Alternative Medicine

Williamsburg Health Foundation awards more than $1 million in final grant round

In its second and final grant round of 2016, the Williamsburg Health Foundation has awarded 18 grants, more than $1 million, to 15 organizations.

The funds support a mixture of new programs and longtime grantees, said Jeanne Zeidler, Foundation president and CEO.

A $25,000 grant to Child and Family Connection will allow purchase of neurofeedback equipment for the organization's Neurofeedback Counseling Program, teaching self-regulation of brain activity.

"This type of treatment offers an alternative to medication for some children and adults," Zeidler said in a news release. "Without our investment, this therapy would be inaccessible to many of our...