VHCF Press Releases

State Leaders Honor Medicaid + Mental Health Milestones Across Virginia’s Health Safety Net

For Immediate Release Contact: Debbie Oswalt, Executive Director Virginia Health Care Foundation (804) 828-5804 doswalt@vhcf.org   Richmond, VA – June 6, 2024 – During its Cheers for Champions! event, The Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) welcomed state leaders to honor the hard work of behavioral health organizations and other health care safety net professionals throughout […]

Virginia Health Care Foundation Awards $884,000 in Grants to Increase Availability of Behavioral Health, Dental, and Medical Services across Virginia

Contact: Debbie Oswalt, Executive Director Virginia Health Care Foundation (804) 828-5804 doswalt@vhcf.org   Richmond, Virginia, January 23, 2024 – The Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) has awarded more than $884,000 in grants to 12 Virginia organizations increasing access to behavioral health, medical and dental services for uninsured and medically underserved Virginians. “From the Eastern Shore […]

Virginia Health Care Foundation Awards $2 million in Grants to Increase Availability of Behavioral Health, Dental, and Medical Services across the State

Richmond, Virginia, July 6, 2023 – The Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) has awarded 19 Virginia organizations $2 million in grants to increase access to behavioral health, medical and dental services for uninsured and medically underserved Virginians, and help eligible uninsured Virginians obtain state-sponsored health insurance. “All of these grantees are addressing urgent and ongoing […]

“Sign Up, Pay Down” Initiative Awards $200,000 to Five Virginia Dental Safety-Net Clinics to Support Dentist Recruitment

For Immediate Release Contact: Debbie Oswalt, Executive Director Virginia Health Care Foundation (804) 828-5804 doswalt@vhcf.org           “Sign Up, Pay Down” Initiative Awards $200,000 to Five Virginia Dental Safety-Net Clinics to Support Dentist Recruitment  Clinics leverage funds to offer student loan repayment and signing bonuses to dentists in exchange for a two-year […]