Updated: Jun 14
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 20, 2021 Contact: Linda Hughes, 434-277-5108, Linda.email@example.com NCCF
Awards Record Grant Monies to Support Local
Nonprofits NELSON COUNTY, Va. – This week, the all-volunteer, nonprofit Nelson County Community Fund, Inc. (NCCF) awarded $129,610 to 14 nonprofit organizations that support Nelson County residents. Both the award total and the number of organizations given grants surpassed NCCF’s previous awards.
The funds will help a wide range of organizations, from pediatric dental care, sexual assault survivor outreach initiatives, and nonviolent self-defense to emergency home repairs, and food and nutritional support.
"For 20 years, NCCF has been able to aid Nelson County’s most vulnerable thanks to our generous donors,” said Ken Heise, NCCF president. “By supporting our community nonprofits and initiatives we can help ensure that everyone in our region can thrive.”
(See attached for a full list of Summer 2021 grant recipients.)
NCCF donates money to nonprofits twice a year. In 2021, NCCF has issued $191,110 in grants to 18 community organizations and initiatives. Since its inception in 2000, NCCF has invested in Nelson County by giving $1,860,529 to 67 agencies and programs, such as medical facilities and community centers, food banks, housing assistance groups, and student/teacher educational projects.
For more information on the grant program, click here Nelson County Community Fund grants. The next application period deadline is December 31, 2021 (for a February decision).
Nelson County Community Fund, Inc. is an all-volunteer, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Contributions to NCCF, Inc. are tax-deductible. Donate here NCCF Give Now
The all-volunteer NCCF Board of Directors: Gail Blankman Jennell Charles Suzanne Hauschner Ken Heise Linda Hughes Sue Klett Judy Kramer Donna McCurdy Vicki Sabin Art Thorn Di Tonkins Kevin Walker Peggy Whitehead
Click the PDF to see all of the Grant Recipients.