People and families who live and/or work in Bartholomew County, benefit from a special heritage. Thanks to a distinguished history of visionary citizens, this community has been proactive in foreseeing needs and addressing them. Uncommon cooperation between public officials, citizens and private leadership has made this possible, and made it successful. No place is this more evident than in the establishment of the Heritage Fund – the Community Foundation of Bartholomew County, Inc.
Heritage Fund – the Community Foundation of Bartholomew County is created primarily to:
- Provide responsible stewardship of gifts donated for broad charitable purposes;
- Develop leadership to address community issues;
- Serve as a catalyst for positive change in partnership with others;
- Promote philanthropy broadly within the community.
It is the general policy of the Heritage Fund – the Community Foundation of Bartholomew County to include people without regard to age, disability, economic circumstances, ethnicity, gender, race, religion, or sexual orientation in carrying out our mission.
Heritage Fund, as the community foundation of Bartholomew County, seeks to foster community leadership in all its forms. Learn more about our Leadership Values.