Sometimes there is a misconception that philanthropy is only for the very wealthy. The reality is that many of the grants listed on this website were made thanks to modest donations from local residents.

The most important thing to remember is that gifts are given through the Foundation — not to the Foundation.

Contributions, regardless of size, will be used to improve the quality of life in Marshall County, as directed by the donor. There are several ways to make a gift, each with its own advantage.

Center For Hospice

A community of caring, making the most of living

The African proverb “it takes a village to raise a child” is true at the end of life as well as early in life.
Every patient that comes to Center for Hospice Care has a story. Each story, just like each patient, is different. Some people travel the world and see things that are hard to believe. Others never leave their hometown and raise a beautiful family. But what makes each story special is that it is uniquely theirs. And teams from hospice are there to share the journey.


Culver Kiwanis Club Embraces the Call

Culver Alumni and Community Scholarship

When Jim Weirick and Jim Boswell began talking about a scholarship program for Culver Community High School students, they decided to dream big! They set the bar high – at $1 million – with the ultimate goal of having a self-funding scholarship program to award more than $40,000 annually for scholarships, something many families in the Culver-Monterey-Leiters Ford area could use.


Ralph C. Vonnegut, Jr. Fund

Benefits All Who Share a Love for Lake Maxinkuckee

Ralph Vonnegut, Jr. grew up in Indianapolis and attended Shortridge High School. As a young man he earned the rank of Eagle Scout and spent his summers at Lake Maxinkuckee in Culver, Indiana.Mr. Vonnegut was a graduate of Wabash College and went on to a career as a farmer and stockbroker. He was an avid outdoorsman, enjoyed nature, sailing, and kayaking and was a voracious reader.