Our Events

27 Dec Notre Dame Nonprofit Breakfast Series

  The University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business will be hosting their 5th annual Nonprofit Breakfast Series beginning February 28.  The four-part series is designed to help organizations and community volunteers learn a variety of nonprofit essentials to grow your organization.  The fee for the Breakfast Series is $100, and covers...

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26 Dec March 10: Elkhart County Children’s Summit

  The Elkhart County Juvenile Court presents the 2017 Elkhart County Children's Summit: Empowering Knowledge Through Perspective Elkhart County youth care workers, case managers, law enforcement professionals and others who work to improve the health and welfare of children are invited to attend this 9th annual daylong event featuring keynote speakers on child issues, opportunities...

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12 Dec March 21: Fathers Matter Forum

Regional Event - Free to the Public In the United States there are 25 million youth growing up fatherless. In Indiana, more than a third of children live in single-parent families and three-fourths of those are being raised in single-mother families, according to Indiana Youth Institute. In Elkhart County, 11.7 percent of...

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08 Dec April 22: Scholarship Awards Brunch

On Saturday, April 22, join the Community Foundation of Elkhart County in honoring the 2017 Guy David Gundlach Memorial Scholars, Lilly Endowment Community Scholars and the new INSPIRE Scholar recipients. This year marks 20 years of partnering with Lilly Endowment, Inc.! Since the first recipients in 1998, the Community Foundation has awarded the...

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06 Dec April 26-27: NPO Leadership Retreat

The Community Foundation is excited to offer the 12th annual leadership retreat. Since 2005, the Community Foundation has offered a complimentary nonprofit leadership retreat for agencies serving Elkhart County.  We hope to show how much we value our partnership with local nonprofits as we host our twelfth annual retreat!  This year...

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05 Dec May 16: Bridges Out of Poverty

Regional Event - Free to the Public If you didn't grow up in poverty, you may be unaware of the “hidden rules” that govern many aspects of life for the poor. People in poverty are often in survival mode, and support systems taken for granted in middle class and wealth are...

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05 Feb May 19: Lead USA (discount)

Are you interested in attending Lead USA 2017? Lead USA is a half-day leadership event hosted LIVE in South Bend, Indiana and broadcast live to thousands of leaders and their teams across the country. Lead USA exists to equip and inspire America’s business leaders, managers and owners to build strong teams.  Get the tools,...

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