• High Riding Camp

    Thanks to you and your generosity, this summer 26 local youth gained more self-confidence and independence at the High Riding Arts & Equestrian Camp held at the McCammon Family Farm and Blackford High School in June.

  • Finalists for the 2016 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship

    Punit Patel (right) was named the Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. Finalists were Kara Slusser, Kylie Keifer, and Sara Carpenter. The 2017 selection process begins August 1.

  • Hartford City High School Memorial Park Dedication

    As fond graduates, 797 of you have already contributed to the park memorializing the old Hartford City High School and making the city a more beautiful place to live. Here Band Director Bill Fread greets Rep. Kevin Mahan and Mayor Ben Hodgin during the dedication ceremony in 2012. The Park is still accepting donations. Contact the Foundation for more information.

  • Grant Project Supported by Unrestricted Funds

    Your generous donations provide grants to projects that touch the lives of more than 1500 local residents every year. Learn more about how unrestricted donations benefit Blackford County.

  • One Donor's Story

    Helen McCollum is a donor just like you. She established the Helen and Howard McCollum Family Scholarship Fund last year to honor an important part of her life, her family, and to help local young people reach for their dreams. Read the full story here.

Our Mission

Improving life in Blackford County by helping you help others—forever!


Grants that YOUR Donations Made Possible in 2016

33grants awarded

159thousands of dollars awarded

26organizations supported

3444residents served