News from the Decatur County Community Foundation

News about the community, grants, funds, scholarships, and more.

25 Years of Stories: The Book

25 Years of Stories: The Book

25 Years of Stories is a collection of stories from the Foundation that unravel the narratives of the amazing donors and community members that have been involved with the Foundation.

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Because of the Foundation…

Because of the Foundation…

What has the Decatur County Community Foundation, along with the help of the donors, been able to accomplish in this community? Check out a snapshot of some impacts we’ve been able to have in this community.

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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...

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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 a...

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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...

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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...

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Here's yet another career field that will be represented next Wednesday at the DCCF Trades Fair! We will have several local manufacturers there and ready to help you make a splash in the industry after graduation! Join us to learn more! ... See MoreSee Less

Heres yet another career field that will be represented next Wednesday at the DCCF Trades Fair! We will have several local manufacturers there and ready to help you make a splash in the industry after graduation! Join us to learn more!

 

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Kelly Services will be there representing Honda.

Will there be any info we can hand out to students who are not able to attend. I have a few members who are intersted in auto mechanics auto body, and construction. Thanks!

Ever thought about a career in real estate? Indeed.com reports that the median income of a real estate agent in the state of Indiana is $$73,727! WOW! We will have agents at the Trades Fair ready to answer your questions and give you advice on how to enter the field and become successful! Check out the photo below for more details! ... See MoreSee Less

Ever thought about a career in real estate? Indeed.com reports that the median income of a real estate agent in the state of Indiana is $$73,727! WOW! We will have agents at the Trades Fair ready to answer your questions and give you advice on how to enter the field and become successful! Check out the photo below for more details!

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I’ll be there!

Automotive mechanics ... one of the many careers you'll be able to learn about at the DCCF Trades Fair happening next Wednesday, April 24! Details are in the photo below! Hope to see you there! ... See MoreSee Less

Automotive mechanics ... one of the many careers youll be able to learn about at the DCCF Trades Fair happening next Wednesday, April 24! Details are in the photo below! Hope to see you there!
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