E-Newsletter - January 2019

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Scholarship Season Already Underway with Announcement of Lilly Endowment Community Scholar

Alexandra D. Blackwood (second from left) was named the local Lilly Endowment Community Scholar in the first scholarship award of 2019. Blackwood is a senior at Blackford High School and an outstanding example of the young people learning, working, and serving others in this community. She will receive a full-tuition, four-year scholarship to any accredited Indiana college or university and an annual book allowance of $900. Read more

Lilly Endowment Inc. Grant for Donations

Lilly Endowment Inc. is helping local community foundations build their capacity to make more and bigger grants into the future. The Endowment’s latest initiative (GIFT VII) provides up to $500,000 in funding so that the Blackford County Community Foundation can match Read more

Montpelier Library After-School Care Grant

Your donations helped establish an after-school care project at the Montpelier Harrison Township Public Library that began 18 months ago. The Foundation’s $7,500 grant helped to provide some of the furniture and shelving needed so that the library Read more

W.O.W. Membership Drive

January is the start of the 2019 round of W.O.W. grantmaking, beginning with a request for your $25 membership donations that fund the W.O.W. grant program. If you are not a current member, consider joining forces with other like-minded philanthropic local women Read more