Attention: As of June 18, 2018 our main office is located at 227 East Ninth Street in Rochester. Our post office box will remain the same. You can find this information and our county office locations by clicking “Contact.”

Our mission is to improve the quality of life in our communities by assisting donors in fulfilling their charitable wishes forever. By supporting the Northern Indiana Community Foundation, you touch so many areas of need right here in our local community. And you don’t only help now, but you make an impact that will last forever.

News & Events

Jay Albright

Executive Director

Phone: 574-223-2227
Email: jay@nicf.org

“It’s great that you can support where you live in so many different ways through the Foundation. It’s important to build strong communities because it’s true that it takes a whole community to help raise a family.”

Jay Albright, Executive Director

On Oct. 22, the Peru Public Library will host their second annual pumpkin decorating contest during operating hours. Three winners will be chosen by popular vote. Carved pumpkins are not allowed. Contact the Children’s Floor for info or call 765.473.3069. ... See MoreSee Less

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Our board member of the week is Stephenia Barkman. Stephenia is a ray of sunshine here at the Community Foundation. She is a passionate and caring person with particular love for children and education. She’s an asset as a board member and also as a member of the Fulton County community. Read about Stephenia here: www.nicf.org/stephenia-barkman/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Northern Indiana Community Foundation

The Northern Indiana Community Foundation, Inc. (NICF) held its third annual Food Pantry Summit on Oct. 16 at the Geneva Center in Rochester. The purpose of the event was to gather representatives from food pantries serving Starke, Fulton, and Miami Counties in order for them to share information and resources. Read more here: www.nicf.org/community-foundation-hosts-food-pantry-summit-to-help-end-hunger/The NICF held a food pantry summit on October 16, 2018 in order to gather representatives from local food pantries to create partnerships and share resources. ... See MoreSee Less

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