Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Foundation for Roanoke Valley Awards $24,911 in grants from its Larry Woodrow Vest Fund to Local Non-Profits

Foundation for Roanoke Valley has awarded $24,911 to non-profit organizations through its Larry Woodrow Vest Fund. The Fund supports a wide range of community needs and focuses on charitable organizations providing services to Floyd County residents.

Children’s Trust Foundation Roanoke Valley was awarded $6,263 to allow a Coordinator/Forensic Interviewer to develop and train a multidisciplinary team (MDT) in Floyd to provide a coordinated first response to child abuse.  Floyd Community Center for the Arts was awarded $6,498 to support its Studio Enhancement Project. 

The June Bug Center was awarded $5,400 to support its After School Enrichment Program.  Rebuilding Together was awarded $3,500 to support a pilot program in Floyd County to repair homes and make them safe, healthy, and energy efficient.  Virginia Cooperative Extension was awarded $3,250 to support its Master Volunteer Program in Floyd County.

Foundation for Roanoke Valley, the region’s community foundation, currently administers over 260 named endowment funds on behalf of the community and works diligently to help local individuals and families establish permanent charitable legacies that will touch the community now and for generations to come.  For more information, visit Foundation for Roanoke Valley’s website at www.foundationforroanokevalley.org or call 540-985-0204.