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Women's Giving Circle Annual Meeting
Wednesday, April 30th at 5:30

Please join us for the Women's Giving Circle Annual Meeting Wednesday, April 30th at Factory 12 Event Lofts.  We will be recapping the past year and announcing our 2014 grant recipients.

 

Annual Report to the Community
Thursday, May 15th

Please join us for the Heritage Fund's Annual Report to the Community Thursday, May 15th at Mill Race Center.  Refreshments will be served at 4:00pm with the meeting starting promptly at 5:00pm.
 

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 here: javascript:void(0);/*1396873911857*/

 

Now Accepting Henderson Award Nominations
Nomination forms for the 2014 James A. Henderson Award for Fundraising are available. Completed nominations are due to the Heritage Fund office by 4 p.m. on April 18, 2014. The award will be presented at the Annual Report to the Community on May 15, 2014 at Mill Race Center. The purpose of the award is to honor a volunteer who has made a significant contribution to a Bartholomew County not-for-profit agency through exceptional fundraising efforts. Henderson Award Application
 

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.

 

2014-2015 Scholarships Applications Available

Scholarship applications for the 2014-2015 season are now available. To view applications and deadlines click here.

 

2013 Grant A Wish has officially ended.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2013 Grant A Wish.  We appreciate your support of our local not-for-profits and the community.

 

 

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.

            

            

 

           

  

 

 

 

 

 

Articles

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...

 

eBlast - Definition of Making a Difference

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.

 

Ninth Street Park

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

2012 ANNUAL REPORT Please for the Heritage Fund 2012 Annual Report

 

Women's Giving Circle Gift Cards now Available

"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 Reconfirmation of Compliance with U.S. Community Foundation Standards

Heritage Fund – the Community Foundation of Bartholomew County has been officially reconfirmed in compliance with Indiana Standards for Foundations...

 

Important Dates

Nov 21 - WGC Breakfast at Tiffany's

This dazzling event is hosted by the Womens Giving Circle of Bartholomew County. In the true spirit of Breakfast at Tiffanys, feel free to wear your best...

 

Grant Deadlines/Important Dates - Community Fund

2013 Deadlines/Important Dates: December 15, 2013- Letters of Intent to the Community Investment Program 2014 Deadlines/Important Dates: January 2014 -...

 

Latest News

2014 Spring Newsletter now available

Read it here!

 

Heritage Fund Launches Welcoming Community Grant Program with a Focus on Arts, Culture & Design

Heritage Fund Launches Welcoming Community Grant Program with a Focus on Arts, Culture & Design Innovative Proposals Sought for Projects to Enhance Welcoming...

 

Lilly Scholarship deadline extended

Because of the threat of inclement weather on Friday, the deadline for applications for the 2014 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship has been extended. Applications...

 

2014 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Applications Available

Applications are now available for the 2014 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship, administered by Heritage Fund – the Community Foundation of Bartholomew...

 

2014 Heritage Fund Scholarship Applications Available

Heritage Fund – the Community Foundation of Bartholomew County announces the availability of applications for the 2014 scholarship season. The Heritage...

 

2014 Brown Music applications available

Applications are available for the 2014 Anna Newell Brown Awards for Vocal Excellence and the Betty F. Brown Awards for Instrumental Excellence, both administered...

 

2013 SUMMER Newsletter

2013 Summer Newsletter from the Heritage Fund is now available.

 
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