Animal Welfare

Brown County Humane Society, Inc. Agency FundTo support the activities of the Brown County Humane Society
Brown County Humane Society, Inc. Designated FundTo support the activities of the Brown County Humane Society
Gay Moore Memorial Fund for Brown County Humane SocietyTo provide operating income to the Brown County Humane Society
Howard Hughes SPOT Designated Fund – To provide support to the Brown County Humane Society SPOT Program
Joseph L. & Frances C. Fears Designated Fund – To support the Brown County Humane Society and other such animal welfare causes

 

Arts & Culture

Bob “Hambone” Hamilton Memorial FundTo provide operating income for the Brown County Historical Society’s History Center
Brown County Art Gallery and Foundation and Museum Designated Fund – To support the activities of the Art Gallery
Brown County Historical Society, Inc. Agency FundTo support the charitable activities of the Historical Society
Brown County Historical Society, Inc. Designated FundTo support the charitable activities of the Historical Society
Charlotte Reeves Music Appreciation Memorial EndowmentTo provide support for music appreciation and enjoyment by children, primarily, but also for adults
Howard F. Hughes Historic Preservation Fund – To provide support for projects and programs that support preservation, restoration and promotion of Brown County’s history, priority may be given to Brown County cemetery projects
Indiana Heritage Arts Permanent Art Collection EndowmentTo provide perpetual support of the permanent art collection of IHA, i.e. maintenance and care of individual works in the collection, costs of display, costs of educational projects, and insurance costs
Jim Kemp Memorial Fund for the ArtsThe purpose of the Fund shall be to memorialize Jim Kemp’s contributions to the arts
Mabel B. Annis Art Memorial FundTo provide support of an annual art competition in which recognition and awards will be given to students grade 7-12 of accredited schools in Brown County or the five contiguous counties
Marie Goth Brown County Art Guild Agency FundTo provide operating income to the Art Guild and to enable it to support the arts in Brown County
Mildred L. and Clarence W. Long FundTo promote interest in and appreciation for the early art of Brown County comprising of paintings, drawings, sculpture and other artistic media created before 1940 by artists whose work is associated with Brown County, Indiana
Peaceful Valley Heritage Preservation FundTo support Peaceful Valley Heritage
Richard J. Hoffman Public Art Fund – To provide support to the Town of Nashville to obtain and maintain public art within the Town of Nashville, Indiana
Smithville’s B.C. Summer Stock Players Pass-through FundFor Brown County Schools to perform a summer play at the B.C. Playhouse or a like theater
Theater Brown County Field of Interest FundTo provide support for Brown County community and/or youth theatrical events, productions or education

 

Community Development

Bill and Gini Percifield FundTo promote the spirit of patriotism in Brown County
Brown County 4-H Club Association, Corp. Agency EndowmentTo provide income to the organization for its use in fulfilling its mission
Brown County Community Foundation, Inc. Administrative EndowmentTo provide operating support for the Foundation
Brown County Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #6195To provide support for building maintenance/supplies or any need of Brown County Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #6195
Christian Funeck Memorial Passthrough FundTo provide finanacial support to charitable projects undertaken by the Rotary Club of Brown County
Helmsburg Field of Interest FundTo provide support for any charitable projects that are located in or benefits residents of Helmsburg, Indiana
Hoosier Heartland Resource Conservation & Development, Inc. Agency FundTo support the charitable activities of the Founding Donor
John Charles and Phyllis Truemper Memorial FundTo provide support to the Brown County Community Foundation, Inc.
John V. and Janet S. Davis FundTo provide operating support for the Brown County Community Foundation, Inc.
Lions Club of Brown County – Kurt M. VonSchriltz Memorial FundTo provide support to charitable projects undertaken by the Brown County Lions Club for Diabetic Awareness, in the event that no Diabetic Awareness project exists in any given year, support maybe used for the general fund of the Brown County Lions Club
Lions Club of Brown County – Robert Johnson Family Memorial Designated FundTo provide support for projects undertaken by the Brown County Lions, including scholarship assistance to eligible students
Lions Club of Brown County Hill-Macon-Barnhart-Nixon Memorial Agency FundTo provide support for projects undertaken by the Brown County Lions, including scholarship assistance to eligible students
Lions Club of Brown County Hill-Macon-Barnhart-Nixon Memorial Designated FundTo provide support for projects undertaken by the Brown County Lions, including scholarship assistance to eligible students
Lions Club of Brown County W. Foster McKenny Memorial Agency FundTo support charitable projects undertaken by the Brown County Lions Club, primarily those providing assistance  to impecunious hearing and sight impaired individuals (especially children) but also including other charitable projects approved by the Lions club
Magnanimous Men AKA Fabulous Fifty Fan Club Pass-through FundTo acknowledge, admire, and support the Fabulous 50
Marcia A. Flaherty FundTo provide operating support for the Brown County Community Foundation, Inc.
Michael and Jaydene Laros BCCF Operations Fund – To provide support to the operations of the Brown County Community Foundation Inc.
Psi Iota Xi Eta Alpha Agency FundTo support the charitable activities of Psi Iota Xi
Richard L. and Ruth W. Johnson Pass-through FundTo support a new pavilion in Brown County
Rotary Club of Brown County Agency FundTo support charitable projects undertaken by the Rotary Club
Rotary Club of Brown County Designated FundTo support charitable projects undertaken by the Rotary Club
The “Fabulous Fifty Circle of Care”To provide support to non-profit organizations in Brown County, which organization will be determined yearly at the circle’s December meeting

 

Education

Bartels Family Arts & Culture Field of Interest FundTo provide support for Brown County student or teacher projects (i.e. workshops/camps) that support and encourage visual and cultural art diversity (i.e. theatre, film, dance)
Betty Alice Crews Education FundTo support Brown County Community Music, Inc., Brown County Elementary and/or Junior High School Music Department and/or Brown County Senior High School Music Department
Brown County Career Resource Center EndowmentTo provide unrestricted operating income for a career/education resource center
Brown County Environmental Stewardship FundTo provide grants for early education and research, and to projects that protect the natural assets in Brown County, Indiana
Brown County Literacy Coalition Agency FundTo support the activities of the Brown County Literacy Coalition
Brown County Literacy Coalition Designated FundTo support the activities of the Brown County Literacy Coalition
Brown County Literacy FundTo provide the Brown County Literacy Coalition with unrestricted income to fulfill its purpose as directed by its bylaws
Brown County Public Library Agency FundTo provide operating support to the Brown County Public Library
Brown County Public Library Designated FundTo provide operating support to the Brown County Public Library
Carol Walker Thank a Teacher FundTo benefit Brown County teachers
Cordry Sweetwater Branch of Brown County Public Library FundTo provide funds for the operations of the Cordry Sweetwater Branch of the Brown County Public Library
Ed Lewis Memorial Fund for Harmony SchoolTo support the operations of Harmony School in Bloomington, Indiana
Elizabeth LeBlond McGinley FundTo purchase books for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library
Emily and Gaither Eads Designated FundTo provide support for education initiatives benefiting Brown County children prior to entering elementary school, including the Brown County Schools’ Preschool Program
Friend of Brown County Public Library Agency FundTo support the Brown County Public Library
Friend of Brown County Public Library Agency FundTo support the Brown County Public Library
Gipson-Lawlor Brown County Teacher-of-the-Year Endowment FundTo provide support for educational materials and/or staff development to the named “Brown County High School Teacher of the Year”
Gipson-Lawlor Brown County Teacher-of-the-Year Passthrough FundTo supplement and support the Brown County High School Teacher of the Year Award
Mardi and Hank Swain Library Director’s Discretionary FundTo provide the Director of the Brown County Public Library with a source of funds to carry out library-related projects that she or he believes worthwhile
National History Day Award, Presented by the Ken Birkemeier FamilyTo support the Brown County Schools/National History Day Contest
Renee R. McDermott Indiana University Law School Library FundTo support the operations of the law library of the Indiana University School of Law in Bloomington, Indiana
We the People – To provide support for the We the People contest participants

 

Environment/Recreation

Brown County Community YMCA Endowment FundTo support the Brown County YMCA
Brown County Girls’ Softball Association FundTo promote girls softball activities in Brown County, to include but not limited to promoting athletic and recreational opportunities for girls and women in Brown County
Dr. Bill FundTo benefit the Salt Creek Trail as a memorial to Dr. William Howard
Environmental Leadership Fund, Serving Peaceful ValleyTo support an annual recognition award
Friends of Jefferson Street Park – To provide support to Friends of Jefferson Street Park
The Friends of T.C. Steele State Historic Site Agency FundTo provide support to the agency
Genevra “Chig” Owens Fund for Oak Ridge Cemetery Association FundTo preserve and maintain the ground and historical markers of cemetery for future generations of Brown County
Girl Scouts of Central Indiana Agency FundTo provide funds for capital improvements and major repairs of, and major maintenance at, Camp Gallahue owned and operated by Girl Scouts of Central IN and at any similar facility hereafter acquired and owned and operated by Girl Scouts of Central IN.
Girl Scouts of Central Indiana Designated FundTo provide funds for capital improvements and major repairs of, and major maintenance at, Camp Gallahue owned and operated by Girl Scouts of Central IN and at any similar facility hereafter acquired and owned and operated by Girl Scouts of Central IN.
Howard Hughes Morel Mushroom Sale for Brown County CharitiesTo provide support for a fundraiser that allows morel purchasers to designate recipient of the proceeds
John D. Rudd Memorial Youth FundTo support the Brown County Parks and Recreation
Lake Lemon Enhancement Fund – To provide support to the Lake Lemon Conservancy District
Salt Creek Trail Passthrough Fund – For creation of hiking trail from state part to town
Sam and Florence Roney Beautiful Brown County FundTo provide grant funding to organizations for the purpose of enhancing the beauty of Nashville and Brown County
Sycamore Land Trust Land Stewardship Endowment – The purpose is to provide support to the land stewardship operations of Sycamore Land Trust, Inc.
Whitney Freshour Memorial Designated FundTo provide support for the activities of the Brown County High School Women’s Basketball Team and the Brown County High School Varsity Baseball Team

 

Human Services

Aileen Marshall Graham FundTo provide treatment, training, or other assistance to residents of Brown County or its environs with physical, mental, speech, or reading impairments who are financially unable to provide for their special needs
Al and Elaine Mallory Foundation Fund – To provide operating income to St. Luke Catholic Church
Blood Alley Women’s Fund in Honor of Marcia FlahertyTo provide grants to address the well-being of Brown County women, i.e. education, domestic violence shelters, giving-circles and financial planning seminars, etc. in Nashville and Brown County
Brown County Access Pass-through FundTo provide support for the Brown County Access Bus Service
Brown County Big Brothers Big Sisters, Inc. Agency FundTo provide support to Brown County Big Brothers Big Sisters, Inc. to carry out its role and mission as described by its governing documents
Brown County Big Brothers Big Sisters, Inc. Designated FundTo provide support to Brown County Big Brothers Big Sisters, Inc. to carry out its role and mission as described by its governing documents
Brown County Community Church Designated Fund To provide financial support to carry out its role and mission
Brown County Enrichment for Teens Association, Inc. BETA – To provide support to the Brown County Enrichment for Teens Association, Inc. BETA Group
Brown County Volunteer Fire Department Agency FundTo finance the acquisition of firefighting equipment and facilities for use by the Fire Department
Brown County Volunteer Fire Department Designated FundTo finance the acquisition of firefighting equipment and facilities for use by the Fire Department
Caregiver Services in Honor of B. Diane Cantrell Pass-through FundTo provide support for compensation for supplemental care-giving services needed in addition to established caregiver hours
Carolyn Churchman Memorial FundTo provide operating funds for Mother’s Cupboard, B.C. Humane Society, and B.C. Literacy Coalition
Christole, Inc. Children’s Memorial Designated FundTo support Christole in providing community based services for children with autism or other developmental disabilities in South Central Indiana
Developmental Services, Inc. Agency FundTo support the activities of DSI in Brown County
Developmental Services, Inc. Designated FundTo support the activities of DSI in Brown County
Delano L. and Luzetta A. Newkirk Fund – To support the BCCF Administrative Endowment & provide operating income to AmeriCares, Lutheran World Relief, Save the Children and FINCA International
Dinner’s Ready! Fund for Mother’s CupboardTo provide operating support for Mother’s Cupboard Community Kitchen
Erma L. Harker Memorial Fund To provide operating income for Mother’s Cupboard Community Kitchen to fulfill its stated mission
Fruitdale Volunteer Fire Department Agency FundTo provide operating income for Fruitdale Volunteer Fire Department
Fruitdale Volunteer Fire Department Designated FundTo provide operating income for Fruitdale Volunteer Fire Department
Habitat for Humanity for Brown County Agency Fund To support the charitable activities of Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity for Brown County Designated FundTo support the charitable activities of Habitat for Humanity
Hamblen Township Volunteer Fire Department Agency FundTo provide income for the Hamblen Township Volunteer Fire Department’s unrestricted operating expenses, as deemed appropriate by the fire department
Jackson Township Fire Department Agency FundTo provide income for the Jackson Township Fire Department’s unrestricted operating expenses
Jackson Township Fire Department Designated FundTo provide income for the Jackson Township Fire Department’s unrestricted operating expenses
John C. Truemper Memorial Fund for Shoes, Socks, & ClothingTo provide shoes for infants, toddlers, and children ages 0-10 years who reside in Brown County and whose parents or guardians have proved financial need for such assistance
Les and Mary Rudd Memorial Designated FundTo provide support to Nashville United Methodist Church to benefit the Brown County Children’s Christmas Fund and to select projects to benefit children in Brown County
Make a Difference FundTo provide financial support to a Brown County Forensic Diversion Program for local alcohol or drug abuse prevention providers that assist Brown County clients
Mother’s Cupboard Community Kitchen Founding Directors’ FundTo support the operations of Mother’s Cupboard Community Kitchen
Mother’s Cupboard Pantry BuildingTo provide support for the construction of a new Mother’s Cupboard Pantry Building to house both Mother’s Cupboard & Habitat for Humanity
Mother’s Cupboard Project Helping Hands Designated FundTo provide support to Mother’s Cupboard Community Kitchen, Inc. for the maintenance and repair of the facility
NUMC Fund for Boy Scout Troop 190To provide camperships to needy Scouts from Troop 190, to provide camperships to needy Scouts in Brown County, and to provide funds as needed to support Scounting in Brown County, Indiana
Perelman Fund for Mother’s Cupboard Community KitchenTo support Mother’s Cupboard Community Kitchen
Salt Creek Preservation Group Pass-through FundTo provide support to clean, protect, and preserve Salt Creek
SCI Membership Community Fund, Inc. Literacy FundTo assist individuals of all ages residing in the area served by SCI REMC who are functionally illiterate or innumerate in developing reading, computing, and related cognitive skills that will enable them successfully to manage their personal affairs
Truemper Fund for Mother’s CupboardTo provide for the operations and charitable interests of Mother’s Cupboard
William Foster McKenney Memorial Fund for Mental HealthTo provide grants to organizations or projects addressing mental health issues
Women’s Resource Center of Brown CountyTo provide support for free crisis and transitional housing for homeless Brown County women in a safe, recovery oriented environment
Woodrow and Thelma Newkirk FundTo establish a scholarship for deserving student in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church or provide assistance for members of the church experiencing disaster, medical emergency or financial difficulty.

Scholarship

Allen and Sandee Hazelbaker Family Habitat Scholarship FundTo provide support for the children of Habitat from 2006 forward, to further their education and the opportunity that education will provide for them.
Betty Ann Moebs Memorial Scholarship FundTo provide tuition assistance to Brown County residents pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Education in order to become a teacher
Bill Monroe Memorial Scholarship FundTo provide scholarship grants to graduates of Brown County High School to pursue a baccalaureate degree in music, on a full-time basis
Bill and Judy Zimmerman Scholarship FundTo provide tuition assistance to Brown County residents pursuing a two or four year degree in Arts or Music on a full or part time basis
Bob and Wilma Hale Family Nursing ScholarshipTo provide tuition assistance to Brown County residents pursuing a two or four year degree in Nursing on a full or part time basis
Brown County 4-H Scholarship EndowmentTo provide scholarship grants to current high school seniors who are also current 4-H members
Brown County Citizens’ Scholarship EndowmentTo provide scholarships to residents of Brown County, current high school graduates as well as GED recipients and other “second chance” individuals
Brown County-Indiana University ScholarshipTo provide scholarship grants to graduates of Brown County High School to subsidize their attendance at Indiana University
Bruce Gregory Temple Memorial Scholarship FundTo provide scholarship grants to deliver financial resources to deserving Brown County High School graduates or a student who has achieved a GED, who has been accepted to a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited college or university
Burke/Tharp Legacy Scholarship Endowment FundOpen to students from Leo High School, Delta High School, Blackford County High School and Brown County High School attending Purdue, Ball State or Michigan Universities.
Carolyn N. Pitt B.C. Ivy Tech Community College Scholarship Endowment FundTo provide scholarship grants to Brown County residents attending Ivy Tech
Clarence & Karen Zody Scholarship FundTo provide scholarship grants to residents of Brown County
Claude L. Graham Family Scholarship FundTo provide scholarship grants to nontraditional students who are graduates of Brown County High School or current Brown County residents pursuing any college, vocational or two year trade school
Dorothy Stewart Memorial Scholarship FundTo provide scholarships to BCHS students exhibiting an exceptional level of citizenship, community involvement and stewardship
Dr. Brester Scholarship FundTo provide scholarships to those with the intent to become a certified Veterinary Technician (working to pass the Veterinary Technician National Exam) or to become a Doctor of Veterinarian Medicine
Harrell-Fish Inc. Purdue Construction Engineering Scholarship FundTo provide scholarship grants to current year graduate of Brown County High School pursuing a degree from the School of Engineering or School of Technology at Purdue University
James Voland Memorial Scholarship PassthroughTo provide scholarship grants to BCHS graduates
John A. and Cheryl J. Eyed-Ivy Tech ScholarshipTo provide scholarship grants to Brown County residents attending Ivy Tech
Larry C. Banks Bronze Star Memorial Scholarship FundTo provide scholarships for vocational education to past students of Brown County Schools.
Lions Club of Brown County Samuel G. Johnson, Jr. Memorial Scholarship FundTo provide scholarship grants
Maddie’s Memorial Scholarship FundTo provide educational scholarships for students from low income families to attend driver’s education courses at the Brown County High School
McGrayel-Russo Memorial Scholarship FundTo provide a single scholarship grant to each of the two students of the Brown County High School selected annually as the recipients of the Golden Eagle Award
Milloy Family Scholarship Endowment FundTo provide tuition assistance to Brown County residents pursuing a two or four year degree on a full or pat time basis at any vocational school or community college
Peaceful Valley Memorial Scholarship FundProvide scholarship grants to deserving Brown County High School graduate or a student who has achieved a GED pursuing either a four year college academic degree or a multi year vocational degree
Richard A. Bowden Golfers’ Scholarship FundTo provide scholarship grants to Brown County traditional or nontraditional students who have love and passion for the game of golf.
Richard and Virginia Stoner Athletic Scholarship FundTo provide scholarship grants to Brown County children at the pre-high school level to attend athletic camps, clinics, and similar programs
Sam and Harriet Johnson-Purdue University Scholarship FundTo provide scholarship grants to graduates of the Brown County High School to subsidize their attendance at Purdue University
Schmidlapp-Fifth Third Bank’s Second Chance Scholars’ ProgramTo provide scholarships to students returning to school
Simon Family Scholarship FundTo provide scholarship grants to Brown County High School graduates pursuing further education
Steven and Cathy Junken Scholarship FundTo provide scholarship grants to needy graduates of Brown County High School
Wilma Brown Nursing Scholarship FundTo provide a scholarship to a Ball State nursing student who has at minimum completed a Licensed Practical Nursing degree

 

Unrestricted

Unrestricted Funds support the Brown County Community Foundation’s Grants Program

Bear Hardware Discretionary Fund
Betsy Voss & Fred Dornheim Discretionary Fund
Brown County Democrat Discretionary Fund
Brown County Health & Living Community Discretionary Fund
Brown County Rotary Club Leadership Discretionary Fund
Charitable Giving Through Payroll Deductions Passthrough Fund
Chig and James Owens Unrestricted Fund
Chris M. Wagner Family Discretionary Fund
David and Daren Redman Fund
David H. and Catherine A. Martin Discretionary Fund
Donald Knebel & Jennifer Colt Knebel Discretionary Fund
Donna Ormiston Discretionary Fund
Employees of Cummins of Brown County Passthrough Fund
The “Fabulous Fifty Circle of Care” Discretionary Fund
For Kids Sake
Greenlee Unrestricted Fund
Harry E. (Punk) & Betty Snider
Jim and Boni Head Fund
John & Kirstie Tiernan Family Discretionary Fund
John D. and Pamela H. Raider Discretionary Fund
Julie & Jack Winn Legacy Fund
Legacy Fund for Brown County
Lloyd Legacy Fund
Logterman Family Discretionary Fund
Margaret Colglazier Discretionary Fund
MIBOR Realtor Association Discretionary
Nashville Neighbors
Nell Culp Percival Fund
Rebecca Freeman Discretionary Fund
Samuel R. and Joan Rosen Fund
Shrewsbury Discretionary Endowment Fund
Skaarsgard Discretionary
Stuff-A-Stocking Holiday Event Discretionary Fund