Entries by Jennifer Shultz

Students Interview for Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship

Ten Top Honor students were recently interviewed for Noble County’s Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship at the Community Foundation of Noble County. Selection of the students was based on their applications submitted in September to the community foundation which were reviewed by a panel of judges representing the central, east and west part of Noble County. […]

Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Interviews

The following students have been selected to interview for Noble County’s 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at the community foundation located at 1599 Lincolnway South, Ligonier IN 46767. Interviews will begin at 6 pm. Delaney Andrews – Central Noble Jr./Sr. High School Zachery Brazel  – Central Noble Jr./Sr. High School […]

Drug Free Noble County Awarded Grant

For Immediate Release In 2016, former Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller seeded the creation of a statewide network of Indiana foundations with a $500,000 matching grant from Indiana’s Consumer Protection Education Fund. These foundations collectively matched $500,000 by December 31, 2016. This network was named the Indiana Network for the Prevention and Treatment of Opioid […]

2017 College Scholarship Winners Announced

The Community Foundation of Noble County recently awarded a total of $126,000 in scholarships during the 2016-2017 scholarship season to area high school and college students including college student Christina Coats of Ligonier, who received the Oliver and Eleanor Ellenbecker Previous Award Winner scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to students who previously received a one-year […]

2016 Annual Meeting Held May 24, 2017

The board of directors of the Community Foundation of Noble County held its Annual Meeting to celebrate the year 2016 at the Kendallville Event Center on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. CHECK OUT THE EVENT PHOTOS HERE Approximately 130 invited guests including donors, fund representatives, volunteers, and grantees attended the luncheon.  The luncheon theme “Cheers to a […]

2016 Foundation Facts

The foundation is pleased to share highlights from 2016. Current Assets Current fund balance or net assets in 183 funds as of December 2016 $28,281,708 Grant Distributions Since Inception Since 1991, the Foundation has awarded over 15,586 grants and scholarships $29,014,654 Grants—2016 In 2016, the Foundation distributed 373 grants and scholarships $1,248,649 Gifts—2016 In 2016, […]

P.U.L.S.E. Senior Citizen Prom – 2017

Attention senior citizens! It’s time to grab your friends for a fabulous night out at our 11th annual Senior Citizen Prom for It’s a night of dining, dancing, and a chance to win some pretty  awesome door prizes. You could also be voted as this year’s king or queen! This year’s theme is “The Oscars.” […]

Community Foundation Announces Interim Executive Director

Ligonier – The board of directors of the Community Foundation of Noble County has appointed Mark Demske interim executive director of the organization. The naming of Demske comes one week after the untimely death of Linda L. Speakman-Yerick of Rome City on March 16.  Speakman-Yerick had served as executive director of the countywide foundation since […]