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