What Is the Rome Community Foundation?


The mission of the Foundation is to assist in providing monetary resources for the present and future enrichment of the Rome area community.

From Gifts to Grants

The Rome Community Foundation is a non-profit organization that accepts gifts and bequests which are held, invested, and administered under the direction of the Foundation's Board of Directors. Income from the investment of these funds is used award grants which benefit the people of and charities in the Rome area.

Rome Community Foundation Brochure

For a brochure of the Rome Community Foundation with details of its history, fund types, donation possibilities, organizations supported and more, please download the Rome Community Foundation Brochure (pdf).

The Rome Community Foundation announces latest awards for 2018.

The Rome Community Foundation has announced it awarded $134,815 in grants to area non-profit organizations in the latest grant distributions for the fourth quarter of 2017. According to Foundation Executive Director Victor Fariello Jr., the grants, ranging from $2,300 to $34,000 were made to 14 area organizations.

The funding was approved at the Foundation Board's December meeting based on recommendations from the Foundation's Stevens- Kingsley Fund advisors, the Foundations Grant Committee and recommendations from established donor-advised funds. Foundation Board Members meet four times a year to review requests made by community groups for projects that benefit Rome-area residents.

For a complete list of these awards (and all the Rome Community Foundation awards), visit the Grants To Date page.