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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.


ArrowNonprofit Learning Series is back for 2016!

Fundraising for Nonprofits Part 1:  Essential Elements of a Fundraising Plan & Introduction to Donor Centered Fundraising

Tim Ardillo, Presenter

February 9th - 11am to 2pm

Inn at DePauw

2 W Seminary Street

Greencastle, IN 46135

2016 Nonprofit Learning Series Brochure

2016 Nonprofit Learning Series Registration Form

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Preliminary Grant Applications Due February 1st.

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!

Tax Bill Includes Extended Help for Charities - On December 18, Congress passed the PATH Act, which renews and makes permanent the Charitable IRA provision of 2006.  To read more click HERE.

Community Foundation Accepting Applications for 2016 Spring Grant Cycle - Preliminary Community Grant and Endowment Builder applications are being accepted now and are due February 1st. They may be picked up at the Foundation office or DOWNLOADED.  To read more click HERE.

Grantees Celebrate at Community Foundation Breakfast - Dean Gambill, Director of Community Development, announced that $51,151.27 was being awarded this grant cycle from the Community Foundation. To read more, click HERE.

New Association to Serve Putnam County - The Putnam County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Board Members of the Putnam County Hospice and Palliative Care Association have been elected and approved.  To read the full article and about the Putnam County Hospice and Palliative Care Association, click HERE.


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