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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

Community Foundation awards $326,700 in Impact Grants to 13 Monroe County nonprofit organizations

The Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County (CFBMC) has announced that $326,700 has been awarded to nonprofit organizations as part of its Community Impact Funding Initiative. The 13 organizations selected for grants this year were honored at the Community Impact Grant Awards reception on Thursday, December 6, at Hoosier Energy. “The Community Impact Funding .. read more

On December 6th, 2018, posted in: News by

Community Foundation announces grant opportunity to fund substance abuse prevention programs in schools

Competitive grant initiative to award grants ranging from $5,000 to $20,000 The Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County is now accepting applications for the Precision Health Network Funding Initiative. Up to $100,000 in grant funds is available for schools to implement substance abuse and curriculum-based prevention programs for students in grades six through eight. .. read more

On November 19th, 2018, posted in: News by

Ten Monroe County high school seniors selected as finalists for the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship

Ten high school seniors have been selected as finalists for Monroe County’s 2019 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. The 2019 finalists will be honored at the Community Foundation’s Annual Report to the Community on Thursday, November 1. Monroe County’s 2019 Lilly Scholarship finalists include: Jerrett Alexander, Bloomington High School North Caroline Cherry, Bloomington High School North .. read more

On October 23rd, 2018, posted in: News by

Twenty-two local high school seniors selected as semifinalists for the 2019 Monroe County Lilly Scholarship

Twenty-two local high school seniors have been selected as semifinalists for Monroe County’s 2019 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. The semifinalist round is new this year for Monroe County’s Lilly Endowment scholarship selection process. Semi-finalists were selected from applications submitted by students from each Monroe County high school. The number of semifinalists selected is reflective of .. read more

On October 2nd, 2018, posted in: News by 2 Comments

Btown: A day with Hoagy & Lemon Limestone

Meet Hoagy and Lemon Limestone! Together they the take us on a journey in “Btown: A Day with Hoagy & Lemon Limestone.” In dedication to Bloomington’s 200th Anniversary, the creative team at Authors Solutions has published this book to commemorate our great city using a celebration sestina poem to guide the adventure. Author Solutions has .. read more

On September 26th, 2018, posted in: News by

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