Foundation Matters – Double Your Gift

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Since the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana was established in 1991, we’ve been this community’s partner, resource and steward in philanthropy. One way we’ve done that is by making a difference in our community with impactful grants that address pressing needs right here at home. The Foundation’s Community Endowment Fund provides the funding for these…


Foundation Matters – Get a Match. Double Your Impact.

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Throughout the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana’s history, the Lilly Endowment, Inc. has been incredibly supportive and played a critical role in our growth. As you may know, the Community Foundation was established in 1991 with just a few funds and $1 million in assets. Today, the Foundation has 250 funds and over $28 million…


Foundation Matters – Boomer$ Bootcamp

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Retirement “should” be easy, right? You just stop going to work, kick up your feet, and relax. Unfortunately, it’s not that easy for many. Some people struggle with various crises as their health declines and they don’t have enough money to provide for the quality of life we all desire. Most also don’t know where…


Foundation Matters – Keeping An Eye to the Future

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Students are returning to school and it’s hard to believe that summer is coming to an end. During this time of year we can’t help but think about scholarships. The Community Foundation of Southern Indiana is fortunate to have over 80 scholarship funds that impact the youth of our community. This past year, these scholarship funds…


Foundation Matters – Happy Sustainabile Fourth of July

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Happy Fourth of July! There is no better time to look back at our history and examine our future than today. Community philanthropy – neighbor helping neighbor – is an American tradition and is a principle on which our country was built, in the days when governmental agencies were overseas and towns and cities were…


Foundation Matters – CFSI 2013 Annual Report

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  As the school year comes to end, I’m excited to let you know that this year the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana has granted more than $260,000 in scholarships to area students! We couldn’t be more proud of all of the scholarship nominees and award winners. Thank you to all of our donors and…


Foundation Matters – CFSI Launches Redesigned Website

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Happy Oaks Day! I’m excited to share with you today that the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana has launched a redesigned website to better serve you. Technology is constantly changing, and it was time to overhaul the Foundation’s website so that we could continue to be your partner, resource, and steward in philanthropy. The redesigned…


Foundation Matters – April 2014

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Over the last several months, an independent committee of civic volunteers have been working to score the hundreds of scholarship applications that have been submitted through the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana’s new online application process.  Moving the scholarship applications online made it  easier to complete for the students and more efficient for the  volunteers…


Foundation Matters – March 2014

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Thank you to everyone who was able to join us at The Grand on Wednesday to hear about regionalism and and the role that philanthropy plays in supporting our community now, and in the future. It was a wonderful event and a pleasure to hear from Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer. To find out more about…