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Finance Committee Meeting

Date: May 9, 2016Time: 3:30 pm

Board of Directors Meeting

Date: May 16, 2016Time: 8:00 am

Board of Directors Meeting

Date: June 20, 2016Time: 8:00 am




2016 Scholarship Recipients

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Foundation Competitive Grant
Application Deadlines

July 8, 2016
October 7, 2016
January 6, 2017
April 7, 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.


Lilly Endowment Inc. GIFT VI Challenge is Over and...



The Delaware County community responded with such incredible support that we met the match…and then exceeded it by $29,550! Donors contributed to 16 existing unrestricted funds and established 10 new funds to take advantage of the rare opportunity. The impact of this generosity is immediate. The Foundation’s grants committee will have an additional $80,000 in new money to distribute the first year alone. Once again you, our neighbors, have risen to a challenge, pooled your resources, and created permanent legacies. Thank you!

Recent News

4th Cycle 2015-16 Robert P. Bell Teacher Creativity Grants Awarded

Published Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Local teachers will receive $3,480 in Robert P. Bell Education Grants from The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. More than 750 students will benefit in this final grant cycle of the academic year.  (Click the title to read about the innovative ideas of our Delaware County teachers.)

Land Conservation Fund Grant Applications Available

Published Tuesday, April 26, 2016

The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. has announced the availability of applications for matching grants through the Foundation’s Land Conservation Fund.  The Land Conservation Fund was created to preserve and protect important conservation and recreation areas throughout Delaware County or those owned by Delaware County organization by matching donations of land or dollars. Property acquired with Land Conservation Fund Grants will become part of the public trust to ensure that the land is protected for future generations of Hoosiers to use and enjoy.

THANKS TO YOU, We Met the Match!

Published Monday, April 18, 2016

When Lilly Endowment invited The Community Foundation to apply for $1 million in matching funds as part of the Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT) initiative, our governing board caught the vision and welcomed the challenge. The deadline—March 31, 2016—was tight. We had 18 months to raise $1 million in unrestricted funds to qualify for the matching dollars. So, here we are in April: How well did we do? Click the title to find out!