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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 272 funds for donors supporting a variety of charitable activities and has awarded more than $11 million dollars in grants and scholarships.


Arrow2016 Nonprofit Learning Series

Back to Basics: What Every Grant Proposal Should Include

June Miller, Presenter

May 10th - 11am to 2pm

Crawfordsville Country Club

3272 W Country Club Road

Crawfordsville, IN 47933

2016 Nonprofit Learning Series Brochure

2016 Nonprofit Learning Series Registration Form

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Give Local Putnam County Day offers chance to help your favorite charity - Hosted by the Putnam County Communtiy Foundation, this 24-hour, online giving event will be held on Tuesday, May 3rd. To read the full article, click HERE.

Zachary Wilkerson Named Putnam County’s  ​2016 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar- Zachary Wilkerson, son of Scott and Beth Wilkerson, has been named the 2016 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar (LECS) by the Putnam County Community Foundation. The prestigious scholarship will provide full tuition and fees for four years’ attendance at any Indiana college or university. To read the full article, click HERE.

Help your favorite charities win $5,500 in grant prizes! - Ten charitable groups have notified the Putnam County Community Foundation that they intend to compete in the Share the Dream contest this year:  AgrIInstitute, Bainbridge High School Alumni Scholarship, Cloverdale Lions Club, Greencastle High School Alumni Scholarship, North Putnam Alumni Association, Putnam County Board of Realtors Scholarship, Becky Brothers Service Scholarship, Purdue Club of Putnam County Scholarship, Putnam County Fairgrounds, and the Putnam County Youth Development Commission. To read the full article, click HERE.

100+ Men:  Putnam County Announces 1st Event of 2016 - After awarding an average of $11,700 each to four Putnam County Charities and the Putnam County Community Foundation in 2015, 100+MWC of Putnam County will be launching their second year on Thursday, April 7 at 5:30 pm at the Inn at DePauw.  An impressive 119 men participated in 2015.  To read the full article, click HERE.

Youth Philanthropy Night at Almost Home - Almost Home Restaurant will host the Putnam County Community Foundation's Youth Philanthropy Night on Thursday, March 3rd from 5:00 to 9:00 PM.  Reserve your table today by calling Almost Home at 765.653.5788.  To read the full article, click HERE.

Expert to Speak on Nonprofit Fundraising - The Putnam County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Tim Ardillo, of Johnson, Grossnickle and Associates, is the speaker for the February and March workshops of the 2016 Nonprofit Learning Series. The 2016 Brochure and Registration Form are now available!


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