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Investment Committee Meeting

Date: January 24, 2017Time: 8:00 am

Grants Committee Meeting

Date: February 6, 2017Time: 8:00 am

Finance Committee Meeting

Date: February 13, 2017Time: 3:30 pm




2016 Scholarship Recipients

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Foundation Competitive Grant
Application Deadlines

January 6, 2017
April 7, 2017
July 7, 2017
October 6, 2017

 Land Conservation Fund

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Welcome Home! Where neighbors create legacies.

We believe Delaware County is a great place to live. We also believe that we can make it even better. We work every day to improve our community and find ways to make a difference through grants to local nonprofit organizations, scholarships to students, and leadership to the community...and we've been doing it for 30 YEARS!  Access our 30daysofcommunity  website to read how your neighbors connected with us to create their legacy.



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Recent News

The Community Foundation Awarded $1000 Grant by Staples Foundation

Published Monday, January 9, 2017

The Foundation has been awarded $1,000 by the Staples Foundation, the private charitable arm of Staples, Inc., through a program called 2 Million & Change. Click the title to read more.

2nd Cycle 2016-17 Robert P. Bell Teacher Creativity Grants Awarded

Published Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Local teachers will receive $5,371 in Robert P. Bell Education Grants from The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. More than 1,000 students will benefit in this second grant cycle of the academic year. (Click the title to read about the innovative ideas of our Delaware County teachers.)

Lilly Endowment Community Scholars Named

Published Tuesday, December 13, 2016

The recipients of this year’s Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship are Walter Kern, Yorktown High School, and Ritika Mehta, The Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities. They were chosen out of an applicant pool of 76 impressive candidates from high schools across Delaware County.