Apr
30th

Educating Our Future – Enriching Our Culture

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1 The Children’s Fine Art Classes (CFAC) offered by the Louisville Visual Art Association (LVAA) support the creative needs of students in our community and enrich our culture. In 2014, the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana supported LVAA’s six Indiana classes which offer art classes to talented students identified by the school systems. “CFAC is such…

Mar
23rd

Addressing Nutritional Needs of the Elderly

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Lifespan-Logo-2-color Many of our community’s elderly population have a nutritional risk due to lack of ability to afford or prepare meals, multiple medication usage, and eating alone a majority of the time. These and other factors can make it difficult for some elderly people to live independently in their own homes. Last year, LifeSpan Resources received…

Mar
23rd

Positive Parenting – Choices for Women Resource Center

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choicesforwomen The Earn While You Learn Program, established by the Choices for Women Resource Center,  is an education program for pregnant and parenting women and men. Participants  attend a variety of offered classes, which range in topic from parenting to budgeting to life skills and are rewarded with Boutique Bucks which may be spent in the Center’s Blessing Boutique…

Mar
3rd

Mentoring Youth- Lion Cubs Reading Club

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The Rock Creek Community Academy created the Lion Cubs Reading Club to help younger students who struggled with reading skills. The National Honor Society members became mentors to the younger students in kindergarten to 3rd grade. The Lions cubs Reading Club meets once a week after school to offer one to one assistance and small group tutoring.…

Feb
27th

Improving Services for the Disabled – Rauch, Inc. Interpreting Service

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10525856_965761923452432_8801913331784018463_n With the help of a grant from the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana,  Rauch, Inc. Interpreting Services launched an innovative new service model this past year. For many years, Rauch has been one of only two American Sign Language interpreting agencies in the Louisville Metro area. Now, in addition to on-site interpreting, Rauch has implemented equipment to…

Feb
2nd

Inspiring Our Culture – The Town Clock Church

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IMG_0038 Southern Indiana is a unique community with a rich heritage. The Ohio River shaped our borders, brought business and industry to our riverbanks and carved a culture steeped in tradition and pride. Since 1991 the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana has made more than $507,000 in grants to support the arts, our history and culture.…