May
25th

Addressing Today’s Needs – 2016 Community Grants

Categories: Grant Impact Stories |

Since 1991, the Community Foundation’s Community Impact Fund has granted over $2.4 million to organizations serving the residents of Clark and Floyd counties. This permanent, unrestricted fund is used each year by our board of directors and our Community Grants Committee to award grants that provide for the community’s most pressing needs. If you’re interested…

May
25th

New Roots, Fresh Stop Market

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In 2015, the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana released the 2015 Assessment of Needs and Priorities in Clark and Floyd Counties. Having this comprehensive needs assessment revealed who we are as a community and the role the Community Foundation can have within it. Now we know how we can create positive growth – by focusing…

May
25th

Wellness Clinics at Greater Clark County Schools

Categories: Grant Impact Stories |

Education plays a role in many aspects of an individual’s growth and a community’s well-being. According to the Foundation’s 2015 Assessment of Needs and Priorities in Clark and Floyd Counties, improvements in education can put a range of positive feedback loops in motion across all areas of our community, including the economy and healthful living…

Apr
4th

Poverty simulation at IU Southeast receives grant from CFSI

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Poverty simulation at IU Southeast receives grant from Community Foundation of Southern Indiana Article provided by Indiana University Southeast. Click here to read it IUS.edu. Closing the virtuous circle: IU Southeast receives an important grant from the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana for a poverty simulation. From left: Betty Russo, vice chancellor for advancement; Kelly…

Jan
12th

Trees Fulfill a Need in Our Community

Categories: Grant Impact Stories |

Trees Fulfill a Need in Our Community The Foundation’s Community Needs Assessment identified a wide range of areas that our community needs to address. One need that stood out was our region’s poor air quality. To make an impact in this area, the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana has made a grant from our Community…

Oct
6th

Early Warning Sirens

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In 2002, the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana led an important project: buying and installing early-warning sirens for Clark, Floyd and Harrison counties. These are the sirens used to warn residents of tornadoes or other emergencies, and alert listeners to tune into radio and television reports for more information. Through early-warning sirens, thousands of lives…

Oct
6th

Bob Hedge Park in Jeffersonville

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As a young child growing up in the Cherry Hill neighborhood in Jeffersonville, Sandy Knott enjoyed the playground equipment at Ingramville Elementary School. The school is long gone, but until recently the decades-old playground equipment was still there as part of Bob Hedge Park. Knott and her husband, Larry, decided two years ago to transform…

Oct
6th

Providence SelfSufficiency Ministries

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Providence Self Sufficiency Ministries is that rare organization that builds a bridge between young and old, serving the needs of both. During the past 11 years, Providence, located in Georgetown has expanded mightily to meet the needs of area residents. It started in 1994 with Providence House for Children, a secure group home for children…

Jul
27th

Little Free Libraries

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The books read round the world: Arts Council of Southern Indiana opens free book repository Arts Council of Southern Indiana moves forward with Little Free Libraries, opens free book repository Photo by: Aprile Rickert, News and Tribune Barbara Bertram built shelves and organized more than 1,200 books the Arts Council of Southern Indiana got from…

Sep
9th

Arts & Culture – The Louisville Orchestra Workshops

Categories: Grant Impact Stories |

When you make a gift to the Foundation’s unrestricted Community Endowment Fund,  you are allowing the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana to make grants to support our area’s greatest needs, like providing arts and culture educational opportunities to young people. The Louisville Orchestra seeks to enlighten, entertain, and enrich our community through a broad outreach…