THE ROCKLAND COMMUNITY FOUNDATION GENERAL FUND Gifts to the General Fund assist and support the work of the Rockland Community Foundation in meeting the needs of our community.
BOARD-ADMINISTERED FUNDS / FIELD OF INTEREST FUNDS
Funds that are established to support a specific area of need.
The Andrew Norman Social Justice Fund provides fund for projects and organizations engaged in promoting peace, equal rights, tolerance and acceptance in our community.
The Arts Fund provides funds for individuals and organizations engaged in expanding the availability of art for everyone.
The Education Fund provides funds scholarships, tuition assistance and for organizations engaged in educational projects in our community.
The Environment Fund provides funds for projects and organizations working to protect our environment and to educate our community about the importance of the natural beauty of our county.
The Health and Human Services Fund provides funds for food pantries and other organizations working to alleviate poverty and hunger in our county.
The Innovative Teachers Fund provides grants to teachers in Rockland K-12 schools to provide exciting and innovative learning opportunities for students in our schools.
The Women and Girls Fund is a fund designed to respond to a broad range of community issues with one commonality - women and girls.
The Founders Circle Your pledge to donate $500.00 or more for four consecutive years helps to sustain and grow the Foundation overall. Please download the pledge form, complete and return. Thank you.
Clarkstown Friends of the Parks Fund aims to improve and enhance a broad range of park facilities and streetscapes.
The Haverstraw Holiday Meals Fund provides funds for meals for needy families during the holiday season.
The Welles Remy Crowther Fund honors the memory of a young man remembered as the "man in the red bandana" who courageously saved the lives of many on 9/11. This scholarship is awarded for continuing education costs to a graduating Rockland County high school senior who, like Welles, has been active in volunteering in emergency services.
The Chazen Spirit of Rockland Scholarship Fund provides a graduating Rockland County high school senior with a scholarship to help with the cost of continuing their education at a four year college of their choice.
Support students in realizing their dreams of higher education or career training.
Fleming/Fleur Children’s Advocacy Fund gives assistance to not-for-profit organizations that advocate
for and support the well being and rights of children and youth.
The High Tor Preservation Fund provides funds to help preserve open space, environmental education and trail maintenance along the High Tor and Little Tor Palisades Ridge.
The Active Cares Fund provides assistance to families in critical situations. Applications are reviewed monthly. Individuals and organizations may apply.
The Boulders Benefits Fund created by the Rockland Boulders Baseball team, is a broad based charitable community response fund.
The Jesse Benedetti Health Crisis Assistance Fund provides support and assistance to performing artists and entertainment professionals with limited resources in times of crises and illness.
Tomorrow's Hopes, The Gene and Irma Allen Fund responds to needs of the Rockland County Community in times of life altering crises or in the aftermath of a tragic event or a disaster. It supports children who have been victims of violence or abuse, illness, poverty, or the emotional stress and difficulty dealing with returning military parents of other traumatic circumstances.
The Lipson Charitable Trust provides funds and responds to needs of charitable organizations in our community
ACT for Animals Fund supports groups and individuals who: Advocate for animal victims of abuse and neglect, Control the number of unwanted pets through responsible spay/neuter and TNR programs and Teach compassion for all living things through education based programs.
The Rockland Historic Preservation Fund provides grants to non-profits and municipal entities for the preservation of historically relevant structures and spaces in our County.
The Community Crisis Relief Fund provides assistance to non-profits, families and business affected by weather, flood or other disasters.
The Rockland Community Foundation does not provide tax or legal advice; we recommend consulting a professional financial advisor if you have questions about a gift to the Foundation.
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The Judith H. Trust Memorial Scholarship is awarded in memoriam to one graduating senior from Clarkstown High School South, who has benefited from the services of the school's Achievement Center, for his or her continuing education.
The Auerbach/Goldberg Memorial Scholarship Fund was established to foster a spirit of respect, tolerance and compassion in response to lessons learned from the Holocaust.
The Christine Gallagher Scholarship recognizes a Rockland County high school senior who has shown a demonstrated commitment towards the education and treatment of those with disabilities.
The HoSang Charity Fund, designed as a responder to a broad range of human needs including health, education, sports, community empowerment and social welfare in our local communities and the Caribbean.Its mission is to breakdown obstacles that would prevent the less fortunate from living normal lives.
The Rockland Alliance for Health Fund supports evidence-based, sustainable changes in public health policy, practice, and environment, leading Rockland to be the healthiest community in the nation.
Established by charitable organizations in Rockland to support their initiatives .
The Vanderbilt/Budke House Restoration Fund provides funding for the restoration of this historic landmark in West Nyack -- one of our county's oldest homes.
The Stephen F. Strack Jr. Memorial Scholarship is given annually to a North Rockland college bound senior baseball player who exemplifies leadership, competitiveness and dedication on and off the field.
The Forge Ahead through Timber Scholarship is given annually to a graduating Rockland County high school senior demonstrating passion for outdoor activity as an integral part of his or her lifestyle.
Lindsey Stewart and Mark Lennon Memorial Fund is a project fund whose goal is to erect a lighthouse in Lindsey's and Mark's memory, helping to avoid future boating tragedies on the Hudson as well as provide charitable support for related causes.
DONOR ADVISED FUNDS
Donors may advise on which charitable organizations receive support
The Jeffrey Keahon Memorial Fund honors the memory of Board member and humanitarian Jeffrey Keahon, by supporting his vision of locally based charitable giving.
Support for specific projects
Hi Tor Animal Care Center Rebuild Fund is a project fund committed to acquiring a state-of-the-art facility, on a dedicated campus, that will enable the Center to provide the highest standard of care to its shelter animals.
Green Cemetery Fund works to establish a sustainable alternative to conventional cemeteries by offering ecologically sound burial options that honor the dead while advocating a natural return to earth.
The Rand Community Fund, established by the Rand Family, owners and operators of Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty, Rand Commercial Services and Hudson United Mortgage, Title and Insurance companies, has a mission of supporting organizations and initiatives that share their vision of building better communities throughout the region.
Friends of Rockland is a broad based field of interest charitable fund aimed at providing support to the charities most important to the people in our community. Each year, the Friends of Rockland will host a large community barbeque event, where the proceeds will benefit one designated charitable organization.