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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
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
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 Crown Point on May 6 and make a difference

Give Local Crown Point on May 6 and make a difference

“Being the richest man the in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me. . . Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful. . . that’s what matters to me.”

April 09, 2014 12:00 am

Paying tribute to two leaders with knowledge and wisdom

"Men and women make history, and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.”

March 12, 2014 12:00 am

Make plans to attend the Spring Into Action Volunteer Fair

“To ease another’s heartache is to forget one’s own.”

February 12, 2014 12:00 am

Community foundations celebrate 100th anniversary

“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; …

January 08, 2014 12:00 am

Foundation has much to be thankful for this year

"I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.”

December 11, 2013 12:00 am

Foundation has much to be thankful for this month

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.

November 13, 2013 12:00 am

Foundation awards grants and scholarships from unrestricted fund

“Tell me, and I’ll forget. Show me, and I may not remember. Involve me and I’ll understand.”

October 09, 2013 12:00 am

Building community partnerships by addressing community needs

“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.”

September 11, 2013 12:00 am

Communities will lose if Congress tampers with the charitable deduction

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…

August 14, 2013 12:00 am

You’re invited to a Women Advancing Women Workshop

“A leader has the vision and conviction that a dream can be achieved. A leader inspires the power and energy to get it done.”

July 10, 2013 12:00 am

Crown Point students get an education in charitable giving

“A generation that acquires knowledge without ever understanding how that knowledge can benefit the community is a generation that is not learning what it means to be citizens in a democracy.”

June 12, 2013 12:00 am

A donor advised fund could be an ideal way to give

“Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.”

May 08, 2013 12:00 am
Foundation earns seal of approval for ethics and operations

Foundation earns seal of approval for ethics and operations

“Where there is not community, trust, respect, ethical behavior are difficult for the young to learn and for the old to maintain.”

April 10, 2013 12:00 am

It's scholarship time at the Crown Point Community Foundation

“One day, all children in this nation will have the opportunity to attain an excellent education.”

March 13, 2013 12:00 am

"Spring Into Action" by attending volunteer fair

“Help one another; there’s no time like the present and no present like the time.”

February 13, 2013 12:00 am

Try giving some special gifts for the holidays

Between the dark and the daylight, When the night is beginning to lower,

December 12, 2012 12:00 am

Celebrate National Philanthropy Month with planned giving

"Giving should be entered into in just the same careful way as investing. . .Giving is investing."

November 14, 2012 12:00 am

Foundation heads into home stretch with more grants

“In the quiet hours when we are alone and there is nobody to tell us what fine fellows we are, we come sometimes upon a moment in which we wonder, not how much money we are earning, nor how famous we have become, but what good we are doing.”

October 10, 2012 12:00 am

Where will you make your mark?

“Community is like a ship; everyone ought to be prepared to take the helm.

September 12, 2012 12:00 am

Summer time, and the giving is easy

“Because it’s summer and the memories are just waiting to happen.”

July 11, 2012 12:00 am

Women continue to wield "The Power of the Purse"

“. . .If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.”

June 13, 2012 12:00 am

Like Hub Run, scholarship program shows The Spirit of Community

"Take your dreams and turn them into a goal, push through the obstacles, persist, and achieve what you are dreaming of."

May 08, 2012 9:45 pm

Celebrate friends at open house for longtime foundation staffer

"The way to make a true friend is to be one.

March 14, 2012 12:00 am

Learn how to get involved at Community Foundation 101

"We have a hunger of the mind which asks for knowledge of all around us, and the more we gain, the more is our desire; the more we see, the more we are capable of seeing."

February 08, 2012 12:00 am

End of one year brings new beginnings for the next

"Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending."

January 11, 2012 12:00 am

Shop where you live, give where you live

"Christmas is a necessity.  There has to be at least one day of the year to remind us that we're here for something else besides ourselves." 

December 14, 2011 12:00 am

Now's the time to get your house in order

"Organizing is what you do before you do something, so that when you do it, it is not all mixed up."

November 09, 2011 12:00 am

Celebrate a life for honoring their memory

"The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit."

October 12, 2011 12:00 am

Commit to YOUR community with a donation to YOUR foundation

"In this troubled world, it's refreshing to find someone who still has the time to be kind. Someone who still has the faith to believe that the more you give, the more you receive. Someone who's ready by thought, word, or deed to reach out a hand, in the hour of need."

September 07, 2011 12:00 am

Foundation welcomes visitiors during open house week

"Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning."

August 10, 2011 12:00 am

Your Community - "In the Good Ol' Summertime"

"Amazing friends; summer nights;

July 13, 2011 12:00 am
Annual event celebrates The Power of the Purse

Annual event celebrates The Power of the Purse

"Remember, Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, but she did it backwards and in high heels."

June 08, 2011 12:00 am

Foundation is "going the distance" for donors and the comunity

"I run because it's so symbolic of life. You have to drive yourself to overcome the obstacles. You might feel that you can't. But then you find your inner strength, and realize you're capable of so much more than you thought."

May 11, 2011 12:00 am

Moving day arrives for the Crown Point Community Foundation

"The art of progress is to preserve order amid change and to preserve change amid order." - Alfred North Whitehead

April 13, 2011 12:00 am

Foundation reaches out with grants, scholarships and more

"The best moments usually occur when a person's body or mind is stretched to its limits in a voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult and worthwhile."

March 09, 2011 12:00 am

It's your choice on how to give and make it count

"I know the price of success: dedication, hard work, and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen."

February 09, 2011 12:00 am

Take the opportunity of a lifetime with tax-free charitable IRA

"Do your givin' while you're livin' ... then you'll be knowin' where it's goin'." - Ann Landers

January 12, 2011 12:00 am

Community foundation marks a milestone year

"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them."

December 08, 2010 12:00 am

Let the community foundation administer your planned gift

"What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?" - Dr. Robert Schuller

November 10, 2010 12:00 am

Foundation makes a difference -- your way

"The results of philanthropy are always beyond calculation." - Miriam Beard

October 13, 2010 12:00 am

Will you take the "Giving Pledge"?

"Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago."

September 08, 2010 12:00 am

Community foundation is there when it's time to give back

"My father used to say, 'You can spend a lot of time making money. The tough time comes when you have to give it away properly.' How to give something back, that's the tough part in life." -- Lee Iacocca

August 11, 2010 12:00 am

The balancing act - community foundation as a community leader

"A leader’s job is to engineer the types of conversations that produce epiphanies."

June 09, 2010 12:00 am

The balancing act - community foundation as endowment builder

"One of the forms of energy is money - money that you can give away, money with which you can empower others, money that you can use to make the world a better place, money to set your free."

May 12, 2010 12:00 am

Foundation awards grants to serve the needs of the community

"The highest use of capital is not to make more money but to make money do more for the betterment of life."

April 14, 2010 12:00 am

What is the role of a community foundation in the community?

"Wherever we are, it is but a stage on the way to somewhere else, and whatever we do, however well we do it, it is only a preparation to do something else that shall be different."

March 10, 2010 12:00 am

Spring into action and attend the Volunteer Fair

"The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual."

February 10, 2010 12:00 am
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