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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"Since moving to Tennessee for school, I have studied a lot, but also I have learned to explore new opportunities and adventures. I had an interview for the opportunity to be selected as a McWherter Innovator. The Innovators are a small group of students that organize events, learn etiquette and interview skills, and also have the opportunity to go on a domestic trip and an international trip to learn more about different cultures through first hand experiences."

-Kiara Nobbe

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Since moving to Tennessee for school, I have studied a lot, but also I have learned to explore new opportunities and adventures. I had an interview for the opportunity to be selected as a McWherter Innovator. The Innovators are a small group of students that organize events, learn etiquette and interview skills, and also have the opportunity to go on a domestic trip and an international trip to learn more about different cultures through first hand experiences.

-Kiara Nobbe

#ScholarUpdates #DCCFound

Congratulations to this year's scholars! Know that your friends at the Foundation are proud of you and that we're cheering you on all the way! #DCCFound ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to this years scholars! Know that your friends at the Foundation are proud of you and that were cheering you on all the way! #DCCFound

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