The McLean Community Foundation (MCF) has announced the following grants recently awarded to organizations benefiting the citizens of McLean:
- Share of McLean received a donation that will help fund the purchase of a new truck to support Share’s services for families in need.
- A grant to SPARC will fund the purchase of specially-adapted photography equipment and art supplies for its programs benefiting adults with disabilities.
- McLean Orchestra will receive funds to replace out-of-date computer equipment.
- Longfellow PTA received a grant to support Longfellow's participation in the National Wildlife Federation's Green Flag Award program promoting the cultivation of sustainable school grounds, the reduction of waste and promotes energy savings.
- Redeemer Renaissance After-School Program was awarded a challenge grant toward the purchase of a bus to transport students from area elementary schools.
- MCF supported Volunteer Fairfax with a sponsorship of Give Together: A Family Volunteer Day on Jan. 19 to bring together area non-profits with volunteer opportunities for children and families, providing meaningful, service projects while promoting service to the community and fostering a philanthropic spirit.
- MCF was a sponsor of last Sunday’s Winterfest Parade in downtown McLean.
The McLean Community Foundation is accepting proposals for its current grants cycle until Feb. 1. Applications can be found on the MCF’s website at mcleancommunityfoundation.org.
The McLean Community Foundation is a non-profit established by the McLean Citizens’ Association to meet the philanthropic needs of a growing McLean community. Its focus is entirely and specifically on non-profit efforts that benefit the residents of the McLean Planning District of Fairfax County.