Rowan County

The Rowan County Community Fund is a permanent charitable resource that supports local causes and organizations.  

A local advisory board puts donations of all sizes to good use by making grants to meet the needs and vision of the community. They partner with individuals, businesses and nonprofits to make Rowan County a better place to live, learn, work and play. 

Start where you are.

Use what you have.

Give what you can.

We encourage you to donate now and make a gift that supports Rowan County in perpetuity. We accept a wide range of assets, providing you the ultimate flexibility in charitable giving. 

Your donation may be eligible for a tax credit! Learn more about the Endow Kentucky Tax Credit.

Rowan County Community Fund Grants 2020/2021

Grants made from March 2020 – March 2021 focused on COVID-19 relief for nonprofits, small businesses, and restaurants in Rowan County.

Grant Date Designation
Gateway Area Development District4/9/2020Care Packages/ COVID-19 Relief
Gateway Homeless Coalition, Inc.4/27/2020COVID-19 Relief
Bluebank First Church of God – Food Pantry4/27/2020COVID-19 Relief
Hope Pregnancy Care Center5/19/2020COVID-19 Relief
Mountain Comprehensive Care Center5/19/2020COVID-19 Relief
Morehead State University Foundation6/3/2020Eagle Essentials/ COVID-19 Relief
Hayes Crossing – Haldeman Volunteer Fire Department6/3/2020COVID-19 Relief
City of Morehead6/3/2020Fire Department/ COVID-19 Relief
Morehead Gateway Helping Hands7/7/2020COVID-19 Relief
Rowan County Fiscal Court7/7/2020Fire Department/ COVID-19 Relief
Rowan County Board of Education8/17/2020School Supplies/ COVID-19 Relief
City of Morehead9/25/2020Recycling/ COVID-19 Relief
Farmers Volunteer Fire Department10/23/2020COVID-19 Relief
Morehead-Rowan County NewCity Community Development Corp.8/17/2020, 8/20/2020, 9/8/2020, 10/13/2020, 10/13/2020, 10/19/2020, 10/26/2020Small Business COVID-19 Relief
Morehead Gateway Helping Hands1/25/2021COVID-19 Relief
Rowan County Schools1/25/2021Chrome Books/ COVID-19 Relief
TOTAL: $81,088.00


  • Ryan Neff, Chair
  • Ashley Adkins
  • Gabe Brown
  • Aron Caudill
  • Tonya LeMaster
  • Tom Lewis
  • Veronica Norwood
  • Deveney Redwine
  • Wes Holland, Emeritus  
  • Dan Markwell, Emeritus

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