MARSHALL COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION AWARDS $114,127 IN GRANTS

The Marshall County Community Foundation (MCCF) announced the Fall 2021 grant awards from Community Funds totaling $101,627. A multi-year grant approved from a prior grant round was also issued for $12,500.

Twice each year, nonprofit organizations are invited to submit funding requests for projects that improve the quality of life in Marshall County. MCCF Grants Committee members evaluate the proposals and conduct site visits during a competitive application process.

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.