- 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 Carroll County Community Foundation has received a grant of $500,000 as part of Lilly Endowment Inc.'s seventh phase of its Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT) initiative. With GIFT VII, Lilly Endowment is making up to $125 million available to help Indiana community foundations strengthen the towns, cities and counties they serve. Read more.
The Carroll County Community Foundation has awarded $49,468 in competitive grants to Carroll County nonprofit organizations in 2018. Read more.
Katie Kleckner has been named a recipient of a four-year, full-tuition scholarship as the Carroll County Community Foundation 2019 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. Katie, daughter of John and Susan Kleckner, is a Delphi Community High School student.
The Foundation recognized the achievements of the other three finalists with $1,000 scholarships. They are Victoria Bagwell, Carroll High School; Mary Beth Piotrowski, Carroll High School; and Kalena Shidler, Delphi Community High School. Read more.
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 proserity.
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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