Halifax County grant applications being accepted

The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region is now accepting proposals for its next round of grant making in Halifax County.

Information has already been mailed to approximately 20 community non-profit organizations in Halifax County. The Foundation is accepting applications from 501(c)(3) charitable organizations serving Halifax County until October 7, 2013. The Halifax County Advisory Committee will then review the applications and recommend which organizations will be awarded.

Approximately $1,300 is available for grants this year.  This total includes money from the Fund for Halifax County as well as the South Boston Medical Fund.

The Community Foundation is a public charity established in September 1996 by a steering committee of civic leaders to meet a variety of social, educational, cultural and other charitable needs in the Danville, Pittsylvania County and Caswell County area, as well as Halifax County and Northern North Carolina.

Organizations interested in receiving more information should contact The Community Foundation office at 541 Loyal Street, Danville, VA 24541, (434) 793-0884 or visit www.cfdrr.org.