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09 Jan The FCCF’s Early Triumphs

If someone were to tell you that you could start something amazing for your community, but there’s just one catch—you have to raise a million dollars in three years—would you do it? Would you be willing to set aside the time that this feat would...

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09 Jan The Community Foundation is Celebrating 25 years!

The Fulton County Community Foundation (FCCF) is excited to celebrate its 25th anniversary in 2018. In honor of this milestone, the FCCF will be sharing monthly articles that celebrate the Community Foundation, its history, and all those who have made it possible. You can find...

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21 Dec Our NICF Board Members

Dave Altman Suzy Bishop Jeff Finke Evan Gottschalk- President Dick Hammond Rita Jackson- Vice President Caroline Jones Doug Kuepper Linda Leasure Jim Long Gene Miles- Treasurer Marcia Minard Cheryl Orkis Penny Ramsey- Secretary Shirley Rippy  ...

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19 Dec Community Foundation Grants More Than $285,000 in 2017

The Starke County Community Foundation (SCCF) has awarded more than $285,000 this year to Starke County charitable organizations. Of that amount, $30,600 was given in community grants. Community grants are those that are awarded by the Community Foundation’s selection committee through an application process. These...

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19 Dec MCCF Awards Nearly $55,000 in Grants in 2017

The Miami County Community Foundation (MCCF) awarded $54,833.25 in Community Fund grants in 2017. An Impact Grant of $10,000 was awarded to United Way of Miami County for Miami County Works. This project is a community employment workshop that seeks to reduce the employment barriers of...

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19 Dec The FCCF Awards $203,650 in Grants in 2017

The Fulton County Community Foundation (FCCF) awarded $203,650 in Community Fund grants to local nonprofit organizations in 2017. The FCCF awarded an Impact Grant of $30,000 to the Fulton County Economic Development Corporation to assist in building Centennial Park, a new development on the corner of...

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18 Dec MCCF Celebrates #GivingTuesday

The Miami County Community Foundation (MCCF) celebrated #GivingTuesday on November 28th with a live broadcast on WARU. The MCCF also invited community members to stop by the office for hot cider and doughnuts. Gifts and pledges totaled $12,796. Of this amount, $4,875 was given to...

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18 Dec Giving Tuesday a Success in Starke County

The Starke County Community Foundation (SCCF) held a holiday open house on November 28th in conjunction with #GivingTuesday. Nearly $15,000 was generously given by community members and organizations in celebration of #GivingTuesday. This was the SCCF’s 3rd year of participation in the event. “After the busy...

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12 Dec Emma Dahlquist Receives Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship

Emma Dahlquist, a Rochester Community High School graduating senior, has been named the 2018 Fulton County Community Foundation Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. 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...

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12 Dec Joshua Catanzaro Receives Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship

Joshua Catanzaro, a Maconaquah High School graduating senior, has been named the 2018 Miami County Community Foundation Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. 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...

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