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22 Dec 2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars and Guy D. Gundlach Memorial Scholars

(PHOTO) Community Foundation staff and Scholarship Committee members have surprised the three Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship recipients at their high school.  Pictured is Ana Martinez, NorthWood recipient, hugging her school counselor after being surprised in a morning class. The Lilly Endowment, Inc. and the Community Foundation of Elkhart County are proud...

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12 Dec $2.3 million in Key Initiative Grants

On December 8th, the Community Foundation of Elkhart County awarded $2,320,000 of Key Initiative Grants in total to five organizations to end the first grant cycle fiscal year 2016-2017. The competitive grant awards come from the Community Foundation’s unrestricted fund, Fund for Elkhart County. This is the third year under the new grant...

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09 Dec The Impact of Tax Reform on Philanthropy

After an unpredictable election season, tax reform seems almost certain and that is prompting action on a certain kind of fund to help people give charitably. Tax reform is extremely likely, said Anne M. Morgan, director of gift planning for St. Mary’s College. She spoke to about 50 members of the...

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24 Oct First Quarter Grants in Fiscal Year 2016-2017

On Thursday, October 13, the Community Foundation of Elkhart County’s Board of Directors approved $934,900 of new grants to nonprofits serving Elkhart County. The following Community Investment, Good Neighbor and Rapid Response Grants were awarded from the Fund for Elkhart County during the first quarter of fiscal year 2016-2017. COMMUNITY INVESTMENT...

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21 Oct Planting Seeds of Generosity

{Picture} The final tree on Thursday, October 20, 2016 was planted outside of Goshen College’s Music Center. Pictured from left to right: Rose Shetler, Director of Annual Giving and Operations Manager; Conrad Clemens, Goshen College Board Chair; Kathleen Yoder, Executive Assistant to the President Brenneman; Aaron Zou, Goshen College Board...

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28 Jun 100 Women Who Care

{Picture} Jenny Welch, Ginny Russell and Sheila Terlep of the Elkhart chapter of 100 Women Who Care present a check for $10,000 to Rebecca Yoder (left) and Rich Meyer (center) for Elkhart County Clubhouse. Left to right: Rebecca Yoder, Jenny Welch, Rich Meyer, Ginny Russell, and Sheila Terlep   “We just...

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19 May Well Foundation Goshen

For 47 years, Well Foundation Goshen worked to assist and support the healthcare needs of families in the greater Goshen communities. The foundation provided a venue for individuals, organizations and businesses to effectively direct their resources to meet community healthcare needs in significant ways. In May 2016, Well Foundation Goshen’s Board...

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26 Apr Lilly Endowment Community & Gundlach Memorial Scholars

Photo: Community Foundation annually honors nine high school students in Elkhart County who have received either the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship or Guy David Gundlach Memorial Scholarship. The nine outstanding students were recognized for their achievements at a scholarship banquet hosted by the Community Foundation on Friday, April 22 at...

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19 Apr More than $1.3 Million in Awards

On Thursday, April 14, the Community Foundation of Elkhart County’s Board of Directors approved $1,381,500 of new grants to nonprofits serving Elkhart County. The following Community Investment, Good Neighbor and Rapid Response Grants were awarded from the Fund for Elkhart County during the third quarter of fiscal year 2015-2016. COMMUNITY INVESTMENT...

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01 Mar Two New Team Members

    February 1, 2016 The Community Foundation of Elkhart County is pleased to announce two new staff members who will help improve its capacity to support community organizations and projects. Pam Hluchota has joined the staff of the Community Foundation of Elkhart County as Chief Operating Officer. In this role, she will provide...

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