In Fountain County, the Attica, Covington, and Southeast Fountain Community Foundations focus on local needs within the geographical boundaries as set by the Board of Directors (i.e. the school corporation boundaries), with consideration given to the areas of health, charitable service, education, cultural affairs, and community improvement.
In Vermillion County, the needs of the entire County are addressed in its entirety.
All endowment funds, which stipulate in the fund agreement the areas to be supported from the income, earned on the fund assets will be honored regardless of location of grant recipient.
The grants committee of each community foundation will review each grant request in preparation for the regular review by their Board of Directors. Grant applications may be submitted at any time throughout the year. Applicants will be notified immediately following the Board of Directors decision.
The Western Indiana Community Foundation is especially interested in learning of plans for:
Startup costs for new programs
One time projects or needs
Capital needs beyond an applicant’s capabilities
The Western Indiana Community Foundation will not consider: