Salisbury-Rowan Community Foundation Grants

Salisbury-Rowan Community Foundation

2023 Total Grants: $313,400

$10,000 to ApSeed to support the distribution of Seedling Touchpads to students attending Rowan County Head Starts.

$2,500 to Autism Society of North Carolina to support Autism Resource Specialists serving Rowan County in the coming year.

$2,500 to Blessed Blessing to provide life-skills training for teens aging out of foster care.

$8,000 to BlockWork to support neighborhood improvement project composed of a one-day intense volunteer driven workday.

$5,200 to Bread Riot to support the delivery of produce from local farmers to senior housing sites.

$2,500 to Bright Minds Academy and After-School to provide tutoring in social skills, math and reading.

$10,000 to Capstone Recovery Center to assist with treatment program related materials for our residents.

$3,000 to Catawba College to support community-wide program focused on developing resiliency and new problem-solving methods.

$5,000 to Center for Faith & the Arts to provide at-risk students with an opportunity to focus negative emotions and express themselves in a positive manner.

$6,000 to the City of Salisbury to bring first-class art to the city's downtown, college campuses and neighborhoods.

$10,000 to Communities In Schools of Rowan County to provide CIS Student Support Specialists in support of students’ attendance, behavior, classwork and parent engagement.

$10,000 to Community Care Clinic of Rowan County to provide additional dental visits for Rowan County low-income residents.

$4,500 to E2D to support the distribution of no-cost laptops to home insecure families in the Salisbury-Rowan community.

$5,000 to Elder Orphan Care to provide seniors with a professional assessment to determine what is needed for them to age safely in place for as long as possible.

$7,000 to Families First - NC to support Head Start students with weekly Second Step lessons throughout the school year.

$10,000 to Family Crisis Council of Rowan to support the operational costs of our domestic violence and sexual assault response agency.

$10,000 to Happy Roots to provide resources and support to sustain and grow quality education for Rowan County.

$3,500 to Happy's Farm to support the "CARGO" Express Van Project (Caring About Reading, Groceries, and Transportation Opportunities for Youth).

$2,500 to Life Choices Rowan to create a program supporting and enforcing the advocacy of fathers.

$9,800 to Livingstone College to provide equipment and supplies for the Education Department of Livingstone College.

$10,000 to Main Street Mission to support Meeting Place Program, building a more resilient community using socioeconomic, psychoeducational and holistic health resources.

$10,000 to Meals on Wheels of Rowan to support Nutritious Meals for Homebound Seniors Project, providing home-delivered meals for seniors who are food insecure and homebound.

$5,000 to Meals on Wheels of Rowan to support a forever home in partnership with Novant Health.

$2,000 to National Inventors Hall of Fame to support Camp Invention: STEM Enrichment for Rowan-Salisbury Students.

$10,000 to Next Generation Academy to support the Academic & Wellness Program.

$10,000 to One Love Community Services to provide mental health and substance use assessments and treatment for the uninsured or working poor.

$5,000 to Partners In Learning to support the Include Me Project, ensuring that children with special needs have continued access to quality, inclusive, early care, and education.

$5,000 to Piedmont Players Theatre to support the Great Piedmont Players Youth Theater Workshop, engaging children in a musical theatre production.

$3,500 to Pops at the Post to support an annual free outdoor symphony performance given for the benefit of the local community.

$5,000 to Project Light Rowan to support partnership with Youth4Abolition, starting the first Human Trafficking club in the Salisbury-Rowan School System.

$8,000 to Rowan County Crosby Scholars Community Partnership to support the Crosby Scholars Academy Program.

$8,000 to Rowan County DSS/One Church One Child to provide new bed, car/ booster seats, and appliances for families receiving services from RCDSS.

$5,000 to Rowan County Literacy Council to support the foundation's focus areas of career readiness, workforce development, and education.

$2,500 to Rowan Economic Development Commission to maintain a jobs board, recruiting talent and promoting jobs available with existing and new industries in Rowan County.

$2,500 to Rowan Food and Farm Network to supply the food pantry and clothing closet for the remainder of the school year.

$15,000 to Rowan Helping Ministries to support the Crisis Assistance Network Program, providing emergency financial assistance for past due rent, utilities, and other critical needs.

$8,000 to Rowan Regional Medical Center Foundation to support Bridges to Healthcare Program, providing experiential learning to underserved high school students.

$5,000 to Rowan-Cabarrus YMCA to provide safe and nurturing after-school supervision during 2023/2024 school year and full-day supervision during 2024 summer camp.

$3,000 to Rowan-Salisbury Schools to support Racial Equity Workshops, educating participants on racial equity in our community and the systemic roots of racism in our society.

$5,000 to Rufty-Holmes Senior Center to support Connecting Across Rowan for Seniors, a transportation service for older adults.

$7,500 to Salisbury Academy to support expenses associated with outreach program.

$5,000 to Salisbury Symphony to support Quartets in the Schools 2023-2024.

$8,000 to Saving Grace Farm to provide Therapeutic Riding and Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy to children and adults with special needs, mental health issues, and histories of trauma.

$3,500 to Students With Academic Goals and Gifts to be Acknowledged to provide after-school academic and empowerment activities for underserved youth in the Rowan County area.

$3,000 to The Confidence Project to provide oral hygiene Smiles kits.

$8,000 to The Pedal Factory to support the Earn a Bike program, allowing any individual to receive a bike at no cost.

$1,500 to Three Rivers Land Trust to provide a paid internship to one student from Catawba College for the Spring Semester in 2024.

$3,500 to THREE WIDE Foundation to provide Christmas dinners to children and their families.

$5,000 to the Town of Spencer to support the Downtown Spencer Mural Project.

$8,900 to Waterworks to support the ART for ALL: Engage. Connect. Participate program.

$5,000 to Young Life of Rowan County to support a training program focused on mentorship from local colleges to each Rowan County high school.