Community Foundation of Henderson awards first grants

The newly formed Community Foundation of Henderson awarded their first grants to local non-profits this evening.

The Scripps Howard Foundation gave the foundation an initial $10,000 grant. From there, the foundation awarded five $1,000 grants on Tuesday.

The winners were from their four main groups of focus: the arts, education, social service, and revitalization of the community.

Those organization who won are:

Brain Injury Adventure Camp
Funds will be used to supply the activity field and team building area with sporting equipment for baseball, volleyball, soccer, and other sports teams.

Henderson Area Arts Alliance
Funds will be used to supplement the season of events and educational programming for the Henderson community.

Habitat for Humanity
Funds will be used to build Habitat for Humanity of Henderson’s 50th House.

Henderson Breakfast Lions Club
Funds will be used to enhance Christmas in the Park activities and attractions.

Methodist Hospital
Funds will be used to support Faith Connections, a collaboration between Methodist Hospital and the church community to promote and implement healthy lifestyles throughout Henderson County.

If you would like more information, head to the Community Foundation of Henderson’s website.