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12 Dec Elizabeth McEntee Receives Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship

Elizabeth McEntee, a Knox Community High School graduating senior, has been named the 2018 Starke County Community Foundation Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. Elizabeth 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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10 Dec Preserving the memory of the former NJ-SP High School

North Judson-San Pierre High School Memorial Committee Fund The members of the North Judson-San Pierre High School Class of 1970 have established a fund with the Northern Indiana Community Foundation with plans to build a monument to the historic North Judson-San Pierre High School. The NJ-SP...

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09 Dec A planned gift

David Beall was a beloved teacher at Maconaquah High school and such an inspiration to his students that, even after leaving his class, they continue to consider the question “What would Mr. Beall do?”...

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09 Dec An IRA Rollover gift

The Bridge Family Operating Endowment Fund Bob and Carol Bridge are often referred to as “The couple that knows everyone.” They are the epitome of friendly neighbors and have loved meeting and supporting the people of Fulton County through involvement with work, family, and organizations. In 2007,...

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08 Dec A gift of real estate

The Rosa of Indiana Endowment Fund Roger and Sally Ciapara, residents of Fruitport, Michigan, were previously owners of R.S.I. Wholesale, Inc., which was a building supply company that had locations in three states. One location was in Toto, Indiana. In 1997, Roger and Sally sold their...

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07 Dec “Always prepare for the future.”

A Seeds for Tomorrow Story Jerome “Jerry” Scherf is an entrepreneurial, forward-thinking man who is both business and community-minded. He ultimately wants to continue to be smart with his assets and place them where he feels confident that they will be wisely invested, will continue to grow,...

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07 Dec MCCF Awards Impact Grant

The Miami County Community Foundation (MCCF) awarded a $10,000 impact grant to United Way of Miami County, Inc. for its Miami County Works program. The program is free to the public and was formed to help reduce employment barriers for Miami County residents....

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07 Dec Thank you for your support on #GivingTuesday

The Fulton County Community Foundation (FCCF) held an Open House on November 28th in celebration of #GivingTuesday. During the event, gifts totaled $80,870. Of this amount, $42,090 was given to community funds, which will be matched $1 for $1 by the FCCF. All gifts made...

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06 Dec Scholarships Available

The time for seeking scholarship dollars is now in full swing. Here at the Northern Indiana Community Foundation (NICF) we offer scholarship opportunities for various fields of study for graduating seniors and non-traditional students. In 2017 the NICF offered 117 different scholarships and awarded $305,000 to area...

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30 Nov Who We Are

We are the Northern Indiana Community Foundation (NICF), consisting of Starke, Fulton, and Miami County Community Foundations—three of ninety-four throughout Indiana. This incredible network is inspiring the formation of other community foundations across the country. Indiana is at the forefront of the community foundation world...

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