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  • Successful Scholarship Workshop!

    Tuesday, August 1, 2017
    Successful Scholarship Workshop!

    The first MCCF Scholarship Workshop was a huge success with sixty-five students attending! The students heard from local professionals about college admissions, transferring credits, interview skills, essay writing, scholarships, and much more. Thank you to all of our presenters and Ivy Tech Community College-...more »

  • Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship

    Tuesday, August 1, 2017

    The application for the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship (LECS) is available online as of August 1st. The application is open to current high school students who attend one of the three Montgomery County high schools and reside in Montgomery County. In addition, students applying for the LECS must have a GPA...more »

  • MCCF Scholarship Workshop

    Tuesday, July 18, 2017
    MCCF Scholarship Workshop

    We are hosting a Scholarship Workshop for incoming high school seniors on Sunday, July 30th from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at Ivy Tech Community College in Crawfordsville. This is a great opportunity for students to hear from local professionals who will present on a variety of topics. These topics include college...more »

  • 2017 Volunteer of the Year Awards

    Tuesday, May 30, 2017
    2017 Volunteer of the Year Awards

    During our recent Annual Meeting, we awarded not one, but two, Volunteers of the Year! It is always a challenging task to determine one winner from so many worthy and deserving individuals who give back to our community with hours and hours of volunteer work. This year choosing one winner was no exception, so...more »

  • 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 »