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Earlier this year the community lost a great friend in the passing of Mrs. Marguerite Burns Rust at the age of 107.  Born in Columbus, Marguerite was a 1929 graduate of Columbus High School and went on to receive a degree from DePauw University.  A...

Heritage Fund announces Columbus North High School seniors Erica Song and Grant Jackson as the first-place winners in the 2020 Brown Music Competition held Saturday at First Christian Church. [caption id="attachment_21700" align="alignright" width="246"] Grant Jackson, 2020 Anna Newell Brown Awards for Vocal Excellence vocalist winner[/caption] Song, playing...

Heritage Fund Launched 2019 Love Where You Live Campaign to grow assets of its Community Fund and increase grant-making capacity.  The Love Where You Live campaign has increased the 2020 grant-making capacity to $720,894.  This is all possible because of the generous support of our...

In 2012, six couples in Columbus, Indiana began the African American Fund of Bartholomew County (AAFBC). As part of Heritage Fund—The Community Foundation of Bartholomew County, the AAFBC sponsors discussions and issues grants in five focus areas: health awareness, education, arts and culture, economic/career development,...

Congratulations to our 2020 Lilly Scholars Hauser seniors Elijah Heslop and Shelby Fugate! As Lilly Scholars, Elijah and Shelby will receive full tuition, required fees and a special allocation of up to $900 per year for required books and equipment for four years of undergraduate study...