VHCF News

Virginia Health Care Foundation Awards Over $1.8 Million in Grants to Increase Access to Health Care

Virginia Health Care Foundation Awards Over $1.8 Million in Grants to Increase Access to Health Care [Richmond, VA] – The Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) has awarded grants totaling over $1.8 million to 16 organizations throughout Virginia to increase access to medical, dental, behavioral health, and medication assistance services for uninsured and medically underserved Virginians. […]

Virginia Health Care Foundation Awards Over $2.7 Million in Grants to Increase Access to Health Care

Virginia Health Care Foundation Awards Over $2.7 Million in Grants to Increase Access to Health Care [Richmond, VA] – The Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) has awarded grants totaling over $2.7 million to 53 organizations throughout Virginia to increase access to medical, dental, pharmacy, and behavioral health services for uninsured and medically underserved Virginians. Grantees […]

New Initiative Increases Access to Behavioral Health Services

New Initiative Increases Access to Behavioral Health Services Virginia Health Care Foundation initiative is making behavioral health care more accessible to underserved and uninsured Virginians. [Richmond, Virginia] – The Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) has awarded over $835,000 in grants to four community health centers to expand the behavioral health services available to their patients. […]

Virginia Health Care Foundation Awards Over $2.1 Million to Increase Access to Health Care

Virginia Health Care Foundation Awards Over $2.1 Million to Increase Access to Health Care [Richmond, VA, June 29, 2019] – The Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) has awarded grants totaling over $2.1 million to 18 organizations throughout Virginia. Some will help those newly eligible for Medicaid and FAMIS health insurance apply. Others will increase medical, […]

The Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) has awarded the following grants totaling over $1.7 million to 16 health safety net organizations throughout Virginia.

Richmond, VA – The Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) has awarded the following grants totaling over $1.7 million to 16 health safety net organizations throughout Virginia to increase access to medical, dental, and behavioral health services for uninsured and medically underserved Virginians. Grantees and projects awarded follow: Primary Medical Care The Ledwith-Lewis Free Clinic (LLFC) […]

Sentara Healthcare and Optima Health Donate $5.5M for Medicaid Expansion, Community Health Clinics and Food Bank Across Virginia

For additional details, click here to read the Press Release Sentara Healthcare and Optima Health donated $5.5 million to four nonprofit organizations supporting community health clinics and food banks across the Commonwealth of Virginia. The grants will support needs stemming from Medicaid expansion and address social determinants affecting the health and well-being of low-income Virginians, including access […]

Virginia Health Care Foundation Receives $250,000 Donation from Optima Health to Help Promote New Medicaid Coverage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 4, 2018   VIRGINIA HEALTH CARE FOUNDATION RECEIVES $250,000 DONATION FROM OPTIMA HEALTH TO HELP PROMOTE NEW MEDICAID COVERAGE RICHMOND, Va. (December 4, 2018)—The Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) announced today that it has received a $250,000 donation from Optima Health to support activities to promote the state’s new eligibility criteria […]

Virginia Health Care Foundation Launches Defeating the Deadly Double, a New $1.2 Million Initiative to Address Diabetes and Depression

Richmond, Virginia –   It is a startling statistic:  the incidence rate of depression is two to three times higher in people with diabetes.  Unfortunately, many of these cases are under-diagnosed.  Studies show that only 30-50% of diabetics with major depression are recognized and treated.   This can be deadly, because depression increases the rate of mortality […]

The Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) has awarded the following grants totaling over $1.5 million to 18 health safety net organizations throughout Virginia.

Richmond, VA – The Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) has awarded the following grants totaling over $1.5 million to 18 health safety net organizations throughout Virginia to increase access to medical, dental, behavioral health, vision, and pharmacy services for uninsured and medically underserved Virginians. Grantees and projects awarded follow: Primary Medical Care The Eastern Shore […]

The Virginia Health Care Foundation recently awarded grants totaling nearly $2 million to 19 health safety net organizations throughout Virginia.

Richmond, VA – The Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) recently awarded grants totaling nearly $2 million to 19 health safety net organizations throughout Virginia to increase access to medical care, behavioral health, and dental services for uninsured and medically underserved Virginians. Grantees and projects awarded follow: Primary Medical Care Mel Leaman Free Clinic – $72,106 […]