Community Foundation Grant Applications Now Available
The Community Foundation is offering many granting opportunities for charitable organizations in 2017. Applications are available online or at any of our local offices in Peru, North Judson and Rochester. Many of these applications have no deadline and applications may be submitted throughout the year.
Fulton County Grants -
Fulton County Women’s Giving Circle deadline is April 14, 2017., Kewanna-Union Township grant deadline is May 5, 2017. No deadlines for Community Support, Impact Grant, and Sustainability Awards.
Miami County Grants - Boomerang Sisterhood grant deadline is September 1, 2017. No deadlines for Community Support Grants or Impact Grants.
Starke County Grants - Starke United grant deadline is May 5, 2017. No deadline for
Community Education Grants,
Maude Brown and Henry F. Schricker Endowment Grants,
Robert 'Boom Boom' Baker Alternative Agriculture grant,
James R. Hardesty Leadership in Philanthropy Awards, or Community Support grants.
Programs and projects throughout Fulton County were supported through grants from the Fulton County Women’s Giving Circle at their annual 2017 event. Sixty people attended the banquet.
The event was held at the Manitou Banquet Center in Rochester on Tuesday, May 9, and a total of $5,500 was awarded. Members of the Giving Circle vote for their favorite programs and initiatives to receive these funds from dues and a growing endowment fund.
Read about all the grant recipients!
Annual Starke United Golf Outing!: Mark you calendars for this annual fundraising event and support Starke United and all the great programs that they fund in Starke County.
Friday June 23, 2017 at the Hamlet Golf Course, 100 S. Short Street, Hamlet, IN 46532.
Event Highlights: 4 Person Scramble.,
7:00 am CDT - Registration,
8:00 am CDT -Shot Gun Start.,
Lunch will be provided,
Prizes and Bragging Rights
Get details and download the entry form.
Community Foundation Receives $11,124 for Preschool Scholarships: The Miami County Community Foundation (MCCF) received an $11,124 grant from United Way of Miami County in support of its Preschool Scholarship Program. The grant will enable 4-year-olds from low income families to obtain a preschool education that they wouldn't otherwise be able to afford.
MCCF Director of Development Connie Cutler said, “We at the Community Foundation are very appreciative of this grant. This program is so important, and we are thankful that United Way of Miami County provided the funds to ensure that it will continue for the next two years.”
Read more about this grant.