MARSHALL COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION GRANT APPLICATIONS DUE MONDAY, AUGUST 2

The Marshall County Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the second of two 2021 Community Funds grant rounds. Applications for the Fall 2021 grant round are due on Monday, August 2, 2021, by 5:00 p.m., and the applications may be found on the MCCF website.

MCCF Community Fund grants support specific projects or programs throughout Marshall County, typically focusing on the arts, education, health and human services, recreation, and the environment. Community members serve on MCCF’s Grants Committee to evaluate the grant proposals and conduct site visits during a competitive application process.

MARSHALL COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES DETAILS FOR THE 2022 LILLY ENDOWMENT COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

The 2022 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship application is now available in Marshall County through the Marshall County Community Foundation.  The Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program (LECSP) will provide 143 scholarships statewide and one scholarship in Marshall County.  LECSP scholarships may be used for otherwise unreimbursed full tuition, required fees, and a special allocation of up to $900 per year.  The special allocation may cover the costs for required books and required equipment for four years of undergraduate study on a full-time basis leading to a baccalaureate degree at any eligible Indiana public or private nonprofit college or university.

Leadership Marshall County Graduates Class XXVI

Leadership Marshall County, a joint program between the Marshall County Community Foundation and the United Way of Marshall County, held a graduation for the participants of Class XXVI on May 12, 2021, at the Marshall County Philanthropy Center. 

Leadership Marshall County is a nine-month program that takes place September through May and is dedicated to cultivating today’s leaders to serve tomorrow’s community by building a solid foundation of informed, action-oriented employees and citizens. 

Participants gain valuable exposure to Marshall County community leaders, programs, and service initiatives while engaging in interactive assignments which raise community awareness and action. Involvement in group projects encourages further investigation into long-term community goals, strategies, and planning objectives.

MARSHALL COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION AWARDS $149,214 IN GRANTS

The Marshall County Community Foundation (MCCF) announced the Spring 2021 grant awards from Community Funds totaling $122,595 and the Ralph C. Vonnegut Jr. Fund totaling $6,619. Due to COVID-19, a limited in-person awards presentation took place this grant cycle. Multi-year grants approved prior rounds were also issued with $10,000 from the Community Funds and $10,000 from the Ralph C. Vonnegut Jr Fund.

25th ROUND of MARSHALL COUNTY COVID-19 RAPID RESPONSE GRANTS AWARDED

The 25th round of COVID-19 Rapid Response grants was awarded March 4, 2021, to organizations addressing needs such as food, childcare, mental health, and housing/utility assistance for individuals and households impacted by COVID-19. United Way, in partnership with the Marshall County Community Foundation, is working with a network of businesses, educators, faith-based and disaster relief organizations, nonprofits, and volunteers to provide relief and recovery from the pandemic. Total grant awards to date are $279,592.

Organization(s) that received 25th round COVID-19 Rapid Response grants –

  • Link to Hope
  • Triton School Corporation

24th ROUND of MARSHALL COUNTY COVID-19 RAPID RESPONSE GRANTS AWARDED

The 24th round of COVID-19 Rapid Response grants was awarded February 18, 2021, to organization(s) addressing critical basic needs such as food, childcare, and housing/utility assistance for households impacted by COVID-19. United Way, in partnership with the Marshall County Community Foundation, is working with a network of businesses, educators, faith-based and disaster relief organizations, nonprofits, and volunteers to provide aid for immediate and urgent needs. Total grant awards to date are $262,392.

Organization(s) that received 24th round COVID-19 Rapid Response grants –

  • Plymouth Community School Corporation

23rd ROUND of MARSHALL COUNTY COVID-19 RAPID RESPONSE GRANTS AWARDED

The 23rd round of COVID-19 Rapid Response grants were awarded January 14, 2021, to organizations addressing critical basic needs such as food, childcare, and housing/utility assistance for households impacted by COVID-19. United Way, in partnership with the Marshall County Community Foundation, is working with a network of businesses, educators, faith-based and disaster relief organizations, nonprofits, and volunteers to provide aid for immediate and urgent needs. Total grant awards to date are $255,392.

Organization(s) that received 23rd round COVID-19 Rapid Response grants –

  • Dustin’s Place

MARSHALL COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION GRANT APPLICATIONS DUE MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1

The Marshall County Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the first of two 2021 Community Funds grant rounds and the Ralph C. Vonnegut Jr. Fund. Applications for the Spring 2021 grant round are due on Monday, February 1, 2021, by 5:00 p.m., and the applications may be found on the MCCF website.

Due to COVID-19, consideration will be given in the Spring 2021 grant cycle to applications directly related to COVID-19 response and recovery efforts in Marshall County and to those Marshall County nonprofit organizations that have experienced a significant drop in revenue in the past year.

NEW ROUNDS of MARSHALL COUNTY COVID-19 RAPID RESPONSE GRANTS AWARDED

The 21st round of COVID-19 Rapid Response grants were awarded December 23, 2020, and the 22nd  round of COVID-19 Rapid Response grants were awarded January 7, 2021, to organizations addressing critical basic needs such as food, childcare, and housing/utility assistance for households impacted by COVID-19. United Way, in partnership with the Marshall County Community Foundation, is working with a network of businesses, educators, faith-based and disaster relief organizations, nonprofits, and volunteers to provide aid for immediate and urgent needs. Total grant awards to date are $252,563.

Organization(s) that received 21st and 22nd round COVID-19 Rapid Response grants –

· Link to Hope

· Marshall County Neighborhood Center

MARSHALL COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES LILLY ENDOWMENT COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT

One Marshall County student has been named recipient of a four-year, full tuition scholarship as the Marshall County Community Foundation 2021 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar.

Mark Bahr will receive not only full tuition to the Indiana college of his choice, but also a $900.00 yearly stipend for required books and equipment.

Mark Bahr is the son of Tim and Jackie Bahr, of Bremen, IN. He attends Bremen Senior High School. Mark is planning to attend Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and will major in either in business or accounting.

20TH ROUND of MARSHALL COUNTY COVID-19 RAPID RESPONSE GRANTS AWARDED

The 20th round of COVID-19 Rapid Response grants were awarded Friday, December 4, to organization(s) addressing critical basic needs such as food, childcare, and housing/utility assistance for households impacted by COVID-19. United Way, in partnership with the Marshall County Community Foundation, is working with a network of businesses, educators, faith-based and disaster relief organizations, nonprofits, and volunteers to provide aid for immediate and urgent needs. Total grant awards to date are $235,863.

Organization(s) that received 20th round COVID-19 Rapid Response grants –

  • Argos Elementary Blessings in a Backpack

19TH ROUND of MARSHALL COUNTY COVID-19 RAPID RESPONSE GRANTS AWARDED

The 19th round of COVID-19 Rapid Response grants were awarded Monday, November 23, to organization(s) addressing critical basic needs such as food, childcare, and housing/utility assistance for households impacted by COVID-19. United Way, in partnership with the Marshall County Community Foundation, is working with a network of businesses, educators, faith-based and disaster relief organizations, nonprofits, and volunteers to provide aid for immediate and urgent needs. Total grant awards to date are $232,363.

Organization(s) that received 19th round COVID-19 Rapid Response grants –

  • Argos United Methodist Church Shepherd’s Food Pantry

18TH ROUND of MARSHALL COUNTY COVID-19 RAPID RESPONSE GRANTS AWARDED

The 18th round of COVID-19 Rapid Response grants were awarded Thursday, November 12, to organizations addressing critical basic needs such as food, childcare, and housing/utility assistance for households impacted by COVID-19. United Way, in partnership with the Marshall County Community Foundation, is working with a network of businesses, educators, faith-based and disaster relief organizations, nonprofits, and volunteers to provide aid for immediate and urgent needs. Total grant awards to date are $229,863.

Organizations that received 18th round COVID-19 Rapid Response grants –

  • Link to Hope
  • Marshall County Neighborhood Center

MARSHALL COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION AWARDS $75,850 IN GRANTS

The Marshall County Community Foundation (MCCF) announced the Fall 2020 grant awards from Community Funds totaling $75,850.  Due to COVID-19, no group in-person awards presentation took place this grant cycle. MCCF Board members instead delivered award signs to individual sites. Multi-year grants approved prior rounds were also issued with $12,500 from Community Funds.

 

NEW ROUNDS of MARSHALL COUNTY COVID-19 RAPID RESPONSE GRANTS AWARDED

The 16th and 17th rounds of COVID-19 Rapid Response grants were awarded October 10 and 15, to organizations addressing critical basic needs such as food, childcare, and housing/utility assistance for households impacted by COVID-19. United Way, in partnership with the Marshall County Community Foundation, is working with a network of businesses, educators, faith-based and disaster relief organizations, nonprofits, and volunteers to provide aid for immediate and urgent needs. Total grant awards to date are $194,863.

Organizations that received 16th and 17th round COVID-19 Rapid Response grants –

  • Beaman Home
  • Boys & Girls Club of Marshall County
  • Marshall County Neighborhood Center
  • Project Help - Bremen

LILLY ENDOWMENT’S GIFT VII COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP GRANT AWARDED TO MCCF

Grant will bring $100,000 to Marshall County

The Marshall County Community Foundation has received a Community Leadership Grant of $100,000 as part of the seventh phase of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT VII) initiative.  The grant will support the Marshall County Crossroads team and increase their capacity to address community development needs by sponsoring enFocus Fellows over the next two years.