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Community Foundation Offers Grants to Nonprofit Applicants

 

FREDERICKSBURG, VA  The Community Foundation of the Rappahannock River Region seeks applications from local nonprofits for their upcoming grant cycle. Grant awards will be made from the Duff McDuff Green, Jr. Fund, the Trust for Public Education and the Haven Make a Difference Fund.

Grants from the Duff McDuff Green Jr. Fund must benefit youth, preservation projects or recreation programs. Up to $125,000 will be awarded to local nonprofits. Applications will be accepted through August 24.

Applications for all grants must be made online at www.CFRRR.org.

The foundation’s Trust for Public Education Fund and the Haven Make a Difference Fund will both benefit local schools. Grants totaling at least $20,000 from the Trust for Public Education will be made to Spotsylvania schools.

The Haven Make a Difference Fund will provide up to $14,000 in grants to benefit Fredericksburg City School teachers and students. Online applications for both funds will be accepted Aug. 31 to Sept. 28.

For more information on The Community Foundation’s grants and scholarships, as well as how the foundation can assist donors in creating charitable funds, call 540.373.9292 or visit www.cfrrr.org.

 

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Pouches' Community Corner

This month Pouches learned about a very important resource for families who have lost loved ones to sudden tragedy, an organization called LLOST.

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The foundation has helped 44 hospitals in 22 states through their Treasured Memories program. The program sends nurses to bereavement training, and provides or supplements the $55 memory boxes that include clothes, booties, handknot blankets, pictures, foot prints, hand prints, clipped hair and other mementos.

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