The programs considered for support by the Shenandoah Community
Foundation (the Foundation) are located in Shenandoah County or will
directly benefit the citizens of Shenandoah County, unless otherwise
requested by the advisee of a donor-advised fund. Currently
will consider grant awards in six broad areas: arts and culture, civic
affairs, education, environment, health and social services.
However, we also welcome good ideas emerging from the
In these six funding areas the Foundation is interested in working with
organizations and associations to build on community strengths and find
solutions to community problems.
At the discretion of
the Foundation board, unsolicited grants may be made to qualified
charities or organizations known to be meeting needs in the
Foundation’s service area.
To be eligible for funding, an applicant must:
a tax exempt public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal
Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (Code), or a public entity described
in sections 170 and 2055 of the Code, such as school districts and
municipalities. Organizations who derive their tax exempt status from a
formal affiliation with another organization may be considered.
services within Shenandoah County, Virginia. In certain cases,
proposals from organizations serving the larger region of the
Shenandoah Valley of Virginia may be considered as long as Shenandoah
County residents are served too.
- Be organized and
operated so that there is no illegal discrimination on the basis of
race, religion gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or
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