The SCCF’s 20th Anniversary Series
Over the years, as communities evolve, their charitable needs change as well. New non-profit organizations form, too, with worthwhile causes. In order to meet the community’s ever-changing needs, some donors decide to contribute to or establish a donor-advised fund.
Donor-advised funds give the donor who established the fund the advantage of assisting in the selection of the charity they want to support each year. Rather than assisting one organization, these funds could support a different organization each year, or funds could even be split between several organizations.
Read how families are creating a legacy of giving through the Community Foundation!
MCCF Grants to Community Projects and Preschool Scholarships in 2016:
This year, the Miami County Community Foundation (MCCF) has awarded $33,100 to local charitable organizations to improve the quality of life in Miami County.
The final 2016 grant was awarded to Peru Cal Ripkin Youth Baseball in the amount of $4,800. The grant will be used to construct six dugouts for athletes ages 4-8.
Read more and find out when 2017 applications will be available.
Women’s Giving Circles are not unique to Fulton County. The Fulton County Community Foundation (FCCF) was aware of the widespread initiative. When the idea was brought up in a FCCF meeting, Judy Climie and Barb Lutterbein decided it was time to see if there were other women in the community interested in starting a Women’s Giving Circle. The two women began to contact individuals who they believed might want to be a part of the cause.
Read about the history and good works of the Women's Giving Circle!