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Board of Directors Meeting

Date: March 16, 2015Time: 8:00 am

Board of Directors Meeting

Date: April 20, 2015Time: 8:00 am

Investment Committee Meeting

Date: April 28, 2015Time: 8:00 am


 Land Conservation Fund 

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2014 Scholarship Recipients

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 Foundation Competitive Grant

Application Deadlines

April 10, 2015
July 10, 2015
October 9, 2015
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We believe Delaware County is a great place to live. We also believe that we can make it even better. So we work every day to improve our community. Sometimes that means sponsoring educational programs, other times it means granting funds for important community projects. On this site, you can learn about the full spectrum of work we do − and how to become a part of it.

Sursa Leadership Award 2015

Applications are now available

clientuploads/_photos/Sursa Award/David Sursa Cameo BW - resized.jpgThe Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. is pleased to announce the availability of applications for the annual David Sursa Leadership Award.  Established in memory of David Sursa and his outstanding contribution to The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, the goal of the award is to reward, recognize and encourage extraordinary leadership by a nonprofit board member displaying the characteristics and commitment to community displayed by David Sursa during his lifetime.  Nominees must live or work in DelawareCounty, and his/her service must benefit DelawareCounty.  Current board members of The Community Foundation are not eligible nominees.  The recipient will be announced at The Community Foundation’s Annual Meeting in May, and a $1,000 grant will be made, in the recipient’s honor, to the nominating organization.

Click here to obtain a brochure and application.  Contact Marcy Minton, Community Engagement Director, at with any questions  Nominations must be received by The Community Foundation no later than March 31, 2015.

Recent News

2015 1st Quarter Competitive Grants Awarded

Published Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The Community Foundation is awarding $494,000 to 20 nonprofit organizations during the first Quarterly Competitive Grant Cycle of 2015.

3rd Cycle 2014-15 Robert P. Bell Teacher Creativity Grants Awarded

Published Friday, February 13, 2015

The following Robert P. Bell grants totaling $1,788 have been awarded to local teachers for the third grant cycle of the 2014-2015 academic year. It is estimated that over 214 Delaware County students will benefit from these grants. 

Kitselman Fund Awards $70,000 to Local Nonprofits

Published Thursday, January 22, 2015

The Community Foundation has awarded $70,000 in grants to three nonprofit organizations from the Harry L. and Janet M. Kitselman Fund.