The first Community Foundation was founded in 1914. Community Foundations rely on donations to assist needs in a central location. These donations are then managed by professionals in the area. Community Foundations assist local non-profits by providing consultations, expertise, financial, and technical help.
The Community Foundation Harrisonburg-Rockingham was founded in 1999. They strive “to be a trusted philanthropic leader in the communities we serve through delivery of the highest quality donor services, customized and unique grant and scholarship programs and bold initiatives to address community needs”.
“Strengthening our communities through purposeful giving and active engagement” and they strive “
TCFHR Misson Statement
The Great Community Give
The Community Foundation puts on an event called The Great Community Give. It is a 24 hour period of time where members of the community can give to local non-profits. As part of the preparations for the event, TCFHR trains businesses to improve their social media presence, so they are able to promote the Great Community Give from their own platforms.
2019 Raised: $536,300