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Harrisonburg CARES Fund accepting grant applications

The Harrisonburg CARES Fund at The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg & Rockingham County (TCFHR) was created for the purpose of supporting Harrisonburg City individuals and families via nonprofits by addressing necessary expenditures due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency. In June 2020, funding was made available to the City of Harrisonburg under section 601(a) […]

Animal Welfare & Mental Health Grant Applications Available

The Hildred Neff Memorial Fund grants are awarded annually through a competitive application process. Hildred Neff was born in Rockingham County and lived locally her entire life. She loved animals and was especially fond of cats. Ms. Neff left her estate to create a permanently endowed fund to benefit nonprofit agencies that provide for the […]

Community Needs Grant Application Available

The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County would like to announce that the 2020 Community Needs application cycle is now OPEN!   An organization may apply each calendar year. Funding decisions are made by individual private donors, private foundations, and civic organizations. In November of each year, applications are considered for funding from the […]

Rebuild! VA

      The Rebuild VA Grant Fund is a program to help small businesses and non-profits whose normal operations were disrupted by COVID-19, including restaurants, brick and mortar retail, exercise and fitness facilities, personal care and personal grooming services, entertainment and public amusement establishments, and campgrounds. Businesses and non-profits that are approved for a […]

Another Anonymous Donor Challenges Donations for COVID-19 Fund

The Community Foundation and The United Way of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County are pleased to announce a second anonymous gift of $20,000 from a generous community member. The donor states, “Now is the time to give to support members of our community who have lost their jobs and don’t have a savings account to fall […]

$20,000 Challenge from Anonymous Donor

The Community Foundation announced $20,000 challenge from anonymous donor. The Community Foundation has a fund holder that will provide a dollar for dollar match, up to $20,000 for new gifts given to the COVID-19 HR Community Response Fund which means this could be an additional $40,000 to this new Fund. We are very excited to share […]

GreatCommunityGive 2020 postponed until June

The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg & Rockingham County has announced that the Great Community Give, slated for April 22nd has been rescheduled for June 24th, 2020.  The GCG2020 Planning Committee considered as much relevant information as possible to unanimously agree that delaying the event was necessary. “We have to give consideration to minimizing health risks […]

Donate Today to the COVID-19 HR Community Response Fund

The United Way of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County and The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg & Rockingham County have announced the establishment of the COVID-19 HR Community Response Fund. “In unprecedented times such as these, a collaborative effort to support the most vulnerable members of our community is essential,” explains Laura Toni-Holsinger, United Way Executive Director. […]