The Rutherford Housing Partnership received a $20,000 grant to demolish a house on a donated lot, grade the lot for construction, pour the footings for the house and begin construction, using primarily volunteer labor, of a house for a family in need. 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 the People in Need grants for more details.

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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