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CFMC Announces 2014 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program Recipients & Finalists
- Monday, March 31, 2014
Two Morgan County students have been named this year’s Community Foundation of Morgan County 2014 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars. These scholarships are the largest awarded each year by the foundation. Jessica N. McDaniel and Ryan W. Crafts will each receive full tuition for four years to the Indiana college of their choice and a $900 yearly stipend for required books and equipment. read more ...
Hardly Trivial: Successful New CFMC Fundraiser
- Tuesday, March 18, 2014
This past Friday night, March 14, 2014, the Community Foundation of Morgan County successfully hosted its inaugural “Hardly Trivial” Trivia Night. Fifteen energized teams came together for this team competition fundraiser that tested their trivia knowledge. The Hoosier Wild Mustang & Burro Association’s team “Wild Horses” won first place, followed closely by the team “Williams for Superior Court,” which took second place by only one point in the final rounds.

The first prize team won $500, and second prize was $250. All teams and their cheering sections had an enjoyable evening coming together in support of the CFMC. Proceeds from this event will help support the operating fund at the CFMC.  read more ...

Celebrating Community Foundations
- Tuesday, February 25, 2014
A resolution honoring Indiana’s community foundations and the field’s centennial anniversary was adopted this week by the Indiana Senate. “On the field’s 100th anniversary, we want to celebrate all the good work being done by community foundations throughout America and especially right here in Indiana,” said Senator Randy Head (R) from Logansport, who offered the resolution. “In communities throughout the state, the generosity of countless donors and partner organizations continues to make life better for all of us.”

One hundred years ago, the community foundation concept was born in Cleveland, Ohio, giving rise to a new philanthropy, a new way of participating in community, and a new vision for the future. The community foundation field has since grown to more than 800 in the country. read more ...

New CFMC Signature Fundraiser
- Tuesday, February 04, 2014
The Community Foundation of Morgan County is hosting its inaugural “Hardly Trivial” Trivia Night for all ages. This fundraiser will be a team competition where contestants will test their trivia knowledge to win prizes and bragging rights, while helping support the operating fund at the CFMC. This event is open to families, friends, office mates, schools, churches, or anyone interested in having fun and supporting the CFMC.

Teams of 4 to 10 people are $100 before February 28th, and registration forms can be found on the CFMC website.
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CFMC Adds New Scholarships for Mooresville and Monrovia High School Students
- Friday, January 17, 2014
Two new scholarships have been added to the list of scholarships offered through the Community Foundation of Morgan County (CFMC) this week: The Kaitlyn Fulkerson Memorial Scholarship was established to commemorate and celebrate the life of Kaitlyn Fulkerson who would have graduated with the Mooresville High School class of 2014. The Monrovia New Horizons Scholarship provides scholarships to one or more graduating seniors from Monrovia High School who have been accepted into an accredited 2 or 4 year public or private institution.
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Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Deadline Extended
- Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Due to the inclement weather, the deadline for the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship has been extended. Completed applications must be received by 4:00 pm on January 24, 2014 to be considered for this scholarship.

If you have any questions, please contact Corey Howard, CFMC Program Officer for more information or assistance. He can be reached at or by phone at (855) 280-3095.
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Smithville Charitable Foundation Funds Grain Bin Entrapment Project
- Friday, January 03, 2014
Morgan County is seeking to ensure the safety of its farming community by working with local leaders: Tom Zoss of the Community Foundation of Morgan County, Chris Parker of the Morgan County Cooperative Extension Office, and Steve Brock of the Morgan County Emergency Medical Service. The organizations that these individuals represent are helping to prepare Morgan County to respond quickly to farm grain bin entrapment by properly utilizing three life-saving devices from Grain Systems, Inc. known as “GSI RES-Q-Tubes.”
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Mt. Olive Manufacturing Donates $30,000 to Support Technical Education in Morgan County
- Thursday, November 21, 2013

Business owners Steve and Lisa Langley today announced a new fund at the Community Foundation of Morgan County (CFMC), Mt. Olive Manufacturing in Mooresville will donate $20,000 to establish a fund to be administered to benefit the Mooresville High School’s growing technical education programs. Additionally, the Langleys have initiated a $10,000 fund to provide four $2,500 scholarship awards in 2014 for one male and one female recipient at both Mooresville and Martinsville High Schools. read more ...

CFMC Scholarship Season Begins with New Online Application System
- Wednesday, November 06, 2013

The 2013-2014 scholarship season will begin on November 25, and we're excited to announce that we will be distributing up to $1 million dollars in scholarships for Morgan County high school seniors and residents looking to further their education. All scholarships will be introduced at the Morgan County Scholarship Fair on December 10 from 5.30-7.30 p.m. at the Martinsville High School. It is important to note that we will not be offering or accepting paper applications this year as we transition to an online application system. There will be three identical "How to Apply" seminars offered on December 19 (Martinsville), January 9 (Mooresville), and January 14 (Monrovia) in order to assist applicants and their families learn our new online system.  read more ...

CFMC Awards $28,872 in Grants
- Tuesday, October 22, 2013
On October 14, the CFMC Board of Directors announced the awarding of $28,872 in grants to area non-profit organizations; a total of $15,472 in Arts Grants and $13,400 in Matching Grants was awarded. read more ...
CFMC Awards Record-Breaking $122,355 in Scholarships
- Tuesday, July 16, 2013
This May, the Community Foundation of Morgan County was proud to award sixty-four scholarships worth $122,355 to both high school and non-traditional students in Morgan County. This is the largest amount the foundation has ever awarded, and is a nearly thirteen percent increase over last year’s scholarship total. read more ...
CFMC Announces 2013 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program Recipients & Finalists - Friday, March 29, 2013

Morgan County, Ind. – Two Morgan County students have been named this year’s Community Foundation of Morgan County 2013 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars. These scholarships are the largest awarded each year by the foundation.
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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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