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The Putnam County Community Foundation is a nonprofit public charity established in 1985 to administer funds, award grants and provide leadership, enriching the quality of life and strengthening community in Putnam County. The Community Foundation administers more than 276 funds for donors supporting a variety of charitable activities and has awarded nearly $13 million dollars in grants and scholarships.


Share the Dream Contest

May 1 - August 31, 2017

Help your favorite competing charity win big!  Donate today!  $5000 in prizes will be awarded to winning organizations!

Bainbridge High School Alumni Scholarship

Fillmore High School Alumni Scholarship

Greencastle High School Alumni Scholarship

Kiwanis Club of Greencastle Endowment

Main Street Greencastle

North Putnam Alumni Association School Support Endowment

Purdue Club of Putnam County Endowment

Putnam County Board of Realtors Scholarship

Putnam County Fairgrounds Endowment

Putnam County Public Library Endowment/Cryil Johnson Fund

Reelsville Washington Township Volunteer Fire Dept.

2017 Nonprofit Learning Series Workshops

8 workshops are being offered this year with topics ranging from board development to financial best practices and fundraising.  Vital for non-profit professionals and board members alike.

Register Now!


September Workshop

Financial Best Practices

Melaine Lockwood Herman - Nonprofit Risk Management Center

2017 Series Schedule


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Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program Application now available!

Foundation Annual Meeting-Spirit of Philanthropy, Corinthian Society and Honorary Board Members recognized More>>

Spring Grants Breakfast Awards Funds -

More than $122,000 was awarded to local nonprofits !   More>>

Give Local Day Winner Announced -

Congratulations to North Putnam Alunmni Association and Clinton Township Scholarship!   More>>

Orville Webb Grant Support Belle Union Baseball -

Over $3100 was recently awarded to support the newly formed youth leage!   More>>

Share the Dream Contest off to strong start-

Local Charities are competing to win $5000 in grant prizes!   More>>

Give Local Day On-line Giving Competition

Endowment Builder Grants Awarded  

Youth Philanthropy Grants make a difference


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