Perry N. Rudnick Fund Grants

Established as a private foundation in 2001, the Perry N. Rudnick Endowment Fund became a component fund of Community Foundation of Henderson County in 2004.

 Child riding AmTryke
A rudnick grant funded Western Carolina Friends of Ambucs' purchase of AmTryke Therapeutic Tricycles.

The purpose of the Perry N. 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
  • Youth

The Perry N. Rudnick Fund encourages proposals that:

  • Demonstrate collaboration
  • Affect a broad segment of the population
  • Are relevant to overall community needs and available resources
  • Enhance or improve organizations which serve clients whose needs are not met by existing services and which encourage client independence, self-sufficiency and responsibility
  • Emphasize prevention and early intervention
  • Have reasonable prospects for future support

Contact Senior Program Officer Lee Henderson-Hill at (828) 697-6224 or by email for more information about the Perry N. Rudnick competitive grants program or with questions on how to apply.

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