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  • 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.
  • Community Grants Program Awards More Than $200,000
    Community Foundation of Henderson County has recently awarded $248,500 in Community Grants to 11 local nonprofits bringing the total grant awards for the Community Grants Program for Fiscal Year 2019-20 to $425,515.
  • United Way and Community Foundation Announce Additional $53,500 in Grants Awarded from Henderson County COVID-19 Response Fund
    Grants were awarded Thursday morning to seven organizations, totaling $53,500. This brings total distributions from the fund to $228,540 for 31 organizations since the fund was first established on March 20. To date, the fund has raised nearly $330,000.
  • 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.