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CFMC News: Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship

2019 LILLY ENDOWMENT COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS AND FINALISTS HONORED The Community Foundation of Morgan County (CFMC) recently honored the 2019 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship winners and finalists at a recognition dinner in late April. “The Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship is a highly prestigious award. Two scholarships are awarded in Morgan County and include tuition and […]

CFMC Funds at Work: Desert Rose Foundation

Desert Rose Foundation Helping Women Stop Cycle of Domestic Violence It’s hard to imagine we would ever find ourselves living each day in fear for our safety due to domestic violence, sexual assault, mental illness, addiction, and more. However, an average of 20 people, both women and men, experience domestic violence every minute in the […]

CFMC Grants at Work – G.E.A.R.S. Robotics

G.E.A.R.S. ROBOTICS TEAM WINS PRESTIGIOUS “BUILD AWARD” WITH SUPPORT FROM CFMC CAPACITY GRANT In its second year, the G.E.A.R.S. (Guys Engineering and Robotics Squad) Robotics Team earned a spot at the recent Indiana VEX State Championship in Indianapolis and brought home the distinguished Build Award for their division. This tournament was the largest state robotics […]

Your Story. Our Morgan County. MC Farmers Market Association

Morgan County Farmers Market Association – Connecting People Through Food Written By: Robin Reid, Storyteller/Content Manager A Farmers Market does more than sell fresh produce, support the local economy, and promote healthier lifestyles. It’s a place for community to happen as people interact and connect with each other. “I value healthy living and community building […]

CFMC Funds at Work: Artesian Chess Club

Artesian Chess Club Teaching Valuable Life Skills to Students Written By: Robin Reid, Storyteller/Content Manager If you’re a parent looking for a great way to reduce your child’s constant “screen time” at home and help them learn important life skills, consider enrolling them in the Artesian Chess Club. Open to all students in the Metropolitan […]

Your Story. Our Morgan County. Standing With Orphans

Standing With Orphans Alleviating Child Hunger in Chin State Written By: Robin Reid, Storyteller/Content Manager What do you get when you combine faith with an airplane, a bag of rice, a pig, and social media? You have close to 200 orphans being fed daily thanks to Standing With Orphans, a Morgan County nonprofit founded by […]

Your Story. Our Morgan County. League of Miracles

League of Miracles Offers “Field of Dreams” to Special Needs Individuals & Families Written By: Robin Reid, Storyteller/Content Manager Did you know Morgan County has its own “Field of Dreams,” but without Kevin Costner? Behind Madison Township Fire Department on Landersdale Road is the League of Miracles (LOM), a well-maintained baseball field providing fun and […]

CFMC “101” – Philanthropy Versus Charity

Philanthropy Versus Charity – How We Give Matters Written By: Robin Reid, Storyteller/Content Manager Often when we give to charity, we’re giving from our heart. Something or someone has stirred up an emotion within us that makes us happy or sad, and we want to help. That’s a good thing, but we must also think […]

Your Story. Our Morgan County. Tracks4Vets

Tracks4Vets Helping Veterans to “Drive On. Serve On. and Work On.” Written By: Robin Reid, Storyteller/Content Manager Many military veterans have difficulty adjusting to civilian life when they either return from active duty for a while or retire from their branch of service. Gone are the days of a highly disciplined structure/routine where they’re doing […]

Your Story. Our Morgan County. – Quality of Life

Quality of Life Morgan County: Easing the Financial Burden for Individuals Fighting Cancer Written By: Robin Reid, Storyteller/Content Manager When you’ve been diagnosed with cancer or other chronic, life challenging diseases, the last thing you want to worry about is how you’re going to get to treatment, pay for medication, keep food on the table, […]