News

August 26th announced as application deadline for Monroe County’s 2019 Lilly Scholarship

Community Foundation updates scholarship criteria and adds semi-finalist round. The Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County (CFBMC) has opened applications for the 2019 Monroe County Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program. Interested high school seniors have until Sunday, August 26 to submit their applications to be considered for the scholarship program. Monroe County’s two Lilly .. read more

On July 19th, 2018, posted in: News by 1 Comment

Take advantage of new Charitable Gift Annuity rates

Gifts to our community – that pay you back for life! Exciting news! For the first time since 2012, the American Council on Gift Annuities has increased the suggested maximum payout rates for Charitable Gift Annuities. Effective July 1, the rates have raised by 0.30% to 0.50% for most ages. There’s never been a better .. read more

On July 1st, 2018, posted in: News by 1 Comment

First annual scholarship awarded in honor of Carl Deal, Jr.

Wolfe Allen, a senior at the Academy of Science and Entrepreneurship, has been awarded the first Carl Deal, Jr. Memorial Scholarship. Established at the Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County, this scholarship will be presented annually to a current, or former Boys & Girls Club member for post-secondary education or training. Carl Deal’s wife .. read more

On June 15th, 2018, posted in: News by

CFBMC Newsletter, May 2018

Subscribe to the CFBMC Newsletter. In this issue: Community boosts Thrive by Five Campaign on Giving Day Community Foundation awards $560,000 in grant initiatives Transitional housing and treatment program for women now open Legacy Spotlight: Jean Langbak New planned giving website with resources to help you leave a legacy Applications for On My Way Pre-K now .. read more

On May 24th, 2018, posted in: News by

Introducing Our New Planned Giving Website

Planned giving made easy!  Good planning requires good information. We have it for you!  We’ve launched a new planned giving website where you will find comprehensive resources to help create a legacy for your family and community using your estate plan. What and How to Give Find out what types of assets make the best planned .. read more

On May 7th, 2018, posted in: News by

Applications for On My Way Pre-K now available for children starting pre-K programs in August

📣 Help us get the word out! On My Way Pre-K applications are now open for children that will start pre-K programs in August. Grants for FREE, high-quality pre-k programs are available for children from low-income families who will be 4-years old, but not yet 5-years old by August 1, 2018, and will be attending kindergarten in the .. read more

On March 1st, 2018, posted in: News by

Community Foundation announces $560,000 in grant initiatives

Thirteen nonprofits selected to receive $270,000 in Community Impact Grants; additional $290,000 in proactive granting distributed The Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County has announced that it is awarding $560,000 in competitive and proactive grants this year to local organizations. The grant recipients were honored at a special event on Thursday, January 11 at .. read more

On January 11th, 2018, posted in: News by

Community Foundation receives $800,000 gift, largest in its history

Gift from Judith Feldpausch estate to benefit seven Monroe County nonprofit organizations The Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County announced today that it has received its largest single donation to date from an individual or family – an estate gift worth more than $800,000 – from the late Judith “Judy” Feldpausch. Prior to her .. read more

On December 19th, 2017, posted in: News by

Aaron Nunes and Greta Stephenson selected as 2018 Lilly Endowment Scholars

The Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe Country has announced Monroe County’s 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship recipients. Mr. Aaron Nunes and Ms. Greta Stephenson will each receive a four-year, full-tuition scholarship to an Indiana public or private college of their choosing. In addition to the cost of tuition, they will receive a $900 annual .. read more

On December 13th, 2017, posted in: News by

‘Tis the Season for Giving!

Five ways to make your giving count before 2017 ends Now is a great time for giving. When you make a donation by December 31 to the Community Foundation, you aren’t just giving money—you’re creating positive impact that makes Monroe County better. Here are five ways to make the most of your year-end giving.  1. .. read more

On December 12th, 2017, posted in: News by

Stay Connected

Join our mailing list to receive our newsletter and keep up to date with the CFBMC's community events, scholarship deadlines, and more!