EMILY DOWNEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP HONORS YOUNG LIFE BY HELPING CLASSMATES Her life ended too soon, but the memory and legacy of Emily Downey, an Indian Creek High School student and athlete, continues to help fellow classmates who are heading to college. “Emily was a friendly face to everyone she encountered. She made everyone feel special […]
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CFMC AWARDS MORE THAN $135,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS TO SENIORS COUNTY-WIDE More than 70 high school seniors throughout Morgan County were recently awarded scholarships from the Community Foundation of Morgan County (CFMC). These graduates represented Martinsville, Mooresville, Monrovia, Eminence and Indian Creek High Schools. “We’re so proud of the hard work these students have accomplished, and […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Morgan County Farmers Market Association – Connecting People Through Food 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 as well as serving an organization […]
Artesian Chess Club Teaching Valuable Life Skills to Students 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 School District of Martinsville (MSD), regardless […]
Standing With Orphans Alleviating Child Hunger in Chin State 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 Thomas Whitley. Standing With Orphans alleviates […]
League of Miracles Offers “Field of Dreams” to Special Needs Individuals & Families 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 hope to special needs individuals and […]
Philanthropy Versus Charity – How We Give Matters 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 before we give. Why? Because our […]
The mission of CFMC is to connect donors and their charitable giving with our evolving community needs in order to enhance quality of life for current and future generations through impact grant making.