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Community Foundation of the Rappahannock River Region offers grants specifically for King George County groups
Date published: 5/6/2012
For the second year in a row, the Community Foundation of the Rappahannock River Region is offering grant funds to groups in King George County.
King George has a strong foundation of community support and a number of promising nonprofit organizations, according to a press release from the foundation.
These groups are "well-positioned to use a community-based grant to leverage their work for greater good," according to the press release.
The foundation will award a minimum of $15,000 in grants.
Details of the project requirements and application process are available on the foundation's website, cfrrr .org.
Grant proposals are due at the foundation office by May 29.
All kinds of nonprofit programs are eligible to apply: environment, youth, health, arts, preservation, etc.
Organizations interested in applying may email lisa
Email: .email@example.com or call 540/373-9292 for assistance.
The foundation's Community Enrichment Fund is an "undesignated fund" to help increase the quality of life in the region. The fund was designated for King George groups in 2011 and awarded the following grants:
Friends of the Rappahannock, $5,619 for a proposed Ecology Club Watershed Project.
King George Family YMCA, $4,392 for a designated "teen room."
Rappahannock Area Office on Youth, $6,089 for a program that focuses on healthy relationships for middle-schoolers.
The foundation also is asking King George residents to donate funds that can be used for additional grants. More information is available from Teri McNally, executive director, at 540/373-9292 or terimcnally@cfrrr .org.
Gifts may be mailed to the Community Foundation of the Rappahannock River Region, Box 208, Fredericksburg, Va. 22404, or made online at tinyurl.com/KGfund (choose "Community Enrichment Fund" or note intended purpose).