Direct your charitable giving to the causes that matter most to you.


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Why the Leaf?

Learn more about the Community Foundation.

How do you recover from the unexpected death of a child, your daughter? Even more tragic, the brutal murder of your daughter? This is what Phil and Robin Byars and their family have been trying to cope with the past many painful months.

When an individual, a couple or a family wish to establish a fund with the Community Foundation of Elkhart County, deciding on the level of active engagement is one of the first steps.

Financial Giving