Shenandoah Community Foundation Awards $47,250 to Area Non-Profits
Woodstock, VA (April 21, 2015) – The Shenandoah Community Foundation announced the recipients of its 2014/15 grants today. Since 2008, the Foundation has been able to make significant contributions to local charities thanks to a generous donation by Woodstock Anonymous.
“The Shenandoah Community Foundation was formed in part to meet the needs of non-profit organizations in our area and to aid them in their work. We are grateful for the opportunity to help these worthy organizations,” said Foundation President, Jeff Dalke.
“This year we had over $200,000 worth of requests for all sorts of worthwhile projects,” said Program Coordinator, Jeanne Russell. “It is a difficult choice but our grants committee works diligently to narrow it down and we are very happy to announce 22 organizations that will receive grants from us this year.”
The following organizations received funding in amounts ranging from $500 to $5,000:
A Small Hand
Apple Valley Mediation
Dolly Parton Imagination Library
Family Promise of Shenandoah County
Healthy Families Shenandoah County
Help with Housing
Mt. Olive and Shiloh UMC Enrich Program
Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging
Shenandoah Alliance for Shelter
Shenandoah County Dental Clinic
Shenandoah Community Health Clinic
Shenandoah County Tourism
Shen-Paco Industries, Inc.
Shenandoah Valley Lutheran Ministries Luke’s Backpack Program
Shenandoah Valley Music Festival
Strasburg Community Library
Valley Educational Center for the Creative Arts (VECCA)
Virginia Cooperative Extension