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Finance Committee Meeting

Date: February 8, 2016Time: 3:30 pm

Board of Directors Meeting

Date: March 21, 2016Time: 8:00 am

Board of Directors Meeting

Date: April 18, 2016Time: 8:00 am



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Foundation Competitive Grant
Application Deadlines

January 8, 2016
April 8, 2016
July 8, 2016
October 7, 2016


 Land Conservation Fund
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2015 Scholarship Recipients

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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

Donors take advantage of GIFT VI

Published Thursday, December 17, 2015

For many individuals who call Delaware County home, the GIFT VI match is a valuable opportunity. Through this program, every unrestricted dollar given to The Community Foundation is matched by Lilly Endowment Inc., doubling the size of each investment and multiplying the impact in people’s lives. (Click title to read article.)

2nd Cycle 2015-16 Robert P. Bell Teacher Creativity Grants Awarded_copy

Published Thursday, December 17, 2015

Robert P. Bell grants totaling $880.00 have been awarded to local teachers for the second grant cycle of the 2015-2016 academic year. It is estimated that over 100 Delaware County students will benefit from these grants.  (Click the title to read about the creative activities funded.)

4th Quarter 2015 Competitive Grants Awarded

Published Thursday, November 19, 2015

The Community Foundation is awarding $103,105 to 6 nonprofit organizations during the fourth Quarterly Competitive Grant Cycle of 2015.