
Guy J. Kinman, Jr. Leadership Award, The Honorable Levar Stoney, Mayor of Richmond
We Stand On Your Shoulders Award, Riqia Taylor
Diversity Embraces Award, Lisa Cumbey
President’s Philanthropy Award, Cassi Niemann and Hunter Rhoades
Big Smooch Award, Loretta Mountcastle, Vicki Jolena-Orthaus and Martha Ann Spruill

2018 Grant Awards:

Transgender Veterans Support Group
Twin Oaks Queer Gathering
Metropolitan Community Church
Richmond Triangle Players
Monument City Music
Health Brigade
Virginia League of Planned Parenthood
Restoration Fellowship
Lutheran Family Services of Virginia
Virginia Anti-Violence Project
NATIONZ Foundation