Bloomington Board of Realtors Grants Announced

The Greene County Foundation announced three grants from the Board of Realtors/Greene County Fund. BBOR established the fund in 2017 to provide support for organizations engaged in community-improvement activities or projects within Greene County. This year’s grant recipients are Bloomfield Downtown Revitalization, Pregnancy Choices, and Erin’s Purpose. Bloomfield Downtown Revitalization...

Greene County Foundation Announces Lilly Scholars Candidates

The Greene County Foundation proudly announces that six Greene County high school seniors were selected as finalist candidates for the 2022 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. After careful review of 25 applicants, the Foundation Scholarship Committee selected these six students to interview, based on their academic excellence and community spirit: •...

Bloomfield Schools launch auditorium campaign

According to a press release from the Greene County Foundation, the Bloomfield School District administration has launched a multi-year fundraising effort with a goal of $5 million to build a new auditorium. The district’s goal is to raise the project funds entirely through donations and grants. At present, the current...

Greene County Foundation announces COVID-19 grants

The Greene County Foundation recently announced the awarding of over $90,000 in COVID-19 relief grants to 12 local nonprofit organizations. Recipients are: • Bloomfield First Baptist Church Community Food Pantry • Family Life Center • Four Rivers Resource Services for rider fees • The Hendricks County Child Advocacy Center dba...

Greene County Foundation announces grants

The Greene County Foundation announced two grants to support new local programming. The Greene County Literacy Coalition received $2,500 to support their Language Learning Community, which promotes literacy and personal growth in our county. Sessions are held at the Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Library Annex Building and at the Linton...

Greene County Foundation announces grant awards

The Greene County Foundation is happy to announce that over $109,000 has been awarded to local organizations in the recent Community Support Grant Cycle. Each of these organizations were awarded grants after a competitive application process: •Bloomfield-Eastern Greene Library – $5,000 for ADA-compliant bathroom renovations at Eastern branch for ADA-accessibility...

Greene Co. Foundation among Lilly Scholars grant recipients

The Greene County Foundation has been chosen to receive one of the Lead Forward Community Grants (LFCG). According to a press release from Lilly Scholars Network, recipients for the LFCG are chosen by Independent Colleges of Indiana, Inc. and the Lilly Scholars Network, and there were 20 organizations from around...

Some gave all, but only All gave…All

By all accounts, Midland native Carl “Kelly” All was a good guy to know. Although it has been nearly 53 years since the fresh-faced US Army Corporal was killed in action at age 20 on the Plain of Reeds, Kin Ton Doc Canal, located on the Mekong Delta in South...

Community foundations crucial amidst pandemic

Many organizations were hit hard during the COVID-19 pandemic, and Greene County has been affected. One such organization was the Linton-Stockton Chamber of Commerce, led by Cheryl Hamilton. The pandemic necessitated the cancellation of the Freedom Festival, which resulted in a loss of 60% of their revenue. Despite a subsequent...