Apr
19th

Metro United Way Build-a-Bed Project

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Each day children across our community go to sleep without their own bed. Having a bed to sleep in is no right, it’s a luxury that many in our community go without. A bed provides children a quiet place for restful sleep, doing homework or reading, or just enjoy time alone. While no bed and…

Jan
25th

Commonwealth Theatre Center Live Touring Production

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Commonwealth Theatre Center’s Live Touring Production of Red Riding Hood for Floyd County Commonwealth Theatre Center (CTC) recently received a generous grant of $4,800 from the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana’s Community Impact Fund to support the presentation of two school-based performances of CTC’s professionally produced and acted Red Riding Hood at Fairmont Elementary School…

Nov
28th

73,000 People! Cheers to Another Year of Impact and Good!

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Cheers to Another Great Year! Your Community Foundation. Making an impact every day, month and year. As we come to the end of another incredible year, I’m proud of the impact the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana has made in our community. Each day, we at CFSI work to make this a better community to…

May
25th

Addressing Today’s Needs – 2016 Community Grants

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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

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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

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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…