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Type of Funds
The Putnam County Community Foundation enriches Putnam County by making it easy for people to give. We are dedicated to serving each and every donor. Donors may choose from a wide variety of Foundation-administered funds. The types of Foundation-administered funds are listed to the left. Click on any fund type to see the funds helping to make Putnam County better both now and in the future.

Community Funds (Unrestricted Funds)
Donors can establish a Community Fund in their family or business name with only $12,000. These funds, critical to the future success of the county, support the changing needs of the community through our Community Grants program.

100 Plus Men Community Endowment

Al and Joan Tucker Family Endowment
Anonymous Endowment
Art Evans Family Endowment

Aura May Durham Community Endowment
Bohmer Family Endowment
Charles A. Jones Community Endowment
Cunningham Family Community Endowment
Community Grants Endowment

David C. and Teresa L. Masten Communiy Endowment

Donna Draper Welter and William J. Welter Family Endowment
Ed and Ellie Ypma Community Endowment

First National Bank Community Endowment
Frank Hutcheson Family Community Endowment
Flo Ann Morrison Endowment
Howard Moore Endowment
Jinsie Scott Bingham Community Endowment
John and Marilynn Sturgeon Family Endowment

John and Rea Zeiner Family Endowment
Kenneth J. and Jacquelyn A. Eitel Community Endowment
Lilly Endowment, Inc. Fund
Lyon Family Endowment
Mary Louise Miller Philanthropic Endowment

Maxine Callender Community Endowment

McDonald's/Jedele Enterprises Endowment

Nancy J. Davis & Robert V. Robinson Community Endowment

Neil and Michele Irwin Family Endowment

North Salem State Bank Endowment

Old National Endowment

Richard A. and Christina M. Bittles Community Endowment

Rokicki Cunningham Insurance Endowment
Sally H. Gray Community Endowment
Sanford and Irene Romine Family Endowment

Susan & Gary Lemon Community Endowment
Stuart Fabe and Marla Helton Endowment

Todd and Suzanne Masten Family Endowment

Vicki L. and David C. Archer Community Endowment

Funds for the General Benefit of Putnam County

100 Plus Men Operating Fund

100 Women Who Care Putnam County
Andrew E. and Aura (Sawyer) Durham Family Endowment
Brookshire Family Fund
Christine S. and Howard W. Berliner Fund

David and Joyce Johnson Family Foundation Endowment

Delta Theta Tau Memorial Fund
      Benefactor: Delta Theta Tau Smokehouse Fund
Eitel Community Visions Fund
Endowment for Fraternity and Sorority Philanthropy
Hardman Family Advised Endowment

Harry and Peggy Moore Endowment
Hendricks Power Cooperative Operation Round Up Fund (Non-Endowed)
Jack & Shirley Dalton Advised Endowment
Jedele Family Endowment
John & Rea Zeiner Fund

Kiwanis Club of Greencastle Endowment
Lambda Chapter of Phi Gamma Delta Philanthropy Fund
Linda K. and Steven R. Raines Endowment
Montgomery Family Charitable Fund
Orville Webb Endowment
Putnam County Bicentennial Committee Fund

Putnam County Community Foundation Endowment
R. Neil and Michele Irwin Fund
Rokicki Foundation Fund
Sherman & Maria Fund
Wolfe Family Endowment
Ypma Advised Endowment

Funds for Animal Welfare

Cooper Endowment Providing New Beginnings for Homeless Pets
Humane Society of Putnam County Fund
Jewel W. Wright Endowment
Martha Lee Robinson Endowment for the Putnam County Humane Society

Funds for Arts and Culture

Albin-Rector Memorial Fund for the Visually Impaired (Putnam County Public Library)
Asbury Arts Endowment for Putnam County
Betty Hughes Memorial Fund (Putnam County Public Library Children’s Room)

Cyril Johnson Fund for the Putnam County Library Genealogy Room
Gerard Family Music Endowment
Heritage Preservation Society of Putnam County Endowment
Heritage Preservation Society Projects Endowment
J. Frank Durham Endowment for the Buzz Bomb War Memorial

Greencastle Summer Music Festival Endowment
Putnam County Historical & Cultural Museum Endowment
      Benefactor: Jones Elementary School Historical Studies Fund
Putnam County Library Endowment
Putnam County Playhouse, Inc. Endowment
Putnam County Public Library Author Series Endowment

Sharon C. Evans Memorial Fund
Sherrie Walton Holley Endowment

Funds for Cemeteries

Boone Hutcheson Cemetery Endowment

Deer Creek Cemetery Endowment
Doe Creek Cemetery Fund
Emil & Edith Mann Memorial Endowment
      (for Pleasant Hill Cemetery)
Forest Hill Cemetery Old Mausoleum Endowment
Forest Hill Cemetery Trustees Endowment
Forgey Cemetery Fund

Friends of Forest Hill Fund
Hebron Cemetery Fund
Howard L. Williams Fund FBO Clear Run Cemetery
Russellville Cemetery Endowment
Union Chapel Cemetery Fund

Funds for Churches and Other Spiritual Purposes

Amity Missionary Baptist Church Fund
Catherine T. McCord Fund for Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church

Dorothy Patch Christian Educational Endowment (for First Baptist Church)

Edith I. Browning Greencastle First Christian Church Endowment
Eleanor Ballard Fund for Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church

Fillmore Christian Church Endowment
First Baptist Church, Greencastle Indiana, Capital Improvement Endowment
Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church Endowment
Lois & Roxie Zeiner Memorial Endowment
       (for Bethel Missionary Baptist Church)
Lowell A. Morgan & Mary H. Morgan Beck Memorial Fund
       (for Plainfield Christian Church)
Mary A. Evans Memorial Fund for Greencastle Presbyterian Church
Portland Mills Christian Church Fund
Putnamville United Methodist Church Endowment
Second Congregational Church of Christ Endowment
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church Endowment
The Robert & Kathryn Eccles Memorial Stewardship & Church Growth Endowment

Funds for Civic Needs

Bainbridge Improvement Society Endowment

City of Greencastle's Fire Station Construction Fund
Cloverdale Freedom Fest

Doc and Dorsey Page Endowment for the Fire Safety Center

Fillmore Community Volunteer Fire Department Endowment
Friends of the Greencastle Fire Department Endowment

Putnam County Fairgrounds Endowment

Roachdale PRIDE Fund (Non-Endowed)

Reelsville & Washington Township Fire Department Endowment
Romine Cultural Learning Activity Fund

Veterans Memorial Highway Project Fund (Non-Endowed)

Funds for Economic Development

AgrIInstitute Inc. Endowment

Greencastle Industrial Development Fund
Greencastle / Putnam County Development Center Endowment
Main Street Greencastle Fund
McCormick/McCullough Fund (for Main Street Greencastle)

Funds for Education

Catherine T. McCord Fund for DePauw University
Cloverdale Community School Corporation Endowment
Dorothy Patch Christian Educational Endowment
      (for First Baptist Church)
Dr. Robert H. Farber Endowment Fund for Education
      Benefactor:
Charlie Erdmann Memorial Fund for DePauw University Athletics

Greencastle High School Band Endowment

Greencastle Middle School Music Boosters Fund

Indiana Prison College Fund
Joyce Braden Preschool/Camping Endowment
      (for First Baptist Church)
Karl and Amanda Reiblich Memorial Fund for Area 30 Center

Knoy Resource Center Endowment
Morgan Beck Small Endowment (for Learning Castle Preschool)

North Putnam Alumni Association School Support Endowment

Putnam County Imagination Library Endowment
Robert E. and Wilma P. Cash Memorial Fund

      (for First Baptist Church Preschool)
Sharon Evans Central Elementary School Endowment

The Reading Improvement Center Fund  
      a Delta Kappa Gamma Star Walk Project

Funds for the Environment

Putnam County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) Endowment

Sycamore Trails Resource Conservation and Development Council, Inc. Endowment


Funds for Health and Human Services

American Red Cross of Putnam County Endowment
Asbury Towers Foundation Fund
       Benefactor: Karl & Amanda Reiblich Memorial Fund for Putnam County Hospital
Be Great Today! Suicide Prevention Fund
Black Family Fund (Non-Endowed)
Catherine T. McCord Fund for Asbury Towers
Cloverdale Community Eyecare Endowment
Dietrich Jackson Memorial Fund (Non-Endowed)
Family Support Services, Inc. Endowment
Goff-Welch Fund
Heidi Ross Memorial Fund
      (for the Lupus Foundation of America, Inc.)
James Ford Clapp Memorial Fund
      (for Riley Hospital)
James M. Hammond Fund
      (for Crisis Pregnancy Center)

Jill LeAnn Wells Endowment for Hope Haven
John & Louise Brackney Memorial Fund

Judge Sally H. Gray Endowment
Karl and Amanda Reiblich Memorial Fund for Putnam County Youth  Development Commission
Mary Allison Children’s Fund
Martha Lee Robinson Endowment for Children
Myrtle Gass Endowment for Johnson Nichols Health Clinic

Ora Eggers Endowment for Senior Citizens
Putnam County Comprehensive Services, Inc. Operating Endowment
Putnam County Council on Aging Endowment

Putnam County Giving Tree Fund (Non-Endowed)
Putnam County Habitat for Humanity Endowment
Putnam County Hospice Fund

Putnam County Hospital Cancer Center Endowment

Putnam County Hospital Nurse's Fund (Non-Endowed)

Putnam County Housing Authority Endowment
      (A-Way Home Shelter)

Putnam County Memorial Fund for Cancer Research
Putnam County Prosecutor’s Endowment Fund A
Putnam County Prosecutor’s Endowment Fund B

Putnam County Relief Fund (Non-Endowed)
Return-A-Gift, Inc. Fund
United Way of Putnam County, Inc. Endowment

Funds for Recreation

Emerald Palace Playground Fund (Non-Endowed)
Friends of the Park Association of Putnam County, Inc. Endowment

Greencastle Civic League Splash Park Fund
John and Bob Bridges Endowment
People Pathways Endowment
Putnam County Community & Recreation Center Fund (Non-Endowed)
Roachdale Community Garden Project Fund (Non-Endowed)
Roachdale Community Garden Endowment

Rotary Club of Greencastle Endowment
Russellville Community Center Endowment

Scholarship Funds

Alpha Gamma Delta Eta Chapter Alumni Scholarship Fund

Benefactor: Alpha Gamma Delta Eta Chapter Operating Endowment

Asbury Towers Endowment for Continuing Education in Nursing
Austin D. Sprague Endowment Fund

Bainbridge High School Alumni Scholarship
Ballard-Sturgeon Family Nursing Scholarship Endowment

Barbara and Edward Brookshire Scholarships
Becky Brothers Service Scholarship
Belle Union High School Alumni Association Scholarship Fund
Betty L. and Marjorie Dierdorf Memorial Scholarship Fund
Brian John & Roberta (Berdee) Lanie Memorial Scholarship Fund
Cindy & John Hennette Dental Scholarship
Clinton Township Scholarship Fund
Cloverdale Community Dollars For Scholars Endowment
Cloverdale Community Dollars for Scholars - Charles & Lillian Whitaker Scholarship
Cloverdale Community Dollars for Scholars - Jerry Sinclair Scholarship
Cloverdale Community Dollars for Scholars - Millgrove United Methodist Church Scholarship

Cloverdale Community Dollars For Scholars - Robert Steele Family Scholarship

Cloverdale Community Dollars for Scholars - Tucker Family Scholarship
Cloverdale Community Dollars for Scholars - Vincent Faulkner Scholarship
Darrel H. Thomas 4-H Scholarship Fund

Ethel V. Frazier - Putnam County Hospital Guild Scholarship

Evans Family Culver Academy Scholarship Fund
Fillmore High School Alumni Association Schola
rship Fund
Francis & Betty Hamilton Memorial Scholarship Fund
Greencastle Community Schools Educational Endowment Fund
Greencastle High School Alumni Scholarship Fund
Harold H. Hardman Memorial Scholarship Fund
Henry B. Kolling Endowment Fund

Heritage Lake Scholarship Fund (Non-Endowed)

Ivy Tech Community College - Greencastle Indiana Endowment

Eitel Family Scholarship For Entrepreneurship and Civic Leadership

First National Bank Scholarship Endowment

Graffis Scholarship Endowment

North Salem State Bank Scholarship Endowment

Putnam County Hospital Scholarship Endowment

J. R. and Ginger Scott Scholarship for Aviation

Joyce G. Christiansen Scholarship Fund
Lisa Stringer Thies Memorial Scholarship Fund

Lyon Family Scholarship Fund
      Benefactor: Putnam County Leadership Academy Endowment Fund
Marjorie B. Oliver Fund for Nursing Scholarships
Marlene Bitzer Memorial Scholarship Fund
Mary Louise Miller Scholarship Endowment FBO DePauw University
Mary Louise Miller Scholarship Endowment FBO Heidelberg College
Mary Louise Miller Scholarship Endowment FBO Rockford College
Mary M. Moore Scholarship Endowment for University of Indianapolis
Mary M. Moore Scholarship Endowment FBO Indiana State University
Mary Murphey Nall Agricultural Scholarship Fund (Non-Endowed)
Michael Rokicki Memorial/City Council Scholarship (Non-Endowed)

Murray and Sara Pride Scholarship Endowment
North Putnam Community Schools Scholarship Endowment

North Putnam Dollars for Scholars - Zerkel Family Scholarship

Opportunity Housing Scholarship Endowment
Puckett Family Scholarship Fund
Purdue Club of Putnam County Scholarship Fund
Putnam County 4-H General Scholarship Fund
Putnam County 4-H Livestock Scholarship Fund
Putnam County Board of Realtors Scholarship Fund
Putnam County Building Trades Scholarship
Putnam County Community Foundation Scholarship
Putnamville Correctional Facility Memorial Scholarship Fund
Ray H. French Fine Art Scholarship
Raymond & Marjorie Lisby Scholarship
Reelsville Alumni Scholarship Fund
Rick & Vickie Parker Family Scholarship
Robert L. Harbison Family Scholarship Endowment
Roscoe & Flossie N. Zeiner Scholarship Fund
Russell Township Alumni Scholarship Fund
       Major Benefactor: Bernadine Agnes Webster
SAC Scholarship Endowment

Sigworth Travel Abroad Scholarship Endowment
South Putnam High School Scholarship Fund
       Benefactor: Rob Tilford Fund
St. Paul the Apostle Ladies Guild Memorial Scholarship Fund

Stockton Hospice Educational Foundation (Non-Endowed)

Tim & Viki Tillotson Educational Endowment

Tri Kappa Scholarship Endowment

Vera May Kierstead-Farber Scholarship Endowment

Wilma and Forrest Hadley Memorial Fund
Zella Marie Taber Thomas Endowment

Funds for Youth Development

Darrell Wiatt Family Philanthropy Essay Contest Endowment
Putnam County Youth Philanthropy Endowment

Closed Funds

Sometimes the Board must take action to close or modify funds and transfer the endowments to another similar purpose.The following fund received modification with the knowledge and support of involved persons.

All-Caregivers' Support Group Fund

Alpha Gamma Delta Eta Chapter Operating Endowment

Bohmer Family Philanthropic Fund

Christine & Howard Berliner Science Scholarship Fund (Non-Endowed)
Doe Creek Lift Station Wastewater Improvement
Donald "Doc" Brattain Endowment

Gary and Linda Huber Fund for Cultural Arts and Learning
Glen Scaggs Memorial Foundation Fund

Haley Bain Memorial Scholarship Fund

H.O.P. Technologies Academic Scholarship
H.O.P. Technologies Athletic Scholarship

Ivy Tech Community College - Greencastle Campus (Non-Endowed)

Linda K. and Steven R. Raines Fund (Non-Endowed)
Lois Allee Memorial Fund

Louis Bertram Scholarship Fund

Nina Richey Hospice Foundation Fund
Phi Kappa Psi Philanthropic Fund (Non-Endowed)
Reelsville Water Authority Project Fund

Richard and Sally Sunkel Honorary Fund
Town of Bainbridge Storm Water Improvement Project Fund
Veterans Memorial Flag Fund
Walnut Creek Fire Truck Project Fund

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