Harvest Foundation announces 2017 grant awards

Harvest Foundation announces 2017 grant awards

November 10, 2017

The Harvest Foundation Board of Directors awarded six grants totaling nearly $11.9 million to five recipients at its Thursday, Nov. 2 meeting.

“This year’s grant selection process was extremely competitive, and we were amazed by the caliber of all projects and organizations considered for funding,” said Allyson Rothrock, president of the Harvest Foundation. “The projects approved by the Harvest Foundation Board of Directors at the Nov. 2 meeting will support the foundation’s major goal of economic development. We work hard to enhance opportunities for everyone in Martinsville-Henry County, and we believe these projects will help move our entire community forward.”

Detailed information about each of the approved grants will be released throughout the next few weeks. Stay tuned on Harvest Foundation’s Facebook Page (facebook.com/harvest.foundation.mhc) and website (theharvestfoundation.org) for more information and grant reveals. 

Grant Awards 

Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development Corp.
$5.7 million over three years 

Patrick Henry Community College
$3.1 million over three years 

Community Recovery Program (Piedmont Community Services)
$520,033 over two years 

Piedmont Virginia Dental Health Foundation
$603,195 over three years 

Henry County - Smith River Small Towns Business District Revitalization Project
$500,000 for one year 

Henry County - Dick & Willie Rail Trail Passage Extension
$1.4 million for one year


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