2022 Grants & Scholarships

The Community Foundation’s mission ensures that grants from each of its over 350 funds and endowments serve the philanthropic purpose intended by the donor, both now and after the donors’ lives have ended. Below are the organizations and individuals who received grants and scholarships from one or more of the Community Foundation’s funds in 2022.

2022 Grantees

*100 Plus Men Community Endowment

*100 Women Who Care Putnam County Endowment

*4-H Putnam County Dog Club Scholarship

A Kinetic Change

ACM International


*Al and Joan Tucker Family Endowment

Alzheimer’s Association of Indiana

Amity Missionary Baptist Church

Asbury Towers Retirement Community

Barbara and Edward Brookshire Scholarship

*Beyond Homeless, Inc.

Care Net Pregnancy Center of Putnam County, Inc.


*Charles A. Jones Family Endowment

Clear Run Cemetery

Cloverdale Community Dollars for Scholars

*Cloverdale Community Dollars for Scholars – Cloverdale FFA Alumni Scholarship

Cloverdale Community Dollars for Scholars – Ernst Family Scholarship

*Cloverdale Community Dollars for Scholars – First National Bank Scholarship

*Cloverdale Community Dollars for Scholars – Millgrove UMC Scholarship

*Cloverdale Community Dollars for Scholars – Tucker Family Scholarship

*Cloverdale Community Dollars For Scholars Endowment

Cloverdale Community School Corporation

Cloverdale Elementary School

*Community Connect Community Project Fund

*Community Grants Endowment

*Constellation Stage + Screen

Deer Meadow Primary School

Delta Theta Tau

*Donna Draper Welter and William J. Welter Family Endowment

*Dorothy Patch Christian Educational Endowment

*Dusk-to-Dawn Bereavement Services

Edge 21

*Family Support Services of West Central Indiana

Feed the Children

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Fillmore Christian Church

*Fillmore High School Alumni Association Scholarship

*First Baptist Church

*Friends of the Park Association of Putnam County, Inc.

*Friends of the Putnam County Public Library

*Gleaners Foodbank of Indiana

Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church

Greater Greencastle Chamber of Commerce

Greencastle Alumni Dollars For Scholars, Inc.

Greencastle Boys Basketball Club

*Greencastle Christian Church

*Greencastle Civic League

*Greencastle Civic League Community Endowment

Greencastle Community School Corporation

*Greencastle Dollars for Scholars – Maxine Haskett Memorial Scholarship Endowment

*Greencastle High School

*Greencastle High School Alumni Scholarship

Greencastle Middle School

Greencastle Parents Football Club

Greencastle Parks & Recreation Department

*Greencastle Police Department

*Greencastle Presbyterian Church

Greencastle Summer Music, Inc.

*Greencastle/Putnam County Development Center, Inc.


Heart to Heart Hospice

Heifer International

Heritage Preservation Society of Putnam County

*Heritage Preservation Society Projects Endowment

*Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry

Humane Society of Putnam County

Humane Society of Putnam County Endowment Fund

Indiana 4-H Foundation

Indiana Special Olympics

Indiana University Foundation

*Ivy Tech Foundation

Jeff and Denise Sigworth Endowment

*Jinsie Scott Bingham Community Endowment

Johnson Nichols Health Clinic

*Kiwanis Club of Greencastle Endowment

Lakeland Center

Lambda Chapter of Phi Gamma Delta Philanthropy Fund

Lupus Foundation of America – Indiana Chapter

*Lyon Family Fund

*Main Street Greencastle, Inc.

Mary Allison Children’s Trust

Memorial Menders

*Mental Health America of Putnam County

*Morris-Ensley Family Endowment

*Neil and Michele Irwin Family Endowment

*New Maysville Cemetery Association

North Putnam Alumni Association Dollars for Scholars

North Putnam Community School Corporation

*North Putnam Dollars for Scholars – Ronald W. Price Scholarship

*North Putnam Dollars for Scholars – Bainbridge High School Alumni Scholarship

North Putnam High School

Old National Trail Special Services

Patty Packs Fund

People Pathways

Phil the Need

Plainfield Christian Church

Portland Mills Christian Church

Purdue CES Area V

*Purdue Club of Putnam County Scholarship

*Purdue Extension Putnam County

Purdue University Center for Cancer Research

*Putnam County 4-H General Scholarship

*Putnam County Ag Breakfast Group

*Putnam County Coalition for Education and Creative Arts

*Putnam County Community Emergency Response Team

Putnam County Comprehensive Services, Inc.

*Putnam County Comprehensive Services, Inc. Operating Endowme

Putnam County Council on Aging

Putnam County Fair – Adult Open Class

*Putnam County Fair & 4H Club Association Inc

*Putnam County Fairgrounds Endowment

Putnam County Habitat for Humanity

*Putnam County Historical & Cultural Museum Endowment

Putnam County Hospital

Putnam County Housing Authority

*Putnam County Library Endowment Fund

Putnam County Museum, Inc.

*Putnam County Playhouse

Putnam County Public Library

Putnam County Soil & Water Conservation District

*Putnam County YMCA Endowment

*Putnam County YMCA Non-Endowed Fund

Putnam County Youth Development Commission

Reading Improvement Center

Reelsville Community Center

*Reelsville Water Authority


Ridpath Primary School

Riley Children’s Foundation

Roachdale Presbyterian Church

Rocket Enterprise, Inc.

Russellville Cemetery Association

*Russellville Community Center, Inc.

*Russellville Volunteer Fire Department

Sigworth Travel Abroad Scholarship

South Putnam Central Elementary PTO

South Putnam Community School Corporation

South Putnam Dollars for Scholars

*South Putnam Dollars for Scholars – South Putnam High School Scholarship

South Putnam Dollars for Scholars – Belle Union High School Alumni Association Scholarship

*South Putnam High School

South Putnam Youth League

St. Andrews Episcopal Church

St. Meinrad Arch Abbey

St. Paul The Apostle Catholic Church

*St. Paul the Apostle Ladies Guild Scholarship

Susan & Lee Stewart Museum Endowment

Sycamore Trails R. C. & D. Council

Tzouanakis Intermediate School

Union Chapel Cemetery

United Way of Putnam County, Inc.

WFYI – Public Radio

WFYI- Public Television

Wounded Warriors


YMCA of the Wabash Valley, Inc

*Your Life Speaks

*Grantees which received funds from the Putnam County Community Foundation Community Grants Endowment in 2022.

2022 Scholarship Recipients

4-H Dog Club Scholarship – Ruby Massing, Jayden Simpson

4-H General Scholarship – Brayden Mann

4-H Livestock Scholarship – Bree Mahoney-Sutherland, Ethan Maier

Alpha Gamma Delta – Eta Alumnae Chapter Scholarship – Emma Caldwell, Abigail Carpenter, Henry Carter, Grace Castellese, Kaelyn Crane

Barbara & Edward Brookshire 4-H Scholarship – Jacob Beadles, Brant Sheldon

Barbara & Edward Brookshire Purdue Scholarship – Marietta McGinnis, Jayden Simpson

Betty L. & Marjorie Dierdorf Memorial Scholarship – Jacob Beadles

Brian John & Roberta (Berdee) Lanie Memorial Scholarship – Eli Hardwick, Olivia Headley

Clinton Township Scholarship- Erica Pearl

Darrel Thomas 4-H Scholarship – Gayle Baugh

Ethel V. Frazier Putnam County Hospital Guild Scholarship – Veronica Carter, Emily Crowder, Madison Williams

Fillmore High School Alumni Association Scholarship – Jacob Beadles, Matthew Goodpaster

Francis and Betty Hamilton Memorial Scholarship – Ben Huff

Greencastle Community Schools Educational Endowment – Eli Hardwick

Greencastle NAACP Branch Growing Roots Scholarship – Maieasha Rashid

Harold H. Hardman Memorial Scholarship – Anna Zellers

Lilly Finalist Scholarship – Ben Huff, Maieasha Rashid, Tyler Rodgers

Lyon Family Scholarship – Emily Crowder, Juliette Tomamichel, Madison Williams, Kinzee Wilson

Marjorie B. Oliver Fund for Nursing Scholarship – Marin Davies, Lilly Vittetow

Michael Rokicki Memorial/ City Council Scholarship – Eli Hardwick

Murray and Sara Pride Scholarship – Baylee Miller

North Putnam Community Schools- Evan Baker

Purdue Club of Putnam County – Stephen Dombrowski, Ben Huff, Tyler Rodgers

Putnam County Board of Realtors Scholarship – Annabelle Gross, Evan Scott, Ben Staggers

Putnam County Building Trades Scholarship – Kayla Perdue

Putnam County Soil & Water Conservation Scholarship – Kyley Pelfrey

Putnamville Correctional Facility Memorial Scholarship – Lindsey Tomaw

Rick and Vickie Parker Family Scholarship – Isabella Branneman

Robert L. Harbison Family Scholarship – Evelyn Tharp

Roscoe & Flossie N. Zeiner Scholarship – Marin Davies

Russell Township Scholarship – Haley Dickson, Zoey Dickson, Jayden Simpson

St. Paul Ladies Guild Memorial Scholarship – Stephen Dombrowski, Brady Koosman

Thompson Family Scholarship – Lathen Worman

Tim & Viki Tillotson Scholarship – Matthew McHargue, Seth Thompson

Tri Kappa Scholarship – Jessica Draper

Wilma & Forrest Hadley Scholarship – Catherine Fry

Zella Marie Tabor Thomas Scholarship – Marietta McGinnis

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