Rockingham County Community Foundation awards $4,730 in local grants

Rockingham County Community Foundation awards $4,730 in local grants


The board of advisors of the Rockingham County Community Foundation announces $4,730 in local grant awards from its community grantmaking fund, according to Mickey Silvers, board president.


This year’s nonprofit recipients include:

  • $1,000 to Mount Jubilee Ministries, Inc. for Camp Jubilee 2017

  • $1,000 to Rockingham County Tennis Association for after school kids tennis clubs for Rockingham County Elementary Schools

  • $980 to Rockingham Pregnancy Care Center for Investing in Lives in Rockingham County

  • $1,000 to Rockingham County Education Foundation for parent engagement program

  • $750 to Children's Home Society of North Carolina, Inc. for Rockingham County Family Recruitment

Silvers thanked the community for its support of the Rockingham County Community Foundation. “These grants are important to our community and our quality of life,” he said. “Critical programs would not be possible without the generosity of many individuals and organizations that have supported Rockingham County’s community fund.”
About the Rockingham County Community Foundation
The Rockingham County Community Foundation was founded by a group of committed citizens to serve as a local resource to meet community needs through permanent endowments that fuel grantmaking. In addition to Silvers, board members include: Ellen Campbell (vice president), Flavel Collins (secretary), Robbie Citty, Michael Fargis, Will Flynt, Jonathan Jobe, Kathy Page, Dixie Penn, Janice Tate, Fred Timper and Ben Tucker. RCCF is an affiliate of the North Carolina Community Foundation, which administers its funds.
Tax-deductible contributions, made payable to the Rockingham County Community Foundation, can be mailed to the North Carolina Community Foundation, 3737 Glenwood Ave. Suite 460, Raleigh, NC 27612. Contributions can also be made online at
For further information, contact NCCF Regional Director Dawn Neighbors at 910-292-4437 or or visit the NCCF website at
About the North Carolina Community Foundation
The NCCF is the single statewide community foundation serving North Carolina and has made more than $130 million in grants since its inception in 1988. With more than $247 million in assets, NCCF sustains 1,200 endowments established to provide long-term support of a broad range of community needs, nonprofit organizations, institutions and scholarships. The NCCF partners with a network of affiliate foundations to provide local resource allocation and community assistance across the state. An important component of NCCF’s mission is to ensure that rural philanthropy has a voice at local, regional and national levels.
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