Rockingham County Community Foundation awards more than $8,000 in grants

 The Rockingham County Community Foundation (RCCF) has awarded $8,400 in grants to programs supporting the local community.

The board of advisors granted:

Funds for the grants came from RCCF’s community grantmaking fund and the Apple Foundation Endowment for Rockingham County.

“We are grateful to the many generous individuals and organizations that have supported our work to inspire local philanthropy,” said Robbie Citty, advisory board president of the Rockingham County Community Foundation. “They are helping to build a stronger more vibrant community.”

RCCF is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation and is led by a local volunteer advisory board. Each year, RCCF uses dollars from its endowment funds to make grants to local nonprofit organizations.

Learn more about RCCF and its work in the community or make a tax-deductible donation at For further information about RCCF, contact Dawn Neighbors at

Rockingham County Community Foundation Advisory Board Members

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 and Flavel Collins (secretaries),  Will T. Flynt Jr., Deirdre L. Moyer, Kathy Page, Dixie Penn, Shelby Rhyne, Micky Silvers and Ben Tucker.

About the North Carolina Community Foundation

The North Carolina Community Foundation (NCCF) is the only statewide community foundation serving North Carolina and has administered over $243 million in grants since 1988. With more than $440 million in assets, NCCF sustains more than 1,200 endowments and partners with a network of affiliates to award grants and scholarships in communities across the state.

An important component of NCCF’s mission is to ensure rural philanthropy has a voice at the local, regional and national levels. For more information, visit

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