Jan
25th

Community Foundation Receives National Recognition

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CFSI Receives National Recognition Local Organization Accredited with Rigorous Philanthropic Standards The Community Foundation of Southern Indiana recently received renewed accreditation with the nation’s highest standard for philanthropic excellence. National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations® establish legal, ethical, effective practices for community foundations everywhere. “Meeting the National Standards benchmarks is a rigorous, comprehensive process,” said…

Dec
30th

Youth Philanthropy Council Accepting Grant Proposals for 2017 Grant Cycle

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Nonprofits with programs and projects that benefit youth in Clark and Floyd counties can apply for funding through the Community Foundation’s Youth Philanthropy Council Grants Program beginning January 1, 2017. Each year, the Youth Philanthropy Council, a program of the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana, accepts grant applications from nonprofits in Clark and Floyd counties.…

Dec
19th

Community Foundation Announces 2017 Lilly Scholars

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Community Foundation Announces 2017 Lilly Scholars NEW ALBANY, Ind. (December 19, 2016) – Four graduating seniors in Clark and Floyd counties will receive the generous, well-earned gift of four-year scholarships as the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana’s 2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars. In addition to full tuition to the accredited Indiana college or university of…

Dec
1st

Community Foundation Scholarship Applications Available December 5

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Community Foundation Scholarship Applications Available December 5  Beginning December 5, high school students throughout Clark and Floyd counties will have the opportunity to apply to receive generous, well-earned scholarships through the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana. The Foundation’s scholarship program consists of over 70 scholarship funds established by donors desiring to assist students in Southern Indiana.…

Jul
21st

Lilly Scholarship Applications Available August 1

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Lilly Scholarship Applications Available August 1 NEW ALBANY, Ind. (July 21, 2016) – Beginning August 1, high school students throughout Clark and Floyd counties will have the opportunity to apply to receive generous, well-earned four-year scholarships through the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana. The scholarships are the result of a statewide…

Jul
7th

Community Foundation Reaches $2 Million Matching Goal

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Community Foundation Reaches $2 Million Matching Goal NEW ALBANY, Ind. – The Community Foundation of Southern Indiana announced this week that it met the $2 million matching grant it received from Lilly Endowment, Inc. in 2014. The matching grant challenged CFSI to build endowment (permanent) funds, which will generate perpetual support for charitable causes throughout…

Jul
7th

Community Foundation Announces New Board Members and Officers

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Community Foundation Announces New Board Members and Officers NEW ALBANY, Ind. – The Community Foundation of Southern Indiana (CFSI), announced today the 2016-2017 board of directors and has appointed Gary Banet as chairperson. Banet will succeed outgoing chairperson, Susie Stewart. Beginning July 1, Melissa Fry (Indiana University Southeast), Lisa Brones Huber (Duke Energy), and Adam…

Jun
16th

German American donates $20,000 to the Community Foundation

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For Immediate Release: German American donates $20,000.00 to the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana Officials with German American Bank present a $20,000 donation to Linda Speed with the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana. Pictured, from Left: Ray Lucas, Todd Lancaster, Adrian Brown, Linda Speed, Mark Schroeder, Bob Kleehamer. (June 2016) German American announced today that…

May
10th

September 2016 Deadline for 2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   September 2016 Deadline for 2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars NEW ALBANY, Ind. (May 10, 2016) – The Community Foundation of Southern Indiana is adjusting its timeline for choosing the local scholars. The Foundation will make Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship applications for 2017 graduates available in early August 2016. Completed applications will…

May
3rd

Community Foundation’s YPC Announces Grant Recipients

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CONTACT: Margaret Brinkworth, Program Associate, Community Foundation of Southern Indiana, (812) 948-4662 or mbrinkworth@cfsouthernindiana.com Kenton Wooden, Director of Community Outreach, Community Foundation of Southern Indiana, (812) 948-4662 or kwooden@cfsouthernindiana.com     Community Foundation’s YPC Announces Grant Recipients     NEW ALBANY, Ind. (May 3, 2016) – The Community Foundation of Southern…