Community Foundation of Henderson County seeks letters of intent for grants

Press release from the Community Foundation of Henderson County:

HENDERSONVILLE, NC: Nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organizations, IRS-equivalents or accepted fiscal agents wanting to be considered for Community Foundation of Henderson County’s next competitive Perry N. Rudnick Endowment Fund grants cycle are invited to submit letters of intent to the Community Foundation by 5 p.m., Fri., Jan. 1.

Established as a private foundation in 2001, the Perry N. Rudnick Endowment Fund became a component fund of CFHC in 2004. The purpose of the Rudnick grantmaking program is to make a difference in people’s lives. Grants generally are used for specific projects and not operating expenses. Successful grant applicants are organizations primarily located in Buncombe, Henderson, Polk and Transylvania counties. Rudnick Fund areas of interest include arts and culture, conservation, education, health, human services, and youth.

Guidelines and more details about CFHC’s Rudnick Fund grant program can be found at Questions also may be directed to Senior Program Officer Lee Henderson-Hill at or (828) 697-6224, Ext. 15.

Founded in 1982, Community Foundation of Henderson County’s mission is helping people who care make lasting contributions to causes that matter. CFHC accepts gifts from individuals, families, businesses and organizations to create a permanent pool of charitable capital from which grants are awarded. This past fiscal year, CFHC donors provided awards of more than $2.63 million to charitable causes. Learn more about Community Foundation of Henderson County, at the Community Foundation’s Facebook and LinkedIn pages, and by calling (828) 697-6224.


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