The 2019 GreatCommunityGive was a resounding success for the community of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County! Read the summary report to learn more about this exciting day of giving.
The Voice of America (VOA) broadcast on June 28 features a story on the 2019 GreatCommunityGive and the genorosity of our local community. Watch “Small Virginia Town Raises Big Bucks for Charity.”
The 2019 application for the Community Needs process is now available. The Community Foundation offers one grant cycle per year to connect local nonprofit organizations with funding. The application deadline is at the beginning of October each year. Agencies physically located in and serving Harrisonburg and Rockingham County may apply every year. The project to be funded must serve the local area.
The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg & Rockingham County shares nonprofit grant requests with our donors, local family and private foundations, other local philanthropists, local giving circles and our own Grants & Scholarship Committee. Projects are also marketed through an annual publication in the Daily News-Record each November. Current project requests from nonprofit organizations are updated on our website and highlighted at all Community Foundation events.
Funding can range from $250 to $10,000. Donations are at the discretion of individual donors, corporations, civic clubs and grants committees. Funds are not distributed on any certain timeline. The application deadline is October 1.