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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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01 Mar First Grant Cycle in Fiscal Year 2015-2016

The Community Foundation approved $3,096,900 of new grants for the first cycle of its 2015-2016 fiscal year. This is the second year for the grants to be awarded under the new model the Community Foundation developed for community grant awards from the Fund for Elkhart County. All grants are awarded...

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23 Apr Final Grant Cycle in Fiscal Year 2014-2015

Linda Baechle, president and CEO of YWCA North Central Indiana, is shown at the April 16, 2015, unveiling of the new name, Elkhart County Safe Haven, for the women's shelter the YWCA operates in Elkhart. The grant from the Elkhart County Community Foundation was the largest in the group’s latest...

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14 Dec Expecting Others to Give on Our Behalf Shortchanges All of Us

ETruth Dec. 14, 2014 It’s the season when everyone gives. Volunteers ring bells outside stores to remind people that the Salvation Army needs the spare change left after our holiday purchases. Donors write checks to support nonprofit agencies as the end of the year approaches. Giving is part of the rhythm of...

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12 Dec Community Foundation Awards $1.5 Million

The grants, made possible by a huge donation from David Gundlach, are the largest the organization has made.  Don Yost of Maple City Health Care Center explains the new Patient Care Team concept to be used at the new clinic in the old Abshire Mansion in Goshen Friday, Dec. 12,...

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11 Nov 2014-2015 First Quarter Grants Equal $837,390

Etruth - Krystal Vivian Nov. 11, 2014   The foundation has awarded a record-breaking $837,390 to organizations throughout the county focused on community, life and youth development, according to a press release from the foundation.  This round of donations is for the first quarter of the 2014-15 fiscal year, which runs from July...

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