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Sixty-five area nonprofits receive annual distributions

We’re pleased to share that sixty-five nonprofit agencies recently received annual grant distribution checks from funds established at the Community Foundation for their benefit. This year, more than $270,000 was distributed to agencies! These endowed funds were created by single donors, groups of donors or by the agencies themselves. Grants from agency and designated funds .. read more

On November 20th, 2017, posted in: News by 1 Comment

Community Foundation gives update on giving, granting and impact at Annual Report to the Community

Foundation announces Thrive by Five fundraising campaign and new funding for Monroe County’s first transitional home for women recovering from substance abuse disorders. CFBMC held its 2017 Annual Report to the Community on Thursday, November 2. The annual event provided an opportunity to celebrate the organization’s activities that connect caring people, important causes, and community .. read more

On November 3rd, 2017, posted in: News by 1 Comment

Monroe County’s 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Finalists Announced

Ten Monroe County high school seniors have been selected as finalists for the 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. The 2018 finalists will be honored at the Community Foundation’s Annual Report to the Community on Thursday, November 2. Monroe County’s 2018 Lilly Scholarship finalists include: Zoe Berensztein, Bloomington High School South Caleb Cooper, Lighthouse Christian Academy .. read more

On October 20th, 2017, posted in: News by

Preschool applications open for limited On My Way Pre-K program in Monroe County

Fifty tuition-free preschool education grants available in January; full county roll-out to occur for the 2018-2019 school year. Beginning September 25, Monroe County families who meet specific income requirements will be eligible to submit applications to participate in Indiana’s On My Way Pre-K pilot program. The limited program will provide tuition-free education grants for up .. read more

On September 25th, 2017, posted in: News by

Cary Curry awarded Mirror Ball Trophy at Dancing with the Celebrities

We’re proud to share that Cary Curry was awarded the Mirror Ball Trophy at Dancing with the Celebrities on September 9, 2017! Thank you to all of our donors for making this possible and congratulations to the dancers, community organizations, and Arthur Murray Dance Center Bloomington, Indiana for an incredible evening! The Community Foundation of Bloomington .. read more

On September 11th, 2017, posted in: News by

Application open for 2018 Community Impact Funding Initiative

Competitive granting initiative to award grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 The Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County has opened the grant application for its annual Community Impact Funding Initiative. Grants funded through this initiative aim to strengthen the community by supporting innovative projects with lasting impact and enable organizations to address pressing problems .. read more

On August 11th, 2017, posted in: News by

Community Foundation welcomes three new board members

The Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County has announced the addition of three new members to its Board of Directors. Jessika Hane, Jeff Wuslich and Jeremiah Young have been elected to serve a three-year renewable term effective July 1, 2017. “Speaking on behalf of the Community Foundation family, we couldn’t be more pleased that .. read more

On July 28th, 2017, posted in: News by

CFBMC Newsletter, July 2017

Subscribe to the CFBMC Newsletter. Happy New Year! Strange as it may seem, I’d like to wish you a very happy new year! July 1st marks the beginning of the Community Foundation’s fiscal year, and it brings with it all the promise and anticipation some might more commonly associate with January 1st. As you read .. read more

On July 25th, 2017, posted in: News by

Application available for 2018 Lilly Scholarship

Interested high school seniors must apply by August 31st. BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Applications for the Monroe County Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program are now available online through the Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County website (https://www.cfbmc.org/lasting-impact/apply-for-a-scholarship/lilly/). Interested high school seniors have until Thursday, August 31st to submit their applications to be considered for the .. read more

On July 18th, 2017, posted in: News by 1 Comment

Monroe County selected for On My Way Pre-K program

Today, Governor Eric J. Holcomb released the list of 15 counties eligible to take part in the expanded On My Way Pre-K program and we’re pleased to share that Monroe County is among them. This program will make prekindergarten available to 4-year-olds in our community from low-income families. Local providers will enroll students for the 2018-2019 school year .. read more

On June 7th, 2017, posted in: News by 1 Comment

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