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2016 Miami County Community Foundation Grant and Scholarship Applications


Parents and students are searching for ways to lessen the burden of paying for college and the Miami County Community Foundation (MCCF) offers many scholarships to help do just that.

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. MCCF Endowment Scholarships typically range from $500 to $2,000.

The deadline for the application, all required attachments and recommendation forms is March 4, 2016 at 5:00 pm.

If you have questions, please contact Alison Heyde, the Northern Indiana Community Foundation scholarship coordinator at 574-223-2227 or toll free at 877-432-6423 or


The Miami County Community Foundation is offering many granting opportunities for charitable organizations in 2016. Applications for the entire year are available online or at the MCCF office. Some of the applications have no deadlines, those seeking grant dollars are able to submit applications all year round.

  • Sustainability Award - is an opportunity to reward organizations that have the foresight to plan for the future. A $5,000 endowment grant will be awarded competitively to a Miami County nonprofit demonstrating leadership, management, programming, and a desire to encourage donations to their own permanent endowment fund. .
  • A $10,000 Impact Grant is for an organizations seeking funds to support a large project. Charitable organizations that are interested in applying for an Impact Grant must first submit a Letter of Intent and one page project summary.
  • Community Support Grants which assist organizations seeking grants in the range of several hundred to several thousand dollars. These grants are designed to be awarded to many organizations and provide support throughout the community.  

The Boomerang Sisterhood grant application is made possible through the MCCF women’s giving circle. The application will be available at a later date.

Welcome to the Miami County Community Foundation
Miami County is a wonderful community with a rich heritage, steeped in history. Since 1993, Miami County Community Foundation has brought caring people and charitable endeavors together for the good of this great community. The Community Foundation gives donors flexible and tax-effective ways to ensure their charitable giving. We work to build substantial endowment funds for our community through contributions large and small.

Miami County Community Foundation is proud to be a part of the Northern Indiana Community Foundation (NICF). The NICF allows us to maximize our investment benefits and be more cost efficient. This way Miami County donations can do more—right here in Miami County.

So far, Miami County Community Foundation has dispersed nearly 5.2 million dollars in grants and scholarships. Currently the Community Foundation holds over $7.6 million in assets and administers over 140 funds.