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Crown Point Community Foundation

The power of community grant-makers

When I think of famous philanthropists, the names of Andrew Carnegie and John Rockefeller come to mind. Their families were both wealthy and generous. They knew it was far easier to make money than it was to responsibly give it away. They wanted their philanthropy to be both effective and pr…

September 21, 2014 12:00 am

NWI foundations benefit from Lilly Endowment's GIFT initiative

MERRILLVILLE | Legacy Foundation, the community foundation serving Lake County, is part of a network of Northwest Indiana foundations invited by the Lilly Endowment Inc., to apply for funding under Phase VI of the endowment’s GIFT initiative.

September 11, 2014 6:14 pm
Ice or not - take the challenge to help your community

Ice or not - take the challenge to help your community

“Accept the challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.”

September 10, 2014 12:00 am
Scholarship winners named

Scholarship winners named

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Community Foundation awarded more than $86,000 in scholarships this summer, thanks to generous donors who funded the 107 stipends.

August 24, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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What is a community foundation?

It has been 100 years since the first community foundation was established in Cleveland. Since 1914, the community foundation field has exploded. The state of Indiana is recognized as a leader in philanthropy where 94 community foundations support local charitable giving, according to the In…

August 24, 2014 12:00 am
Follow life lessons from a Navy SEAL to change the world

Follow life lessons from a Navy SEAL to change the world

“What starts here changes the world.”

August 13, 2014 12:00 am
Chairman's Award presented to longtime board member

Chairman's Award presented to longtime board member

CROWN POINT | John Barney, ex-officio member of the Executive Committee, received the first-ever Chairman’s Award when the Crown Point Community Foundation held its annual dinner meeting at Youche Country Club.

August 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Rotary awards five scholarships

Rotary awards five scholarships

July 24, 2014 12:00 am
C.P. panel dedicates new trailhead

C.P. panel dedicates new trailhead

CROWN POINT | The snipping of scissors mixed with the hissing of the spray from mosquito repellent cans as the city's Redevelopment Commission met at the new trailhead on Summit Street for both a dedication ceremony and business session.

July 14, 2014 9:49 pm
July 4 committee deserves an "attaboy" for community efforts

July 4 committee deserves an "attaboy" for community efforts

Celebrating our community

July 09, 2014 12:00 am
Foundation partners with high school clubs to support charities

Foundation partners with high school clubs to support charities

CROWN POINT | Crown Point High School students and faculty members partnered with the Crown Point Community Foundation for the second straight year to raise money and volunteer for local charities and nonprofit groups. Six different CPHS clubs and organizations worked with specific organizat…

July 06, 2014 12:00 am

Adult learners can apply for several scholarships

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Community Foundation will begin accepting online scholarship applications Tuesday for the Women’s Giving Circle Scholarships, the Ron and Suzanne Borto Scholarships, the Kathy Townsend Memorial Scholarship and the Crown Point Lions Club Scholarship.

June 26, 2014 12:00 am

Donations enhance new C.P. trailheads

CROWN POINT | Two of the city's trailhead projects have received a boost with $20,000 donations each from the city's Rotary Club and the Crown Point Community Foundation.

June 13, 2014 7:02 pm
Just like the daffodil field, donors makre a start to grow a fund

Just like the daffodil field, donors makre a start to grow a fund

“However many years she lived, Mary always felt that 'she should never forget that first morning when her garden began to grow'.” 

June 11, 2014 12:00 am
C.P. Community Foundation partners with CPHS Clubs to support various charities

C.P. Community Foundation partners with CPHS Clubs to support various charities

CROWN POINT | Throughout the 2013-14 school year, Crown Point High School students and faculty members partnered with the Crown Point Community Foundation to raise money and volunteer for local charities/non-profit groups. Students and faculty sponsors from six different CPHS clubs and organ…

June 04, 2014 12:22 pm
Crown Point Community Foundation awards $55,000 in grants

Crown Point Community Foundation awards $55,000 in grants

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Community Foundation awarded 16 grants during its recent grant cycle, totaling $55,404.80 in funding for community projects.

May 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Foundation awards scholarships, hosts Give Local Day and welcomes board member

Foundation awards scholarships, hosts Give Local Day and welcomes board member

“It was the best of times. . .”

May 14, 2014 12:00 am

Give Local on Tuesday and put your money where your heart is

CROWN POINT | Have you got a favorite charity?

May 05, 2014 12:00 am

Poetry awards recognize creativity of elementary students

CROWN POINT | Students, their families, and educators gathered recently for the fourth annual Power of Poetry Project Awards at Jerry Ross Elementary School. The Indiana Writers’ Consortium annually partners with elementary schools to recognize young poets’ creativity and talent. Generously …

April 25, 2014 12:00 am

C.P. Community Foundation awards Crown Point High School AP scholarships

CROWN POINT | Crown Point High School has once again benefited from a strong relationship with the Crown Point Community Foundation. For the fourth year in a row, the CPCF has generously awarded a grant to fund Advanced Placement end-of-course tests to students who demonstrate a financial need.

April 14, 2014 12:22 pm
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