Grant Given to Arts & Cultural Council

Grant Given to Arts & Cultural Council

Art on the Square Gallery developed out of a collaboration between the Arts & Cultural Council of Decatur County, local artists and a local business owner. The gallery was part of the vision the Arts Council developed in their strategic plan. Artist Ann Smith was...

Fund for Women and Girls Established

Why ask a woman for directions…because women are going places! The 250 women in attendance can attest to the fact that the women of Decatur County really are going somewhere. A committee, headed by Sharon Crites and Greta Solgere planned the event which featured...

Stephen Decatur Society’s First Member

In 2001, the Decatur County Board of Directors established the Stephen Decatur Society. The purpose of the society is to recognize and honor those persons who have made outstanding and continuing contributions to the efforts of charity and philanthropy in Decatur...
Lilly Endowment Gift Phase IV

Lilly Endowment Gift Phase IV

As with formed GIFT phases, the purpose of GIFT Phase IV is to continue support for the development of locally controlled community foundations in Indiana counties as effective institutions in building a community, assessing and prioritizing local needs and problems...
1998 Lilly Endowment GIFT Phase III

1998 Lilly Endowment GIFT Phase III

Three community projects reeived a major boost from Lilly Endowment, Inc. in 1998. Through Phase III of their Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT), the Decatur County Family YMCA received $750,000; the Decatur County Child Care Center received $175,000; and the...