Grants

2021 FCCF Online Grant Application

Special Assistance Grant Applications

2020 Grant Recipients

Grants to Applicants – A total of $54,577 was awarded to organizations that went through the application process.  These grants were selected by the Grants committee to fund projects that followed FCCF’s guidelines as well as fit the criteria established by the donor when the fund was created. 

  • Metamora Volunteer Fire Department – renovations at the park  (Main Source Bank Fund for Community Grant Making, Eunice Dare Unrestricted Fund)
  • Fresh Local Food Collaborative – seeds of hope program (Eunice Dare Unrestricted Fund)
  • New Mercies – dinners and food pantry (Eunice Dare Unrestricted Fund, Bob & Marge Seibert Endowment)
  • St. Peter’s Catholic Church – handicap elevator (Lloyd Ratz Handicap Endowment, Eunice Dare Unrestricted Fund)
  • Franklin County Middle School – Ag program 3-D printer (FCN Bank Fund for Community Grantmaking, Eunice Dare Unrestricted Fund, General Community Grants)
  • Franklin County Arts Council – Japanese Drums program, Shakespeare program and Purdue Glee Club ( Mary Horstman grant, Eunice Dare Unrestricted Fund)
  • Franklin County Junior Soccer League – field equipment (William & Glenna Bauer Family Endowment, General Community Grants)
  • Franklin County Public Library – curatorship for historic documents (Newman Family Unrestricted Endowment, Third Place Fund for Community Grantmaking, Bath State Bank Fund for Community Grantmaking, General Community Grants)
  • Whitewater Canal Trail – Feeder Dam Trail North (Cptn. Charles N. Fox USAF Memorial Endowment, Eunice Dare Unrestricted Fund)
  • Junior Achievement of OKI – Inspiring Tomorrows for Franklin County (General Community Grants)
  • Empowering Young Families – startup expenses (Eunice Dare Unrestricted Fund, General Community Grants)
  • Franklin County Historical Society – ultra violet light protection (William & Glenna Bauer Family Endowment)
  • Stayin’ Alive – community engagement projects (Otto Family Endowment, General Community Grants)
  • United Way of Franklin County – logo items, vacuum and blower (Brookville Foundation Endowment for Community Projects, General Community Grants)
  • Franklin County Children’s Theatre – outfitting new location (Dr. Calvin & Barbara Finch Community Grants Endowment, General Community Grants)
  • Franklin County High School – World Travelors for DJ and snacks (Robert & Ethel Crawford Unrestricted Endowment, General Community  Grants)
  • Franklin County Community School Corporation – alumni engagement (Bath State Bank Fund for Community Grantmaking, General Community Grants)
  • Safe Passage – shelter support (General Community Grants)
  • Brookville Columbian Club – new entry doors (Clayton “Clay” John Seale Memorial Endowment, General Community Grants)
  • Franklin County High School – athletic department (Nicole “Nikki” Wilhelm Endowment)

Designated Annual Grants – a total of $42,610 was awarded for designated grants.  These grants were made from endowment funds that were established to support a specific purpose.  The recipients did not have to apply for these grants.

  • Antique Farm Machinery Club – Antique Farm Machinery Club for museum (Antique Farm Machinery Club Museum Endowment)
  • Bath Conservation Club – general support (Eugene “Tude” Schultz Memorial Endowment)
  • Big Cedar Cemetery – cemetery maintenance  (Big Cedar Cemetery Endowment)
  • Brookville American Legion – to honor veterans (American Legion Veterans Memorial Endowment)
  • Brookville Elementary School – tutoring programs (BES Tutoring Endowment)
  • Brookville Elementary School – library books (Brookville Elementary Library Endowment)
  • Franklin County Chamber of Commerce – general support (Lois Clark / Brookville Franklin County Chamber Endowment)
  • Brookville Volunteer Fire Department – general support (Bill & Anita Ratz Wind Beneath My Wings Endowment)
  • Drewersburg Cemetery – cemetery upkeep (Drewersburg Cemetery Preservation Endowment)
  • FCHS Athletic Department - women’s athletic program and men’s baseball program (Carl & Marjorie Hinesley Memorial Athletic Endowment)
  • Franklin County 4-H Association - support of 4-H (Franklin County 4-H Association Endowment)
  • Franklin County Cemetery Commission – cemetery maintenance (Bethlehem & Harmony Cemetery Preservation Endowment)
  • Franklin County Community Foundation – general operating (Operations Endowment, Eunice Dare Operations Endowment, David & Marjorie Barrett Family Endowment, Fred & Margaret Chappelow Operations Endowment, Mullin Cooney Family Endowment, Mabel & Maurice Brackney Operations Endowment, FCCF Board of Directors Operations Endowment, Cultivate Donor Development Endowment)
  • Franklin County Historical Society  - Old Brick Church maintenance  (Dr. & Mrs. Elmer Peters Endowment)
  • Franklin County Historical Society – maintenance & educational programs  (Harvey-Osborn Franklin County Historical Society Endowment Fund)
  • Franklin County Humane Society – general operating (Franklin County Humane Society Endowment)
  • Franklin County 4-H Mustangers Horse & Pony Club – general support (4-H Mustangers Horse & Pony Club Endowment)
  • Franklin County Public Library District - artwork in libraries (Franklin County Public Library District Art Endowment)
  • Guardian Angels Preservation Organization – general support (Holy Guardian Angels Preservation Endowment)
  • Hero Park Gazebo – gazebo maintenance (Hero Park Gazebo Endowment)
  • Holy Guardian Angels – Holy Guardian Angels church and cemetery maintenance (Holy Guardian Angels Catholic Church Endowment)
  • Holy Guardian Angels Preservation Organization (Holy Guardian Angels Preservation Endowment)
  • McCullough Hyde Memorial Hospital – education for Franklin County employees (McCullough Hyde Memorial Hospital Education Endowment)
  • Old Franklin Church Cemetery Association – cemetery maintenance (Old Franklin Church Cemetery Endowment)
  • Old Franklin Church – general support (Old Franklin Church Endowment)
  • Oxford Society – Salt Creek Nature Sanctuary (Salt Creek Nature Sanctuary Endowment)
  • Pregnancy Help Center – general support (Olivia Rebecca Waggoner Memorial Endowment)
  • St. Michael Catholic Church – families in need, blind or nearly blind (Robert & Joan Nau Family Endowment)
  • St. Michael Catholic Church – youth group support (Aloys “Butch” & Cathy Knecht Youth Group Endowment)
  • St. Michael School – art department (SMART Endowment)
  • St. Michael School – education (Dr. & Mrs. Elmer Peters Endowment)
  • St. Michael School – technology (Raymond & Leo Amrhein Family Endowment)
  • St. Michael School – school maintenance (St. Michael School Maintenance Endowment)
  • St. Peter Catholic Church – cemetery maintenance (Hank & Georgianna Suding Family Endowment for St. Peter Cemetery)
  • St. Peter Catholic Church - youth group support (Aloys “Butch” & Cathy Knecht Youth Group Endowment)
  • St. Peter Catholic Church – church maintenance (Mary & Vernon Rosfeld St. Peter Catholic Church Endowment)
  • St. Peter Catholic Church – cemetery maintenance (Mary & Vernon Rosfeld St. Peter Catholic Church Cemetery Endowment)
  • St. Thomas Lutheran Church – funeral meals (Florence Underwood/Virginia Hunt Endowment)
  • Town of Brookville – Brookville Town Park (Canoe Festival Club Endowment)
  • Town of Brookville - Brookville Town Park or Heap Memorial Swimming Pool (Danny Fox Memorial Endowment)
  • Town of Oldenburg – youth projects, town park or beautification (Oldenburg Town Fund in honor of Stan and Helen Enneking)
  • Tri-Kappa – enhance the quality of life in Brookville (Helen Strohmier Siebert Memorial Endowment)
  • Twin Forks Chapter NSDAR – Stone House project (Twin Forks Chapter NSDAR Regents Endowment)
  • United Way of Franklin County – United Way operations (United Way of Franklin County Endowment)
  • Whitewater Canal Trail – trail improvements (Whitewater Canal Trail Endowment)

 

Franklin County Community Foundation, Inc.

 

527 Main Steet, Brookville, Indiana 47012