Rockingham County Community Foundation awards nearly $10,000 in grants

The Rockingham County Community Foundation has awarded $9,800 in grants to organizations 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.  

“There’s no greater joy than seeing this community come together” said Robbie Citty, advisory board president of the Rockingham County Community Foundation. “And these organizations play a vital role in that effort.” 

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 nonprofits that help the local community.  

Learn more about RCCF and its work in the community or make a tax-deductible donation at For further information about RCCF, contact the Central Community Leadership Officer 

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., Kathy Page, Dixie Penn, Shelby Rhyne, Jimmy Shelton, Micky Silvers, and Ben Tucker.  

About the North Carolina Community Foundation 

The North Carolina Community Foundation brings together generous people and connects them to causes and organizations they care about, with a focus on inspiring lasting and meaningful philanthropy in the state’s rural communities.  

With $400 million in assets, NCCF sustains over 1,200 endowments and partners with donors and a network of affiliates in 60 counties to strengthen our state. By stewarding and growing donors’ gifts, NCCF makes a powerful impact through a robust grants and scholarships program, awarding over $270 million since 1988.  

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Media contact 

Hannah Hogewood, Marketing & Communications Manager, 919-256-6901