The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg & Rockingham County recently distributed 59 scholarship awards. In total, $172,030 was awarded to fifty-nine students from 23 different scholarship funds. Most of the recipients were local high school seniors, although one was a high school junior, another was a graduate student, and one scholarship provided funding for community college transfer students. Types of scholarships vary in nature – some are financial need based, others are based on academic merit, while some are for students pursuing specific college majors, such as education, horticulture, agriculture, science or math.
The application window for next year’s scholarships opens in October 2018. Visit the scholarship section of our website to see a complete list and learn more about the scholarships we offer. If you are a high school junior, read about an award specifically for you – Award for High School Juniors. Check our Scholarship Frequently Asked Questions for general assistance, or contact Ann in our offices directly (540-432-3863) with specific questions you may have.
Click here to see the list of 2018 Scholarship Recipients.
The Fall 2018 Community Needs grant application is now available. Nonprofit organizations located within and serving Harrisonburg and Rockingham County are eligible to apply. Organizations may apply through this process once per calendar year. Applications are due on September 4. Projects submitted will be considered for annual funding from the Community Endowment Fund or the Valley Arts & Culture Fund in May 2019. Projects submitted through this process are also marketed to local civic organizations, private foundations, giving circles, and to the private and corporate fund holders of The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County.
The Hildred Neff Memorial Fund grant application is also now available. Nonprofit organizations serving Harrisonburg and Rockingham County in the area of domestic animal or wildlife care are eligible for this process. Applications are due on August 15, 2018 and grants are awarded by September 6, 2018.
Call 540-432-3863 or contact email@example.com with eligiblity or application questions.
The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg & Rockingham County is currently hiring. For more information review the recent job posting.