CIRCLE OF GIVING INITIATIVE
CIRCLE OF GIVING PROGRAM
Each year, the Foundation raises unrestricted money through a program called “Circle of Giving.” Donors are asked to make gifts of $1,000 or more and then are given the privilege of helping to decide how grants will be disbursed. Since 1999, almost $400,000 has been given back to the community to organizations that serve the arts, basic needs, education and more.
RCF does not accept applications for Circle of Giving grants. Instead, donors are asked to recommend an organization with which they are familiar. Grants typically range between $500 and $4,000 and most often can be used for operations. This is one way RCF is helping to support the infrastructure of many of the nonprofit agencies so critical to our community.
Circle of Giving Grants are now awarded at the Foundation's annual CELEBRATE! The Love of Community event after the first of the year.