In its seventeenth year of grant making, the Roanoke Women’s Foundation has reached a cumulative total of $4,511,500 in grants to local non-profit organizations. The six most recent awards, totaling $340,000, were announced November 4, 2021.

The 2021 awardees:

  • Adult Care Center of Roanoke Valley received $38,000 toward the purchase of an activity bus to transport its clients with special needs,
  • Children’s Assistive Technology Service received $40,000 for speech therapy equipment and continuing education to aid children with speech disorders,
  • KIDS SOAR received $44,000 toward a community kitchen to be used in its after-school literacy program for early elementary students and their families,
  • Mill Mountain Theatre received $38,000 toward replacement of the failing ventilation and air filtration system in the housing unit for the visiting theater professionals who perform in its productions,
  • New Horizons Healthcare received $105,000 toward the purchase of mobile equipment to be used in its remote site dental clinics for low-income patients, and
  • Renovation Alliance received $75,000 for expanding its service capacity through volunteer training and equipment investment.