Annual Report 2015 - Page 5

Community Grantmaking


In 2015 the Blackford County Community Foundation awarded $193,038 in grants and agency distributions. These went to 44 different projects in Blackford County.

Community Grants $99,343

Blackford County 4-H Fair Board

Blackford County Animal Shelter

Blackford County Economic Development


Blackford County YMCA

Blackford Softball, Inc.

Blackford United Way, Inc.

Blackford Youth Soccer League, Inc.

Christian Outdoor Ministry Experience (C.O.M.E.)

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Grace United Methodist Church

Hartford City Cemetery Association

Hartford City Public Library

Hartford City Rotary Club

Montpelier Kiwanis Club

Montpelier Youth League

North Central Indiana Youth for Christ

Oddfellows Cemetery

Schuller Stables, Inc.

St. John the Evangelist Church

Tori's Butterfly Garden Foundation

Woodlawn Cemetery

Cultural Grants $27,500

Arts Place, Inc.

Education Grants $42,175

Blackford County Imagination Library Program

Blackford County Schools

East Central Indiana Opportunies, Inc.

The Good Seed Initiative, Inc.

Science Central

Health and Wellness Grants $3,625

Blackford County Concerned Citizens

Carey Services, Inc.

Montpelier-Harrison Twonship Cancer Fund

Social Services Grants $20,395

Blackford County Senior Citizens Center

Community and Family Services

Helping Hands Pregnancy Resources Center

Lifestream Services, Inc.

Mental Health America in Blackford County

Second Harvest Food Bank

The Salvation Army

Camp Invention was supported through a grant to Blackford County Schools. For a week in June, young students used creative thinking to explore science, technology, engineering, and math.

Science Central provided supplementary science enrichment activities to elementary students in Blackford County Schools. Here a student

examines an owl pellet.