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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Prince of Peace Catholic Schools created this Agency Fund in memory of volunteer Dr. Gertrude Geraets in 2015. Gertrude was a life-long educator and served
On November 3, 1999, Harve and Joyce Rawson approached the Foundation about creating a scholarship to honor Joyce’s teaching career and her involvement with Franklin
In 2006, Dr. Marcella S. Modisett established the Dr. Marcella S. Modisett Endowment for Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana. In 2013, the Girl Scouts awarded her
The For the Little Ones Fund: Madison Consolidated Schools Pre-Kindergarten Program Endowment was established in 2019 by Bob and Mary Kraft. Bob and Mary have
In 1993, an anonymous donor established the Frieda Suppes Jones/John Price Jones Memorial Fund. This fund was created to remember the donor’s great-aunt and uncle
Cynthia McCullough established the Friends of the Jefferson County Animal Shelter Endowment in 2008. Annual grants from this Designated Fund are made to the Madison/Jefferson
This Agency Endowment was created by the Friends of the Jefferson County Public Library of Madison and Hanover in 2015. Founded in 1982, the organization
The Gary Chapman Memorial Scholarship for the Arts was established in 2018. Gary Chapman was an asset to the Jefferson County arts community. He shared