Archives: Announcements

Fund Spotlight: Submarine Veterans of the U.S.S. Indianapolis

One of the Foundation’s many designated funds is established to provide financial support for a memorial honoring the United States submarine veterans who served on the USS Indianapolis (SSN 697). The memorial is currently under construction in Vincennes, IN. Dr. Bob Smiley, chairman of the SSN 697 Memorial Committee, has offered to tell us more… [Read More]

February Newsletter Now Available

We have just sent out our February newsletter to subscribers, which includes updates on grants, scholarships, community events, and more!  Click here to view the issue. You can have the Foundation’s updates delivered right to your inbox by subscribing to our newsletter list – go here to subscribe!

ROI: Advancing Out-Of-School STEM Learning Grants

We are pleased to announce the recipients of Regional Opportunity Initiatives, Inc.’s Advancing Out-Of-School STEM Learning Grants.  ROI has provided the Foundation with a generous grant of $25,000 to support STEM-focused educational programming in Greene County.  Those grant dollars have been passed on to five local programs: Manufacturing Skills For Success, a vocational training/education program… [Read More]

2018 General Scholarships Now Open

Our 2018 general scholarships are currently open to applicants!  There are currently 20 scholarships available to graduating high school seniors from Greene County; several of these are new scholarships offered for the first time this year.  To apply, visit our application portal at  The deadline for applications is March 15, 2018 at 11:59pm. For more information… [Read More]

Foundation Executive Director Begins Retirement

The Greene County Foundation staff recently hosted an open house celebration honoring the achievements of Foundation Executive Director Cam Trampke as she begins her retirement. Cam has been involved with the Foundation since its inception in 1997 and has served as Executive Director since 2010.  Under Cam’s leadership, the Foundation has grown from having an… [Read More]