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

 

Community Good Funds (Unrestricted Funds)

ConAgra Fund

An unrestricted fund created by the ConAgra Soybean Processing Company to support the Foundation’s unrestricted grant-making.

CountryMark Posey County Fund

An unrestricted fund established by CountryMark Cooperative LLP to help the Foundation respond to changing needs in the community.

Charles and Frances Crawford and Beth Ann Mosier Fund

An unrestricted fund created by the estate of Charles Crawford to support the Foundation’s unrestricted grantmaking.

Friends of Posey County Fund

An unrestricted fund created by the Posey County Commu­nity Foundation to support its unrestricted grant-making.

German American Bancorp Community Fund

An unrestricted fund established by German American Bancorp.

Heritage Federal Community Good Fund for Posey County

An unrestricted fund created by Heritage Federal Credit Union to support the Foundation’s unrestricted grantmaking.

Tom and Nelda Hickey Fund

An unrestricted fund created by Tom and Nelda Hickey to help the Foundation respond to changing needs in the community.

Ella and Stanley Maynor Memorial Fund

An unrestricted fund created with a gift from the estate of Ella Maynor to help the Foundation respond to changing needs and respond to evolving opportunities in the community.

Memorial Fund of Posey County

An unrestricted fund created by the Posey County Commu­nity Foundation to support its unrestricted grant-making.

Posey County Veterans of Foreign Wars Fund

An unrestricted fund created by the Posey County Veterans of Foreign Wars to respond to the changing needs in the community.

Robert and Carole Rust Fund

An unrestricted fund created by Robert and Carole Rust to support the Foundation’s unrestricted grant-making.

Smithville Charitable Foundation Fund of Posey County

An unrestricted fund established with a grant from the Smithville Charitable Foundation to help the Posey County Community Foundation address the community’s greatest needs as they emerge and change over time.

Women’s Fund of Posey County

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

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

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

 

Field-of-Interest Funds

Benjamin Wilson Arthur Spirit Fund

A non-permanent field-of-interest fund created by Sara and Robert Arthur to provide martial arts instruction to third- and fourth-grade students who have learning differences.

Atkins Family Fund

A field-of-interest fund cre­ated by Nell K. Atkins to benefit community develop­ment, education and health in Mt Vernon, Indiana.

CountryMark Black Township Fund

A field-of-interest fund established by CountryMark Cooperative LLP to support capital community improvements that enhance the quality of life in Black Township and Mt. Vernon, Indiana.

Hovey Lake Outdoor Youth Activity Fund

A non-endowed field-of-interest fund created by the Posey County Community Foundation to support youth education in outdoor recreation and conservation activities.

Morris Family Fund

A field-of-interest fund created by Robert Z. and Alice W. Morris to provide support for agencies serving under­privileged children.

Rosella and Doyle Oursler Fund

A field-of-interest fund created by Doyle Oursler in memory of his wife Rosella to improve the quality of life, namely for youth and adults, in Smith Township.

Posey County Soil and Water Conservation District Nonpermanent Fund

An non-endowed, field-of-interest fund established by the Posey County Soil and Water Conservation District to support its charitable, scientific, and educational endeavors.

 

Donor Advised Funds

William H. Bender Fund

A donor-advised fund created by William H. Bender.

Bethany’s “Old Beech” Cemetery Fund

A donor-advised fund established by the Bethany Cemetery Foundation.

Dr. Edgar E. and Marguerite C. Bostick Family Fund

A donor-advised fund created by Edgar E. and Marguerite C. Bostick.

Cottrell Family Fund

A donor-advised fund created by Nancy Baker and Lisa Baker.

John R. and Margaret Keck Family Fund

A donor-advised fund created by John R. and Margaret Keck.

Mackey-Sidlo Memorial Fund

A donor-advised fund created by H. Kenneth and Nancy C. Mackey.

Katherine and Woodrow McFadin Family Fund

A donor-advised fund created by Beth McFadin Higgins and family in memory of her mother and father.

Dorcas Bierbaum Neidig Early Childhood Education Fund

A donor-advised fund established by the family of Dorcas Bierbaum Neidig, to nurture and provide support for Pre-K, Kindergarten, and Early Childhood Development programs in the Metropolitan School District of North Posey.

George and Peggy Rapp Fund One

A donor-advised fund created by George F. and Peggy M. Rapp.

George and Peggy Rapp Fund Two

A donor-advised fund created by George F. and Peggy M. Rapp.

Scarafia-Pfister Family Fund

A donor-advised fund created by Robert L. and Ann P. Scarafia.

Dr. L. John Vogel Memorial Fund

A donor-advised fund created by Margaret K. Vogel in memory of her husband.

Margaret Wathen Memorial Fund

A designated fund created by Thomas W. Wathen in mem­ory of his wife to benefit the Holy Angel Catholic Church in New Harmony.

 

Agency and Designated Funds

Bert and Lois Ashworth Fund for the Children’s Learning Center of Posey County

A designated fund created by Lois K. Ashworth to benefit the Children’s Learning Center of Posey County.

Dr. Paul R. Boren Scholarship Fund

A designated fund created by the Poseyville High School Alumni/Dr. Paul R. Boren Scholarship Trust to assist young people in pursuing their education after high school graduation.

Thompson H. Burckhartt Memorial Scholarship Fund of USI

An agency fund created by the University of Southern Indiana Foundation.

Elaine D. Dion Memorial Fund

A designated fund created by Elaine D. Dion to benefit the Children’s Learning Center of Posey County and the Friends of Posey County Fund.

Beverly June Frederking Scholarship Fund

A designated fund created by Edward F. and Beverly J. Frederking to benefit the University of Southern Indiana.

Connie Kaye Gibbs Community Memorial Fund

A designated fund established by Robert R. Gibbs in memory of his wife to support the Posey County Chapter of the American Red Cross.

Harmonie Associates Endowment Fund

An agency fund created by Harmonie Associates.

Louis D. Keck and Louis D. Keck Jr. Fund

A designated fund created by the Louis D. Keck and Louis D. Keck Jr. Trust Fund to benefit the Posey County 4H Associa­tion.

Maple Hill Cemetery Fund

A designated fund established by Foster H. and Virginia L. Tolliver to support the Maple Hill Cemetery in New Harmony, Indiana.

Clinton C. Maurer Academic Emphasis Fund

A designated fund created by the family of Clinton C. Maurer to benefit Mt. Vernon High School.

Cynderella McDowell Miller USI Scholarship Fund

An agency fund created by the University of Southern Indiana Foundation in memory of their patron.

New Harmony Fire Department-EMS Station Fund

A designated, non-permanent fund created by the Town of New Harmony for the New Harmony Fire Department-EMS Station Project.

Operating Fund of Posey County

A non-endowed designated fund created by the Posey County Community Foundation to support the operating expenses of the Foundation.

Posey County Community Foundation Administrative Fund

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

Posey County Presidential Scholars Fund

A designated fund created by the Posey County Community Foundation to benefit the University of Southern Indiana Foundation.

Poseyville EMS Rescue Truck Project Fund

A designated, non-permanent fund created by the Town of Poseyville for the EMS Rescue Truck Project.

Raintree Council Girl Scout Council Fund for Posey County

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

Rapp Granary-Owen Foundation Fund

An agency fund created by the Robert Lee Blaffer Trust to support the Rapp Granary.

Rappites Remembered Fund

A designated fund created by Jason and Krista Wilson to benefit a wide range of endeavors intended to support student education and development at New Harmony Schools.

Foster and Virginia Tolliver Conservation/Environment Fund

A designated fund created by Foster H. and Virginia L. Tolliver to benefit New Har­mony High School for its participation in Envirothon activities.

United Way of Posey County Inc. Fund

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

USI/New Harmony Foundation Endowment Fund

An agency fund created by the University of Southern Indiana Foundation.

Vikings Remembered Fund

A designated fund created by Don and Jane Koch to benefit a wide range of endeavors intended to support student education and development at North Posey High School.

Wadesville Center Township Volunteer Fire Department Fund

A designated fund established through the estate of Aletha C. Martin to assist the Wadesville Center Township Volunteer Fire Department in the payment of the costs and expenses for training and equipment.

Billy D. Walker Memorial Fund

A designated fund created by Evelyn Walker in memory of her husband to benefit the Alexandrian Public Library in Mt. Vernon.

Wildcats Remembered Fund

A designated fund created by G. Donald and Cecelia J. Goerlitz to benefit a wide range of endeavors intended to support student education and development at Mt. Vernon High School.

Rebecca G. Williams USI Library Fund

A designated fund created by Gayle and Donald Williams in honor of their daughter to benefit the University of Southern Indiana Library.

 

Scholarship Funds

Byron and Lila Brenton Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by the Metropolitan School District of North Posey County in memory of former school superintendent Byron Brenton and his wife.

Cash Family Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established by Brenda and Michael Cash to benefit graduating seniors of Mt. Vernon High School pursuing advanced education in the field of healthcare.

CountryMark Technical Trade Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established by CountryMark Cooperative LLP to help students pursue advanced education.

Herb and Betty Curry Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established by Herb and Betty Curry to help Posey County graduating seniors pursue advanced education in music, music education, or the performing arts.

Ben Dickhaut Memorial 4-H and FFA Scholarship Fund

An annual scholarship created by the friends and family of Ben Dickhaut.

Dierlam Memorial Scholarship Fund

A non-permanent scholarship fund created by V. Diane Riddle in memory of her parents, Edward and Norma Dierlam, and her brother Larry Dierlam.

Kevin Dillon North Posey Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established in memory of Kevin Dillon by his family to help graduates of North Posey High School pursue advanced education.

Gillenwater Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by William Gillenwater III to help graduating seniors pursue advanced education.

Hagemann Award for Musical Performance

A scholarship fund created by Phillip Hagemann.

Harry A. Logan Fire Service Scholarship Fund

An annual scholarship created by Elaine Logan, Lori Logan-Craig, and Andy and Lori Foster-Logan in memory of Harry A. Logan.

Katie Kanowsky Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established by Kathy and Frank Kanowsky, together with friends, in memory of their daughter to encourage North Posey High School students to pursue higher education at Murray State University and to use their knowledge and skills to benefit Tri-state communities after graduation.

William H. Keck Leadership Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by the family of William H. Keck.

Kiwanis Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by the Mt. Vernon Kiwanis Club in honor of Phil Ray for his many contributions and service to Kiwanis, the Metropolitan School District of Mt. Vernon, the students and staff of West Elementary School, and the community of Mt. Vernon.

Mac McCutchan Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Mac McCutchan’s children in memory of their father.

Edwin W. Martin and Aletha C. Martin Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established through the estate of Aletha C. Martin to award a one-time scholarship grant each year to one or more graduating seniors from North Posey High School for the purpose of assisting with payment of tuition, room, board, books, and the fees for post-secondary education.

James W. Moore Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Kent, Greg, and Keith J. Moore in memory of their father.

North Star Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by an anonymous donor to provide scholarships to North Posey graduating seniors.

Rosella and Doyle Oursler Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Doyle Oursler in memory of his wife Rosella to benefit young people in Smith Township.

Posey County Co-Op Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established by the Posey County Co-op to help Posey County graduating seniors pursue advanced education.

George and Peggy Rapp Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by George F. and Peggy M. Rapp to provide scholarships to graduating seniors at New Harmony High School.

Riedford Health Professions Scholarship Fund

Annual renewable scholarship established by anonymous donors in honor of Bernard (Bernie) Riedford, a teacher, who was instrumental in a program designed to introduce Mount Vernon High School students to the multiple professions available in the field of health care.

Bobby Rogge Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Bob and Cindy Rogge in memory of Bobby, their son and stepson, respectively.

SABIC Innovative Plastics Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by SABIC Innovative Plastics to support post-secondary education for the children of employees who work at the Mt. Vernon, Indiana facility.

Craig Andrew Spradley Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Andrew Q. and Christine L. Spradley in memory of their son.

Oscar and Helen Uebelhack Agriculture Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Jon, David K., and Dennis Uebel­hack in memory of their parents.

Margaret Corbin Wathen Fund

A scholarship fund created by Tom Wathen in memory of his wife.

Whitney Wehr Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship established by Greg and Bridget Wehr in memory of their daughter.

Robby Wilson Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created in memory of Robby Wilson by his father, Tim Wilson, his sisters, Jodi Moore and Wendy Wilson, and his brother, Jason Wilson, to benefit graduating seniors at New Harmony High School.