• John Jay College of Criminal Justice received a two-year, $75,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to support research of the health-related behaviors of young African-American and Hispanic men.

The research will be conducted by Amy Adamczyk, an assistant professor of sociology at the college.

• Virginia Union University, the historically black educational institution in Richmond, received a $1.3 million grant from the Richmond Community Hospital Foundation. The grant money will be used to establish an internship program and a scholarship fund for students pursuing degrees in healthcare management.