News & Events
HELP WANTED: Office Assistant. The Community Foundation is seeking a community-minded individual (15-20/hrs/wk) to be a part of our growing, family-oriented team. Must be detail oriented w/excellent communication skills and proficient w/word processing.
Submit resume by May 1 to: WICF, PO Box 175, Covington, IN 47932 or to firstname.lastname@example.org.
CONGRATULATIONS! One Fountain County student has been named recipient of a full tuition four-year scholarship as the Western Indiana Community Foundation 2016 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar – Fountain County.
Carly Stoll will receive full tuition to the Indiana private college or public university of her choice and a $900 yearly stipend for required books and equipment.
Ms. Stoll, of Attica High School, has plans to attend college at Indiana University or the University of Notre Dame and pursue a career in business. Carly ranks #1 in her graduating class with a 4.00 GPA. She has been a four-year member of the Softball team, earned varsity letters in each of those years and received numerous performance awards. She was also a two-year letter winner on the Cross Country team. Congratulations Carly!
Along with hundreds, if not thousands of others, the Community Foundation is saddened by the sudden loss of Dr. Leonard Orr. He and his family have been long-time devoted and faithful friends of the Community Foundation. We are honored that the family has chosen the Foundation to be the recipient of all memorial donations. We will do our best to continue his legacy of positively impacting the lives of others.
Donations in memory of Dr. Orr may be made online or by sending a check to: Covington Community Foundation, PO Box 175, Covington, IN 47932.
SOLD OUT!! Covington Community Foundation is hosting its 45th Semi-annual Family Night on Wednesday, April 6 from 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm ~ A late afternoon/early evening of great food and family entertainment at the Beef House Banquet Hall.
This year's spring event will feature Disney's The Lion King Expereince, performed by the North Ridge Theatre Company, a group of 6th, 7th, and 8th grade theatrical students from North Ridge Middle School - Danville, IL. Tickets are only $5 for adults and FREE for youth. Tickets must be purchased in advance by calling (765) 793-0702 or at the Foundation office at 135 S. Stringtown Rd., Covington. Seating is limited.
Age Does Have its Rewards! The Community Foundation is now offering the following rates on our Gift Annuities. Age 60 = 4.4%, 65 = 4.7%, 70 = 5.1%, 75 = 5.8%, 80 = 6.8%, 85 = 7.8%, 90+ = 9%. CALL TODAY (765-793-0702, ext. 4) for more details or to get started!
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Congratulations to recent grant recipients: Attica Elementary School ($6,000), Southeast Fountain Elementary School ($3,000), Friendship Circle Center ($4,000), Twin Lakes Camp & Conference Center ($1,600), Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry ($4,500), Fountain County Landmarks ($3,000), City of Covington ($1,000), Town of Wallace ($900), and Hope Springs Women's Shelter ($1,000). More →
Congratulations to the 175 Fountain County students who were awarded $285,000 in scholarships in 2015 thru the Community Foundation. More →
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