Posted by: Kallie Sulanke  | Sep/24/2020

 Five Delaware County Nonprofits Receive $52K from the Maxon Foundation Fund at The Community Foundation

 The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. has awarded $52,000 to five nonprofit organizations from the Maxon Foundation Fund.

The Maxon Foundation Fund was established when assets of The Maxon Foundation were transferred to The Community Foundation. The Maxon Foundation was originally established by Maxon Corporation and the founding family as a way to give back to the community and support worthy causes in Delaware County. The Maxon Foundation Fund generally awards grants to organizations and programs that support at-risk children and families in Delaware County.

A Better Way Services, Inc. received $10,000 to provide items and services needed by victims of domestic violence and their children, such as childcare, transportation, work attire, school readiness, enrichment, documents, and medical care.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Muncie received $10,000 to add coordinators and counselors to club staff to provide support to youth struggling with mental health challenges.

Bridges Community Services received $10,000 to offset the cost of utilities at the HUB facility which provides homeless individuals a place to take a shower, wash their clothes, and be directed to other needed services.

Motivate Our Minds received $12,000 to support academic instruction and enrichment for 75 children across Muncie and Delaware County.

YMCA of Muncie received $10,000 to create opportunities and ensure access to high-quality youth development programs for infants, toddlers, pre-k, and school-aged children in Delaware County.

For information about how to apply for Maxon Foundation Fund Grants, visit our website at or contact Marcy Minton, Senior Program Officer, at 765-747-7181 or The next deadline for nonprofit organizations to apply for a Maxon Foundation Fund Grant is July 31, 2021.