Serving as a catalyst for positive change.
Promoting leadership to address community issues.
Promoting philanthropy broadly within the community.





1OO Campaign Success + New Opportunities to Give!

We live in an amazing community where generous people understand the value of coming together to invest in the future. Heritage Fund is grateful for ALL the individuals, families, groups and businesses that joined the 100 by investing $1,000 or more in our Community Fund! Thanks to this special group – we are better prepared to respond to the changing needs of our community and make grants that will improve lives!

Missed out on The 100? It’s still a great time to give!
Thanks to the Lilly Endowment, gifts made to the Community Fund in 2019 will be eligible for a $2 for $1 match – essentially tripling your donation!!*

Use the “Give Online” tab above to make a donation or contact Kristin Munn at

*matching dollars will be capped at $1M

Heritage Fund & ASAP Announce: Project Prevent

supported by the Mark & Wendy Elwood Substance Abuse Prevention Fund

“We Know. We Can.”

For information regarding Grant requests, click on the link below:

Project Prevent Grant Proposal Info

Click on the links below for information on how to apply for the Project Prevent Grants.

Project Prevent FAQ

Technical Assistance for Elwood Fund

“What is Prevention?” – Project Prevent Definitions

To donate online click here and type “Mark & Wendy Elwood Substance Abuse Prevention Fund” in the “Name” field


2019 Brown Music Competition 

Thanks to all the talented students who participated in the 2019 Brown Music Competition on Saturday, Feb. 9 at First Christian Church.

We appreciate everyone who helped make this another successful event.

Welcoming Community Survey

The survey results are in! Check out the survey themes, take a look at the survey data, and read more about the Welcoming Community initiative by clicking HERE.

2018-2019 Scholarships

Thank you to all students that completed applications this scholarship season.

Recipients will be notified of scholarship awards by mid-April.

Check out our complete list of 2018 scholarship award recipients here!


ATTENTION:  Heritage Fund does NOT provide grants to individuals.  If you are contacted via social media, email etc. and asked to provide personal information in order to receive a “grant” or other money from “Heritage Fund” – please note that this is fraudulent use of Heritage Fund name and/or logo.  If you have questions or concerns please contact