The funds listed below demonstrate what a wide variety of interests people have and why they chose to create a fund at the Community Foundation. Each is established with a fund agreement, which directs how the donor wants grants used now and far into the future. The endowments are pooled for investment purposes but accounted for separately. Anyone can add to any fund at any time in any amount.
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The 7 Hugs: The David E., Sally Kirk, JD, and Stephanie Webster Family Endowment was established in 2018. David and Sally Webster established this Flexible
The B.R. and H.L. Alexander Memorial Endowment for H.O.P.P.S. was created in 2015 by Margot and Robin Henderson in memory of Margot’s parents. H.O.P.P.S. stands
Bob Trimble and his family established this Designated Fund in memory of his wife, Barbara. Barbara was a founding board member of the Community Foundation,
In June 1994, the Bethany Circle of King’s Daughters’ Hospital created the Mary E. & Artz Ellis Memorial Fund. Mary and Artz resided in Carrollton,
The Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Jefferson County Endowment Fund was established in 1998 by Mary Goode Wallis. Mary and her family members were very involved
Big E’s Garage: The Elisha Ellsworth Lowry Memorial Scholarship is an Acorn Fund that was established in 2020. Phoebe Lowry James created this fund as
The Bill Oldaker Scholarship is the first endowed scholarship created at the Community Foundation in 1992. It was established by the Madison Rotary Club in
An anonymous donor established the Boy Scout Camp Louis Ernst Fund in Honor of Don Riley and Perin Scott in 2018. This is a Designated