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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

CFBMC & Smithville Charitable Foundation Partnering to Fund 2017 Community Impact Grants

Grant initiative to prioritize projects this year that empower youth. BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County announced today that grants are available through the Community Impact Funding Initiative. The grants, co-funded by Smithville Charitable Foundation, aim to strengthen the community by supporting innovative projects with lasting impact and enabling organizations .. read more

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

Application Now Available for 2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship

New deadline for 2017 applications: Interested high school seniors must apply by August 31st. View the Monroe County Lilly Endowment Scholarship Application.  BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Applications for the Monroe County Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program are now available. Interested high school seniors have until August 31st to submit their applications to be considered for the .. read more

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

New Deadlines Coming for 2017 Lilly Endowment Scholar Applications

The timeline and deadlines are changing this year for the Monroe County Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program and students interested in applying will need to act quickly to complete requirements for participating. The two 2017 Lilly Scholars for Monroe County will be named in December 2016. Previous scholarship recipients were announced in March of the .. read more

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

Early Childhood Educators Recognized with Smart Start Excellence Awards    

Monroe Smart Start recognized early childhood educators, providers and partners at its 3rd annual Early Childhood Excellence Awards on Thursday, April 14 at WTIU. Each of the providers and educators recognized are committed to addressing school readiness in Monroe County and improving the quality of early education throughout the community. “Because most brain development occurs .. read more

On May 6th, 2016, posted in: News by

2016 Community Impact Grant Recipients Announced

Over $306,000 awarded to eleven area agencies. The Community Foundation, in partnership with the Smithville Charitable Foundation, has announced the recipients of the 2016 Community Impact Grants. Eleven agencies were awarded grants from an original field of 40 applicants. Grants range in size from $10,000 to $50,000 for a total of $306,193. Community Impact Grants .. read more

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

Two High School Seniors Named 2016 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars

The Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe Country has announced the 2016 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship recipients. Ms. Greer King and and Mr. Brian Emmons were chosen from among 42 applicants representing three high schools in Monroe County. Each will receive a four-year, full-tuition scholarship to an Indiana public or private college of their choosing. .. read more

On April 12th, 2016, posted in: News by

100+ Women Who Care Select CFBMC for Gift of Nearly $19,000

The Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County is delighted to announce donations totaling nearly $19,000 from the Bloomington 100+ Women Who Care group. At their May meeting, the 100+ Women Who Care selected the CFBMC as the recipient for their quarterly award.  To date, the 100+ Women Who Care group has contributed nearly $350,000 .. read more

On June 16th, 2015, posted in: News by

CFBMC Announces 2015 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipients

Two of Monroe County’s graduating high school seniors will each receive a four-year, full-tuition scholarship to an Indiana public or private college of their choosing. Ms. Sidrah Din and Mr. Riley Callahan were chosen as the Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County’s 2015 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars from among 51 applicants representing five high .. read more

On May 6th, 2015, posted in: News by

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