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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Dianna Risk was a well-loved educator and counselor in the Madison Consolidated Schools system for over 30 years. During her time at Madison Junior High
The Nathan Hadley Memorial Fund for MCHS Career Readiness was established in 2017 by Nathan’s wife, Katy Hadley. Katy established this fund in memory of
The Norbert A. “Tony” Steinhardt, Jr. and Phyllis Steinhardt Family Endowment is a Flexible Community Fund established by Tony and Phyllis Steinhardt. Tony and Phyllis
The Patty Cooper Memorial Endowment for Hanover Presbyterian Church Preschool was established in 2016. Patty’s husband, Bob, and family created this Designated Fund to honor
The Richard Tevis Heck/Ruth Irwin Heck Fund for Madison Presbyterian Church was established in 2002. Richard became a member of Madison Presbyterian in 1938, and
The Richard Tevis Heck/Ruth Irwin Heck Fund for the Hanover Volunteer Fire Company was established in 1997. Richard Tevis Heck served as a firefighter in
In 2008, E. Lee Rogers established the Rogers Family Memorial Historical Research Fund. Lee and his family are descendants of John & Jamima (Green) Rogers.
The Hanover United Methodist Church congregation created this fund in memory of one of their members, Roland Lichlyter, in 2014. Roland was a long-time member
The Salvation Army Endowment in Memory of Tom Palfreeman was established in 2016. It was created through Tom Palfreeman’s estate after his passing. During Tom’s
The Sherman, Barber, & Mullikin Fund for Jefferson County was established in 2018. This Flexible Community Fund was created by Sherman, Barber, & Mullikin CPAs.
Josh and Barb Ford established the Southwestern Schools Endowment in Memory of Kenneth Stier in 2017. This fund was created to remember Barb’s father who