HANOVER, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Established in 2017, The Rice Family Foundation was created by Michael and Jane Rice of Utz Quality Foods, LLC., to provide leadership and support for the education, health, and well-being of families located in the greater Hanover, Pennsylvania area.
Using grant funds, The Rice Family Foundation supports eligible, local non-profit organizations in Hanover and surrounding areas who dedicate their time, efforts, and resources to foster a better community. During 2017, The Rice Family Foundation benefited twenty-three local area non-profit organizations with a total of $150,000 in grant funds.
Said Stacie Lissette, Director, The Rice Family Foundation, “We were thrilled to see the reaction and positive impact on the greater Hanover community that our 2017 grant funds generated. We look forward to making funds available again for 2018, and encourage those local area non-profits which work so hard to make a positive impact on the community, to apply.”
The Rice Family Foundation will accept applications for grant funds through July 31st. The application process is detailed by visiting: www.thericefamilyfoundation.com. Applications for 2018 will be accepted until July 31st and awards will be announced and distributed by December 31, 2018.
Said Jane Rice, Co-Founder, The Rice Family Foundation, “From Roots for Boots to Olivia’s House to many others who received grant funds in 2017, we were excited to see the many positive ways these wonderful non-profit organizations are helping others. We hope that our support will make a difference and also inspire others in the community to give their time, efforts, and support to those most in need.”
For more information including grant fund guidelines and applications, please visit The Rice Family Foundation website located at: www.thericefamilyfoundation.com.
About The Rice Family Foundation
The Rice Family Foundation, located in Hanover, Pennsylvania, funds eligible local area non-profits who are focused on education, health and the well-being of families in the greater Hanover, Pennsylvania area. The Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, provides financial grants directly to eligible organizations.
For more information, visit The Rice Family Foundation website at: www.thericefamilyfoundation.com.