Spring Grant Awards

April 22, 2024


Putnam County Community Foundation (PCCF) is excited to announce its most recent grant recipients from the Community Foundation’s largest unrestricted fund, the Community Grants Endowment, as well as from its 45 named unrestricted funds, created by generous organizations and community members.


PCCF recently awarded over $140,000 in Community Grants to 10 community partners serving Putnam County. Awards will fund the following:

  • Beyond Homeless, Inc. – Purchase a new playset
  • Cloverdale Main Street – Beautification of Main Street in Cloverdale
  • Greencastle Presbyterian Church – Purchase of enclosed trailer for SAWS program
  • Greencastle/Putnam County Economic Development Center – Support for Putnam County Leadership Academy
  • Isaiah 117 House – Furnishing for new Greencastle location
  • Ivy Tech Foundation – Support for Greencastle nursing simulation lab
  • Putnam County Playhouse – Third phase of lighting update project
  • Putnam County Youth Development Commission – Support for Teen Court
  • Roachdale-Franklin Township Public Library – Support for summer fitness program
  • Walnut Chapel Cemetery – Install access driveways

These grants were recommended by the Grants Committee, comprised of 10 members, who reside throughout the county.


“These grant recipients are all doing important work to support communities throughout Putnam County. We’re excited to work with these grantees and look forward to seeing what each organization will accomplish this year,” said Austin Malayer, Chair of the Grants Committee.


PCCF’s next Community Grants cycle will take place in the fall of 2024, with grant applications due by August 1, 2024.


For additional information about grants or other opportunities at the Putnam County Community Foundation, individuals may contact Sarah Stone at sstone@pcfoundation.org or call the office at 765.653.4978.

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