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Grants Committee Meeting

Date: August 1, 2016Time: 8:00 am

Finance Committee Meeting

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

Board of Directors Meeting

Date: August 15, 2016Time: 8:00 am




2016 Scholarship Recipients

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Foundation Competitive Grant
Application Deadlines

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

 Land Conservation Fund

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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 Land Conservation Fund at your Foundation

Published Thursday, June 30, 2016


The Land Conservation Fund project has secured over 300 acres of land in East Central Indiana. The fund was created to preserve and protect important conservation and recreation areas throughout Delaware County or those owned by Delaware County organizations. 

“The Land Conservation Fund helps protect the land for future generations of Hoosiers to enjoy,” said John Craddock, chairman of the Land Conservation grants committee. “The impact extends beyond this fund, however. There are additional projects for which the Fund acted as a catalyst to make transfers happen through gifts from outside donors and companies. (Click the title to read full news release.)

2016 Town Endowment grants announced

Published Friday, June 24, 2016

The Community Foundation is awarding $1,250 to BY5 Early Childhood Initiative, Inc., and $1,250 to Wes-Del High School from the Town of Gaston Endowment Fund, $500 to the Liberty-Perry Alumni Association from the Liberty Perry Selma Town Endowment Fund.  The Town of Yorktown Fund is awarding $2,500 to the Yorktown Council for the Arts and $1,000 to the Yorktown Chamber of Commerce.

Directory of Indiana Grantmakers Now Available

Published Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Delaware County nonprofit organizations can now access profiles of approximately 1,000 funders awarding grants in Indiana. The Indiana Philanthropy Alliance Directory of Indiana Grantmakers 2016 is available through a partnership between The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. and the Muncie Public Library.