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    #GIVINGTUESDAY is 4 weeks away!  Give online or visit us during the open house on December 3rd from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Share with us what #GIVINGTUESDAY means to you and why you give back to support your community. 


    Community Foundation of Pulaski County Board members are thrilled to announce that the GIFT VII matching challenge raised $455,993 for broad community needs and specific programs.

    Coupled with the $500,000 in matching dollars from Lilly  Endowment Inc., Pulaski County's future is nearly $1 million brighter!

    THANK YOU for investing in our community!

  • Five pulaski county students named lilly finalists

    Five students from two area high schools have been named finalists in the Community Foundation of Pulaski County Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship process. The finalists are: Ryan Lynch from West Central High School, and Taylor Clark, Samantha DePoy, Ryan Huggler, and Sarah Keller from Winamac Community High School. Each student is to be commended for earning distinction as a finalist for the prestigious scholarship. The scholarship provides four years of full tuition and required fees and up to $900 per year for required books and equipment. 

  • august E-newsletter

    Click here to view the August e-newsletter.  Join our mailing list and we'll send the next quarterly newsletter direct to your in-box.

  • Summer celebration - enjoying the journey

    Community Foundation of Pulaski County hosted their 2019 celebration of philanthropy on July 16 at the Star City Community Building.  The annual event brings donors, grantees, past/present board members and staff together to express appreciation, share highlights and what's to come, and learn about grant projects and programs in the community.  This year's theme was "Enjoying the Journey."  Guests were invited to stay after and enjoy a walk or bike ride on the Friends of the Panhandle Pathway.   

  • Summer intern - rachel ploss

    Rachel Ploss is the Community Foundation's 2019 summer intern.  We are excited to have Rachel with us.  She is a Winamac High School graduate currently majoring in Philanthropy at IUPUI.

  • may e-newsletter

    Click here to view the May edition of the CFPC e-newsletter.  Subscribe to our mailing list and stay informed on the latest from  the Community Foundation. 

  • grants awarded

    West Central Elementary PTC received a grant in the amount of $8,000 for new playground equipment.  The project plans to be completed by the end of the summer.  

    First United Methodist Church in Winamac  received $3,200 to support the Warrior-Up for Jesus Summer Food & Fun program for the second year.  

    Humanitarian Distribution Center received a check in the amount of $5,000 to put toward the purchase of a new forklift for moving the pallets of food distributed to food pantries in the surrounding areas.  

    Friends of Tippecanoe River State Park received $5,200 for their project to Replace the Waterfowl Area Overlook.

  • GIFT VII matching program

    Community Foundation of Pulaski County (CFPC) will receive a grant of $500,000 as part of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s seventh phase of its Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT) initiative.   With GIFT VII, the Endowment is making up to $125 million available to help Indiana community foundations strengthen the towns, cities and counties they serve.  Read more 

  • local food pantries receive $1,000

    Several local food pantries in Pulaski County and two youth programs  received $1,000 each from the Community Foundation near year-end.  Board members had the pleasure of hand delivering the checks to volunteers and organization reps at Medaryville First Christian Church, Winamac Nazarene Church, First Christian Church in Francesville, Bread of Life Food Pantry in Star City, Global Harvest Church in Monterey, and Pulaski County Human Services.

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