1: One who practices goodwill to fellow members of the human race,
especially in their active effort to promote human welfare
When you think of the word
do you think of people like
Bill and Melinda Gates? They do, indeed, qualify as modern
philanthropists, but you don’t have to be wealthy to do good works with
your hard-earned money.
Become a philanthropist now by
contributing to The Shenandoah Community Foundation - a non-profit
public foundation that provides for the administration and investment
of gifts and bequests primarily for the benefit of Shenandoah County.
Needs served by the Foundation may be broad in scope or they may be
targeted to something very specific.
Determining where your charitable assets might
most direct and lasting impact can often be a frustrating and
time-consuming process. One huge advantage offered by the
Shenandoah Community Foundation is our ability to pool donated funds
for maximum investment leverage, minimal administrative costs and tax
savings for the donors.
We keep local dollars working in our own
community to meet local needs.
SCF Awards $43,408 to Area Non-ProfitsShenandoah Community Foundation Awards $43,408 to Area Non-Profits
The Shenandoah Community Foundation has awarded grants to 14 local
organizations who participated in the Foundation’s 2012/13 grants
cycle. These grants, ranging from $900 to $10,000, were made possible
by a generous gift to the Foundation from Woodstock Anonymous.
are honored to be able to support the good work of our local non-profit
organizations. And we are grateful for the donation from Woodstock
Anonymous which enables us to fund this program,” said Foundation
President, Jeff Dalke.
“Local non-profits really need support. We received requests totaling over $150, 000,”said program coordinator, Jeanne Russell.
year the grants committee supported all sorts of programs but focused
primarily on Family, Child, and Social Welfare priorities,” according
The following organizations received grants:
|A Small Hand|
|Mt. Olive and Shiloh United Methodist Church Enrich Program|
|Help with Housing|
|Humane Society, Shenandoah County|
|Jobs and Services Daily|
|Shenandoah Alliance for Shelter|
|Shenandoah County Soccer League|
|Shenandoah Valley Lutheran Ministries Luke’s Backpack Program|
|Skyline Community Action partnership|
|Smart Beginnings, Shenandoah County|
Foundation Reaches Landmark Goal
Shenandoah Community Foundation Reaches Landmark Goal of $2 million in Assets
February 20, 2013, Woodstock, VA – The Shenandoah Community
Foundation announced today that generous contributions from the
Lawrence L. Lucus Foundation and a positive investment return have
pushed the endowment assets of the Foundation over two million dollars.
is a significant milestone for us,” said foundation president, Jeff
Dalke. “As the Foundation grows, our ability to serve the
community grows and that is something to celebrate.”
year Foundation awarded $48,000 to area nonprofit organizations,
$59,000 in scholarship grants to county youth, and provided $13,000 in
additional grants to non-profit organizations from the restricted
grants program according to Dalke.
“We also stepped up our
efforts to let the community know about the powerful charitable giving
tools and services the Shenandoah Community Foundation provides,” said
program coordinator, Jeanne Russell. “We expect our assets to grow
further as people discover how easy it is to support their favorite
local causes through the Foundation.”
|Financial Growth in 2012|
|• 18.14% net asset growth|
|• $1.999 Million in assets at year-end|
|• 3 New funds started bringing the number of active funds to 47|
|• Operating Expenses $33,500 (down from $36,200 in 2011)|
|New Faces on the Foundation Board|
|• 2012 - Donald Albright and Kevin Finks|
|• 2013 - Adele Skolits and Patsy Morehead|
|For more info: contact Jeanne Russell Program Coordinator (540) 459-7737|
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