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Community Foundation scholarship deadline approaching

The Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge is currently accepting scholarship applications from graduating high school seniors and adults seeking new skills and higher education.


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Community Foundation distributes $335,000 in local grants

Eighty-five local nonprofit organizations will receive $335,000 in grants from the Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge.


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Community Foundation announces Barbara Hunter Grant Memorial Scholarship

The Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge will honor the memory of the late Barbara Hunter Grant.


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Community Foundation names new officers, adds two to board

Carl Rosberg has been named chair of the board of directors of the Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge


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Community Foundation awards over $250,000 in local grants

Seventy-two area nonprofits received approximately $250,000 in grants from the Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge on Tuesday.


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Community Foundation introduces William Henry Sheppard Scholarship

The Community Foundation is now offering students enrolled in the Waynesboro Public Schools financial assistance to participate in cultural immersion travel programs.


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Community Foundation announces scholarship opportunities

The Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge is accepting scholarship applications from seniors attending high schools in Staunton, Waynesboro, Augusta and Nelson.


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Community Foundation invites grant applications

The Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge is now accepting applications for the 2016 grant cycle.


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Letter: Dawbarn Education Awards unique, innovative

The Community Foundation takes tremendous pride in presenting the Dawbarn Education Awards each year.


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Community Foundation honors Dawbarn Education Award winners

The Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge presented awards of $10,000 to each of ten individuals during the 22nd annual Dawbarn Education Awards ceremony Wednesday evening.


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Grant from Community Foundation launches book, film project

With the support of a grant from the Community Foundation’s Carroll and Grace “Patsy” Guynn Memorial Fund, the Augusta County Historical Society is documenting the history of the Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation (WWRC) complex in Fishersville.


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Community Foundation scholarship deadline approaching

The Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge is currently accepting scholarship applications from seniors attending high schools in Staunton, Waynesboro and counties of Augusta and Nelson.


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Community Foundation now accepting grant applications

The Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge announces the opening of their 2015 grant application cycle. Nonprofit organizations either located in or serving Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta, Nelson, and Highland counties are eligible and encouraged to apply.


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Waynesboro Public Schools Foundation seeks to raise $1 million

The Waynesboro Public Schools Foundation has a goal to raise $1 million to benefit students and the educational experiences they receive through the Waynesboro Public School (WPS) system.


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Community Foundation presents prizes to local educators

The Community Foundation presented 10 prizes totaling $100,000 during the 21st annual Dawbarn Education Awards ceremony.


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Community Foundation establishes fund for Fort Defiance High School

At the initiative of alumnus Scott Kimmel, the Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge has created a new endowed fund, to be known as the Fort Defiance High School Foundation.


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United Way, Community Foundation, CAPSAW discuss community needs

Leaders of the United Way, CAPSAW, and the Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge met with community leaders to share what they gleaned from a series of community conversations conducted over the past year.


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Community Foundation announces record year

The Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge recently announced at a gathering of its donors, volunteers, and community partners that so far in 2014 it has received new contributions and commitments of over $8.5 million.


Vector Industries: A nonprofit business with a mission

Founded in 1969, Vector Industries is a unique nonprofit that is self-supporting in its mission to provide employment opportunities to local residents with different disabilities in the Greater Augusta County area through contract work for a variety of regional customers.


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Community Foundation opens Dawbarn Awards nominations

Is there someone in our community who you think exemplifies the spirit of service for our children in public education? If so, consider nominating them for a prestigious 2014 Dawbarn Education Award. A total of $100,000 will be awarded to 10 deserving individuals that inspire, encourage and foster learning.


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Community Foundation scholarship deadline approaching

The Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge is currently accepting scholarship applications from seniors attending high schools in Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta County.


Bright Idea Exchange event in Staunton on Wednesday

The BRIGHT IDEA Exchange in Staunton will have 22 participants competing for one of two $5,000 grants – one for for-profit businesses and one for non-profit businesses.


Roll out the New Year with a Bright Idea: $10K in grants available

Do you have an innovative idea, but you just don’t have the funding to bring it to light? Enter Bright Idea Innovation Grants, Staunton’s newest funding resource. The grants are designed to accelerate projects that are in the light bulb stage by bringing them to the marketplace efficiently, quickly and with an eye towards long-term economic success.


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Community Foundation seeks nominations for most inspiring educators

Is there someone in our community who exemplifies the spirit of service for our children in public education? If so, consider nominating them for a prestigious 2013 Dawbarn Education Award.


Waynesboro Kiwanis Club gives grants to local nonprofits

Five area nonprofits received gifts totaling $7,500 from the Waynesboro Kiwanis Club at the club’s regular meeting on Tuesday at the Waynesboro Country Club.


Community Foundation supports Waynesboro Generals’ work

The Waynesboro Generals donated more than 600 hours to community service in 2012, and have the support of the Community Foundation to back them up in 2013. A grant from the Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge will be used to pay for player meals in exchange for the continued donation of time by Generals players.


Sears Hill Bridge project wins 2012 Staunton Heritage Preservation Award

In front of a packed house at Historic Staunton Foundation’s annual meeting on Sunday, the Sears Hill Bridge project was lauded as “one of our community’s most successful grassroots preservation efforts” by Frank Strassler, executive director of the organization.


Community Foundation announces scholarship opportunities

Edited by Chris Graham freepress2@ntelos.net   The Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge is currently accepting scholarship applications from seniors attending high schools in Staunton, Waynesboro and the counties of Augusta and Nelson. Additionally, adults are encouraged to apply for select scholarships. The Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge administers over 25 scholarship […]