- 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!
Kain Myer has been named a recipient of a four-year, full-tuition scholarship as the Carroll County Community Foundation 2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. Kain, son of Steven and Connie Myer, is a Delphi Community High School student.
The Foundation recognized the achievements of the other four finalists with $1,000 scholarships. They are Haley Bush, from Carroll High School, daughter of Jay and Debora Bush; Rebekah Conn, from Carroll High School, daughter of John and Jana Conn; Bailey Gasser, from Delphi Community High School, daughter of John and Cassandra Gasser; and Sophia Gunther, from Delphi Community High School, daughter of James Gunther and the late Julianne Brown. Read more.
The Carroll County Community Foundation has awarded $14,935 in competitive grants to Carroll County nonprofit organizations in 2016. The grants are awarded in six areas of interest: arts and culture, human services, civic affairs, health, education and community beautification. Read more.
The Community Foundation Serving Howard, Carroll and Clinton Counties recently received accreditation with the nation's highest standard for philanthropic excellence. National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations® establish legal, ethical, effective practices for community foundations everywhere. Read more.
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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