Starke County Community Foundation Presents $20,000 in Grants to Starke County Park Board

The Starke County Forest will get $15,000 worth of improvements this spring, thanks to a grant from the Hardesty Memorial Endowment Fund. The funding was formally presented to the Starke County Park Board Tuesday by Starke County Community Foundation Director of Development Sarah Origer and Northern Indiana Community Foundation Executive Director Jay Albright.

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Starke County Community Foundation Accepting Grant Applications


The Starke County Community Foundation is moving into their fall granting cycle, and applications are now available for community support grants. This cycle allows the organization the flexibility of granting funds to a number of different groups and a variety of programs.

Grants are open to any charitable organization, and may be picked up at the Starke County Community Foundation office at any public library or online at Jay Albright, executive director of the Northern Indiana Community Foundation, told WKVI that the grants are intended for just about any non-profits in Starke County.

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NICF Hires New Executive Director

 The Northern Indiana Community Foundation announced last week that the foundation has chosen a new executive director: Jay Albright will fill the position for the three-county foundation, which represents the Community Foundations for Starke, Fulton, and Miami counties. Albright will be responsible for directing local offices and developing the foundation’s missing to connect donors with causes that are important to them.

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