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Curt Simic to Speak at Philanthropy Dinner - Monday, October 12, 2015

Curt SimicThe Community Foundation of Morgan County is pleased to announce that Curt Simic, President Emeritus of the Indiana University Foundation, will be speaking at the 2nd Annual Philanthropy Awards Dinner. The dinner will be held at the Art Sanctuary of Indiana in Martinsville at 6 p.m. on Thursday, November 5. Tickets to the Philanthropy Dinner are available for $35 each, or $185 for a table of six. They can be purchased at either CFMC offices or online.

Simic, a 1964 graduate of Indiana University Bloomington, has had one of the most distinguished careers in the history of American higher education philanthropy. The winner of several top awards from national organizations, he served for 20 record-breaking years as I.U. Foundation president, following leadership roles at five distinguished universities, including Yale, Oregon, and the University of California Berkeley. Over the decades, he has worked tirelessly, giving of his time and talents to countless institutions and organizations. He has won numerous accolades from his alma mater, including the Distinguished Alumni Service Award, the University Medal – and from the State, the Sagamore of the Wabash. He also won the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). read more ...

2nd Annual Philanthropy Awards & CFMC Annual Report Now Available - Monday, August 31, 2015

Nominate Individuals & Groups for a 2015 Philanthropy Award

The Community Foundation of Morgan County is pleased to announce that nominations will be accepted for the 2nd Annual Philanthropy Awards beginning Tuesday, September 1, 2015 through Wednesday, September 30, 2015.

The CFMC is also happy to announce that the 2014 annual report is now available online. Donors and community supporters will be able to find a wealth of information on 2014 grants, scholarships and events, as well as donor profiles and a highlight of the inaugural 2014 Philanthropy Awards Dinner.

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Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy Designation Earned CFMC Executive Director - Friday, August 07, 2015
Ed Kominowski, CFMC Executive Director, has earned the Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy (CAP) professional designation from the Richard D. Irwin Graduate School of The American College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. The CAP program provides professionals in the non-profit and financial services fields with the knowledge and tools needed to help clients reach their charitable giving objectives, while also helping them meet their estate planning and wealth management goals.  read more ...
John Phipps of U.S. Farm Report & Farm Journal to Speak Farmers Breakfast Aug 4 - Monday, July 20, 2015

Click the video above to watch a recap of our day at the Morgan County Fair!
Full video of Mr. Phipps' talk is available here.

Morgan County farmers and business owners are invited to enjoy a free meal, great conversation, and an engaging talk with John Phipps at the Seventh Annual Morgan County Farmers Breakfast hosted by the Community Foundation of Morgan County (CFMC). The event will take place in the Morgan County Beef Cattle and Sertoma Pavilion at the Morgan County Fairgrounds at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 4. Speaking this year will be John Phipps of the U.S. Farm Report and the Farm Journal magazine.

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Mt. Olive Manufacturing Supports Link Space Science Institute STEM Program - Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Mt. Olive Manufacturing owners, Steve and Lisa Langley today announced their support for the Link Space Science Institute STEM program. The Langley’s donation of $10,000 was the first donation made to help establish a fund to be administered through the Community Foundation of Morgan County. Steve Langley, a Mooresville native and President of Mt. Olive Manufacturing said, “It is our hope, that Morgan County students become more involved in science, technology, and engineering studies. We feel, this newly formed Link Observatory Space Science Institute will offer a very unique experience that may inspire the next generation of scientist and engineers." read more ...
CFMC Grant Cycle Opens August 3rd - Wednesday, July 08, 2015

Do you have an innovate program that will make an impact on our Morgan County community?

On Monday, August 3, the 2015-2016 CFMC Arts & Matching Grant Program will begin accepting online applications, through Friday, August 28. The Community Foundation of Morgan County, Inc. offers arts and matching grants. Matching grants require that the grant applicant must raise an amount at least equal to what they ask for on their application. Arts grants require no matching funds. In 2014, the CFMC distributed nearly $30,000 in grants to local, community based non-profit organizations.

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Kendrick Foundation & CFMC Move Mooresville Office - Wednesday, July 01, 2015

The Office at 11 West Main St. will serve as the Mooresville location of the CFMC and primary office of the Kendrick Foundation.11 West Main St. in Mooresville will soon serve as the primary location for the Kendrick Foundation and the Mooresville location for the CFMC.

After upgrades, networking, and furnishings have been completed in August the new office will open to the public and hours will be 9-4pm, Monday-Friday, and by appointment.

An open house will be announced in the near future so the Kendrick Foundation may welcome the community to the new office, located in downtown Mooresville at 11 West Main Street. More details will be announced once they become available.

Please contact the CFMC before heading to the Mooresville office to ensure that it will be open this month. read more ...

CFMC Hires New Director of Gift Planning - Friday, June 12, 2015

Chris Oganowski, CFMC Director of Gift PlanningThe Community Foundation of Morgan County has announced that Chris Oganowski will be joining the staff of the CFMC as the new director of gift planning. With nearly twenty years of experience as a development professional, Oganowski is passionate about fundraising, as well as community and relationship building.

“Chris has brought significant experience in major and annual gift development to us, which will allow the CFMC to continue evolving with the county’s needs,” said Ed Kominowski, CFMC Executive Director. “Our board of directors and staff are excited to have her join us in service to the Morgan County community.”

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Congratulations 2015 Morgan County Lilly Endowment Scholars & Finalists - Friday, June 05, 2015
Lilly Endowment to Match Support of Morgan County Community Projects - Thursday, March 19, 2015
Donors to the Community Foundation of Morgan County (CFMC) can now support nearly 30 community programs and projects as part of the $1 million matching grant from the Lilly Endowment. These funds will be eligible for a $.50-for-$1 match. Existing endowments held at the CFMC will continue to receive the $0.50 match on the dollar. Examples of these funds include the Indiana Hearing Health Foundation, the Barbara B. Jordan YMCA and the Morgan County Historical Preservation Society, among many others. Gifts to the CFMC’s grant making program will be matched $1-for-$1. Last year the CFMC granted nearly $28,000, and through this matching grant program hopes to raise enough funds to increase this amount in the years to come. These grants have provided non-profit organizations that serve Morgan County residents additional support each year. read more ...
Poverty in Morgan County - Wednesday, March 11, 2015

The Community Foundation of Morgan County is continuing to work with local and national organizations in order to help everyone who calls Morgan County home live a life free of the effects of poverty. These efforts include the management of approximately 180 funds for local non-profits and community groups, as well as our annual impactful grant making program that has helped a number of non-profit organizations serving our community raise funds towards their ongoing services.

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We realize the heart of Morgan County is the residents who live in its 14 townships. Our promise to the community is to affect the everyday life of our citizens in the areas of education, health and social services, the environment, and the arts.
We are more than a financial resource; we are striving to serve as the county’s information hub. Together with community leaders and local organizations, we’re pooling resources to provide opportunities for coordinated impact.

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