Entries by Melissa

Join IMPACT Harrisonburg for the 2016 Inside the Philanthropist Mind!

IMPACT Harrisonburg kicks off the holiday season with Inside the Philanthropist Mind on Tuesday, November 29th from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at Explore More Discovery Museum. Please join us to hear perspectives from local business leaders on philanthropy and the role it has played in their lives and their successes. For more information and to […]

IMPACT Awards $8,175 Grant to Open Doors Emergency Shelter!

The vote is in! Open Doors Emergency Shelter will be the recipient of this year’s IMPACT Grant!! The grants committee reviewed over 50 community needs applications and narrowed the ballot for the grant award to three options. IMPACT members voted and Open Doors is the 2015-16 grant recipient. The Open Doors Project, which is aimed […]

New Overtime Rules and Nonprofit Organizations

Yesterday, the Department of Labor and the President announced the publication of a new overtime rules with the stated goal of updating outdated regulations in an effort to ensure that employees, particularly those in the middle class, are sufficiently compensated for hours worked.  See the President’s fact sheet or information page from the Department of […]

Giving and Happiness

Can money buy us happiness? I think most of us would say no. But what about gifts to others? At the Community Foundation, we believe that giving not only strengthens and improves our community but giving to others makes us happy. We see it everyday as we work with donors to make their philanthropic goals […]

Mid-Year Update on IMPACT Harrisonburg

IMPACT Harrisonburg continues to see growing involvement and interest from the Harrisonburg and Rockingham community. In December 2015, the group held a well-attended event with TCF donors as speakers. The event was titled “Inside The Philanthropist Mind”. The intent of the evening was to hear from some of our community’s philanthropists to learn why they […]