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The Carroll County Community Foundation makes a positive difference in our community. We help people who are passionate about giving back to our community, take the lead on community initiatives and partner with nonprofit organizations to support a broad range of projects that make a positive impact. Browse our Web site for more information about our work, and see the difference that philanthropy can make!

  • 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Finalists Selected

    The Carroll County Community Foundation congratulates the 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship finalists.  The scholarship provides full tuition, required fees and a special allocation of up to $900 per year for books and equipment for four years at any Indiana public or private university or college.  The students listed below were selected to be interviewed as part of the application process.  In Carroll County, one finalist will be awarded the scholarship.

    -Grace Filbrun, Carroll High School
    -Emily Hudson, Delphi Community High School
    -Gracie Meyer, Carroll High School
    -Kristina Powlen, Delphi Community High School

  • Video Wishing Hilda Burns A Happy Retirement

    View a video of several Foundation supporters and friends sharing memories and wishing Hilda and her family well on her retirement from the Community Foundation Serving Howard, Carroll and Clinton Counties.

  • Carroll County Community Foundation Celebrates 20 Years of Giving at Friends of Carroll County Event

    Members of the 'Friends of Carroll County' gathered recently to celebrate Carroll County Community Foundation's 20 years of giving. The Foundation was established in 1997. The dinner took place on Thursday, Aug. 24 at the Wabash and Erie Canal Interpretive Center in Delphi, Ind.

    In his welcome, Dr. Greg Norman, Carroll County Community Foundation board chair, shared some interesting facts about the Foundation. "We have received 3,479 gifts for a total of more than $4.6 million. This includes grants and scholarships awarded to the community of more than $1,143,500. In addition, $2.8 million has been awarded through the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship program. Donors have established 71 funds and we have total assets of $4.2 million." Read more. List of 2017 Friends

  • Community Foundation of Howard County Announces Leadership Transition

    Hilda Burns, president of the Community Foundation of Howard County, has announced her plans to retire.

    The Foundation Board of Directors has announced that Greg Aaron has been named president of the Community Foundation Serving Howard, Carroll and Clinton Counties, beginning July 1, 2017.  Burns will remain on staff until the end of the year to support the transition. Read more.

  • Libby and Abby Softball Park Fund Established Through the Carroll County Community Foundation

    In honor of Libby German and Abby Williams, the family of Libby German has established the 'Libby and Abby Softball Park Fund' through the Carroll County Community Foundation. Give Now / Read more.

  • Liberty German Scholarship Fund Established Through the Carroll County Community Foundation

    To honor her memory, the family of Libby German has established the 'Liberty German Scholarship' Fund through the Carroll County Community Foundation. Give Now / Read more.

  • Abigail Williams Scholarship Fund Established Through the Carroll County Community Foundation

    To honor her memory, the family of Abby Williams has established the 'Abigail Williams Scholarship' Fund through the Carroll County Community Foundation. Give Now / Read more.

  • 5% Giving -- An Attainable Approach to Giving

    Carroll County's current net worth is $910 million. Over the next 50 years, Carroll County is expected to transfer $857 million to the next generation. If everyone gave 5 percent to the Community Foundation, total grantmaking would increase $65,000 per year. Watch the video to learn the impact on Carroll County.

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