Crown Point Community Foundation
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…
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.
“Accept the challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.”
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.
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…
“What starts here changes the world.”
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.
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.
Celebrating our community
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…
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.
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.
“However many years she lived, Mary always felt that 'she should never forget that first morning when her garden began to grow'.”
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…
CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Community Foundation awarded 16 grants during its recent grant cycle, totaling $55,404.80 in funding for community projects.
“It was the best of times. . .”
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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 …
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.
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