The board of directors of the ROCKINGHAM County Community Foundation is currently accepting grant requests for community projects funded from its community fund, according to Board President, Fred Timper.  This year RCCF has $700.00 available for nonprofit organizations that serve general charitable needs in Rockingham County. 

            Applications are available at www.nccommunityfoundation.org   (under “Affiliates”); Rockingham County, Grants section.   The deadline for submitting 2011 applications is August 15, 2011

The ROCKINGHAM County Community Foundation is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF).  The community fund was established to help support local charitable needs through annual grants.  In addition to Board President, Fred Timper ,the Rockingham County Community Foundation board members are: Scott Barham, Cindy Bolton, Michael Fargis, Sr., Tommy Flynt, Ted Haapala, Martin Melvin, Donna Van Ness, Ben Tucker and Grayson Whitt

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            For further information, contact any board member or the NCCF

Regional Associate Mary Anne Howard at mhoward@nccommunityfoundation.org  or 919-256-6924 and Fred Timper, Board chair for –Rockingham County Community Foundation at 336-342-4254..  Our grant applications are available on line at the NCCF website at www.nccommunityfoundation/onlinegrantapplications.org

 

About the North Carolina Community Foundation:

 

The NCCF is the single statewide community foundation serving North Carolina and has made nearly $65 million in grants since its inception in 1988. With more than $135 million in assets, the NCCF sustains 1,000 endowments established to provide long-term support of a broad range of community needs, nonprofit organizations, institutions and scholarships. The NCCF partners with 60 affiliate foundations to provide local resource allocation and community assistance in 66 counties across the state. An important component of the NCCF’s mission is to ensure

that rural philanthropy has a voice at local, regional and national levels. For more information, visit nccommunityfoundation.org and Facebook.

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NEWS MEDIA CONTACTS:

DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE’

 Mary Anne Howard

(919) 256-6924

mhoward@nccommunityfoundation.org

 

AFFILIATE GRANTS COMMITTEE NAME

CONTACT INFO

 

Noel McLaughlin, APR

Director, Marketing and Communications

North Carolina Community Foundation

919.256-6901

nmclaughlin@nccommunityfoundation.org

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