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25 Jul Introducing NICF board member Kirk Robinson

Kirk grew up on a small farm outside of Atwood, Indiana. He went to Mentone Elementary, Talma Junior High, and he graduated from Tippecanoe Valley High School in 1977. He then began a busy and exciting college career! He graduated high school on a Saturday...

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12 Jul Many Ways to Leave a Legacy

Part of what makes the Community Foundation special is that it provides so many opportunities for donors to make a difference in their communities. Through the Foundation’s many different types of funds, donors have the option of designating their support to a specific organization or...

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12 Jul Surprise Support for Peru Parks

Parks are more than places for children to play. Parks provide many health and social benefits for both kids and adults by providing opportunities to spend time outside with friends and family. Community parks are assets that help residents get both leisurely exercise and exposure...

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09 Jul Introducing NICF board member Rita Jackson

This week's featured board member is Rita Jackson. Rita is a true pillar of the community, always going above and beyond to give back to others through the Community Foundation and the other organizations she's involved with. Rita has such a kind and generous spirit,...

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03 Jul Introducing NICF board member Shirley Rippy

The Community Foundation would like to introduce our next board-member-of-the-week, Shirley Rippy. Shirley serves on the Starke County Community Foundation and Northern Indiana Community Foundation boards. We're so grateful for her service! Below is our q & a with Shirley....

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03 Jul Introducing NICF board member Larry Cunningham

We at the Northern Indiana Community Foundation, Inc. would like to introduce our first board-member-of-the-week, Larry Cunningham. Larry sits on the board for the Fulton County Community Foundation and the Northern Indiana Community Foundation....

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26 Jun Supporting the Future Leaders of Miami County

One important pillar of giving for the Miami County Community Foundation (MCCF) is youth development. The MCCF supports youth organizations and projects in order to support the future of our community. Today’s children are the leaders of tomorrow. Making sure that we provide educational, character-building,...

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09 May Supporting the Future

One major component of the work of the Fulton County Community Foundation (FCCF) is the awarding of scholarships to Fulton County students. The establishment of scholarships has been a popular philanthropic choice among our donors because it allows them to support students in endeavors that...

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27 Apr Giving Love to Our Local Library

In celebration of its 25th anniversary, the Miami County Community Foundation has continued its series of pop-up grants! This month, a surprise grant of $1,000 was given to the Peru Public Library. This pop-up grant and the ones before it have been completely unexpected by...

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