News and Events

Sep
7
2012
A grant from Lilly Endowment has provided the opportunity for the Scott County Community Foundation to hire a new intern for administrative support. Hannah Hatton is currently a senior Indiana University Southeast where she...

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Sep
5
2012
Scott County Youth Grantmaking Council (“YGC”) members recently helped pack food for the Blessings in a Backpack program, which provides food every weekend during the school year to 104 children in Scott County School...

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Aug
10
2012
Nonprofit organizations in rural America provide more than just services to people in need. They provide hope. Now, farmers and rural community members have a chance to support their favorite local nonprofit organization with...

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Aug
9
2012
Members of the Scott County Youth Grantmaking Council (“YGC”) recently filled 152 backpacks with school supplies for Totes for Tots and Teens (Project T3), an organization that provides backpacks for children in foster care....

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Jul
30
2012
Sixteen youth from our Scott County Youth Grantmaking Council (“YGC”) attended the 2012 Youth Philanthropy Initiative of Indiana leadership conference at Park Tudor School in Indianapolis. At “Learning to Lead Locally,” students networked with...

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Jul
11
2012
SCCF Executive Director Jaime Toppe receives donations from Jackson-Jennings Co-op CEO/General Manager Ron Sibert and board member Robert Peacock. The Co-op contributed $2,500, which was matched with $2,500 by Land O’Lakes Foundation, and will...

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Jul
11
2012
Several high school seniors were recently awarded scholarships through the Scott County Community Foundation. The recipients were honored at awards ceremonies at their high schools. The Alice and Gerald Miner Memorial Scholarship was established...

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Jul
11
2012
Students are quizzed on their knowledge of survival skills and Hunger Games trivia at the Edge summer program at Scottsburg Middle School. This year’s theme was “Hunger Games” and the program ended with a...

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Jun
28
2012
Scott County Community Foundation Executive Director Jaime Toppe presents a check for $3,549 to Sue Jones, vice president of Preservation Alliance, Inc. The grant is from the Joyce Hamilton Historical Preservation Endowment Fund and...

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Jun
27
2012
Scottsburg Kiwanis Club President Al Riggle presents a check for $555 to Greater Scott County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Keith Colbert. The funds were used to sponsor three students to attend a week-long...

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