$500,000 Match Program Will Strengthen Marshall County
The Marshall County Community Foundation has received a grant of $500,000 as part of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s seventh phase of its Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT) initiative. With GIFT VII, the Endowment is making up to $125 million available to help Indiana community foundations strengthen the towns, cities and counties they serve.
$500,000 Match Program Will Strengthen Marshall County
The Marshall County Community Foundation announced the second round of 2018 grants from the Foundation’s Community Fund during an awards presentation held Wednesday, October 17, 2018, in Plymouth, Indiana. Twice each year, nonprofit organizations are invited to submit proposals for new, innovative and collaborative projects.
Interested Students Must Apply by Monday, September 10
The Marshall County Community Foundation is excited to announce the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship applications for 2019 are now available. The scholarship is a four-year full tuition scholarship to an accredited public or private nonprofit college or university in Indiana.
Fall Grant Round Will Give Special Attention to Flood-Related Projects
The MCCF is now accepting applications for the Fall 2018 Community Funds grant rounds. The Foundation is encouraging directly-flood-related Community Fund grant applications in this current grant round. Applications for the grant round are due on Wednesday, August 1, and the application may be found on the MCCF website.
Fall Community Fund Grant Round Will Give Special Attention to Flood-Related Projects
In response to overwhelming need, the MCCF is offering a 1:1 match up to $135,000 for private sector 2018 flood relief donations to the United Way of Marshall County (UWMC). This 1:1 match is retroactive, to the very first days after the flood, and will include donations already received designated to flood recovery.
Grants supporting new, innovative projects throughout the county
The Marshall County Community Foundation announced the first round of 2018 grants from the Foundation Community Fund and the Ralph C. Vonnegut Jr. Fund during an awards presentation held Wednesday, April 11, 2018.
Bremen Students encouraged to apply
The Marshall County Community Foundation is excited to announce the creation of the Jeanette Rarick Memorial Scholarship Fund. Max Rarick, Jeanette’s husband, created the new fund to honor his wife’s teaching legacy.
Culver Children’s Author Returns Home to Share Uplifting Story
A grant from the Marshall County Community Foundation during the fall 2017 grant round helped the CASA of Marshall County to buy 100 copies of the children’s book, Samuel T. Moore of Corte Magore to give to children in the CASA program and to place in all of Marshall County public and elementary school libraries.
1:1 match will help and encourage students to save for college
The Marshall County Promise program has a unique opportunity to double the giving power of local supporters by participating in the #SpringIntoSavings 1:1 Fund match program from Monday, March 19 to Friday, March 23. Marshall County Promise is a cutting-edge program that helps youth in all Marshall County public school systems dream about their future careers and save for education beyond high school.
Jesse Gettinger of Bremen has been named recipient of the first Bowen Family Medical Scholarship. The scholarship honors the legacy of Dr. Otis Bowen, with the hope to encourage primary care physicians to practice in medically under-served rural Hoosier communities. Improving the quality of life for residents in our local communities is part of the mission of the Marshall County Community Foundation.
Point-in-Time Count to occur county-wide January 24
The Marshall County Community Foundation and United Way of Marshall County are working with the local faith community, the Grace and Peace Alliance, Ministerial Association, nonprofit agencies, the Beaman Home, businesses and volunteers to conduct a survey to collect data on homelessness and housing insecurities in Marshall County.
First Round Applications due Thursday, February 1
The Marshall County Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the first of two 2018 Community Funds grant rounds. These grants support specific projects or programs throughout Marshall County typically focusing on the arts, education, health and human services, recreation and the environment.
Community Comes Together to Support Lancer Students
The Union-North United School Corporation is excited to announce the creation of the Lancer Legacy Scholarship Fund and the Lancer Legacy Non-Permanent Fund with the Marshall County Community Foundation (MCCF). Both of the Lancer funds will directly impact students’ educational goals.
One Marshall County student has been named recipient of a four-year, full-tuition scholarship as the Marshall County Community Foundation 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar.
Emma Hundt will receive not only full tuition to the Indiana college of her choice, but also a $900.00 yearly stipend for required books and equipment.
1:1 Match on Giving Tuesday, November 28, will double all donations to Promise Program
Marshall County Promise, a cutting-edge program that helps youth in all Marshall County public school systems dream about their future careers and save for education beyond high school, will participate in Giving Tuesday for the first time this year.
Supports Marshall County Primary Care Medical Students/Residents to Work in Rural Communities
The Bowen Family Medical Scholarship focuses on meeting the health needs of rural communities by supporting primary-care medical students as they work their way through medical school and residency programs.