These funds allow the Community Foundation the flexibility to address Monroe County’s ever-changing needs through strategic grantmaking, year after year.  When possible, funds are used to facilitate innovative responses to community opportunities and challenges.

50+ Men Who Care
100+ Women Who Care Fund
Becker Family Fund
Bicentennial Fund
Bohrer-Howard Fund
Bunger & Robertson Fund for Community Impact
Burns McRobbie Family Fund
Carol and Mayer Maloney Fund
Carol M. Shapiro Fund
Cassady Unrestricted Fund
Claflin Unrestricted Fund
Cockerham Family Unrestricted Fund
Curry Auto Center Unrestricted Fund
Daisy Hinkle Garton Fund
Doris Seward Fund
Dorothy Frapwell Unrestricted Fund
Ethelyn Bergevin Unrestricted Fund
Fitzgerald Unrestricted Fund
Frisbie Family Fund
George and Viola Taliaferro Fund
German American Bancorp Community Fund
Gros Louis Unrestricted Fund
Halder J. and Florence Catherine Palmer Fund
Herald-Times Fund for Bloomington and Monroe County
Herbert and Angela Caldwell Community Fund
Herman B Wells Fund
Jack Harlow Fund
Jefferson and Mary Shreve Unrestricted Fund
John Bethell and Kathleen I. Bethell Unrestricted Endowment
Kanne Unrestricted Fund
LeBien Unrestricted Fund
MainSource Bank Fund
Mary Strain Rash Fund
Matthew Kovach Memorial Unrestricted Fund
MutualBank Community Fund

Olcott Unrestricted Fund
Phil and Margaret Hathaway Unrestricted Fund
Poling Unrestricted Fund
Rosemary and Jack Wentworth Fund
Shindell Unrestricted Fund
SIHO Insurance Services Fund
Smithville Telephone Company Unrestricted Fund
Stephens Family Memorial Fund
Stevens Family Unrestricted Fund
Team Erin
Tichenor Unrestricted Fund
Unrestricted Endowment Fund
Vaughan Family Fund
Walters Family Fund in memory of John and Janet Manis
Wuslich Family Fund

Youth Development

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Monroe County Fund
Boys and Girls Club of Bloomington Fund
Carolee A. Mehlinger Fund for Children and Youth
DistinXion Fund
Joan Scully Carmack Endowment Fund for Girls Inc.
Kruzan Fund for Kids and Canines
Lenore Anderson Endowment
Monroe County Children Matter Fund
Our Children, Our Future Fund
President’s Endowment for the Boys and Girls Club of Bloomington
P. Stuart & Anna L. Holmquest Innovative Programs for Children Fund

Animal Welfare

Animal Welfare Fund
Branch Fund for the Monroe County Humane Association
Kruzan Fund for Kids and Canines
Monroe County Humane Association Fund
Theodore H. Appleton Fund

The Arts

Arlene Huss Cook Memorial Fund
Bloomington Community Band Fund
Cardinal Stage Endowment Fund
Delbert and Rosemary Miller Fund for the Arts
Janis Stockhouse Endowment Fund
Leck and Savastuk Bravo Fund
Limestone Heritage Fund
Lotus-Fitzgerald Endowment
Lotus – Lee Williams Artist Fund
Marina Svetlova Fund for Dance
Mary Coffman Tilton Fund for Classical Music
Reva and Jack Shiner Endowed Fund for the Bloomington Playwrights Project
R. Keith Michael and Marion Bankert Michael Fund
Susan A. Moke Fund for Writing for a Change Foundation of Bloomington
Susann McDonald Endowment Fund for the USA International Harp Competition
Technicolor Arts Education Fund
Waldman Art Fund
WFHB Endowment Fund
Windfall Dancers, Inc. Endowment Fund

Economic and Community Development

Alexander Memorial Fund
Citizens Fund for a Better Bloomington
Doris Seward Fund for the Monroe County Historical Museum
Ellettsville Main Street Fund
Fair and Civil Workplace Fund
Ilknur Premo Ralston Scholarship Fund for Leadership Bloomington
Monroe County Building Preservation Fund
Monroe County Fair Association Fund
Monroe County Historical Society Fund
New Unionville Baptist Church Fund

Education and Learning

Annie Allen Fund for Thriving Parents, Babies, and Toddlers
BDLC Fund for Tomorrow
Dyslexia Education Fund for Pinnacle School
Edgewood High School Dollars for Scholars Endowment
Farmer House Museum Fund
Frank Nelson and Frances N. Young, Jr. Fund
Foundation of MCCS Library Fund
Harmony School Endowment Fund
Ivy Tech Endowment Fund
Jane A. Gouker Endowment for the Hoosier Youth Philharmonic
Jane L. Enoch Scholarship Fund for Bloomington Montessori
Language Conservancy Endowment Fund
Lewis Fund for Early Childhood Education
Limestone Heritage Fund
Linda Simon Fund for Early Childhood Education
McCourt Fund for Early Childhood Education
Monarch Environmental Education Fund
Monroe County Public Library Foundation
Monroe County United Ministries Fund
Ray & Marcie Tichenor Fund for Education and Health
Richland Bean Blossom Community School Foundation Endowment
Simpson McCarty Family Fund
Success School Fund
Sue Jones Fund
Technicolor Arts Education Fund
Wonderlab Fund
Anonymous Education Fund


Carl Deal, Jr. Scholarship Fund
Galen Dolby Christian Legacy Fund
JPMorgan Chase Bank Scholarship Fund
Judy Talley Scholarship Fund
Maurice E. & Frances Harding Endwright Scholarship Fund
Michael LeBien Graduation Scholarship
Monroe County Ag Day Scholarship Fund
Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Club Betty Burnett Welke Scholarship Fund
Smithville Technology Scholarship Fund
Stinesville Alumni Scholarship Fund
Tom Moeller Memorial Scholarship Fund


Brown’s Wood Fund
Duke Energy Fund
Fred Seward Nature Preserve Fund
Lake Lemon Enhancement Fund
Latimer Woods Endowment Fund
Lynton K. & Helen W. Caldwell Fund
Monarch Environmental Education Fund
PTS Electronics Corporation Beautification Fund
Sassafras Audubon Fund
Sycamore Land Trust, Inc. Stewardship Endowment Fund
The Renewable Energy Fund

Health and Recreation

Bloomington Parks and Recreation Fund
Crisis Pregnancy Center Fund
Family Resource Center Fund
Flick Medical Emergency Fund
Jane and Jerry McIntosh Fund
Lenore Anderson Endowment
Monroe County Access to Recreation Fund
Never Lose Hoop
Olcott Fund for Bloomington Parks and Recreation
Precision Health Network Fund
Quindearia G. Courson Fund
Ray & Marcie Tichenor Fund for Education and Health
Volunteers in Medicine Fund

Individuals and Families

Through these funds we work to help meet basic but essential needs of the individuals who call Monroe County home.  Such needs include but are not limited to food, shelter, safety, aging and addictions.

Amethyst House Endowment
Area 10 Agency on Aging Fund
Basic Needs Fund
CASA Endowment
Community Emergency Relief Fund
Community Kitchen Fund
Habitat for Humanity
Joan Burton Memorial Fund for Stone Belt
Kay Dinsmoor Fund
Mary Lou Miller Fund
Middle Way House Fund
Monroe County CASA
Never Lose Hoop
Quindearia G. Courson Fund
Roland E. Kohr Fund for New Hope Family Shelter
Shalom Community Center Emerson Endowment
TIS – Tichenor Fund for Stone Belt
United Way of Monroe County Community Care Fund
Viola Taliaferro Fund for a Better Bloomington
Youth Services Bureau Fund
Anonymous Food Security Fund


Gifts to one of the Foundation’s operating funds provide essential resources for the Community Foundation to support the success of our community for the long term.

Board of Directors Fund
General Operating Endowment
Scott Walters Fund for the Community Foundation

Donor Advised

These funds allow donors to actively participate in the distribution of grants from the funds they have established.  Donors can make annual suggestions to the Board of Directors regarding the use of the funds.  When the donor or their specified advisor is no longer able to make recommendations, the Board of Directors assumes responsibility for ensuring that the fund continues to create the impact desired by the donor.

Allard Family Charitable Fund
Bert Hoadley Fell, Sr. Memorial Fund
Bill C. and Patricia P. Brown Fund
BKD Fund
Bloomington Rotary Foundation Endowment Fund
Bloomington Sunrise Rotary Club Fund
Cole Family Virtuous Cycles Fund
Curry Auto Center Fund
Dandelion Fund
Daniel and Cheryl Moore Fund
DeBruicker Family Fund
Ecumenical Campus Ministry Fund
Fair and Civil Workplace Fund
Friends’ GIFT Fund
Ginkgo Fund
Green Stone and Stone Fund
Hane Family Fund
Harold Eugene Brewer III Memorial Fund
Hurlow Wealth Management Fund
Hyde Park Endowment Fund
John and Joyce Poling Fund
John and Sue West Fund
John D. and Patricia W. Mulholland Fund
Jonah and Ilona Willsey Fund
Kiwanis Club of Bloomington Endowment
Kruzan Fund for Kids and Canines
Leigh Allison Neal Memorial Fund
Limestone Heritage Fund
Lloyd and Joan Olcott Fund
MainSource Bank Fund
McCourt Fund for Early Childhood Education
Michael List Fund
Miller Family Fund
Morrison Family Fund
M. Phil and Margaret E. Hathaway Fund
Nat and Patty Hill Fund
Old National Bank Fund
Peterson Community Fund
Peterson Family Fund
Philip C. Hill Fund
Premo and Ralston Families Fund
Richey Family Fund
Robert D. and Suzanne P. Mann Fund
Sara and Bob LeBien Fund
Seward Family Fund
Squirrel Family Fund
Stone and Green-Stone Fund
Theile Family Fund
Tim and Dorothy Ellis Fund
T.I.S., Inc. Fund
Tri Kappa – Bloomington Alpha Chapter Philanthropy Fund
William D. Cutshall Memorial Fund

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