We encourage philanthropy for the benefit of nonprofit organizations in our community.

The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg & Rockingham County is a 501(c)(3) organization operating for the benefit of donors and nonprofit agencies in our community. Our work provides a service to the community by encouraging philanthropy, connecting donors with local nonprofit organizations and simplifying the giving process as much as we can.

We provide sound investment management for local nonprofit organizations.

Currently, The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg & Rockingham County manages 36 agency funds totaling more than $8.5 million for our local nonprofit organizations. In addition, we process pass-through gifts that involve complex stock transactions, or gifts for donors who wish to remain anonymous.

We value the work of nonprofit organizations in our community.

The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg & Rockingham County developed the Community Needs process to assist nonprofit organizations in getting the funding they need for particular projects by informing charitable individuals and groups in our community. We provide a simple grants application process for nonprofits and get the word out to the community to increase support for these charitable organizations.

We simplify the fundraising campaign management process for local nonprofits.

We function as the back-office support for the management of fundraising campaign projects for nonprofit organizations, allowing them to fundraise successfully while we handle the burdensome administrative tasks.

We support communication and collaboration among nonprofit organizations in Harrisonburg & Rockingham County.

As a service to nonprofit organizations, The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg & Rockingham County maintains a calendar for important upcoming nonprofit events. This service allows better communication between nonprofit organizations and to the community at large.

Let us know how we can help your nonprofit organization!

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