Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley announces grant recipients
The Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley (CFNSV) announced the distribution of $61,500 in grants to area nonprofits.
The CFNSV will fund $14,000 in grants from the Cochran Family Youth Fund. Organizations who will receive grants from the Cochran Family Fund include: Arte Libre VA ($2,500); AbbaCare Inc. ($3,000); Child Safe Center ($2,500); Phoenix Project ($3,000); and Girls on the Run of the Shenandoah Valley ($3,000).
The CFNSV will also award $22,500 in grants from the Paul and Martha Rees Fund. Grant recipients include: Dr. Terry Sinclair Health Clinic ($2,800); The House of Hope ($3,000); Faith in Action Agency ($1,500); Timber Ridge School ($3,000); The Dental Clinic of the Northern Shenandoah Valley ($2,000); Family Promise of Shenandoah County ($2,000); St. Luke Dental Clinic ($2,000); Cars Changing Lives ($1,200); Foundation for Rehabilitation Equipment and Endowment ($2,000); and Warren County ($3,000).
In addition, the foundation awarded $25,000 in grants from a new Community Relief Fund formed specifically to respond to issues created by the pandemic. In the area of food security, the fund provided grants of $2,300 to both CCAP of Front Royal-Warren County and the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank, and a $2,000 grant was provided to the St. Lucy Food Pantry. The Community Relief Fund provided four grants to agencies dealing with housing, shelter and rent relief needs. These awards include: $1,500 grants to both Warren County Habitat for Humanity and Blue Ridge Habitat for Humanity for home renovations; a $2,900 grant to the Winchester Rescue Mission; and a $3,000 grant to the Blue Ridge Housing Coalition. Finally, in the area of health, the relief fund provided a $1,500 grant to Our Health Inc. for COVID-10 prevention on campus and a $3,000 grant to Blue Ridge Hospice.
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