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The Putnam County Community Foundation is a nonprofit public charity established in 1985 to administer funds, award grants and provide leadership, enriching the quality of life and strengthening community in Putnam County. The Community Foundation administers more than 220 funds for donors supporting a variety of charitable activities and has awarded more than $7.7 million dollars in grants and scholarships.

 


Arrow2014 NONPROFIT LEARNING SERIES IS HERE!

Our final workshop of our 2014 Nonprofit Learning Series is on November 4, 2014 from 11 am to 2 pm at the Crawfordsville Country Club in Crawfordsville, Indiana.

November 4 , 2014

"Meet the Press"

Montgomery County Media

Have you ever wondered why your event didn't make it in the newspaper?  In this workshop, nonprofits will meet local Montgomery County media representatives and build a better understanding of how to structure media correspondence.  Gain insight into what stories tend to get public attention, preferred contact methods (i.e.:  Press Releases, PSA's, Media Advisories, etc.) and how soon and how often to contact the media for events, programs, fundraisers and general news coverage.

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Envision 2016: Moving Putnam County Forward homepage

Music Endowment to Provide DePauw Tutoring to Students - The generosity of a local family will have a Greencastle High School senior learning a new musical instrument and expanding his musical repertoire.  Taylor Secrest, son of Brad and Marjorie Secrest, is already a trombonist and pianist. The newly-established Gerard Family Music Endowment will allow him to begin learning organ from DePauw School of Music instructor Carla Edwards.  Read the full article HERE.

New Fund and Endowment will Provide Much Needed Assistance to the Fillmore Community Volunteer Fire Department - - The Fillmore Community Volunteer Fire Department (FCVFD) established both a non-endowed fund and an endowment at the Putnam County Community Foundation. Donations to the non-endowmed fund will be used to build a new fire house. Donations to the endowment will sustain the Fire Department long-term. Read the entire article HERE.

Foundation Announces Envision 2016 - While the Putnam County Community Foundation had a great deal to celebrate from this past year at their Annual Meeting, the Foundation invited Putnam County to envision the future as they unveiled their newest initiative—Envision 2016: Moving Putnam County Forward. This new project aims to advance Putnam County by allocating up to $200,000 in grants... Read the entire article HERE.

Join 100 Women Who Care - 100 Women Who Care Putnam County is a group of women who share a common desire to give back to our community. The group is open to all women - the more women who become involved, the greater our impact will be! The group is part of a national movement and modeled after similar organizations located throughtout the United States and Canada. Putnam County will be the third county in Indiana to form a group. 100 Women Who Care Putnam County allows busy women to become involved in giving back to the local community in a big way. Click learn more HERE.

Putnam County Fair Kick Off Sunday July 6 at 2 PM - Putnam County Fair organizers announced the Putnam County Fair Kick Off event, Sunday, July 6 at 2 pm at the York Automotive Community Building at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. The Putnam County Fair Kick Off features free ice cream sundaes and free entertainment by Danville, IN native, Levi Riggs. Donations will be accepted to the Putnam County Fairgrounds Endowment administered by the Putnam County Community Foundation. Read the entire article HERE.

Al Tucker Named the 2014 Spirit of Philanthropy Recipient - Over 140 community members gathered at the Inn at DePauw on Wednesday, June 18th for hte Putnam County Community Foundation's Annual Meeting where Al Tucker from Cloverdale, Indiana was given the 2014 Spirit of Philanthropy Award, the highest honor bestowed by the Board of Directors of the Putnam County Community Foundation. Read the full article HERE.

Local businesses support the Community Foundation The chocolate box raffle has become a welcome tradition at the Putnam County Community Foundation's annual meeting, which will take place on June 18th, at the Inn at DePauw. Read the full article HERE.

Community Foundation Reaches Historic Milestone - This morning at its Spring Grant Breakfast at Area 30, the Putnam County Community Foundation announced reaching an historic milestone: Awarding $10 million in grants and scholarships enriching life in Putnam County.
Read the full article HERE.

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