Attica, Covington, and Southeast Fountain Community Foundations focus on local needs within the geographical boundaries as set by the Board of Directors (i.e. the school corporation boundaries), with consideration given to the areas of health, charitable service, education, cultural affairs, and community improvement.
In Vermillion County, the needs of the entire County are addressed in its entirety.
All endowment funds, which stipulate in the fund agreement the areas to be supported from the income, earned on the fund assets will be honored regardless of location of grant recipient.
The grants committee of each community foundation will review each grant request in preparation for the regular review by their Board of Directors. Grant applications may be submitted at anytime throughout the year. Applicants will be notified immediately following the Board of Directors decision.
The Western Indiana Community Foundation is especially interested in learning of plans for:
Startup costs for new programs
One time projects or needs
Capital needs beyond an applicant’s capabilities and needs
The Western Indiana Community Foundation will not consider:
Individuals except for scholarships other than for continuing professional education
Organizations for political or religious purposes
Support for regular operating budgets
Contributions to endowments
Provide long term funding
Apparel such as school/sport uniforms
Western Indiana Community Foundation
135 S. Stringtown Rd.
P.O. Box 175
Covington, IN. 47932