Welcome


COVID-19 update August, 2021:  the Community Foundation is open and staff are working, but the door is locked. Face masks are required to enter.  We will be happy to schedule a virtual appointment as needed.  Feel free to use our mailbox outside the door during the week.  Thank you for helping keep us and our community safe!


The Community Foundation of Pulaski County, Inc. is a nonprofit charity that serves donors, awards grants, and provides leadership to enhance the quality of life in Pulaski County. Its mission is to encourage the growth of endowed funds to serve and enrich our community today and tomorrow.


Read the community profile, “Conversations with our Community," presented publicly in 2020.  Download a copy here or request a hard copy at the CFPC office.

  • give & 

    donate

    Type content here...

  • apply for a

    grant

    Type content here...

  • apply for a scholarship

    Type content here...

  • attend an

    Event

    Type content here...

foundation news


  • august enewsletter hot off the press

    Click here to view the latest enewsletter! 

  • CFPC Puts down roots

    The Community Foundation of Pulaski County (CFPC) is putting down roots with the purchase of property to establish its own office in downtown Winamac. The CFPC Board of Directors approved purchase of the existing house at 221 N. Monticello Street in July.  Read more...

  • Congratulations to Back Home Again Recipient

    Congratulations to Kirstin Elston of Francesville for receiving the Back Home Again in Indiana Non-Traditional Scholarship! Kirstin is attending the University of Indianapolis for a Bachelors of Science in Nursing. Best wishes, Kirstin!

  • Scholarships Awarded

    24 high school seniors and 3 non-traditional students were awarded scholarships through the Community Foundation this spring, thanks to the generosity of donors. Congratulations to all 2021 Scholarship Recipients! 

  • 2021 new board members

    Community Foundation of Pulaski County welcomes four new members to its 2021 Board of Directors.  Read full story...

  • 2021 Pulaski county lilly endowment community scholar

    Patrick Kiefer of Winamac Community High School is Pulaski County's 2021 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar! Patrick will graduate this May and plans to attain a degree in Business. 

  • Emil smolek leaves $1.5 million legacy

    Over ten years ago, Emil Smolek made a bequest in his will creating an endowment in the Community Foundation of Pulaski County. The testamentary gift totaled over $1.57 million to support his passions in life. The bequest is the largest gift ever received by the Community Foundation.   Read more...

  • GIFT VII Board engagement grant

    “The GIFT VII board engagement grant posed a challenge for each director to commit significant financial resources. They rose to meet that challenge so that our community could benefit from a generous unrestricted grant

    from Lilly Endowment.”  Read more... 

  • why community development? considerations for change

    David Terrell, Executive Director of the Indiana Communities Institute at Ball State University, met with local leaders in August, 2020 to share research and facts on community development.  Listen to the recording and view the presentation video and slides here:


    Audio only


    Video and audio


    Actual presentation starts at 2:13 on recording.    



subscribe to enewsletter

The Community Foundation offers a  quarterly email newsletter with highlights, helpful information and updates. Keep up with CFPC by signing up for our mailing list

  and to receive this

digital newsletter. 

Hang tight while we prepare your form...

This form may capture sensitive data (credit cards, bank accounts…), yet this site isn’t sufficiently secured.

Please contact the site administrator to resolve this issue. He must enable SSL.

This form failed to load. Try reloading this page.

The server may be having issues, or this website’s administrator may have deleted the form.