Community Grants - 2023

Northern Neck Insurance Empowers Virginia Communities with $23,000 in Grants

Northern Neck Insurance has stepped up its commitment to Virginia communities, announcing substantial donations to nine organizations through its community giving program. With a total sum of $23,000 allocated, these grants support initiatives benefitting families and communities across the state.

The donations, awarded by the company's Community Giving Team, reflect Northern Neck Insurance's dedication to fostering thriving communities. Mike Antonio, NNINS Creative Director and head of the Community Giving Program, emphasized the company's belief in the power of community support. "Our community giving program expands our ability to positively impact communities beyond providing valuable insurance products," Antonio said.

Eight organizations were selected from a pool of 17 applicants aligned with NNINS' grant priorities. These include support for Virginia Families, Diversity & Inclusion, Safe & Affordable Housing, Community Safety, Emergency Response, Virginia History & Culture, and Virginia's Natural Environment.

The grant recipients represent a diverse range of causes and initiatives:

  • The Haven Shelter and Services in Warsaw, VA, secured $1,200 for technology support, enabling remote meetings for victims of sexual violence.
  • SERVE in Fredericksburg, VA, received $3,500 to bolster its wellness programs, health education, and tailored meal options.
  • Central Rappahannock Regional Library - Westmoreland Library on the Go in Fredericksburg, was awarded $2,785 toward a mobile library service.
  • Jacob's Ladder in Urbanna, VA, received $2,785 to aid in a Summer Enrichment program and year-round Advocacy Program for gifted at-risk youth.
  • Garfield's Rescue in Weems, VA, secured $2,785 for medical expenses for rescued cats, covering sterilization and vaccinations.
  • Upper Lancaster Volunteer Fire Department in Lively, VA, received $2,785 to support emergency services and safety promotion.
  • Morattico Waterfront Museum in Morattico, VA, obtained $850 to upgrade their audio/visual system.
  • Washington Heritage Museum in Fredericksburg, VA, was granted $1,300 for renovating and repainting signage at the Rising Sun Tavern Museum & Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop Museum.


Moreover, Northern Neck Insurance's employees, through the Employees Charitable Giving Fund, directed a $5,000 donation to Smith Point Sea Rescue in Burgess, VA. This organization, composed entirely of volunteers, provides vital assistance to boaters in the mid-Chesapeake Bay area.