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Gifts to the Community Foundations of Starke, Fulton, and Miami Counties are seeds that grow funds for the betterment of the community they are given to. The Community Foundations make giving simple and offer a variety of ways for caring community members to make a lasting impact.


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Community Foundation Scholarship Applications Now Available
Deadline is March 3, 2017

The opportunities for scholarship dollars are varied and cover a wide range of criteria. Whether a graduating senior, current college student, or non-traditional student there are scholarships available at the Community Foundation.  “Non-Traditional Students” are generally defined as students who take time between high school and college, but can be more narrowly defined by specific scholarship funds.

Students are eligible to apply beginning their senior year of high school and then each year that they remain enrolled in school.

Our online application process allows you to search for eligible scholarships or have the system automatically find matches for you based on some of the answers you provide in your profile. The online application allows you to update and complete you application at anytime.

Go to the link in county in which you live and follow the instructions for applying. Start today!


Fulton County

Emma Feldman Receives Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship: Emma will receive a four-year, full-tuition scholarship to an Indiana college or university of her choice and a $900 yearly stipend for required books and equipment.

Emma is the daughter of Jerrod and Brooke Feldman and plans to attend the Purdue University College of Engineering. She is a member of Student Council, National Honor Society, Fulton County Leadership Academy, and she serves on the Rochester City Parks Board. Emma is also a four-year member of the Rochester Varsity Swim Team, the Royals, and Varsity Cross Country.

Read more about this scholarship and the selection process in Fulton County


Miami County

Diana Borse Receives Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship: Diana will receive a four-year, full-tuition scholarship to an Indiana college or university of her choice and a $900 yearly stipend for required books and equipment.

Diana is the daughter of Christopher and Deborah Borse and plans to attend Notre Dame University, where she will major in Neuroscience, Pre-Medicine. Diana is a 4-year member of FFA, Student Council, Dance, and Drama Club. She is a member of National Honor Society, and she was Class President for three years. She also participated in both soccer and track for four years.

Read more about this scholarship and the selection process in Miami County


Starke County

Joshua Krsek Receives Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship: Joshua will receive a four-year, full-tuition scholarship to an Indiana college or university of his choice and a $900 yearly stipend for required books and equipment.

Joshua is the son of Steve and Terry Krsek and plans to attend Purdue University, where he will major in Engineering. Joshua is a member of Culver Youth Community Organization, National Honor Society, and Science Club. He was a Hoosier Boys State delegate and a Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Conference Ambassador. He has also participated in football, basketball, and baseball for four years.

Read more about this scholarship and the selection process in Starke County

 

Welcome to Northern Indiana Community Foundation

Since 1993, the Northern Indiana Community Foundation, Inc. (NICF) has brought caring people and charitable endeavors together for the good of the community. The NICF serves the Community Foundations of Starke, Fulton and Miami Counties. This arrangement allows us to maximize our investment benefits and be more cost-efficient. Thus gifts can do more for the counties they are given to.

The NICF is a public trust, a public charity that gives donors flexible and tax-effective ways to ensure their charitable giving. Operating under state and federal laws, we work to build substantial endowment funds for our community through contributions large and small.

Contact the NICF at 574.223.2227 or toll free 877.432.6423