2021 Annual Report – Celebrating 30 Years

The 2021 Annual Report is here! Celebrating 30 years of generosity, leadership, and service. Enjoy stories from the past year and see a snapshot of the work and activities we have done within LaGrange County. See highlights of our competitive grant awards, learn about our scholarship recipients and read our financial overview. Click here to […]

Allisa Brown selected as Heart of Gold Award Recipient

During the LaGrange County Community Foundation’s Annual Meeting & Celebration, Allisa Brown was selected as this year’s Heart of Gold Award recipient, the 13th in LCCF’s history. Allisa is the event coordinator of Night to Shine LaGrange and co-county coordinator for Special Olympics. She leads the LaGrange All-Stars Club, and led Friendship Bible Study for […]

Annual Meeting & Celebration Recap

The LaGrange County Community Foundation hosted their Annual Meeting and Celebration at the Farmstead Pavilion in Shipshewana on Wednesday, Aug. 30. The evening brought together dozens of donors, nonprofit leaders, community supporters and other esteemed guests for an evening of celebrating philanthropy in LaGrange County. “It was wonderful to spend the evening with so many […]

Heart of Gold Award Nominees

Each year, we are honored to shine a spotlight on volunteerism in LaGrange County. We asked the community to share the stories of people making a difference in our community and honored the volunteers through the Heart of Gold Award. This year, we received four nominations for our 13th annual Heart of Gold Award. Nominees […]

Fall Community Impact Grants Now Available

The LaGrange County Community Foundation is now accepting applications to its Community Impact Grants program. Community Impact Grants are available to nonprofit organizations serving LaGrange County. These grants are made possible through the generosity of donors who have supported the unrestricted and field of interest charitable funds at the Foundation. Community Impact Grant applications will […]

Community Foundation Awards $47,500 in Community Impact Grants

The LaGrange County Community Foundation awarded $47,500 to four nonprofit organizations during its 2022 Spring Community Impact Grants cycle. The grants will address community needs in education and health and human services. One of the grants will support the development of the Community Health Clinic in Shipshewana. The Community Health Clinic is a nonprofit healthcare […]

Meet Chelsea Weaver our Summer Intern

Hello! I’m Chelsea Weaver, and I’ve been a resident of LaGrange County for twenty years. I graduated from Westview High School in 2020. I studied Elementary Education at Trine University for two semesters before transferring to Western Governors University. I anticipate graduating in November of 2022. Since Western Governors University is an online school, I […]

Community Foundation awards $99,500 to graduating seniors

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 Community Scholarship Program, which aims to support the educational aspirations of students in LaGrange County. Through the program, the Community Foundation awarded $99,500 in scholarships to 23 graduating seniors. The Community Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors who are pursuing higher education at […]

Leadership LaGrange County class honors local heroes with banner project

Local heroes will be honored through banners placed throughout the town of Lagrange in a project led by the inaugural 2021 Leadership LaGrange County class. This community action project will build pride by highlighting the contributions of those who have served our country and community. Leadership LaGrange County is a program of the LaGrange County […]

LIFE: Youth Philanthropy in Action

The LIFE program is a youth philanthropy group supported by the LaGrange County Community Foundation. LIFE provides an opportunity for young people to gain experience in community service and charitable giving. The students provide oversight to funds held at the Community Foundation. This school year LIFE offered two grant cycles awarding $11,926 to youth-serving organizations […]