Community Scholarships

Elkhart County has a strong network of nonprofit organizations that provide important services in our community. We believe in your work and the impact you have on our community as you address a range of needs and opportunities to grow. The Community Foundation is committed to investing in your capacity and supporting the innovative work being done to transform our community into a place where everyone can thrive. We are grateful for the work you do as you also inspire good.

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Name Description Amount Years
Community Investment Grants Application Deadlines: Ongoing Smaller grants are reviewed and approved by Program staff of the Community Foundation. Grant applications for less than $25,000 are reviewed and awarded within six weeks. Less than $25,000 4
Application Deadlines: August 13, 2021 and February 16, 2022 Community Investment Grants are made from the unrestricted pool of resources at the Community Foundation of Elkhart County. Grant decisions are intended to support the mission of the Community Foundation — to improve the quality of life in Elkhart County by inspiring generosity. More than $25,000
Well Foundation Application Window: August 1 to September 10 The Well Foundation selection committee encourages requests for funding in support of projects and/or programs with a focus on health and wellness serving the people of Goshen and the greater population of Elkhart County. $1,000 or greater 2
Bontrager Family Foundation Application Deadlines: May 31 and October 31 Bontrager family advisors will focus on making a measurable impact on organizations that share the same value system instilled deep into their family heritage, including Christian faith-based organizations, youth and families, the Middlebury community. Up to $30,000 2

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Scholarship Team

Let us help you pick the right foundation that fits your needs.

Amanda Jamison

Senior Program Officer

[email protected]
(574) 295-8761

Samantha Lambert

Associate Program Officer

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(574) 295-8761

Jessica Green

Scholarship Administrator

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(574) 295-8761