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Office Closure: Thurs, Sept 26th - Fri, Sept 27th
PLEASE NOTE: The Heritage Fund offices will be closed starting at noon on Thursday, September 25th and will remain closed through Friday, September 26th due to electrical and maintenance updates in the building. We will resume normal business hours again starting Monday, September 29th. If you need to reach Heritage Fund staff during this time please contact us via email. Thank you for your patience as we work through this issue.
Apply online for scholarships!
Students can now create user accounts and apply here for Heritage Fund scholarships for the 2015-16 scholarship season. Applications must be submitted by Friday, January 9, 2015.
2015 Brown Music Competition
Join us for a day of young musical talent on Saturday, February 14, 2015, at First Christian Church for the annual Anna Newell Brown Awards for Vocal Excellence and Betty F. Brown Awards for Instrumental Excellence. Students will compete for college and musical lesson scholarships. Participants can apply here. Applications must be submitted by Monday, December 1, 2014.
2013 Annual Report
To view our 2013 Annual Report, click here.
2014 Lilly Scholars Announced
Heritage Fund – the Community Foundation of Bartholomew County has named Columbus East High School seniors Mary (Madel) Presto and Seth Frownfelter recipients of the 2014 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarships for Bartholomew County. The program – sponsored by Lilly Endowment, managed by Independent Colleges of Indiana, Inc. (ICI) and administered locally by Heritage Fund – is in its 17th year of awarding scholarships to Indiana students to pursue four years of undergraduate study on a full-time basis that lead to a baccalaureate degree at any Indiana public or private accredited college or university. Madel and Seth will receive full tuition for four years to the Indiana college of their choice and a $900 annual stipend for required books and equipment. See the surprise presentation by clicking here.
African American Fund of Bartholomew County Launches
The African American Fund of Bartholomew County was established to help educate and inspire African Americans in Bartholomew County by focusing on education, leadership development, economic/career development, health awareness and arts & cultural events. To learn more about the Fund or to donate click here.
Community Fund Grants Program
The Community Fund Grants Program provides a flexible approach in providing funding support to not-for-profit organizations serving Bartholomew County. Organizations have four options to seek funding support. Heritage Fund will invest in local non-profit organizations that are governed by a strong and effective Board that have a proven record of success. Detailed information regarding the restructured program as well as grant forms can be accessed in the Grant Center.
Dictionaries spread word about learning. Elementary classrooms turned a new page last week with the deliveries of fresh new Webster's Dictionaries for every third-grader in the county.
The dilapidated house adjacent to Ninth Street Park has come down! The house which attracted unwanted and illegal activities deeply concerned parents...
2012 ANNUAL REPORT Please for the Heritage Fund 2012 Annual Report
"You're in the Circle" Gift Card Ladies, Now available, by popular demand, are Women's Giving Circle gift cards! For ladies who love their plastic, these...
Heritage Fund – the Community Foundation of Bartholomew County has been officially reconfirmed in compliance with Indiana Standards for Foundations...