Heritage Fund announces latest round of grant recipients

Heritage Fund: The Community Foundation of Bartholomew County is announcing more than $45 thousand dollars in grants to local organizations from its Community Fund this quarter.

Each year, Heritage Fund distributes between $600 and $700 thousand dollars in grants from the Community Fund. The unrestricted funds are meant to meet needs in the areas of Youth Development, Downtown Vibrancy, Arts/Culture/Architecture/Design and
Responsive Community Needs

Among the grants this quarter were $16,700 to Love Chapel to support website development, $12,150 to Indiana University Columbus to support its iEngage civics camp and $2,500 to Game Changer, Inc to support a documentary on The Republic.

Other grants this quarter included:

  • Leadership Bartholomew County – $995 for program scholarships
  • Indiana University Foundation – $200 to support IU Columbus Pride Pantry
  • International Community Development Inc. of Columbus – $750 for
    sponsorship MLK Day 2024
  • kidscommons – $1,000 sponsorship for Carnivale

The next quarterly grant application deadline is March 1st. For more information you can call Heritage Fund at 812-376-7772.