News

  • Community Foundation of Henderson County Awards $500,000 for 2020-21 Scholarships
    Hendersonville, N.C., May 8, 2020 – Community Foundation of Henderson County is pleased to announce the scholarship recipients for the 2020-21 school year. This year, $500,025 is being awarded to help advance local students’ higher education. The Foundation awarded 104 new scholarships to 99 students totaling $188,825 and 128 scholarship renewals totaling $311,200.
  • Wells Fargo Foundation Supports COVID-19 Response Fund
    Thanks to a gift from Wells Fargo Foundation, the Henderson County COVID-19 Response Fund total is now more than $300,000.
  • Third Round of COVID-19 Response Fund Grants Announced
    Hendersonville, N.C., April 24, 2020 – On Friday, April 24, officials from United Way of Henderson County and Community Foundation of Henderson County announced additional recipients of relief grants from the Henderson County COVID-19 Response Fund, a partnership fund that supports community-based organizations at the frontlines of the coronavirus in Henderson County.
  • Second Round of COVID-19 Response Fund Grants Announced
    Hendersonville, N.C., April 9, 2020 – Today, officials from United Way of Henderson County and Community Foundation of Henderson County announced the recipients of the second round of relief grants from the COVID-19 Response Fund.
  • First Round of COVID-19 Response Fund Grants Announced
    Hendersonville, N.C., April 3, 2020 – United Way of Henderson County and Community Foundation of Henderson County have announced the recipients of the first round of relief grants from the COVID-19 Response Fund. The awards are aiding organizations which are working directly with individuals affected by the coronavirus crisis in Henderson County.
  • Sheriff Griffin on the Henderson County COVID-19 Response Fund
    Sheriff Griffin shares mores on the Henderson County COVID-19 Response Fund
  • COVID-19 Response Fund
    Read more about how you can help those in need during this time or find help for you or someone you know.
  • Coronavirus Relief Fund Established in Henderson County
    Hendersonville, N.C., March 20, 2020 – Today, officials from United Way of Henderson County and Community Foundation of Henderson County announced that the Henderson County COVID-19 Response Fund has been established to rapidly deploy resources to community-based organizations at the frontlines of coronavirus in Henderson County.
  • Henderson County Nonprofit Services Updates
    This page will be regularly updated with information from local nonprofits about any changes in their services and programming during this time.
  • CFHC on COVID-19
    With the coronavirus (COVID-19) now declared a global pandemic, we cannot help but think of all those we know and care about around our community, including you, whom we have had the privilege to serve. So, we wanted to contact you personally to share more about what we are doing.