Community grants available from the Rockingham County Community Foundation (July 2022)

The board of advisors of the Rockingham County Community Foundation will begin accepting grant applications from nonprofits serving needs in the local community.

Funds are available for nonprofit organizations serving Rockingham County and will be awarded from the community grantmaking fund and the Apple Foundation Endowment for Rockingham County, which has a primary focus of supporting nonprofits serving western Rockingham County. Grants typically range from $500 to $1,000.

Applications are available beginning July 8. Visit nccommunityfoundation.org for information about applying. The deadline for applications is Aug. 9 at noon.

Grants are not available for regranting purposes, capital campaigns, capital improvements, out-of-state travel or for individuals. Funds are awarded by the board of advisors of the Rockingham County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF).

“Our nonprofits make Rockingham County a stronger community,” said Robbie Citty, board president. “We are honored to be able to offer these grants to help them carry out their important work.”

For further information, contact Kelly Lee, NCCF program officer, at klee@nccommunityfoundation.org or (252) 557-0278.

About the Rockingham County Community Foundation

The Rockingham County Community Foundation (RCCF) was founded in 1995 and is led by a local volunteer advisory board that helps build community assets by creating permanent endowments, making grants and leveraging leadership – all for the benefit of Rockingham County.

The RCCF board advises the community grantmaking fund and the Apple Foundation Endowment for Rockingham County to support local needs. The competitive grants program is held annually.

Advisory board members live and work in Rockingham County, positioning them to strategically leverage resources, meet local needs and access opportunities. In addition to Citty, board members include Jonathan Jobe (vice president), Ellen Campbell (Secretary), Flavel Collins (Secretary), J. Michael Fargis Sr., Will T. Flynt Jr., Eddie McClure, Deirdre L. Moyer, Kathy Page, Dixie Penn, Shelby Rhyne, Micky Silvers and Ben Tucker.

The Rockingham County Community Foundation makes it easy to support your community. You can open an endowment for your favorite cause at any time – or contribute to an existing fund in any amount. Tax-deductible contributions, made payable to the Rockingham County Community Foundation, can be mailed to the North Carolina Community Foundation, 3737 Glenwood Ave., Suite 460, Raleigh, NC 27612. Contributions can also be made online at nccommunityfoundation.org.

About the North Carolina Community Foundation

The North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF) is the single statewide community foundation serving North Carolina and has administered more than $217 million in grants since its inception in 1988. With more than $400 million in assets, NCCF sustains more than 1,200 endowments established to provide long-term support of a broad range of community needs, nonprofit organizations, institutions and scholarships.

NCCF partners with a network of affiliate foundations to provide local resource allocation and community assistance across the state. An important component of NCCF’s mission is to ensure that rural philanthropy has a voice at local, regional and national levels.

Media contact
Amy Dominello Braun, Senior Communications & Marketing Officer
abraun@nccommunityfoundation.org, (919) 256-6922