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Recent News

Dylan Hess Remembered by New Scholarship Endowment -

A. Dylan Hess #14STRONG Memorial Scholarship Endowment   More>>

Donor Scholar Reception-

Earlier this month, the Putnam County Community Foundation celebrated local scholars and donors!   More>>

Puntam County Community Foundation Spotlight: FAR-

The Putnam County Community Foundation awarded grant funding to FAR(Foundation for Autism Resources) so it can extend its services to Putnam County.  More>>

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

Ag Day Youth Respond to Philanthropy Questions-

"If you had a million dollars or superpowers, what would you do to help people and make the world a better place?"  More>>

Youth Philanthropy Committee Applications Being Accepted- Do you want to make a difference in Putnam County? Are you a high school or college student interested in developing your leadership skills while learning about philanthropy? More>>

Youth Philanthropy Fundraiser Night at Almost Home -

The Putnam County Youth Philanthropy held its annual fundraiser at Almost Home on March 2. Gail Smith and Almost Home have graciously hosted this event for nine years. This year, $2,285.23 was raised for the Putnam County Youth Philanthropy Endowment which funds youth-led projects in Putnam County.

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2017 Learning Series Workshop Announced - Susan Decker has been announced to start off the 2017 Learning Series, which consists of eight workshops directed at non-profits. More>>

Flannelly Named 2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar - David John Flannelly, North Putnam High School, has been named the next Lilly Scholar by the Putnam County Community Foundation. More>>

2017 Nonprofit Learning Series Announced - Eight workshops will be offered for nonprofit board members, volunteers, and professionals.  More>>

$63,491.22 Awarded to Latest Community Foundation Grantees - At the Grant Awards Breakfast Celebration held on Friday, December 2, sixteen grant awards were celebrated.  More>>

Over $300,000 Available in Scholarship Funding - Online scholarship application is now open for the 2017-2018 academic year. More>>

Grant Application for 2017 spring grants available - It's not too early to start the application process for grants that will be awarded early next year.  More>>

Lilly Scholarship Finalists announced - Four Putnam County high school seniors have been named as finalists for the Putnam County Community Foundation's 2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar More>>

Grand Prize Winner and Essay Finalists announced - Sydney Willis was announced the Grand Prize Winner of the 2016 Darrell Wiatt Family Philanthropy Essay Contest for all Putnam County 7th graders. More>>

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Check out our Fall Newsletter

Local Scholars and Donors Celebrate - The Putnam County Community Foundation celebrated local scholars and donors earlier this month through their annual Donor Scholar Reception. More>>

Low Cost High Impact Marketing & Social Media Learning Series - The September Nonprofit Learning Series Workshop features Laura Huth who will present a high energy, results focused workshop. More>>

Check out our August Newsletter

2016 Share the Dream Winners Announced - The Putnam County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Share the Dream Contest:  Purdue Club of Putnam County Scholarship, Putnam County Board of Realtors Scholarship, and North Putnam Alumni School Support Endowment.    More>>

Check out our July Newsletter

2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship - The Putnam County Community foundation is now receiving applications for the 2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. More>>

Learning Series Continues with Running Effective Meetings Workshop - The August Nonprofit Learning Series Workshop features Susan Decker who will present Purposeful Meetings and Making them Work. More>>

Community Foundation Announces Fall Grant Cycle - The Putnam County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for Community and Endowment Builder grants. More>>

Foundation Celebrates 30 years of service - The Putnam County Community Foundation celebrated with some much bigger numbers than 30. More>>

Foundation Annual Meeting to Celebrate 30 years- The Putnam County Community Foundation Annual Meeting will take place on Wednesday, June 15, at DePauw University Student Union Building. More>>

Check out our June Newsletter here.

Grantees Celebrate at Community Foundation Breakfast - An early morning crowd of nearly 60 was greeted by Putnam County Community Foundation President Todd Lewis to celebrate the Community Foundation’s 2016 Spring Grant Awards Breakfast. More>>

Check out our May Newsletter here.

Give Local Day Winner is North Putnam Alumni Association-The Putnam County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the winner of the 2016 Give Local Putnam County Day event held on Tuesday, May 3rd.  The North Putnam Alumni Association will receive an additional $500 to use immediately or place in their endowment fund.

To read the full article, click HERE.

Community Foundation Thanks Generous Donors- The Putnam County Community Foundation is crediting the generous people of Putnam County with the successful completion of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT) challenge. Inspired by a GIFT matching grant of $500,000, donors contributed more than $500,000 to the Community Foundation. To read the full article, click HERE.

Give Local Putnam County Day offers chance to help your favorite charity - Hosted by the Putnam County Community Foundation, this 24-hour, online giving event will be held on Tuesday, May 3rd. To read the full article, click HERE.

 

Zachary Wilkerson Named Putnam County’s  ​2016 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar- Zachary Wilkerson, son of Scott and Beth Wilkerson, has been named the 2016 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar (LECS) by the Putnam County Community Foundation. The prestigious scholarship will provide full tuition and fees for four years’ attendance at any Indiana college or university. To read the full article, click HERE.

Help your favorite charities win $5,500 in grant prizes! - Ten charitable groups have notified the Putnam County Community Foundation that they intend to compete in the Share the Dream contest this year:  AgrIInstitute, Bainbridge High School Alumni Scholarship, Cloverdale Lions Club, Greencastle High School Alumni Scholarship, North Putnam Alumni Association, Putnam County Board of Realtors Scholarship, Becky Brothers Service Scholarship, Purdue Club of Putnam County Scholarship, Putnam County Fairgrounds, and the Putnam County Youth Development Commission. To read the full article, click HERE.

100+ Men:  Putnam County Announces 1st Event of 2016 - After awarding an average of $11,700 each to four Putnam County Charities and the Putnam County Community Foundation in 2015, 100+MWC of Putnam County will be launching their second year on Thursday, April 7 at 5:30 pm at the Inn at DePauw.  An impressive 119 men participated in 2015.  To read the full article, click HERE.

Youth Philanthropy Night at Almost Home - Almost Home Restaurant will host the Putnam County Community Foundation's Youth Philanthropy Night on Thursday, March 3rd from 5:00 to 9:00 PM.  Reserve your table today by calling Almost Home at 765.653.5788.  To read the full article, click HERE.

Expert to Speak on Nonprofit Fundraising - The Putnam County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Tim Ardillo, of Johnson, Grossnickle and Associates, is the speaker for the February and March workshops of the 2016 Nonprofit Learning Series. The 2016 Brochure and Registration Form are now available!

New Association to Serve Putnam County - The Putnam County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Board Members of the Putnam County Hospice and Palliative Care Association have been elected and approved.  To read the full article and about the Putnam County Hospice and Palliative Care Association, click HERE.

For news stories before 2016, click here.


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