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Finalists announced for Monroe County’s 2021 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarships

Ten high school seniors have been selected as finalists for the 2021 Monroe County Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program. We hope you will join us in congratulating these phenomenal students!

On October 21st, 2020, posted in: News by

Community Foundation opens grant funding opportunity for mental health services

Funding will be used to enhance or expand the capacity of local health programs, services, or organizations to provide mental, emotional, and behavioral health supports in Monroe County

On September 28th, 2020, posted in: News by

Semifinalists announced for Monroe County’s 2021 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarships

21 high school seniors have been selected as semifinalists for the 2021 Monroe County Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program

On September 10th, 2020, posted in: News by 1 Comment

New Community Foundation initiative will address emerging needs for child care and virtual learning resources in Monroe County

The Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County has created a new funding initiative to address child care costs and the need for virtual learning resources.

On August 7th, 2020, posted in: News by

Community Foundation awards 24 COVID-19 Rapid Response Grants in third round of funding

Thanks to the generosity of Community Foundation donors wanting to support local nonprofits during the pandemic and the Lilly Endowment through the United Way of Monroe County’s COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund, the Foundation was able to open another funding round of COVID-19 Rapid Response Grants this past week. In the third phase, the Foundation awarded .. read more

On May 19th, 2020, posted in: News by

11-year-old delivers message of hope through music

11-year old Audrey Clampitt wanted to do something special for the healthcare workers, and all of the people hunkered down during the coronavirus pandemic. “At first, I wanted to do something to tell the healthcare workers that we are thankful, and to the world, to say that we can really do this,” said Audrey. So, .. read more

On May 6th, 2020, posted in: News by

Community Foundation COVID-19 Update

Dear Community Foundation Friends, Like you, we’ve experienced a lot in the last few weeks. Unprecedented impact on our schools, workplaces, families, and daily lives. Yet, even as we exercise social distancing, our community has come together and shown incredible generosity and kindness. Tailors and sewers are producing masks for healthcare workers and residents by the .. read more

On April 11th, 2020, posted in: News by

Community Foundation announces 32 Rapid Response grants have been awarded

In the second phase of Rapid Response Grants, the Foundation awarded 10 grants. A total of 32 COVID-19 Rapid Response grants has been awarded through two rounds of funding.

On April 10th, 2020, posted in: News by

Call out for care: childcare a critical need for essential employees and their families

Over 230 children of essential workers are in urgent need of childcare in Monroe County. These families include parents or guardians working as health care providers, first responders, or pharmacists. They are making essential medical products, providing sanitation services, or stocking shelves at grocery stores. In each instance, these indispensable workers need the community’s support .. read more

On April 7th, 2020, posted in: News by

Community Foundation awards 5 more Rapid Response grants

The Community Foundation has been working with past grantees and nonprofit fund holders to identify ways to repurpose unused dollars to meet emerging needs brought on by COVID-19. Thanks to their generosity, we are proud to share that we were able to award five additional Rapid Response grants to Monroe County nonprofit organizations that applied .. read more

On April 2nd, 2020, posted in: News by

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