News and Events

Jul
15
2019
A new endowment fund at the Scott County Community Foundation will provide permanent operating support for a local nonprofit, announced Executive Director Jaime Toppe. Court Appointed Special Advocates, better known as CASA, is a...

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Jul
11
2019
Numerous students were recently awarded scholarships through the Scott County Community Foundation. The high school recipients were honored at awards ceremonies at their schools in May, while the adult recipients were given their scholarships...

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Jul
8
2019
The 2020 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship application is now available for all residents of Scott County who will graduate from either Austin or Scottsburg high schools by the end of June 2020. The scholarship...

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Jun
27
2019
The Scott County Community Foundation (SCCF) has awarded over $135,000 in grants to several local agencies during its 2019 Community Grants Program, announced grants committee chairperson Nancy Barr. The agencies were honored at a...

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Jun
26
2019
Scott County Community Foundation Executive Director Jaime Toppe accepts a $10,000 donation from Austin Alumni Association President Ishmael White. The donation is for the AHS Alumni Education Fund at the Community Foundation and will...

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Jun
10
2019
Scott County Youth Grantmaking Council (“YGC”) recently held their annual dinner at Mid-America Science Park. The youth were honored for their service to the community and grants were awarded for youth projects. The YGC...

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Jun
7
2019
The Scott County Youth Grantmaking Council (“YGC”), a program of the Scott County Community Foundation, awarded $7,339 in grants to youth-related projects in the community at an annual dinner held June 5 at Mid-America...

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Jun
6
2019
Vienna-Finley Elementary School outgoing fifth grader Marley Fleenor received the 2019 Scott County Youth Grantmaking Council (“YGC”) Helping Hand Award. She is shown with YGC members Ryan Howser and Gavin Borden. Marley was nominated...

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May
28
2019
Scott County 4-H Robotics Leader Bobbie Foster, right, accepts a grant for $250 from Kyle Akers, on behalf of the Comer family. Russ and Bonnie Comer established the Scott County 4-H Fund at the...

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May
21
2019
In an effort to assist nonprofits with capacity building, the Scott County Community Foundation will be hosting quarterly lunch and learn sessions. Board members, volunteers and staff of nonprofit organizations are highly encouraged to...

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