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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...

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,...

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....

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....

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,...

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...

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...

High quality parks improve the overall quality of life in our communities. Parks have shown to be beneficial to the local economy and to make communities more desirable places to live. They additionally provide many health and social benefits by promoting time spent outside with...

On Friday, April 13, 2018, the Starke County Community Foundation (SCCF) lost a beloved member of its Community Foundation family, and all of Starke County lost one of its most generous, dedicated, and outstanding residents....