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.

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foundation news

  • Putting Aspirations into Action

    Action is Community Foundation's Focus for FTL Initiative.  “Words may inspire but only action creates change. Read more about this initiative's continuing progress and upcoming plans.

  • 2022 Pulaski county Lilly Endowment Community Scholar

    Tanner Hampton was named the 2022 Pulaski County Lilly Endowment Community Scholar.  Tanner is from North Judson-San Pierre High School. Way to go Tanner!

  • november E-newsletter

    Click here to view the latest digital newsletter! 

  • 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...

  • 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:

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    Actual presentation starts at 2:13 on recording.    

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