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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
2014 NONPROFIT LEARNING SERIES IS HERE!
We are pleased to announce that the next workshop of our 2014 Nonprofit Learning Series is on September 9, 2014 from 9 am to 3 pm at the Crawfordsville Country Club in Crawfordsville, Indiana.
September 9 , 2014
"Risk Management - How to Manage a Crisis &
Develop Contingency Plans"
National Council of Nonprofits
When a crisis hits, will your nonprofit be ready? Will you? Since an unexpected crisis can knock a nonprofit off-mission for a long time, the response is critical. This workshop is designed for board members and staff seeking a hands-on, peer learning experience to help you manage risk and protect your nonprofit's mission. You'll leave this workshop armed with an action plan - so that when the unexpected crisis hits - you and your nonprofit will be ready
Click here for the 2014 Learning Series Brochure
Click here for the Save-the-Date Flyer
Click here for the 2014 Registration Form
Click here for July's Handouts
NEWS & EVENTS
Moving Putnam County Forward homepage
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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