Rutherford County Endowment

The Rutherford County Endowment supports local needs today, tomorrow and into the future.

Carolina Cross Connection was awarded $5,300 for building supplies to help low-income households with necessary repairs or improvements. Photo courtesy of Carolina Cross Connection.

Creating a Lasting Resource

The Rutherford County Endowment serves donors and nonprofits. This endowment fund was established in 1996 by caring individuals who recognized the importance of a permanent charitable capital resource to support the ever-changing needs and opportunities in Rutherford County.

Contributions made to the Rutherford County Endowment are pooled and invested by The Community Foundation. Proceeds from the investments are used to make grants while the original gifts remain intact, continuing to grow for the benefit of future generations.

Learn more about Rutherford County Endowment and download our printable brochure.

How to Apply

Nonprofit organizations and public institutions may apply to the Rutherford County Endowment for support. Review the guidelines and application information for Rutherford County Endowment grants for more details. The deadline to apply is March 1.

How to Contribute

You can make a difference in Rutherford County by making a tax-deductible gift of cash, securities, life insurance or real estate. By pooling your gift with those of your neighbors, you can provide significant support for local needs.

Join people like you who love Rutherford County and want the best for our communities.