19TH ROUND of MARSHALL COUNTY COVID-19 RAPID RESPONSE GRANTS AWARDED

The 19th round of COVID-19 Rapid Response grants were awarded Monday, November 23, to organization(s) addressing critical basic needs such as food, childcare, and housing/utility assistance for households impacted by COVID-19. United Way, in partnership with the Marshall County Community Foundation, is working with a network of businesses, educators, faith-based and disaster relief organizations, nonprofits, and volunteers to provide aid for immediate and urgent needs. Total grant awards to date are $232,363.

Organization(s) that received 19th round COVID-19 Rapid Response grants –

  • Argos United Methodist Church Shepherd’s Food Pantry

18TH ROUND of MARSHALL COUNTY COVID-19 RAPID RESPONSE GRANTS AWARDED

The 18th round of COVID-19 Rapid Response grants were awarded Thursday, November 12, to organizations addressing critical basic needs such as food, childcare, and housing/utility assistance for households impacted by COVID-19. United Way, in partnership with the Marshall County Community Foundation, is working with a network of businesses, educators, faith-based and disaster relief organizations, nonprofits, and volunteers to provide aid for immediate and urgent needs. Total grant awards to date are $229,863.

Organizations that received 18th round COVID-19 Rapid Response grants –

  • Link to Hope
  • Marshall County Neighborhood Center

MARSHALL COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION AWARDS $75,850 IN GRANTS

The Marshall County Community Foundation (MCCF) announced the Fall 2020 grant awards from Community Funds totaling $75,850.  Due to COVID-19, no group in-person awards presentation took place this grant cycle. MCCF Board members instead delivered award signs to individual sites. Multi-year grants approved prior rounds were also issued with $12,500 from Community Funds.

 

NEW ROUNDS of MARSHALL COUNTY COVID-19 RAPID RESPONSE GRANTS AWARDED

The 16th and 17th rounds of COVID-19 Rapid Response grants were awarded October 10 and 15, to organizations addressing critical basic needs such as food, childcare, and housing/utility assistance for households impacted by COVID-19. United Way, in partnership with the Marshall County Community Foundation, is working with a network of businesses, educators, faith-based and disaster relief organizations, nonprofits, and volunteers to provide aid for immediate and urgent needs. Total grant awards to date are $194,863.

Organizations that received 16th and 17th round COVID-19 Rapid Response grants –

  • Beaman Home
  • Boys & Girls Club of Marshall County
  • Marshall County Neighborhood Center
  • Project Help - Bremen

LILLY ENDOWMENT’S GIFT VII COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP GRANT AWARDED TO MCCF

Grant will bring $100,000 to Marshall County

The Marshall County Community Foundation has received a Community Leadership Grant of $100,000 as part of the seventh phase of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT VII) initiative.  The grant will support the Marshall County Crossroads team and increase their capacity to address community development needs by sponsoring enFocus Fellows over the next two years.

New Blueberry Sculpture Installed at Marshall County Philanthropy Center

Supporting local arts and culture 

The Marshall County Community Foundation (MCCF) and United Way of Marshall County (UWMC) are excited to re-introduce a blueberry sculpture at the new Marshall County Philanthropy Center offices located at 2680 Miller Drive, Plymouth. The sculpture celebrates the unique nature of the partnership between the Community Foundation and United Way in Marshall County.

FIFTEENTH ROUND of MARSHALL COUNTY COVID-19 RAPID RESPONSE GRANTS AWARDED

The 15th round of COVID-19 Rapid Response grants were awarded September 17, to organization(s) addressing critical basic needs such as food, childcare, and housing/utility assistance for households impacted by COVID-19. United Way, in partnership with the Marshall County Community Foundation, is working with a network of businesses, educators, faith-based and disaster relief organizations, nonprofits, and volunteers to provide aid for immediate and urgent needs. Total grant awards to date are $171,613.

Organization(s) that received 15th round COVID-19 Rapid Response grants –

  • Blessings in a Backpack – Culver
  • Link to Hope

NEXT ROUND of MARSHALL COUNTY COVID-19 RAPID RESPONSE GRANTS AWARDED

The 14th round of COVID-19 Rapid Response grants were awarded September 10, to organization(s) addressing critical basic needs such as food, childcare, and housing/utility assistance for households impacted by COVID-19. United Way, in partnership with the Marshall County Community Foundation, is working with a network of businesses, educators, faith-based and disaster relief organizations, nonprofits, and volunteers to provide aid for immediate and urgent needs. Total grant awards to date are $156,613.

Organization(s) that received 14th round COVID-19 Rapid Response grants –

  • Food Bank of Northern Indiana

THIRTEENTH ROUND of MARSHALL COUNTY COVID-19 RAPID RESPONSE GRANTS AWARDED

The thirteenth of COVID-19 Rapid Response grants were awarded August 20, to organizations addressing critical basic needs such as food, childcare, and housing/utility assistance for households impacted by COVID-19. United Way, in partnership with the Marshall County Community Foundation, is working with a network of businesses, educators, faith-based and disaster relief organizations, nonprofits, and volunteers to provide aid for immediate and urgent needs. Total grant awards to date are $135,613.

Organizations that received thirteenth round COVID-19 Rapid Response grants –

  • Culver Community Youth Center (AKA Culver Boys and Girls Club)
  • Marshall County Council on Aging
  • Marshall County Neighborhood Center

TWLEFTH ROUND of MARSHALL COUNTY COVID-19 RAPID RESPONSE GRANTS AWARDED

The twelfth round of COVID-19 Rapid Response grants was awarded August 12, 2020, to organizations providing food, housing, and utility assistance to households impacted by COVID-19. United Way, in partnership with the Marshall County Community Foundation, is working with a network of businesses, educators, faith-based and disaster relief organizations, nonprofits, and volunteers to address immediate and urgent needs. Total grant awards to date are $105,563.

Organizations that received twelfth round COVID-19 Rapid Response grants –

  • Marshall Starke Head Start and Early Head Start

MARSHALL COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES DETAILS FOR THE 2020-21 CHAPMAN WIERS SCHOLARSHIP

The Marshall County Community Foundation (MCCF) is now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 Chapman/Wiers Nursing Scholarship.  

The scholarship is open to students who have graduated from a public school corporation in Marshall County – including Argos Community Schools, Bremen Public Schools, Culver Community Schools, John Glenn School Corporation, Plymouth Community School Corporation, Triton School Corporation, and Union-North United School Corporation.

MARSHALL COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES DETAILS FOR THE 2021 LILLY ENDOWMENT COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Marshall County, Indiana – The Marshall County Community Foundation is now accepting applications online for the 2021 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program. The scholarship is open to Indiana residents who graduate from an accredited Indiana high school by 2021 and receive their diploma no later than June 30, 2021. Details related to conditions of the award, eligibility, and selection criteria are available on the Community Foundation’s website at www.marshallcountycf.org/lilly-endowment-scholarship. The deadline to apply is Friday, September 11, 2020.

NEW ROUNDS of MARSHALL COUNTY COVID-19 RAPID RESPONSE GRANTS AWARDED

The ninth, tenth, and eleventh rounds of COVID-19 Rapid Response grants were awarded through the month of July to organizations providing food, housing and utility assistance to households impacted by COVID-19. United Way, in partnership with the Marshall County Community Foundation, is working with a network of businesses, educators, faith-based and disaster relief organizations, nonprofits, and volunteers to address immediate and urgent needs. Total grant awards to date are $103,063.

Organizations that received ninth through eleventh round COVID-19 Rapid Response grants –

· Boys & Girls Clubs of Marshall County

· Monastery of the Holy Martyrs Food Pantry

· Marshall County Neighborhood Center

Marshall County Community Foundation Announces Bowen Family Medical Scholarship Recipient

Benjamin Nick of Bremen has been named recipient of the fourth 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.

COVID-19 Housing and Utility Assistance for Marshall County Residents

Area residents have been hit hard by COVID-19 related work closures and lay-offs, and are struggling to afford their rent, mortgage, and utilities. The United Way of Marshall County and the Marshall County Community Foundation engaged enFocus, regional community developers, and a network of trusted Marshall County housing and utility assistance providers to launch a three-step process for area residents to get housing and utility assistance.

MARSHALL COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION AWARDS $143,118 IN GRANTS

The Marshall County Community Foundation (MCCF) announced the Spring 2020 grant awards from Community Fundstotaling $127,141 and the Ralph C. Vonnegut Jr. Fund totaling $5,977 via phone and email to grant recipients.Due to COVID-19, no group in-person awards presentation took place this grant cycle. MCCF Board members instead delivered award signs to individual sites. Multi-year grants approved prior rounds were also issued with $30,000 from Community Funds and $10,000 from the Ralph C. Vonnegut Jr Fund.