Current Funds Available at the Scott County Community Foundation

Anyone can add to any existing fund at any time. Whether your passion is education, the arts, historic preservation, youth, elderly, faith or the community — there is a fund to fit your need!

AHS Alumni Education Fund
Educational assistance for graduating seniors from Austin High School.

Alice and Gerald L. Miner Scholarship Fund
Established by the children of Alice and Gerald Miner; is used for scholarships for graduates of Scottsburg High School.

Arthur Gene Mayer Memorial Scholarship Fund
Established by the loving family of Gene Mayer, this scholarship is open to graduating seniors from Austin High School, Scottsburg High School, Grace Christian Academy, and home school students.

Beverly Crowell Memorial Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarships for graduates of a Scott County school who plan to major in education.

Bill and Norma Perry Memorial Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarships for graduates of Scottsburg High School.

Carol L. Pettit Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to a student who attended Vienna-Finley Elementary School and plans to pursue a college degree in the field of education. The scholarship was established in memory of Carol Pettit, who gave many years of service to Vienna-Finley Elementary.

Carter-Waldkoetter Nursing Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to graduates of Scottsburg High School who will major in nursing.

Charles G. and Lois D. Nolan Memorial Scholarship Fund
This scholarship was established in loving memory of Charles and Lois Nolan, and will be awarded to any Scott County graduate who plans to major in education, English, mathematics, engineering or a science-related field.

Christie Crafton Memorial Scholarship Fund
Christie Crafton was a dedicated teacher. This scholarship was established soon after she passed away from cancer at the age of 42. The scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior from Scottsburg who plans to pursue a career in education.

Dale McNeely Scholarship Fund
Provides scholarships for Scottsburg High School seniors.

Epply Shields Memorial Scholarship Fund
This fund was established from a trust in September 1997 with the primary purpose of benefiting Scottsburg High School graduates whose goal is to teach in an elementary or secondary educational program.

Lilly Scholar Endowment Fund
For educational scholarships or youth-related projects.

Martin Christian Education Fund
This fund was established by the Scottsburg First Christian Church to provide support for its educational programs.

Mary Elizabeth – Virgil S. Miller Memorial Scholarship Fund
This scholarship was established in a bequest to assist students in Austin and Scottsburg high schools pursue a degree in higher education.

Phyllis Calvin Educational Endowment Fund
This scholarship will provide support to graduates of Austin High School who will major in education.

Pilot Club Lifeline/Mary Allen and Jan Thompson Healthcare Scholarship Fund
This scholarship will provide support to adults who are continuing their education in nursing, as well as those seeking to be a surgery tech, radiology tech or respiratory therapist.

Robert G. Comer Memorial Scholarship Fund
This fund will support Scott County students with an agricultural background in their pursuit of a higher education.

Scott Memorial Hospital Guild Brunton-Mumford Scholarship
Provides scholarships to students who will major in the medical field.

Scott Memorial Hospital/IUS Scholarship Fund
Provides a scholarship to a student who is a Scott County resident and is pursuing a degree at Indiana University Southeast in the medical field.

Scott Memorial Hospital/Ivy Tech Scholarship Fund
Provides a scholarship to a student who is a Scott County resident and is pursuing a nursing degree at Ivy Tech Community College in Sellersburg.

Shelley Comer Akers Memorial Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship assistance to graduates of Scottsburg, Austin or a Scott County home school. Students are required to have been involved in 4-H at some point in their lives.

SHS Alumni Association Education Fund
To provide educational assistance to graduates of Scottsburg High School.

Timothy Michael Wolf Memorial Scholarship Fund
To provide scholarship support to Scott County seniors who plan to pursue a college degree. In August 1989 just short of his 14th birthday, Tim Wolf was diagnosed with leukemia. After battling for over three years, he went home to be with the Lord on November 9, 1992. Before he passed away he talked to his dad about a Tim Wolf Memorial Scholarship Fund. His parents Joe and Becky Wolf had their assignment of starting a scholarship in memory of their precious son.

Walter S. and Clarice (White) Bridgewater Memorial Scholarship Fund
The purpose is to provide scholarship funds for a Scottsburg High School graduate who demonstrates financial need.

Adkins-Jones Family Fund
Provides support to the Scott County Heritage Center and Museum, and Scott County Community Foundation.

Austin Beautification Endowment Fund
This fund was established in 1999 to support projects of the Austin Beautification Committee, such as welcome signs, holiday lights, trophies for the Christmas parade, grounds keeping in the parks and flower beds around town.

Austin High School Academic Team Fund
Supports Austin High School’s annual academic competition.

CASA of Scott County Endowment Fund
To provide support to CASA of Scott County, an organization that advocates for abused and neglected children.

Chief John Memorial Campership Fund
This fund was established in memory of John Wittich, and will provide camperships for the Englishton Park summer camp program.

Clark Chapel Cemetery Fund
Provides support for maintenance and preservation of Clark Chapel Cemetery in Underwood.

Cornhuskers/FFA Agricultural Fund
Provides support for Scottsburg High School FFA .

Dolly Parton Imagination Library Fund
The Imagination Library initiative seeks to increase early childhood literacy. This fund assists those efforts to provide free books to Scott County children from birth through age five.

Ella Maude McCulloch Mission Endowment Fund
Provides supports for the missions of Scottsburg United Methodist Church.

First Christian Church Senior Citizens Fund
To support the goals of the senior citizens of Scottsburg First Christian Church.

Hazel Gillespie Hunger Fund

To support Scottsburg United Methodist Church’s mission programs designated for hunger relief.

Jeff Harris Memorial Fund for the Scott County Heritage Center and Museum Collections
Provides support to Scott County Heritage Center and Museum.

Joyce Hamilton Historic Preservation Endowment Fund
To support the Joyce Hamilton Oard Springs Community Center.

Kathy Nicholson Mission Endowment Fund
Provides support for missions at Scottsburg United Methodist Church.

Kathy Nicholson Mission Endowment Fund
Music opportunities at Scottsburg United Methodist Church.

Kimberlin Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
To provide financial support to the Kimberlin Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

Lauren Graham Memorial Breast Cancer Fund
Established in loving memory of Eric and Diane Graham’s daughter, Lauren. She was tragically killed in an auto accident in December 2004. The funds will provide support to Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

Lauren Graham Memorial Tennis Fund
Established in loving memory of Eric and Diane Graham’s daughter, Lauren. She was tragically killed in an auto accident in December 2004. The funds will provide support to Scott District 2 tennis.

Philip Glenn Martin Memorial Fund
Philip Glenn Martin led the effort to establish the Scott County Community Foundation, and was the first executive director of the Chamber of Commerce, among many other accomplishments. This fund will provide support for students to attend the Chamber’s BizCamp educational program.

Robin Eve Memorial Fund
Robin Eve and her mother, Mary, enjoyed people-watching, feeding the ducks and walking at the local parks. This fund will provide support to Scottsburg city parks.

Robert and Margie Fawver Fund
This fund will provide support for music and kitchen needs at Scottsburg United Methodist Church.

Scott County Chamber of Commerce Educational Endowment Fund
To provide support for the educational programs of the Chamber, which includes Junior Achievement BizCamp, Character Counts, Dollars and $ense, Maverick Challenge and more.

Scott County Community Foundation Operating Endowment Fund
To provide support for future operations for the Foundation.

Scott County Economic Development Corporation Fund
Provides financial support to the Scott County Economic Development Corporation.

Scott County 4-H Fund
Provides scholarships and awards for members of 4-H who are not participating in livestock events, and to provide support for youth leadership activities.

Scott County Family YMCA Endowment Fund
To support the Scott County Family YMCA.

Scott County Genealogical Society Fund
To provide support in preserving family histories through the Scott County Genealogical Society.

Scott County Heritage Center & Museum Fund
Provides financial support to the Preservation Alliance in its goals for the Scott County Heritage Museum.

Scott County Hunger Fund
This fund was established in 2000 on behalf of an anonymous donor, whose passion was helping the poor. This fund provides support to the Scott County Clearinghouse.

Scott County Kids First Fund
This fund provides support to Kids First, a local charity that helps kids and families throughout the year through proceeds from their annual auction.

Scott County Literacy Council Fund
To provide financial support to teach adults reading, writing and life skills.

Scott County Soil and Water Conservation District Fund
To support the charitable purposes of the Scott County Soil and Water Conservation District.

Scottsburg Beautification Committee Fund
Otis Collier was a long-time employee of Morgan Foods, a past Scottsburg Warrior basketball coach, and someone who loved gardening and was known for his beautiful rose gardens. When he passed away, he left an estate gift to the Scottsburg Beautification Committee. This fund was established to provide ongoing maintenance at the Otis Collier Memorial Garden at Lake Iola in Scottsburg.

Scottsburg High School Classroom Innovation Fund
To enhance classroom experiences for students and encourage teacher creativity.

Scottsburg United Methodist Church Endowment Fund
To provide support for youth programs to the Scottsburg United Methodist Church.

Scottsburg United Methodist Church General Endowment Fund
To provide financial support to the Scottsburg United Methodist Church.

United Way of Scott County Operating Endowment Fund
To provide operational support to United Way of Scott County.

Addie Mae Graham Memorial Fund
Established in loving memory of Eric Graham’s mother, Addie Mae Graham. The purpose of this unrestricted fund is to provide support to charitable organizations during our Community Grants Program.

Barbara Everett Community Fund
This fund supports the mission and programs of the Community Foundation. It was established by Mike Everett in memory of his mother.

Borden Family Community Granting Fund
To provide support to charitable projects and programs during the Community Grants Program.

Boswell Family Fund
To provide support to charitable projects and programs during the Community Grants Program.

Common Good Fund
This fund allows donors to make a pass-through gift to a charitable organization and remain anonymous if they so choose, without having to establish a pass-through fund of their own.

Community Enrichment Fund
To provide support to charitable projects and programs during the Community Grants Program.

Cree-ating Community Fund
This fund supports the mission and programs of the Community Foundation.

Dale and Rosemarie Hobbs Fund
To provide support to charitable projects and programs during the Community Grants Program.

Dan and Mary Lou Slattery Fund
To provide support to charitable projects and programs during the Community Grants Program.

Devonnia Tscheulin Memorial Fund
To provide support to charitable projects and programs during the Community Grants Program.

Donald R. Collins Sr. Family Fund
To provide support to charitable projects and programs during the Community Grants Program.

Dr. William and Diann Scott Memorial Unrestricted Fund
To provide support to charitable projects and programs during the Community Grants Program.

Dustin and Derek Jones Memorial Fund
To provide support to charitable projects and programs during the Community Grants Program.

The Garten Foundation
To provide support to charitable projects and programs during the Community Grants Program.

Hazel and Lowell Lowry Sr. Memorial Fund
To provide support to charitable projects and programs during the Community Grants Program.

John and Janice Martin Unrestricted Endowment Fund
John and Janice chose to commemorate their wedding day on August 3, 2002, in a very special way by establishing an endowment fund that would continue on in time, like their commitment to each other. The purpose is to provide support to charitable organizations.

Kilburn-White Unrestricted Fund
To provide support to charitable projects and programs during the Community Grants Program.

Laurence and Myrtle Bridge Memorial Fund
Established in loving memory of Pat Bridge’s parents, Laurence and Myrtle Bridge. They were lifelong residents and farmers in Johnson Township. This fund will provide support to charitable activities each year as directed by the Board of Directors.

Lauren Graham Memorial Fund
Established in loving memory of Eric and Diane Graham’s daughter, Lauren. The funds will provide support to charitable organizations.

L.L. and Juanita Lowry Unrestricted Fund
To provide support to charitable projects and programs during the Community Grants Program.

Neighbors Helping Neighbors Fund
To provide support to charitable projects and programs during the Community Grants Program.

New Washington State Bank Fund
To provide support to charitable projects and programs during the Community Grants Program.

Phillip Dold Sr. Memorial Unrestricted Fund
To provide support to charitable projects and programs during the Community Grants Program.

Scott County Community Foundation Cornerstone Fund
103 years after the formation of this fund, the purpose will be to support charitable organizations. It was established by SCCF board members and staff, showing their belief that the Foundation will serve Scott County for years to come.

Scott County Immediate Response Fund
To provide financial support to residents of Scott County in the event of an emergency or if there are immediate needs of the county, and to assist non-profit agencies in carrying out their goals for their own programs.

Scott County Memorial Fund
To provide support to charitable projects and programs during the Community Grants Program.

Terry Fewell Memorial Unrestricted Fund
To provide support to charitable projects and programs during the Community Grants Program.

Wesbanco Fund
To provide support to charitable projects and programs during the Community Grants Program.

William Frasier Wetzel Memorial Fund
To provide support to charitable projects and programs during the Community Grants Program.

Yellow Rose of Nancy R. Laird Memorial Fund
To provide support to charitable projects and programs during the Community Grants Program.

Gladys A. Berna Education Fund
To support classroom projects and field trips for students in Scott County School Districts 1 and 2.

Joyce Lowry Broady Memorial Endowment Fund
Established in memory of Joyce, to provide support to breast cancer patients.

Kenneth Roseberry Memorial Fund
To assist in the payment of medical expenses for the next legitimate organ donor recipient from Scott County.

Rosalind English Trust
For the primary benefit and hospitalization at Scott Memorial Hospital of the poor, sick and indigent children of Scott County.

Scott County CAPE Educational Endowment Fund
Lilly Endowment awarded a $5 million Community Alliances to Promote Education (CAPE) grant to Scott County in 2001 to address educational needs. This fund will promote improved outcomes for education in Scott County.

Scott County Youth Grantmaking Council Fund
Provides support in order to help young people understand and experience philanthropy and to encourage youth-initiated service to the community.

Terry Fewell Memorial Youth Fund
To provide support to youth-related projects, as directed by the Scott County Youth Grantmaking Council.

Agriculture and Education Memorial Fund
Provides charitable contributions suggested by the donors.

Connie Renschler Memorial Fund
Will supports a summer reading program at Lexington Elementary School, and any other charitable programs recommended by the family.

Dobbins Family Fund
Provides charitable contributions suggested by the Dobbins Family.

Dottie Shelhamer Memorial Fund
Provides charitable contributions suggested by Dottie’s family.

Dr. William and Diann Scott Memorial Donor Advised Fund
To support charitable organizations in Scott County as recommended by the advisor. For several years this fund has supported the Humane Society of Scott County.

Ed McGuire Memorial Fund
In memory of Ed McGuire to the First Christian Church for Wonder Valley Christian Camp and other scholarship funds or charities as designated by the donors.

First Christian Church Youth Fund
To fund youth activities or needed items.

Jayce Ray Stallings Memorial Fund
Provides charitable contributions suggested by Jayce’s family.

Kelley Robbins Endowment Fund for Public Health
This donor-advised fund will support public health initiatives.

Kenninger Music Education Fund
To provide a scholarship to students who want to pursue a degree in music, and who demonstrate financial need, and to be used by music teachers in Scott County to help students who have financial need to rent or purchase musical equipment and/or provide support to music teachers for musical education and/or projects.

Kiwanis Club of Scott County Fund
This fund will support charitable activities as recommended by the Kiwanis Club of Scott County.

Morgan Family Endowment Fund
Promotes charitable purposes in Scott and Jefferson counties suggested by the Morgan family.

Nathan and Alice Bridge Memorial Endowment Fund
Nathan and Alice Bridge were lifelong residents of Scott County and devoted to many causes. As a donor-advised fund, the family will be actively engaged in recommending which charities will receive funding.

Nina Keown Memorial Fund
Established in memory of Nina, this donor-advised fund will support charitable programs in Lexington and other charities as recommended by the family.

Randy Copple Memorial Fund
Established in memory of Randy, this donor-advised fund will support charitable programs recommended by the family.

Scottsburg Lions Club/D.Q. Reid Memorial Fund
Provides support to charitable projects recommended by the Scottsburg Lions Club.

West Family Community Fund
To provide charitable contributions suggested by the West Family.

Wolf Family Charitable Fund
To provide charitable contributions suggested by the Wolf Family.

For more information on Scott County Community Foundation and the current funds available, please contact us.