Crown Point Community Foundation
CROWN POINT | Crown Point Community Foundation answered the call earlier this month when one of its nonprofit partners, St. Jude House, suffered a weather-related emergency.
“To ease another’s heartache is to forget one’s own.”
CROWN POINT | One hundred eighty guests attended the Crown Point Community Foundation’s annual gala at the Old Lake Court House.
“I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community and as I live it is my privilege — my privilege to do for it whatever I can. I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I love. I rejoice in life for its own sake. Life is no brief candle to me; …
CROWN POINT | Christmas came early for the Crown Point Community Foundation - and the many community groups, scholarship recipients and programs funded by foundation grants - thanks to a generous gift from a woman with a love for music and education as well as her community.
"I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.”
During November, I like to remind our readers about this very special month of giving. We celebrate Thanksgiving, a time for friends and family to gather and give thanks for so many blessings. We are so fortunate to live in a community where so much good is happening for the benefit of all.
“Tell me, and I’ll forget. Show me, and I may not remember. Involve me and I’ll understand.”
“Some people think they are in community, but they are only in proximity. True community requires commitment and openness. It is a willingness to extend yourself to encounter and know the other.”
CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Community Foundation hosted its first Women Advancing Women Workshop last month.
CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Community Foundation hosted their first Women Advancing Women Workshop on August 1 at the Community Foundation office on S. Court Street. Jennifer Connelly, program facilitator and Founder of Triple W Forum, enlightened the 50 women about successfully integratin…
CROWN POINT | Each year the Crown Point Community Foundation gathers to celebrate women and philanthropy.
Federal lawmakers are heading into an intense period of political and policy debate regarding the budget, deficit reduction and tax reform. There is growing concern that elected officials are seriously considering unraveling a 100-year-old American tradition that encourages charitable giving…
CROWN POINT | Grant application packets are available from the Crown Point Community Foundation Inc. for the next round of grants.
CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Community Foundation recently awarded two grants. One grant was given to the Awestruck Project to help underwrite the cost of the Awestruck Experience, which is a week long community service event and Christian music festival. The grant was for $4,000. The other…
CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Community Foundation awarded 99 scholarships with a total value of more than $100,000 this year to local students pursuing post-secondary educational opportunities.
CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Community Foundation has announced Women’s Circle Scholarship applications are now being accepted.
CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Community Foundation announced Women’s Circle Scholarship applications are now being accepted.
CROWN POINT | In an effort to help women develop leadership skills they can use to improve the quality of life in their families and communities, the Crown Point Community Foundation is hosting a two-part workshop, “Women Advancing Women.”
“A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. A leader inspires the power and energy to get it done.”
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