News

  • It’s our honor to recognize our 2020 William and Sally Hanley Excellence in Teaching Award recipient Stephen Shipley, sixth-grade teacher at CSA

  •   2019 HF Annual Report_Extended Version

  • Heritage Fund scholarship donors have pooled unused award dollars to create a one-time emergency fund to aid Bartholomew County students facing financ

  • Spring means scholarships at Heritage Fund. Staff always looks forward to presenting our scholarship awards in person, but this year is all about maki

  • There are many opportunities to give to support those in crisis in Bartholomew County.  If you are wondering how you can help, here are a few ideas: I

  • Attention students who applied for scholarships through the Heritage Fund. Please watch your USPS mailboxes this week for a special delivery. Scholars

  • Tracy Souza, President & CEO of the Heritage Fund shares a message of support to the Bartholomew County community. The Heritage Fund is working cl

  • The Dictionary Project has featured the Heritage Fund’s grant to this program in their recent Newsletter.  See below for the article shared at h

  •   March 31, 2020 At times it seems every article, TV broadcast or social media blurb starts off with: “This is an especially difficult time”; or

  • Due to the unprecedented impact of the current COVID-19 pandemic, Heritage Fund is temporarily pausing our grantmaking in order to better understand t

  • Heritage Fund & United Way want to make sure Bartholomew County Nonprofits are aware of a unique opportunity to retain staff during this time of u

  • In parallel with the City of Columbus and Bartholomew County, the Heritage Fund remains open for business, but our staff will primarily be working rem

  • 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

  • Heritage Fund announces Columbus North High School seniors Erica Song and Grant Jackson as the first-place winners in the 2020 Brown Music Competition

  • Caniece Leggett, above, with fellow attendees at the 2018 research conference in Cape Town, South Africa Columbus native Caniece Leggett enjoyed the o

  • New fund aims to benefit local nonprofit sports organizations  January 9 – Analytical Engineering, Inc., in partnership with Heritage Fund – The Commu

  • 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

  • In 2012, six couples in Columbus, Indiana began the African American Fund of Bartholomew County (AAFBC). As part of Heritage Fund—The Community Founda

  • Congratulations to our 2020 Lilly Scholars Hauser seniors Elijah Heslop and Shelby Fugate! As Lilly Scholars, Elijah and Shelby will receive full tuit

  •   Due to the large number of broad community impact grant applications from local nonprofits in 2019, Heritage Fund is cancelling its December 1,

  • COLUMBUS, Indiana, Feb. 11, 2017 — Heritage Fund — the Community Foundation of Bartholomew County announces Columbus North High School sen

  • Heritage Fund, as the community foundation of Bartholomew County, seeks to foster community leadership in all its forms. Learn more about our Leadersh