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  • 2017 Grant Awards Cycle 1

    Friday, April 7, 2017
    2017 Grant Awards Cycle 1

    The Montgomery County Community Foundation is pleased to announce awards for the first grant cycle of 2017. MCCF manages over 170 endowed funds, each established by donors with great visions of making Montgomery County a better place to live. Twelve grants were awarded totaling $124,087. Seven competitive...more »

  • MCCF Receives Accreditation from National Standards for US Community Foundations

    Wednesday, February 8, 2017
    MCCF Receives Accreditation from National Standards for US Community Foundations

    The Montgomery County Community Foundation recently received accreditation with the nation’s highest standard for philanthropic excellence. National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations® establish legal, ethical, effective practices for community foundations everywhere. “Meeting the National...more »

  • 2017 Nonprofit Learning Series

    Wednesday, January 11, 2017

    Plans for our 2017 Nonprofit Learning Series Workshops have been finalized and the first workshop is quickly approaching. "Boards that Rock: Board Building for 2017" is our first workshop and will be held Tuesday, February 14th in Crawfordsville from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Crawfordsville Country Club. Lunch...more »

  • Seeking 2017 Volunteer of the Year

    Tuesday, January 10, 2017

    Volunteers play a vital role in the success of most not-for-profit agencies and have a significant impact on the quality of life in our community. Is there an individual in your nonprofit organization who, without compensation has made a significant, long time contribution of his/her time and talent to make your...more »

  • You're Invited: Workforce Ready Webinar Series

    Thursday, January 5, 2017
    You're Invited: Workforce Ready Webinar Series

    For communities to be successful, they need to develop all of their talent. In Montgomery County alone, only 23.6% of residents have some type of secondary education such as an Associate, Bachelor’s, or Graduate degree. Studies show that as educational attainment increases, incomes typically increase and...more »

  • 2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipient Announced!

    Friday, December 9, 2016
    2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipient Announced!

    The Montgomery County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Cali Saunders has been named the recipient of a full-tuition, four-year scholarship as the Montgomery County Community Foundation 2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. Cali will receive full tuition to the Indiana College of her choice and a...more »

  • Third Grant Cycle Awards for 2016

    Thursday, December 1, 2016
    Third Grant Cycle Awards for 2016

    Our third unrestricted grant cycle for 2016 is now complete and we recently awarded thirteen grants totaling over $206,000! The grants funded various areas of need in our community including art instruction and materials for the consumers at Abilities Services, Inc., support for our local animal shelter,...more »

  • 2016 Volunteer Fair

    Thursday, October 20, 2016
    2016 Volunteer Fair

    We continue our celebration of 25 years of service to the Montgomery County community with our 2016 Volunteer Fair and Community Breakfast. The event will be held Saturday, November 5th at Crawfordsville High School from 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and a free breakfast will be available to the first 250 attendees...more »

  • Bicentennial Celebration

    Monday, October 10, 2016
    Bicentennial Celebration

    Come and join us Thursday, October 13th beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the Montgomery County Courthouse for the 2016 Montgomery County Bicentennial Celebration. Events include songs by Montgomery County 4th grade students, CHS Swing Choir, Pride, as well as band performances. Torchbearers will be introduced and at...more »

  • Anniversary Open House and Lunch on the Plaza

    Tuesday, September 20, 2016

    Our 25th Anniversary Open House was filled with great food, a variety of displays highlighting our work in the commmunity, and of course, many gracious guests. We were so pleased that nearly 150 of our friends took the time to stop in and celebrate with us, as well as cast a vote for their favorite nonprofit...more »