Category: Grants


2019 Greater Rome Impact Grant Recipients Announced

On January 21, the Community Foundation for Greater Rome announced $28,000 in grants to four Rome nonprofits. In addition to the $28,000 awarded through the Rome Impact Fund and the First Christian Heritage Fund, the foundation also announced over $188,000 in giving through Donor Advised Funds in 2019. This year’s $25,000 Rome Impact Grant was


Elevation House Completes Training, Finds Permanent Home

Elevation House has found its permanent home at the Kelsey-Aycock-Burrell Center. Rome Mayor and KAB board chair Bill Collins, Elevation House board president Don Scuvotti, and Elevation House executive director Carrie Edge spoke at a press conference Tuesday welcoming the new nonprofit to the former Main High School building. Elevation House uses the Clubhouse model



The Community Foundation for Greater Rome has awarded its third cycle of grants from the Community Impact Fund to the Free Clinic of Rome, Elevation House, Living Proof Recovery, Coosa River Basin Initiative, and Communities in Schools.  Other funds at the Community Foundation have awarded additional grants to Living Proof Recovery, the Davies Homeless Shelter


YMCA receives donation from Community Foundation

The YMCA received a check of $25,000 from the Community Foundation for Greater Rome Tuesday night. The funds will help purchase a new 15-passenger bus. Pictured are Elaine Snow, chairwoman of the committee that selected recipients, Cheryl Bishop, Scott McCreless, both from the YMCA and Joel Snider, chairman of the CFGR. Photo from the Rome


Community Foundation seeks to connect donors with worthy causes

Would you like to make a donation to a charitable organization, but not really sure to whom you’d like to contribute? Do you lead a corporation or a small business and want to make a sizable donation on behalf of your company to a hub that will distribute your funds to worthy organizations in the


Community Foundation to host workshop for nonprofits

The Community Foundation for Greater Rome will hold a grant-writing workshop on Aug. 15 to help prepare local 501(c)3 organizations to submit applications for CFFGR grants that are due Sept. 1. “Through the generosity of donors, the Community Impact Fund allows the foundation to make grants to the most pressing and relevant needs in Rome


Restoration Rome gets first grant from Community Foundation

Restoration Rome was the recipient of our first Community Impact grant valued at $50,000. Restoration Rome is a faith-based umbrella organization created in 2015 to serve the needs of children and their families in Rome and Floyd County. The funds will used to develop a foster care visitation center. Click here to read more from the Rome


Foundation raises $1 million, looking for first project to fund

The Community Foundation for Greater Rome is looking for its first major project to fund. Executive Director Ashley Ellington said that a year of behind-the-scenes fundraising has generated almost a $1 million and it’s time to start identifying a community need to support. Ellington and foundation board members met Monday with Floyd Superior Court Judge