Starke County Story

02 Sep Hope Restored Recovery Home Receives $21,000 Grant from SCCF

[caption id="attachment_27765" align="alignright" width="427"] Hope Restored Secretary Megan Johnston, SCCF Director of Development Jacque Ryan, Hope Restored Vice President Davey Johnston, Board Member Jesse Johnston, Board Treasurer Charissa Lucas, and Board Chairman Todd Willis[/caption] September 2, 2022 A $21,000 grant from the Starke County Community Foundation is...

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05 Jul NICF Receives National Standards Accreditation

The Northern Indiana Community Foundation (NICF) recently received accreditation with the nation’s highest standard for philanthropic excellence. National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations® establish legal, ethical, effective practices for community foundations everywhere. “Meeting the National Standards benchmarks is a rigorous, comprehensive process,” said Randy Royster, board...

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25 May Heyde Retires as NICF Scholarship Coordinator

May 25, 2022   Alison Heyde is retiring this month after a decade as the Scholarships Coordinator at NICF. “It’s been a great 10 years working in the world of scholarships here at the Northern Indiana Community Foundation,” said Heyde. “I have had the opportunity to meet so...

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14 Mar Starke County Director Hosts Lunch & Learn

Starke County Community Foundation Director, Jacque Ryan, hosted a Lunch & Learn for the SCCF board members. Members brushed up on their foundation knowledge - specifically fund types and how they're started. Check out Jacque's presentation here: Fund Presentation Interested in starting or donating to a SCCF...

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11 Mar Starke County Community Foundation Newsletter

2021 was quite an eventful year for the Starke County Community Foundation! Check out some of the highlights below: The Starke County Community Foundation was founded and became an affiliate of the Northern Indiana Community Foundation (NICF) in 1996.  For two and half decades, members of...

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09 Aug Cups of Kindness

We spent all last year celebrating the 25th Anniversary for Starke County Community Foundation. We gave monthly Pop Up Grants to a number of local nonprofits, but thought we could spread the love by supporting some local businesses and our community members. SCCF hosted Cups...

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