Donor Advised Fund Awards $31,000 In Grants Benefiting Spencer County Organizations

(Rockport, Indiana)  A donor advised fund held by the Spencer County Community Foundation recently awarded $31,000 in grants to several Spencer County organizations

The Christian Resource Center received a $10,000 grant for the purchase of frozen food for the food pantry and items for the baby shop. Pictured during the presentation are Dee Denu, Executive Director of Christian Resource Center and Emily Davis, Regional Director of Community Engagement and Impact with the Foundation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

South Spencer School Corporation was awarded a $10,000 grant for the Vocation Education Department. Pictured during the presentation are Jim Bush, Principal of South Spencer High School; Emily Davis; Regional Director of Community Engagement and Impact with the Spencer County Community Foundation; John Hurley, Vocational Teacher at South Spencer High School; and Mary James, Regional Development Director with the Spencer County Community Foundation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Way of Rockport received a $1,000 grant for general support. Pictured at the presentation are Sherri Bell, Office Manager and Emily Davis, Regional Director of Community Engagement and Impact with the Spencer County Community Foundation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Ohio Township Volunteer Fire Department was awarded a $2,500 grant to purchase equipment. Pictured during the presentation are Scott Chapman, Chief of Ohio Township Volunteer Fire Department and Emily Davis, Regional Director of Community Engagement and Impact with the Spencer County Community Foundation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Rockport Police Department received a $7,500 grant to purchase equipment. Pictured at the presentation are Emily Davis; Regional Director of Community Engagement and Impact with the Spencer County Community Foundation; Jason Overfield, Chief of Police; Don Winkler, Mayor of Rockport; and Jake Philipps, Rockport Police Officer

 

 

 

 

 

 

Donor-advised funds may be established by individuals, families, groups, businesses, and organizations. They can help citizens in Spencer County, for good, forever.  For more information about establishing a fund, visit CommunityFoundationAlliance.org/Spencer or phone 812-649-5724.