- About Us
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!
The Wabash Heartland Innovation Network (WHIN) received a $38.9 million grant from Lilly Endowment to help a 10-county region become a global hub for agriculture and advanced manufacturing. Carroll and Clinton counties are included in the region and will benefit from this long-term regional prosperity effort. To learn more about WHIN, go to regional prosperity.
WHIN leaders are asking residents of the Wabash Heartland Region to complete a survey to help prioritize quality of life issues that WHIN can affect in the next five years. To complete the survey, go to WHIN Place-Making Survey.
The Carroll County Community Foundation has awarded $14,397 in competitive grants to Carroll County nonprofit organizations in 2017. The grants are awarded in six areas of interest: arts and culture, human services, civic affairs, health, education and community beautification. Read more.
In 2017, a group of donors joined the "Friends of Carroll County," which supports the operating expenses and unrestricted community endowment funds of the Carroll County Community Foundation. We express our deep appreciation to these public-spirited people and businesses for their support of the work of the Carroll County Community Foundation. Go to list.
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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