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 Perry County now and forever into the future. Please contact us for help in fulfilling your charitable dreams.

 

Community Good Funds (Unrestricted Funds)

Arnold Mulzer Fund for the Community Good

An unrestricted fund created by Mulzer Crushed Stone.

Boerste-Efinger-Hayden Fund

An unrestricted fund created by Dan Hayden and Jane Efinger-Hayden.

Cardinal-Smith-Etienne Fund

An unrestricted fund created by Brent and Mary K. Cardinal.

For Good, Forever Advisory Board Fund

An unrestricted fund created by the Perry County Community Foundation’s Advisory Board to support its discretionary grantmaking.

Friends of Perry County Fund

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

German American Bancorp Community Fund

An unrestricted fund established by German American Bancorp.

 N & N Mulzer Unrestricted Fund

An unrestricted fund created by Naomi Mulzer.

TCB Bank/Fifth Third Bank Perry County Fund

An unrestricted fund created by Tell City National Bank.

 

Field-of-Interest Funds

Perry County Children with Disabilities Fund

A field-of-interest fund created by Citizens National Bank of Tell City to benefit physically challenged children in Perry County.

Joseph L. Dauby Endowment Fund

A field-of-interest fund established in memory of Joseph L. Dauby by his family to support civic endeavors that improve the quality of life in Tell City.

Dawn Star, Elbert and Marilyn Ewing Environmental Fund

A field-of-interest fund created by Marilyn Ewing in memory of her husband and daughter to provide support for environmental projects or activities, and projects or activities that benefit animals, in Perry County, Indiana.

Goble-Kleeman Fund for Young Children

A field-of-interest fund created by Kaye Goble Kleeman in memory of her father to benefit early childhood education and child care in Perry County.

Mary Jane Malone Endowment Fund

A field-of-interest fund created by Mary Jane Malone in memory of her daughter Kathy Malone and in honor of her other daughters Melissa Malone and Heather Malone, to provide support for Public Safety (including police departments, first responders, fire departments); and for help with families in distress, children in foster care, educational services for children in foster care or projects that help at-risk children.

Perry County Arts Council Promoting the Arts Fund

A field-of-interest fund created by the former Perry County Arts Council to promote the arts in Perry County.

Perry County Power of Youth Endowment Fund

A field-of-interest fund established by the Perry County Community Foundation’s board of trustees to support youth in philanthropy.

Perry County Women for Women Fund

A field-of-interest fund created by the Perry County Community Foundation to address issues relevant to women and girls in Perry County.

 

Donor Advised Funds

Anonymous Fund J

A donor-advised fund created by anonymous donors.

Hands of a Carpenter Fund

A donor-advised fund created by Gregg and Ronica Jarboe and Virginia Jarboe in memory of Paul James Jarboe.  Paul always had room for one more at the table and made sure everyone had their fill of friendship and food both before they set off in the world again.  Therefore, this fund will be directed toward organizations that help feed Perry County citizens in need of a place at the table.

Kramer Charitable Fund

A donor-advised fund created by Thomas E. and Susan M. Kramer.

Jo Ann Lutgring Fund

A donor-advised fund created by Jo Ann Lutgring.

N & N Mulzer Donor Advised Fund

A donor-advised fund created by Naomi Mulzer.

Guy Neil and LaVerne Ramsey Fund

A donor-advised fund created by Guy Neil and LaVerne Ramsey.

Tom Smith Family Fund for Perry County

A donor-advised fund created by Mary K. (Smith) Cardinal in memory of her husband.

Tell City Pretzel Fund

A donor-advised endowment fund established by Bradley R. Smith and Sandra A. Smith.

 

Agency and Designated Funds

American Colloid Company/2013 Perry County Leadership Class Career Path Fund (ACC LPC Fund)

A designated endowment fund created by the American Colloid Company to provide equal support to Tell City Troy Township School Corporation and Perry Central Community School District for the support of each school’s Advanced Manufacturing and Logistics class.

Anonymous Fund A

A designated fund created by an anonymous donor to benefit operations and charitable endeavors of Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City.

William Bower Leadership Perry County Fund

A designated fund created by an anonymous donor to benefit Leadership Perry County.

Brenner Fund

A designated fund created by Florence H. Brenner to benefit the Tell City/Perry County Public Library.

Hubert R. Bruce and Louise Simons Bruce Fund

A designated fund created by Louise S. Bruce to benefit the University of Southern Indiana Foundation.

James and Sue Campbell Scholarship Fund

A designated fund created by Sue Campbell to benefit the Evangelical United Church of Christ.

Miss Candy’s Kids Fund for Autism

A designated fund created by Dean Boerste in memory of his wife Candy, to support Perry County Community Outreach Corp in assisting children with autism.

Cannelton High School Alumni Fund

A designated fund created by the Perry County Community Foundation to benefit Cannelton High School.

Raymond A. and Mary Jean Cassidy Charitable Fund

A designated fund created by the Cassidy Charitable Trust to benefit the Friends of Perry County Fund, Spondylitis Association of America, Alzheimer’s Association/Ronald and Nancy Reagan Research Institute, Fire Protection Services in Central-Perry County, St. Augustine Catholic Church, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and St. Theresa Catholic Church.

Catholic Knights of America Branch 557 Fund

A designated fund created by the Catholic Knights of America Branch 557 to benefit St. Paul’s Catholic Church Parish Council in Tell City.

Clarence J. and Josephine F. Dauby Fund

A designated fund established through the estate plan of Clarence J. and Josephine F. Dauby to benefit St. Paul Catholic Church of Tell City, the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand, and the St. Meinrad Archabbey.

Derby-St. Mary’s Cemetery Fund

A designated fund, created by anonymous donors, for the maintenance of the Derby-St. Mary’s cemetery.

EUCC Fund

A designated fund created by anonymous donors to support the music ministry at Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City.

EUCC Staff Sabbatical Fund

A designated fund created by Janet Rippy Hohlt to benefit the Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City.

Morrow C and Marilyn L. Evans Trust for Lilly Dale Church of Christ and Tell City High School Fund

A designated endowment fund created by Alvin Evans , Karla Jochim, Debra Bertram, Sherry Boyken and Donna Dickman to provide support to  vocational education course(s) at Tell City High School and to support Lilly Dale Church of Christ.

Morrow C and Marilyn L. Evans Tell City High Scholarship Fund

A designated endowment fund created by Alvin Evans , Karla Jochim, Debra Bertram, Sherry Boyken and Donna Dickman to provide support to the Education Pays Student Loan Fund of Tell City/Perry County for student(s) pursuing technical or vocational craft/trade certification, associate degree or bachelor degree.

Donna Fenn Literacy Fund

A designated fund established in memory of Donna Fenn by her husband, Doug Fenn, son Christian, sister and brother-in-law Barbara and Thomas Liffick, and parents Christian and Dorothy Nix. The fund is designated to the Tell City-Troy Township School Corporation to promote development of literacy skills of students at William Tell Elementary School.

Mary Ruth Heck Fund

An endowed fund established by William P. Ladner to provide continued support for the Spencer County CASA program.

Friends of Spencer County CASA Fund

A designated fund created by Mary Ruth Heck to benefit the Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City.

Historic Cannelton, Inc. Fund

A designated fund created by Historic Cannelton, Inc., to benefit Perry County Museum and Shubael Little Pioneer Village.

Holy Cross Catholic Church Fund

An agency fund created by Holy Cross Catholic Church in St. Croix.

Huber Funeral Home Historic Preservation Fund

A designated fund created by Thomas and Jane Huber to benefit the Tell City Historical Society and the Perry County Museum.

Lee & Nellie Huber St. Michael Cemetery Fund

A designated fund created by the Tom and Jane Huber family in memory of Lee and Nellie Huber to help maintain the St. Michael Cemetery.

Junior Achievement of Perry County Fund

A designated fund created by an anonymous donor to benefit Junior Achievement of Perry County.

Kids Kreation Playground Fund

A designated fund created by Sue Campbell to support Leadership Perry County’s maintenance of the Kids Kreation Playground.

Kiwanis Foundation of Tell City Inc. Fund

An agency fund created by the Kiwanis Foundation of Tell City.

Clyde A. LaGrange Endowment Fund for Perry Central Elementary

A designated fund created by Larry and Jenny LaGrange, in memory of his father, to benefit Perry Central Elementary School by providing funding for teachers to use in the classroom for general purposes or as incentive rewards (e.g. classroom pizza parties, pencils, treats, or other similar prizes) for students exhibiting good behavior or performance in areas such as academics, citizenship, and character.

Marsh Family Fund 2

A designated fund created by Don and Molly Marsh, via the Marsh Family Foundation, to supplement the available to grant of the Marsh Family Fund held in the Spencer County Community Foundation.

Perry Central After-School Program Fund

A designated endowment fund created by Robert and Willa Ramsbottom to support the after-school programs of the Perry Centrals Community Schools Corporation, located in Leopold, Perry County, Indiana.

Perry Central High School Alumni Fund

A designated fund created by the Perry County Community Foundation to benefit Perry Central High School.

Perry County Community Foundation Administrative Fund

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

Perry County Manufacturing Lab Community Project Fund

A designated, non-permanent fund, established by the Perry County Business & Industrial Development Corporation to create and equip a Mechatronics lab in Perry County, to provide scholarships to its students, and to recruit instructors.

Perry County Memorial Hospital Foundation Fund

An agency fund created by the Perry County Memorial Hospital Foundation.

Perry County Memorial Hospital Fund

An agency fund created by Perry County Memorial Hospital.

Perry County Memorial Hospital Scholarship Fund

An agency fund created by Perry County Memorial Hospital.

Raintree Girl Scout Council Fund for Perry County

An agency fund created by the Girl Scouts of Raintree Council Inc.

Bill and Othello Ress Memorial Fund

A designated fund created by Robert F. Ress and Blake Ress in memory of their parents to benefit the Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City.

St. Martin of Tours Memorial Fund

A designated fund, created by Marlene R. Oser in memory of her late husband Raymond Ernst, to benefit St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Siberia.

SIRS Endowment Fund

A designated fund created by an anonymous donor to benefit Southern Indiana Resource Solutions of Perry County.

Tell City High School Alumni Fund

A designated fund created by the Perry County Community Foundation to benefit Tell City High School.

Tell City Straight Shooters Fund

An agency fund created by Tell City High School.

Gerald D. Thomas Fund for the Youth of Tell City

A designated fund established in memory of Gerald D. Thomas by his family to support the Boy Scouts and the high school band and althetic programs of the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp.

United Way of Perry County Literacy Fund

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

Ralph and Ruth Anne Werner Fund

A designated fund created by Ralph W. and Ruth Anne Werner to benefit the Tell City High School tennis program and the Evangelical United Church of Christ Women’s Guild.

Davis and Ruth Yates Scholarship Fund

A designated fund created by Ruth Yates to benefit the Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City.

 

Scholarship Funds

Robert E. Boyles Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Beverly C. McGee in memory of her friend.

Branchville Correctional Facility Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by the Branchville Correctional Facility.

Buehler Foods Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Buehler Foods.

Earl and Hazel Etienne Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by their children in memory of their parents.

Cecil and Olive Foster Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Olive M. Foster.

Mark “Flash” Kleeman Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established in memory of Mark “Flash” Kleeman by his wife, Angie, children, Brandon and Angel, and his extended family.

Zachary Kleemann Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Jim and Kathleen Kleemann in memory of their son.

Loren and Bernice Lanman Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Bernice Lanman.

J. Matthew Moore Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created in memory of Matthew Moore by his wife, Lucy Goffinet, and his parents, John E. and Ann C. Moore, to reward students who work hard and persevere when faced with difficulties, as Matt did throughout his life.

Sam K. Oberhausen Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Mr. and Mrs. Anthony H. Oberhausen in memory of their son.

Old National Tell City Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Old National Bancorp.

Charles S. (Blackie) and Rose H. Paulin Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Betty L. Gast in memory of her parents.

Rose Hazel Gabbert Paulin and Charles S. (Blackie) Paulin Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Kenton A. and Betty L. Gast in memory of Betty’s parents.

Stacey Peak Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created to honor Stacey Peak by her mother Bobbie Peak and members of her family to help students pursuing advanced education. Stacey was a victim of the September 11 attack on the World Trade Center.

Perry County 4-H Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Evelyn R. Adams.

Perry County FOP Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Lodge 137 of the Perry County Fraternal Order of Police.

Sam Reed Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established by Ralph and Rose Reed in honor of their son, Sam, and his remarkable achievements in life. They believe Sam benefited greatly from his special education training and that it helped make him the energetic, hardworking and independent man he is today.

Robert Ress Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by the Optimists Club of Tell City.

Birch and Ruth Shafer Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established through the estate of Ruth Shafer to help Perry County graduating seniors pursue advanced education.

William J. Schergens Music Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Becky L. Schergens in memory of her father.

Gene and Christina Schwindel Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Gene and Christina Schwindel.

John Marion Walker Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by the John Marion Walker Scholarship Trust.

Mildred Wempe Memorial Fund

A scholarship fund created by the Clayton Harris Memorial United Methodist Church in Tobinsport in memory of Mildred Wempe.

Mildred Wempe Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by TCB Bank in memory of Mildred Wempe.

Wendell Werner and Loretta Werner Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Old National Trust.

Edgar and Evelyn Whitcomb Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established by Edgar and Evelyn Whitcomb to encourage Perry County High School students, pursing a course of study in law, education, or medicine, to further their education and to achieve maximum scholastic potential.

John Williams Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established in memory of John Williams by his parents, Jim and Earla, and his brother, Logan, to honor John’s love of working on vehicles.

York Family Scholarship Fund

A scholarship established by the children of Max and Billie York in memory of their parents and in memory of their sister Sondra Kaye York to help graduating seniors at Perry Central High School pursue advanced education.