KidSenses Children's Interactive Museum received $20,000 for the Y.E.S. Discovery Program that provides interactive educational STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) workshops and assembly style programs at 20 library branches for approximately 8,000 children. Rutherford County Endowment – The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina

The Rutherford County Endowment serves donors and nonprofits.  This endowment fund was established in 1996 by caring individuals who recognized the importance of a permanent charitable capital resource to support the ever-changing needs and opportunities in Rutherford County. 

Contributions made to the Rutherford County Endowment are pooled and invested by The Community Foundation.  Proceeds from the investments are used to make grants while the original gifts remain intact, continuing to grow for the benefit of future generations.  

Nonprofit organizations and public institutions may apply to the Rutherford County Endowment for support. Review the guidelines and application information for Rutherford County Endowment grants for more details. The next deadline to apply is spring 2016. 
 

You can make a difference in Rutherford County by making a tax-deductible gift of cash, securities, life insurance or real estate.  By pooling your gift with those of your neighbors, you can provide significant support for local needs.


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