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Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation

The Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation is based in Lynchburg, Virginia, and was established in 1972. The Foundation’s mission is to improve the quality of life for communities in its service area.

Regions: The Foundation supports projects in Lynchburg and Bedford City, rural Appomattox County, and the partially rural counties of Amherst, Bedford, and Campbell in Virginia.

Issues Supported: The Foundation supports projects across a variety of issue areas including arts, education, health, humanities, and youth services.

Grant Process and Application: Grant application deadlines are usually in March and September each year. Find out more about the grant application process by visiting the Foundation website.

Grant-Making Per Year: In FY 2020, the Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation provided grants in the amount of $1.8 million.

Recovery and Supportive Housing Grantee Example: Roads to Recovery is a grantee located in Lynchburg, Virginia, in partially rural Campbell County. Roads to Recovery offers single-gender, long-term, supportive housing services for individuals struggling with substance abuse. Services provided include peer support and employment support.

The Titmus Foundation

The Titmus Foundation is a family foundation based in Sutherland, Virginia. The Titmus Foundation was established in 1947.

Regions: The Titmus Foundation primarily serves Virginia, with limited grantmaking in North Carolina. Examples of rural Virginia counties served include Buckingham, Cumberland, Franklin, Louisa, and Prince Edward.

Issues Supported: Issues funded include arts and culture, education, family services, health, shelter and residential care, and youth support. The Titmus Foundation also supports the Baptist and Presbyterian churches.

Grant Process and Application: Contact the Titmus Foundation by phone at 804-265-5834 or by email at to find out more information about the grant-making process.

Grant-Making Per Year:

In FY 2021, the Titmus Foundation provided grants in the amount of $1 million.

Recovery and Supportive Housing Grantee Example: The Bridge Ministry is a grantee located in Buckingham, Virginia, in rural Buckingham County. The Bridge Ministry offers a program for men struggling with substance abuse and other issues and includes an Intern House program that provides transitional housing.

Virginia Opioid Settlement Funds

Total Settlement Funds in Virginia

  • $530 million

Fund Distribution

  • 15% to local governments
  • 15% to the state
  • 70% to the Virginia Opioid Abatement Fund


  • Funds from three distributors will be paid over 18 years
  • Funds from Johnson & Johnson will be paid over 9 years

Application Process

  • Not established

Spending So Far

  • NA

Key Contacts

  • Office of the Attorney General Jason S. Miyares, 804-786-2071

Key Links

How About Your County?

To get a quick overview of the resources available in your county, including gaps that may need to be addressed, visit the Recovery Ecosystem Index Map developed through a partnership between the Fletcher Group Rural Center Of Excellence, the NORC Walsh Center at the University of Chicago, and East Tennessee State University.

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