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Ellie Nieman awarded 2019 Pi Beta Phi Betty Burnett Welke Scholarship

Eleanor Nieman has been awarded the 2019 Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Club Betty Burnett Welke Scholarship through the Community Foundation.

On May 15th, 2019, posted in: News by

Community Foundation receives $13,500 grant from Duke Energy to support early literacy in Monroe County

The grant will provide books for children at wellness checks through IU Riley Physicians pediatric offices in Monroe County.

On May 7th, 2019, posted in: News by

Monroe County Quality of Place and Workforce Attraction Plan now available

The Monroe County Quality of Place and Workforce Attraction Plan is now available for viewing. The plan was developed through the Regional Opportunity Initiatives (ROI)Ready Communities Planning Grant to advance quality of place and workforce attraction strategies in the Indiana Uplands region. ROI has opened up applications for its first round of Ready Communities Implementation Grants .. read more

On March 20th, 2019, posted in: News by

Author Solutions book to benefit Community Foundation

In 2018, Author Solutions, LLC, employees worked together to publish “Btown: A Day with Hoagy and Lemon Limestone” as a way to celebrate Bloomington’s Bicentennial and give back to the community. The book’s title characters explore significant Bloomington landscapes and monuments. Author Solutions selected the Community Foundation as the beneficiary of book sales during Bloomington’s .. read more

On February 26th, 2019, posted in: News by

Community Foundation receives $1 million matching fund grant from Lilly Endowment Inc.

The Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County (CFBMC) has received a grant of $1 million as part of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s seventh phase of its Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT) initiative.

On February 12th, 2019, posted in: News by 1 Comment

Applications open for 2019 scholarships

Scholarship season is in the air! Five Community Foundation scholarships have upcoming application deadlines!

On February 11th, 2019, posted in: News by

Community Foundation receives early childhood education grants totaling $247,858

The Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County (CFBMC) is a recipient of two early childhood education capacity-building grants: $215,858.40 from the Indiana Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning (OECOSL) and $32,000 from Early Learning Indiana.

On January 18th, 2019, posted in: News by

Community Foundation adds three new board members this year

The Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County added three new members to its Board of Directors this year. Herb Caldwell, Mark Franklin, and Lindsey A. Smith have been elected to serve three-year renewable terms through June 30, 2021.

On December 28th, 2018, posted in: News by

“CDFI Friendly Bloomington” forms with $4 million to spur flexible, affordable financing for community development and small businesses

Innovative model to help Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) invest locally in small businesses, affordable housing, and community facilities

On December 18th, 2018, posted in: News by

Christian Gettelfinger and Calvin Prenkert awarded Lilly Endowment Community Scholarships

The Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe Country has announced Monroe County’s 2019 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship recipients.

On December 12th, 2018, posted in: News by

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