Special to Iredell Free News

The Rotary Club of Statesville Endowment has awarded a total of $33,743 to 14 local nonprofits for the spring 2023 grant period.

On Tuesday, July 25, a reception was held at Randy Marion Lincoln to celebrate the non-profit recipients and their commitment to our community. Guests and attendees were able to meet Rotarians and mingle with the other nonprofits to share the importance of the work their organizations are doing.

The following nonprofits received funds were:

♦ Headwaters Christian Academy;
♦ Helping is Simply Caring;
♦ Matthew 25 Ministries;
♦ Boys & Girls Club of the Piedmont;
♦ Dove House;
♦ Iredell Health System;
♦ United Way of Iredell County;
♦ Chestnut Grove Community Center;
♦ Rainbow Kidz;
♦ Rescue Ranch;
♦ Statesville Family YMCA;
♦ Iredell County Partnership Young Children;
♦ Salvation Army; and
♦ Kintegra

These grant monies will ensure that many of the friends, neighbors and co-workers within Iredell County will receive the assistance needed to live a healthy and productive life, leading to becoming contributing members of society.

Established in 1991, by Dr. Ralph Bentley, Chester Middlesworth and other club members, this Endowment Fund grants money to local non-profits annually through an application procedure.
Since the endowment’s inception more than $376,000 in funding has been awarded to local nonprofits. This fund is made possible through the donations of its membership. If interested in applying for a grant during the spring 2024 grant application period or if you would like to learn more about Rotary, contact a member of the Rotary Club of Statesville at www.rotarystatesville.org.