Meet NICF Scholarship Coordinator Shannon Berger

Meet NICF Scholarship Coordinator Shannon Berger

Get to know NICF Scholarship Coordinator Shannon Berger!

NICF Scholarship Coordinator Shannon Berger and family.

Question: How long have you worked at NICF?
Answer: I was lucky enough to intern for the Community Foundation for 3 years when I was in college, but I officially started working for the Community Foundation in 2019 and started the position of Scholarship Coordinator in 2022.

Q: What is the best part of your job?
A: It’s hard to list just one part of my job that I enjoy. I just think being a part of an organization where the mission is to improve the lives of community members is pretty special.

Q: What is something you want people to know about the foundation?
A: We have 151 scholarships funds between the three counties we serve. 151!! We have been able to help so many students head to college, and we couldn’t have done it without our donors.

Q: What do you do for fun?
A: Spending time with family and friends is the highlight of my life right now. My little family lives simply which allows us to find joy in the little things.

Questions about scholarships or interested in becoming a scholarship committee member? Contact Shannon at