Learn how to apply for a Community Foundation grant

The LaGrange County Community Foundation will host a grant workshop on Thursday, Feb. 23, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Community Foundation. The Community Foundation encourages nonprofit organizations considering submitting an application for a Community Impact Grant in 2023 to attend the workshop. The spring funding cycle is open and applications are due April […]

Network with nonprofits at LaGrange Partners

LaGrange Partners, an interagency meeting for nonprofit organizations and entities providing services for LaGrange County residents, will meet February 14, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Linder’s Tavern on Main in LaGrange. Partners provides a forum for learning about resources, discussing current issues, networking, and keeping up to date on existing services in LaGrange County. […]

Application deadline approaching for Community Scholarships

Graduating LaGrange County high school seniors who are planning to apply for a Community Scholarship offered through the LaGrange County Community Foundation have until February 15, 2023 at 5 p.m. to submit their applications.   The Foundation manages more than 45 community scholarship funds. Scholarship opportunities vary according to residency, career fields, current high school attendance, […]

Community Impact Grant program accepting applications in two cycles

The Community Impact Grant program will be offered in two funding rounds in 2023: grant applications will be due April 3 and September 1. Applications are now open for the spring cycle. Award notifications will be made within 60 days of the application deadline. The LaGrange Community Foundation seeks proposals for innovative or creative projects […]

The Outtakes – Merry Christmas!

When the office contains three people you try your very best to take that picture-perfect Christmas photo. Well, let’s just say we rotated spots, didn’t know what to do with our hands, and ended up in a different location…. enjoy our bloopers!

Kamryn Miller of Westview Jr. Sr. High School Named 2023 Lilly Scholar

Kamryn Miller of Westview Jr. Sr. High School was suprised on Dec. 5, 2022, with the announcement that she was the 2023 Lilly Endowment Scholar. Kamryn demonstrates many of the qualities we seek in a future leader motivated, hard-working and engaged in her school and community. The selection committee was impressed by her service to […]

Community Foundation Awards $93,384 to area nonprofits

Community Foundation hosted a reception on Tuesday, Nov. 15, to recognize recipients of the $93,384 awarded from its Fall Community Impact Grants Cycle. More than 25 nonprofit executives and representatives gathered along with Community Foundation board members, volunteers, and staff to celebrate. The Community Foundation awarded grants to sixteen nonprofit organizations during the fall grant […]

Arts Revival

LaGrange County Arts ready to support, promote the local arts community A new community group hopes to revive the arts in LaGrange County and establish a highly visible arts community. LaGrange County Arts is a collective of local artists and art appreciators who believe in promoting, presenting, and supporting the literary, musical performance, visual and […]

Finalists selected for 2023 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship

Five LaGrange County high school seniors have been named finalists for the 2023 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. The prestigious award goes to an outstanding high school senior in LaGrange County. The 2023 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar will be awarded a full-tuition scholarship including a $900 book stipend per year, for four years to any accredited […]

Lake City Bank donates in celebration of the bank’s 150th anniversary

Lake City Bank supported the LaGrange County Community Foundation with an unrestricted donation of $10,000 recently. This gift is part of the bank’s 150th anniversary celebration, a year-long commemoration of the bank’s history and commitment to the communities it serves. To mark the anniversary, the bank announced a donation of $150,000 to community foundations in […]