News

  • William L. Arbuckle Memorial Scholarship Awarded Through Community Foundation of Henderson County to Ph.D. Candidate
    A Ph. D. candidate at the University of Georgia has been named the 2021 recipient of The Pisgah Chapter of Trout Unlimited William L. Arbuckle Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,000.
  • CFHC Awards 2021-22 Scholarships
    Community Foundation of Henderson County is pleased to announce their scholarship recipients for the 2021-22 school year. For the upcoming academic year, $537,150 is being awarded to help advance local students’ higher education. The Foundation awarded 85 new scholarships totaling $154,825 to 80 local students. For current recipients, 164 renewable scholarship awards totaling $382,325 were provided.
  • Local Charitable Giving Program Expands
    In its fifth year of providing support for local nonprofits, the Horizon Heating and Air Conditioning and Hannah Flanagan’s Charitable Giving Program is pleased to announce they have expanded for 2021. The program has recently added two new partners: local company Southern Alarm & Security and home comfort system manufacturer Trane.
  • Community Foundation Releases Annual Report
    Community Foundation of Henderson County is pleased to announce the release of their Annual Report for Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2020. Overall, more than $4.4 million in charitable grants and academic scholarships were awarded to nonprofits and local students supporting a multitude of causes.
  • Community Foundation of Henderson County Opens Online Scholarship Applications
    Community Foundation of Henderson County announced they will award over $500,000 in new and renewable academic scholarships for the upcoming school year. Ninety-one new scholarships are available for 2021-2022.
  • 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting
    Like many others in the world right now, we are embracing virtual outreach to ensure the health and protection of all. Our 2020 Annual Luncheon event may have been cancelled, but there is still so much to celebrate. We missed seeing you face to face – shaking hands, sharing hugs, and catching up on life. We look forward to the day when we can safely gather again.
  • Community Foundation Supports The Partnership’s Made in Henderson County Program
    Since 2017, Community Foundation of Henderson County has supported the Henderson County Partnership for Economic Development’s Made in Henderson County Program through their Community Grantmaking.
  • Community Foundation Welcomes New Board Members
    Community Foundation of Henderson County is pleased to announce the appointment of three new members to their Board of Directors following their election at the organization’s August 5th board meeting. Joining Community Foundation’s Board of Directors are Ken Adams, Ruth Birge, and Eric Gash.
  • Community Foundation and United Way Express Appreciation for Henderson County COVID-19 Response Fund Donors
    Community Foundation of Henderson County and United Way of Henderson County, along with many other local nonprofits, are working to serve the community during these unforeseen and challenging times. This work would not be possible without the support of generous donors, and they wish to express sincere appreciation to those who have contributed to the Henderson County COVID-19 Response Fund. To date, the Fund has distributed almost $274,000 to local nonprofits on the frontlines of the pandemic.
  • COVID-19 Response Grants Making Impact in Henderson County
    Grants from United Way and Community Foundation’s Henderson County COVID-19 Response Fund have been supporting essential services for economically vulnerable populations during these challenging times. A weekly drive-through of free diapers and formula pick-up, mental health services for local children and youth, rent and utility assistance and weekly food deliveries to homebound seniors are just a few of the important services being funded from the COVID-19 Response Fund.