Sullivan County Community Foundation awards over $116,500

The Sullivan County Community Foundation awarded $116,530 to seven

non-profit organizations at the Sullivan Civic Center on Wednesday.

Shown above were representatives of these seven agencies.

The Wabash Valley Community Foundation, through its Sullivan County

affiliate, awarded $116,530 to seven non-profit organizations to benefit

Sullivan County at the Sullivan Civic Center on Wednesday.

Funding allocations totaling $116,530 for the benefit of Sullivan

County were awarded to seven agencies as follows:

• City of Sullivan — $50,000 for the new City Pool’s Lily Pad Walk

• Merom Improvement Association — $5,000 for the installation of water

and electricity for campers at Merom Bluff Park

• Rural Community Academy — $5,500 for family counseling focused on

mental health and behavior wellness

• Sullivan Art Guild — $2,700 to paint a mural on the outside of a

building on the Sullivan square

• Sullivan County Emergency Management Agency — $8,330 for a backup

generator for new EMA building

• Sullivan County Youth Sports Complex — $20,000 to create an

additional parking lot at the complex

• Town of Shelburn – $25,000 for renovation of the community building

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The following funds made these grants possible. The Community

Foundation recognizes the philanthropic leadership provided by these

individuals and organizations in creating these lasting endowments to

provide funding for programs throughout Sullivan County.

• 100 Women Who Care Sullivan County Fund

• Allomatic Products Community Enrichment Fund

• Lois A. Andrews Foundation Fund for Sullivan County

• Black Beauty Sullivan County Community Fund

• Henry D. Bobe Community Fund

• Kenneth and Mary Conner Endowment Fund

• Guy and Wilma Edds Charitable Endowment Fund-Gammie’s Closet

• First National Bank and Trust Employee Fund

• Garrett Family Fund

• James and Mary Halberstadt Endowment Fund

• Bill and Lorene Hankins Endowment Fund

• Rusty and Margie Hays Endowment Fund

• Larry and Janet Hays Endowment Fund

• Don and Nancy Hunt Community Fund

• Tara and Jason Jenkins Endowment Fund

• JJJ and K Endowment Fund

• William Ferd and Connie Pleasant Johnson Memorial Fund

• Dick and Janice Knotts Fund

• Jack Krumreich and Ellen Tucker Endowment Fund

• Milton L. and Ruth Pleasant Kult Fund

• Lilly Endowment Board Designated Fund for Sullivan County

• Lilly Endowment Fund for Sullivan County

• John and Yvonne Longfield Endowment Fund

• Dr. Allen and Shirley Lueking Family Fund

• Lana Martindale Memorial Fund

• Larry and Patti Mayfield Family Endowment Fund

• Robert and Susan McCammon Endowment Fund

• Harold and Malinda Medsker Endowment Fund

• Merom Community Endowment Fund

• Jordan and Ally Orwig Endowment Fund

• Emil and Janet Page Family Endowment Fund

• Leo and Virginia Pellum Endowment Fund

• Lorene B. and Malcolm Pigg Beautification Fund

• Pigg Family Charitable Giving Fund

• Pigg Implement, Inc. Endowment Fund

• Lorene B. and Malcolm Pigg Endowment Fund

• Sullivan County Community Foundation Board Endowment Fund

• Sullivan County Community Grant Fund

• William Snyder Endowment Fund

• Sullivan Family Dentistry Fund

• Sullivan Rotary Club Endowment Fund

• Templeton Coal Company, Inc. Fund for Sullivan County

• Unger Family Fund

• Tom and Kay Weitekamp Fund

• William and Joanne Wright Family Endowment Fund

For information about contributing to an existing fund, creating a new

fund to support your charitable goals in perpetuity, or for guidance

on how to apply for grant funding from the Community Foundation,

please call (812) 232-2234.

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