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...

Greene County Foundation Announces Grants

The Greene County Foundation concluded the September grant cycle and is happy to announce that $105,716 was granted to eight organizations: Shawnee Theatre Linton Civitan Linton-Chamber of Commerce White River Valley School District MSD of Shakamak Linton Farmers Market Bloomfield NJROTC Purdue Extension This grant cycle was focused on COVID-19...

Greene County Foundation Announces Community Support Grants

The Greene County Foundation is happy to announce the 2020 Community Support Grants, which total $82,058. These grants are made from the earnings of the unrestricted funds held at the Foundation; the funds are supported by donors who wish to allow the Foundation flexibility in addressing Greene County's most pressing...

Enroll for On My Way PreK

On My Way Pre-K (OMWPK) is a program that awards grants to 4-year-olds from low-income families so they may have access to a high-quality pre-K program the year before they begin kindergarten. Families who receive a grant may use the grant at any approved On My Way Pre-K program. Enrollment...

Greene County college students awarded $21,100 in scholarships

Amidst the uncertainty of recent times, the Greene County Foundation has been working hard to support students within the community. The Foundation is happy to award $21,100 in scholarships to four Greene County students for the recent College Student Scholarship Cycle. Sierra Kirkley was awarded the Helen Hunter Upper-Level Scholarship...

Greene County Foundation Announces COVID-19 Relief Grants

The Greene County Foundation concluded May and June grant cycles for COVID-19 relief. For the May cycle, the Foundation is happy to announce that $45,000 was granted to the following organizations: Glenburn Home, Inc. Bless Bloomfield/Tulip Church of God Community Relief Greene County Health, Inc. Greene County Ambulance Service Generations...

Greene County Foundation Announces Scholarships

  The Greene County Foundation is pleased to announce over $60,000 in scholarships to recipients from the Class of 2020.  The Foundation’s scholarship awards are made possible by funds established by private donors who wish to support the continuing education of Greene County graduates. The Foundation is proud to have...