Family of Funds

We work with donors to fulfill their charitable goals by structuring charitable funds that are customized to fit their unique goals, easy to implement, and supported by our broad community knowledge and expertise. Following is a list of funds individuals, families, business, civic groups, and agencies have established to benefit Daviess County now and forever into the future. Please contact us for help in fulfilling your charitable dreams.

 

Community Good Funds (Unrestricted Funds)

Black Beauty Daviess County Community Fund

An unrestricted fund created by the Black Beauty Coal Company to support the Foundation’s unrestricted grantmaking.

Boyd Grain Farms/Tom and Marsha Boyd Fund

An unrestricted fund created by Tom and Marsha Boyd to support the Foundation’s unrestricted grantmaking.

Callahan Family Fund

An unrestricted fund established by Merle and Mary Callahan to support the Foundation.

Senator Homer and Irma Capehart Fund

An unrestricted fund created by Jim Pearson in memory of his grandparents.

Cherry Tree Plaza Community Fund

An unrestricted fund created by the owner of Cherry Tree Plaza in Washington to help the Foundation respond to changing needs in the community.

Daviess County Memorial Fund

An unrestricted fund created by the Daviess County Community Foundation.

Dudenhoeffer Family Fund

An unrestricted endowment fund, established by John and Eileen Dudenhoeffer, to provide support for helping the Daviess County Community Foundation respond to changing needs in the Daviess County community.

Joan Daily Elliott Fund

An unrestricted fund established through the estate of Joan Daily Elliott to support the Daviess County Community Foundation’s unrestricted grantmaking.

Edward Jones and Co. Achievement Fund

An unrestricted fund created by Alan J. and Vicki Bubalo to support the Foundation’s unrestricted grantmaking.

First Federal Savings Bank of Washington Fund

An unrestricted fund established by First Federal Savings Bank of Washington to help the Foundation respond to changing needs in the community.

Friends of Daviess County Fund

An unrestricted fund created by the Daviess County Community Foundation to support its unrestricted grantmaking.

German American Bancorp Community Fund

An unrestricted fund established by German American Bancorp.

Jim and Kathy Havill Family Fund

An unrestricted fund established by the family of the late Jim Havill to support the Daviess County Community Foundation’s unrestricted grantmaking.

Home Building Savings Bank FSB Unrestricted Fund

An unrestricted fund created by the Home Building Savings Bank to help the Foundation respond to changing needs in the community.

Jones and Sons Concrete Fund

An unrestricted fund established by Darrell and Carolyn Jones in honor of Bert and Constance Jones, business founders of Jones and Sons Concrete, and to support the Daviess County Community Foundation’s unrestricted grantmaking.

Memering Family Fund

An unrestricted fund established by Gerry and Mary Dell Memering to support the Foundation’s unrestricted grantmaking.

Midwest Natural Gas Corporation Unrestricted Fund

An unrestricted fund created by the Midwest Natural Gas Corporation to help the Foundation respond to changing needs in the community.

Jay E. Myers Unrestricted Fund

An unrestricted fund created by Jay E. Myers to support the Foundation’s unrestricted grantmaking.

Dr. Horace and Mary Norton Family Fund

An unrestricted endowment fund to honor of long-time Washington physician Dr. Horace O. Norton and his wife, Mary; established by their children and their spouses, Jim Norton and wife Jane, and Mary Lou Gotwald and husband David, to help the Daviess County Community Foundation respond to the changing needs in the Daviess County community.

Old National Fund for Daviess County

An unrestricted fund created by Old National Bank of Washington to help the Foundation respond to changing needs in the community.

Perdue Farms Inc. Unrestricted Fund

An unrestricted fund established by Perdue Farms Inc. to help the Foundation respond to changing needs in the community.

Singleton Family Fund

An unrestricted fund created by Joe W. and Susan J. Singleton to support the Foundation’s unrestricted grantmaking.

Swartzentruber Family Fund

An unrestricted fund created by Kenneth and Elizabeth Swartzentruber to support the Foundation’s unrestricted grantmaking.

Joe and Gladys Traylor Family Fund

An unrestricted fund created by Donald J. Traylor to support the Foundation’s unrestricted grantmaking.

Women’s Fund of Daviess County

An unrestricted endowment fund established by the Daviess County Community Foundation to improve the quality of life in Daviess County.  This fund’s grant cycle is separate from the Foundation’s Community Good grant cycle.

Women’s Fund of Daviess County (Non-permanent)

A non-permanent fund established by the Daviess County Community Foundation to improve the quality of life in Daviess County.  This fund’s grant cycle is separate from the Foundation’s Community Good grant cycle.

 

Field-of-Interest Funds

Daviess County Youth Council Fund

A field of interest nonpermanent fund created by the Daviess County Community Foundation to promote youth philanthropy in Daviess County, Indiana.

Daviess County Community Foundation Youth Council Endowed Fund

A field of interest permanent fund created by the Daviess County Community Foundation to promote youth philanthropy in Daviess County, Indiana.

Tom and Carol Nugent Family Fund

A field-of-interest fund created by Tom and Carol Nugent to benefit the Elnora/Elmore Township Volunteer Fire Department.

Doris I. Potts Fund

A field–of–interest fund created by Doris I. Potts for the care and well-being of dogs and cats in Daviess County.

Smithville Charitable Foundation Youth of Daviess County Fund

A field-of-interest fund established with a grant from the Smithville Charitable Foundation to help the Daviess County Community Foundation address issues and support programs that serve Daviess County youth.

 

Donor Advised Funds

Alpha Psi Chapter, Psi Iota Xi Fund

A donor-advised fund established by Psi Iota Xi – Washington Sorority.

Zachary Blubaum “Pay It Forward” Fund

A donor-advised endowment fund created by Gary and Julie Blubaum in memory of their son, Zachary.

Alan and Vicki Bubalo Family Fund

A donor-advised fund created by Alan and Vicki Bubalo.

Fraternal Order of Police Washington Lodge 101 Scholarship Fund

An advised scholarship endowment fund established by the F.O.P. Washington Lodge 101 to benefit graduating seniors of any Daviess or Martin County high school pursuing post-secondary education in law enforcement or a related field.

Glen S. Graber and Mary J. Graber Advisory Fund

A donor-advised fund created by Glen S. Graber and Mary J. Graber.

Lawrell Ray Hilgeman Memorial Scholarship Fund

A donor-advised scholarship fund created by the Veale Creek Players Inc. in memory of Lawrell Ray Hilgeman.

Kiwanis Don Gress Memorial Fund

A donor-advised fund created by the Washington Kiwanis Club in memory of their beloved member.

Myers-Gere Family Fund

A donor-advised fund established by the L. Rex and Linda Myers family.

Michael R. Owens Family Fund

A donor-advised fund established by Arlene Owens and her sons, Gregory, Brent, and Jeffrey, in memory of husband and father, Michael R. Owens.

Peoples National Bank Endowment Fund

A donor–advised fund created by the Peoples National Bank in Washington, Indiana

TrueScripts Foundation Fund

A donor-advised fund established by TrueScripts Management Services in Washington, Indiana.

Washington Rotary Club Endowment Fund

A donor-advised fund created by the Rotary Club of Washington.

Joe and Elaine Wellman Family Endowment Fund

A donor-advised fund established by Joe and Elaine Wellman and their family.

Charles and Maxine Williams Scholarship Fund

An advised scholarship endowment fund established by the estate of Maxine Williams to benefit a North Daviess High School graduating senior

 

Agency and Designated Funds

20th Century Chevy Car Club Eastside Park Fund

A designated fund established by the 20th Century Chevy Car Club to provide maintenance and improvement to the Eastside Park in Washington, Indiana.

ArgIInstitute Inc. Endowment of Daviess County

An agency fund established by ArgIInstitute Inc.

Anonymous Fund C

A designated fund created by anonymous donors to benefit the Washington Community School Foundation.

Leonard and Madonna Arnold Family Fund

A designated fund created by Mark Arnold to benefit the Washington Community School Foundation.

Rufus J. Arnold Memorial Fund

A designated fund created by Ronald J. Arnold in memory of his father to benefit the Washington Community School Foundation.

Barr-Reeve Scholarship Fund

An agency fund created by the Barr-Reeve Scholarship Foundation.

Barbara and Arthur Boddy YMCA Capital Improvement Fund

A designated fund created by Arthur R. and Barbara Boddy to benefit the Daviess County Family YMCA.

Stella Mulholland Bogner Memorial Fund

A designated fund created by Martha Risley Reiners in memory of her mother to benefit the Daviess County Historical Society Museum.

Morris and Arilla Bowman and Family Scholarship Fund

A designated fund created by Mike Bowman to benefit the Washington Community School Foundation.

Ronnie G. Brashear Music Scholarship Fund

A designated endowment fund created by Ronnie’s wife to provide support to the Washington Community School Foundation for an annual scholarship to a graduating senior who is pursuing post-secondary education leading to a career in the field of music.

Carnegie Public Library Fund

A designated fund created by Martha Risley Reiners to benefit the Carnegie Public Library.

Christ United Methodist Church Youth Fellowship Fund

A designated fund created by Alan J. Bubalo and Joe W. Singleton to benefit the Christ United Methodist Church’s youth group.

Dr Jon and Sue Clark Spay and Neuter Fund

A designated fund established by Dr Jon and Sue Clark and family to support the Friends for Animals Spay Neuter Assistant Program in Daviess County.

Marjorie E. Clements and Louise C. Goddard Scholarship Fund

A designated fund created by Louise C. Goddard to benefit the Washington Community School Foundation.

The Compassionate Friends of the Washington Indiana Area Fund

A designated fund established by the Compassionate Friends of the Washington, Indiana Area to provide support for the care and maintenance of the Compassionate Friends Memorial at Eastside Park in Washington, Indiana.

Hoyt Allen Covalt Memorial Scholarship Fund

A designated fund created by Edna Mae Covalt in memory of Hoyt Allen Covalt to support an annual scholarship administered through the Washington Community Schools Foundation Corporation.

Seth Coy Memorial Scholarship Fund

A designated fund created by Rhonda Gray, family and friends in memory of her son to benefit the Washington Community School Foundation.

Daviess County Community Foundation Administrative Fund

A designated fund created by the Daviess County Community Foundation to support administration of the Foundation.

Daviess Community Hospital Foundation Endowment Fund

An agency fund created by the Daviess Community Hospital to celebrate 100 years of service to Daviess County and surrounding areas.

Daviess County Red Cross Fund

A designated fund created by the estate of Martha Risley Reiners to support Red Cross services in Daviess County.

Daviess County Family YMCA Memorial Fund

An agency fund created by the Daviess County Family YMCA.

Daviess/Martin Rehabilitation Services Fund

An agency fund created by Four Rivers Resource Services Inc.

Arlena DeMotte Memorial Fund

An agency fund created by the First Christian Church in Odon in memory of Arlena DeMotte to benefit its Barn Youth Center.

J.E. and Ruth Dickmann Fund

A designated fund created by Ruth Dickmann to benefit the United Way of Daviess County.

Dreams for Camp Illiana

A designated fund established by Glenda Scudder as a tribute to her husband, Doug; her father, Richard Smith; and her friend, David Bean; to support Camp Illiana in Washington, Indiana.

Joseph Franklin “Tiddles” Forbes Scholarship Fund

A designated fund created by Nancy L. Quisenberry in memory of her father to benefit the Washington Community School Foundation.

T. Louise (Wathen) Gervasio Fund

A designated fund created by William E. Gervasio as a birthday gift to his wife to benefit the Barr–Reeve Scholarship Foundation.

Bud Gill and Karen (Gill) Wall Scholarship Fund

A designated fund created by Diane R. Gill in memory of her husband and daughter to benefit the Washington Community School Foundation.

Eugene and Marilyn Glick Fund–Habitat for Humanity of Daviess County

A designated fund created by the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Foundation to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Daviess County.

Harned Home Fund for Southwest Indiana Power House

A designated fund created by the former Harned Home Inc. to benefit the Southwest Indiana Power House.

Jack E. Hayes/Catholic Education Endowment Fund

A designated fund created by Jack E. Hayes to benefit the Catholic Education Endowment.

Margaret Wallace Horton Scholarship Fund

A designated fund created by the Margaret Wallace Horton Scholarship Trust to benefit the Washington Community School Foundation.

Ken and Paula Jones Scholarship Fund

A designated endowment fund established by Ken and Paula Jones to support the scholarship program for graduating seniors at Barr-Reeve High School.

Bertha D. Garten Ketcham Memorial Center Fund

An agency fund created by the Bertha D. Garten Ketcham Memorial Center, Inc.

Jim Kaarre Memorial Athletic Fund

A designated fund created by Christine M. Kaarre in memory of her husband to benefit Washington High School’s athletic program.

Charles A. Kavanaugh Educational Assistance Fund

A designated fund created by Charles A. Kavanaugh to benefit the Barr–Reeve Scholarship Foundation.

Harold S. Lee Charitable Fund

A designated endowment fund created by Mr. Lee to support Elnora Fire Department, Fairview Cemetery, North Daviess Community Dollars for Scholars, and North Daviess Community High School.

Jacob Hanley and Lucille Fitzgerald Madden Elementary School Fund

A designated fund created by Barbara and Arthur R. Boddy in memory of Barbara’s parents to support music, convocations, field trips, athletics, and academic needs at Washington elementary schools through the Washington Community School Foundation.

C.M. and Grace McDade Family Scholarship Fund

A designated fund created by Clifford L. and Doris McDade and Shirley A. (McDade) and Merlin A. Nelson in honor of Clifford and Shirley’s parents to benefit the Washington Community School Foundation.

Midwest Natural Gas Corporation Fund

A designated fund created by the Midwest Natural Gas Corporation to benefit the Soccer Federation and the Little League of Washington.

Bob Miles and Family Fund

A designated fund created by the Washington High School Class of 1961 in memory of their former classmate to benefit the Washington Community School Athletic Department.

Tom and Trish Miller Scholarship Fund

A designated fund established by Tom and Trish Miller to benefit the Washington Community School Corporation Foundation scholarship program.

Debra Miiller Memorial Scholarship Fund

A designated fund created in memory of Debra Miiller by her family and friends.

Larry Wayne Murdock and Carolyn Elizabeth Murdock Memorial Scholarship Fund

A designated fund created by Stanley H. Murdock and Mabel J. Murdock to benefit the Washington Community School Foundation.

Dorothy T. Myers Fund

A designated fund created by Dorothy T. Myers to benefit the Veale Creek Players and the charitable activities of Psi Iota Xi.

Jay E. Myers YMCA Fund

A designated fund created by Jay E. Myers to benefit the Daviess County Family YMCA.

Sandra K. Neff Memorial Fund

A designated fund created by James A. and Barbara J. Neff in memory of their daughter to benefit the Washington High School Scholarship program.

North Daviess Community Dollars for Scholars Endowment Fund

An agency fund created by North Daviess Community Dollars for Scholars.

Nugent Farms North Daviess Fund

A designated fund created by Tom and Carol Nugent to benefit the Future Farmers of America Club of North Daviess School Corporation.

Old Union Cemetery Endowment Fund

A designated fund established by an anonymous donor to provide support for the Old Union Cemetery in Alfordsville, Indiana.

Dave and Wilda Omer Scholarship Fund

A designated fund created in honor of Dave and Wilda Omer to benefit the Washington Community Schools Foundation.

Parkview Village Christian Care Fund

An agency fund established by Parkview Village Christian Care to support the charitable work of the organization.

Plainville High School Alumni Scholarship Fund

A designated fund established by alumni, teachers, and friends of Plainville High School to support the scholarship program at North Daviess High School.

Pleasant Hill UMC Fund

An agency fund created by the Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church in Plainville.

Pregnancy Care Center Endowment Fund

An agency fund created by the Pregnancy Care Center of Washington, Indiana.

Nick Rainey Memorial Fund

A designated fund created by Bradley J. and Michelle L. Rainey in memory of their son to benefit Daviess County Right to Life and Southwest Indiana Power House.

Red Door Industries Fund

A designated fund created by Martha Risley Reiners to benefit Four Rivers Rehabilitation Services.

Retired Senior Volunteer Program of Daviess County Fund

An agency fund established by Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) of Daviess County.

St. John Cemetery Fund

A designated fund created by George Patterson and Mary Ruth Clements to benefit the St. John Cemetery Association in Loogootee.

Delmon A. and Virginia L. Shake First Baptist Church Fund

A designated fund created by Virginia L. Shake to benefit the First Baptist Church’s youth group.

Jan Smith Scholarship Fund

A designated fund created by Janet D. Smith to benefit the Washington Community School Foundation.

Bev Summers-Lena Dunn 1st Grade Endowment Fund

A designated fund created by Bev Summers to benefit the Washington Community School Foundation.

United Way of Daviess County Fund

An agency fund created by the United Way of Daviess County.

Vera Ward Memorial Scholarship Fund

A designated fund established by the estate of Vera Ward to benefit the Washington Community School Corporation Foundation scholarship program.

Washington Bicentennial Community Leadership Fund

A designated fund established by the Washington Bicentennial Steering Committee to support the Leadership Daviess County Program conducted by Purdue Extension-Daviess County.

Washington Catholic Schools Fund

A designated fund created by anonymous donors to benefit Washington Catholic Schools.

Washington Community Schools Athletic Department Endowment Fund

An agency fund created by the Washington Community School Foundation.

Washington Community School Foundation Corporation College Scholarship Fund

An agency fund created by the Washington Community School Foundation.

Washington Community School Foundation Corporation K-8 Endowment Fund

An agency fund created by the Washington Community School Foundation.

Washington High School Endowment Fund

An agency fund created by the Washington Community School Foundation.

Whitfield Catholic Cemetery Fund

A designated fund created by Donald G. Lents and Michael G. Burris to benefit the St. Martin and St. Rose cemeteries in Loogootee.

Whitfield Men’s Club Scholarship Fund

A designated fund created by the Whitfield Catholic Men’s Club.

 

Scholarship Funds

Ray L. Angerer Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by the Westminster Presbyterian Church and Pauline Angerer in memory of her husband.

Derek Ray Arvin Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created in memory of Derek Ray Arvin by his parents and by aunt and uncle.

Ronald Todd Beasley Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship fund created by the parents and brother of Ronald Todd Beasley.

John R. Chapman Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established by the John R. Chapman Trust Fund to provide a renewable scholarship, benefiting a graduating senior of Washington Community or North Daviess High Schools.

 Ronald Frette and Ann Frette 4H Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by the Daviess County 4H Club Association in honor of longtime supporters Ronald and Ann Frette.

Stephen L. Gines College Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by friends and family in memory of Mr. Gines.

Grain Processing Corporation Employee Scholarship Fund

A scholarship endowment fund established by the employees of Washington’s Grain Processing Corporation to provide a scholarship for students who are dependents of Kent-Grain Processing Corporation in Washington, Indiana.

Lon Horral Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created in memory of Lon Horral by his daughter, Patty Summers.

David K. Lynch Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Cathleen M. (Lynch) Kendall in memory of her husband.

McCall Family Teachers Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established by the John A. and Anna M. McCall Fund to provide a scholarship benefiting a graduate of North Daviess High School who is pursuing a career in teaching with major emphasis in fine arts or elementary education.

Lenore Overholser Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established in memory of Lenore Overholser by her daughter, Kay Sander, and grandsons, Chad Sander and Craig Sander.

Peoples Bank/German American Bancorp Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established by Peoples Bank to help Daviess County students pursue advanced education.

Dwight Risley Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Martha Risley Reiner in memory of her husband.

Jo Ann Shawhan Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established by John Shawhan in memory of his wife Jo Ann to benefit a Daviess County resident pursuing a nursing degree at Vincennes University.

Sheldon Matthew Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established by Gregory A. and Natalie J. Smith in memory of their son.

William and Mary Summers Memorial Fund

A scholarship fund created by Phillip M. Summers and William E. Summers in memory of their parents.

McKinley Vance Agri-Business Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Lucile Vance in memory of her husband.

Fred Walker Jr. Journalism Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established through the estate of Frederic Joseph Walker Jr. to benefit graduates of Washington High School and Washington Catholic High School.

Marilyn L. Wallace Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created in memory of Marilyn Wallace by her daughter Marcia L. McConnell and husband Lewis W. Wallace.