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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

Sept 9, 2017: Cary Curry Dancing with the Celebrities for CFBMC!

The Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County is proud to partner with Cary Curry for the 11th Dancing with the Celebrities charity fundraising competition! Cary Curry is a longtime supporter and founder of two funds at the Community Foundation. Cary will be dancing this year to support the creation of a new Community Foundation endowment. The .. read more

On May 18th, 2017, posted in: Events, News by

Bloomington to host second Indiana Early Learning Economic Development Summit

Registration is $25 per person for the June 5 event at Monroe Convention Center BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Business leaders, educators, funders, civic leaders, lawmakers and early childhood experts will be in Bloomington on June 5th (9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.) for the 2017 Indiana Summit for Economic Development via Early Learning Coalitions at Monroe Convention Center. .. read more

On May 9th, 2017, posted in: News by

CFBMC and Smithville Charitable Foundation Award $325,000 in 2017 Community Impact Grants

Fourteen grants awarded with $250,000 allocated specifically to fund projects that empower local youth. BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County (CFBMC) has announced the recipients of its 2017 Community Impact Grants. The Community Impact Funding Initiative is a collaborative effort of the Community Foundation and Smithville Charitable Foundation. Grant recipients .. read more

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

2017 Scholarship Applications Open

The Community Foundation administers a number of scholarship funds to support the educational aspirations of Monroe County community members. Applications are now open for the following 2017 scholarships: Stinesville High School Alumni Scholarship Deadline to apply: February 28, 2017. This scholarship is awarded to an Edgewood High School senior who has a Bean Blossom Township .. read more

On January 10th, 2017, posted in: News by

2017 Monroe County Lilly Endowment Community Scholars Announced

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe Country has announced Monroe County’s 2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship recipients. Ms. Betsy Beggs and Ms. Frances Kincaid 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 .. read more

On December 15th, 2016, posted in: News by

CFBMC Newsletter, November 2016

Subscribe to the CFBMC Newsletter. We Are Thankful for You It’s Thanksgiving Eve, the night before the holiday season officially begins. I, for one, will be grateful to hit the pause button, turn down the volume, so to speak, on all the news and rhetoric that accompanies election season and to focus instead on those .. read more

On November 23rd, 2016, posted in: News by

2017 Monroe County Lilly Scholarship Finalists Selected

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe Country has announced finalists for the 2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. Eleven area high school seniors were selected from among nearly 100 applicants for this year’s scholarship, the highest number of applicants ever received in Monroe County. Monroe County’s 2017 Lilly Scholarship Finalists include: Betsy .. read more

On October 25th, 2016, posted in: News by

CFBMC Exceeds Fundraising Goals for Lilly Endowment GIFT VI Challenge

$2.1 million in new funds raised for the Monroe County community With more than $2 million in new funds, the Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County (CFBMC) has announced it exceeded fundraising goals set for the Lilly Endowment GIFT Phase VI matching challenge. “Thanks to the foresight and generosity of donors and organizations in .. read more

On August 30th, 2016, posted in: News by

CFBMC Board Member Mark Bradford to Receive Indiana’s Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser Award

CFBMC Board Member and Old National Bank Regional CEO Mark Bradford has been chosen as Indiana’s 2016 Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser by the Indiana chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). Bradford will receive the award at the Indiana Philanthropy Awards Dinner on November 17, 2016 in Indianapolis, IN. “The Community Foundation is greatly indebted .. read more

On August 23rd, 2016, posted in: News by

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