Field of Interest (FOI) funds provides donors a unique opportunity who are perhaps passionate about a particular cause or program area, but also know that specific needs and organizations may change over time. Donors can support a general interest area such as Arts & Culture or get a bit more specific in wishing to support youth music or theater programs.
Community Foundation of Henderson County recently awarded $86,711.85 in Field of Interest grants in the areas of Animal Welfare, Arts & Culture, and Environmental/Conservation.
Blue Ridge Humane Society was awarded $39,918.30 to be utilized on a draw down throughout the next year with a large portion designated to support spay/neuter events.
$5,236.44 awarded to Carolina Mountain Woodturners in support of their educational programming
$20,778.56 awarded to the Town of Fletcher and $20,778.55 to the Town of Mills River to aid in repairing their respective community parks following the recent flooding in April.
Since 1982, the Community Foundation of Henderson County has been helping people transform their philanthropic dreams into reality. Donors can make lasting contributions to causes close to their heart through a variety of giving methods. Learn more about the Community Foundation of Henderson at www.CFHCforever.org
, on the Foundation’s Facebook page, or by calling (828) 697-6224.