"Without support and funding from Harvest, we would be unable to develop, promote and sustain initiatives to address health issues and work toward a healthier future for Martinsville and Henry County. "
- Barbara Jackman, Executive Director - MHC Coalition for Health and Wellness

Harvest Foundation releases 2015-2016 annual report to community

Harvest Foundation releases 2015-2016 annual report to community

May 8, 2017

The Harvest Foundation, located in Martinsville, Va., has released its 2015-2016 annual report, which summarizes financial highlights from fiscal year 2015 and grant highlights from 2015 and 2016.

The report (click here to view: https://goo.gl/WQIFQD) spotlights several recent projects and programs the foundation has funded including the Martinsville-Henry County Coalition for Health and Wellness, Commonwealth Crossing, and FeedTheNation, a program of Feeding America Southwest Virginia and Henry County Food Pantry.

In 2015, Harvest awarded 15 grants and paid $4.64 million in grant payments. In 2016, Harvest awarded nine grants and paid $10.25 million in grant payments. Foundation investments totaled $195.94 million at the end of 2015.

“We could not have done this without our hardworking and dedicated community partners who are committed to making our community a better place,” said Allyson Rothrock, president of Harvest Foundation. “Our vision remains steadfast – dedicating ourselves to making Martinsville and Henry County the community of choice by enhancing opportunity and quality of life for all its citizens.”

Harvest Foundation has two types of grants. Pick Up the Pace! grants are up to $10,000 for short-term projects or start-up initiatives, and general responsive grants are considered once a year in November.

To apply for general responsive grants, a statement of need is due to Harvest Foundation by June 1. Pick Up the Pace! grants are available for application at any time throughout the year.

To find out more, call (276) 632-3329 or visit www.theharvestfoundation.org.


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