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


Community Foundation for Greater Rome launches

A group of Rome community leaders has brought many years of discussion to fruition with the incorporation of the Community Foundation for Greater Rome. The board of directors — which includes the pastor of a major church, a former mayor and members of local financial, business and educational institutions — has already committed well over