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

 

Community Good Funds (Unrestricted Funds)

AK Steel Fund

An unrestricted fund established by the AK Steel Foundation to support the Foundation’s unrestricted grant-making.

Cevin and Debra Collins Fund

An unrestricted endowment fund established by Cevin and Debra Collins for helping the Spencer County Community Foundation respond to changing needs of Spencer County.

Friends of Spencer County Fund

An unrestricted fund established by the Spencer County Com­munity Foundation to support its unrestricted grant-making.

German American Bancorp Community Fund

An unrestricted fund established by German American Bancorp.

Goldman Family Fund

An unrestricted endowment fund established by William and Darla Goldman and Summer Goldman for helping the Spencer County Community Foundation respond to changing needs of Spencer County.

Randall L. Haaff Unrestricted Fund for Spencer County

An unrestricted endowment fund established by Randall L Haaff for helping the Spencer County Community Foundation respond to changing needs of Spencer County.

John Paul and Mary Catherine Luecke Fund

An unrestricted fund providing support to the Spencer County Community Foundation, to respond to the changing needs of Spencer County.

Mike and Mabel Mason Ryan Unrestricted Fund

An unrestricted fund established by the estate of Mabel M. Ryan to benefit the Foundation’s discretionary grant-making.

Todd and Angie Ruxer Family Fund

An unrestricted fund established by Todd and Angie Ruxer, for helping the Spencer County Community Foundation respond to the changing needs of Spencer County.

TCB Bank/Fifth Third Bank Spencer County Fund

An unrestricted fund established by TCB Bank to support the Foundation’s unrestricted grant-making.

Thermwood Fund

An unrestricted fund created with a gift from the Therm­wood Corporation to support the Foundation’s unrestricted grant-making.

Trustee Community Fund

An unrestricted fund created with by the Spencer County Community Foundation Trustees to support the communities in Spencer County.

Ruby L. Winkler Memorial Fund

An unrestricted fund established by Lloyd Winker in memory of his beloved wife to benefit the unrestricted grant-making program.

Women’s Fund of Spencer County

An unrestricted fund established by the Spencer County Community Foundation to improve the quality of life and support the interests of women in Spencer County.  This fund’s grant cycle is separate from the Foundation’s Community Good grant cycle.

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

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

 

Field-of-Interest Funds

Donald M. Aronoff and Sandra R. Aronoff Fund to Promote Diversity and Critical and Conceptual Thinking

A field-of-interest fund established through the estate plan of Donald M. and Sandra R. Aronoff to promote diversity and critical and conceptual thinking and to provide administrative support to the Community Foundation Alliance.

St. Meinrad Community Fund

A field-of-interest fund established by anonymous donors to enhance the quality of life in St. Meinrad, Indiana.

St. Meinrad, Indiana, Town Museum Fund

A non-endowed field-of-interest fund that will help with the continued preservation of town memorabilia and historical pieces and eventually help to establish a permanent display.

 

Donor Advised Funds

Arnold Family Fund

A donor-advised fund created by Bob Arnold, Renee Greene and Linda Gulley as a loving tribute to their mother, Imogene Arnold.

Kenneth and Joy L. Ayer Family Fund

A donor-advised fund established by Eric K. Ayer and Joy S. Zook in honor of their parents.

Cadick Family Fund

A donor-advised fund established by John and Julie Cadick.

Dale Kiwanis/Ira A. Davis Memorial Fund

A donor-advised fund established by the Dale Kiwanis Club in mem­ory of their former member.

EmJack Charitable Fund

A donor-advised fund established by Kevin and Jodi Patmore.

Robert (Bob) L. and Margaret (Betty) E. Grose Fund

A donor-advised fund established by Margaret Grose and her sons David, Stephen and Jeffrey and their spouses.

Calvin T. and Wanda Faye Grubb Family Fund

A donor-advised fund established by Calvin T. and Wanda Faye Grubb.

Susan Grundhoefer Memorial Fund

An donor advised endowment created by husband, Bernie Grundhoefer and children: Amber Wetzel, Tara Thacker, Denise Scott, and Seth Grundhoefer, in memory of Susan Grundhoefer.

Ralph and Helen Kennedy Fund

A donor-advised fund established by Ralph A. and Helen Kennedy.

William A. Koch Family Fund

A donor-advised fund established by the Koch Development Corporation.

Marsh Family Fund

A donor-advised fund established by Don F. and Molly Marsh.

Tom and Mary Messmer Endowment Fund

A donor-advised fund created by Tom and Mary Messmer.

Mulzer Family of Companies Neighborhood Fund

A donor-advised fund established by Mulzer Crushed Stone.

John D. and Marilyn Schilling Fund

A donor-advised fund established by Marilyn Schilling.

Shrode Family Fund

A donor-advised endowment fund created by Tom Shrode with the memory of his wife, Bea, to provide support to the community the family calls “home.”

Bruce Weatherholt Fund

A donor-advised fund established by Bruce Weatherholt.

 

Agency and Designated Funds

Boultinghouse-Parson Fund

A designated fund established by Bill and Betty Boultinghouse, Jane Boultinghouse, Wayne Boultinghouse, Jason A. Parson, Peggy Parson and David and Kathy Talley to benefit the South Spencer Scholarship Foundation.

Ruth and Hilbert Braun Scholarship Fund

A designated fund established by Hilbert W. and Ruth K. Braun to benefit the Heritage Hills Scholarship Foundation.

Thomas D. Brumett Memorial Scholarship Fund

A designated fund established by Marian Brumett in memory of her husband to benefit the Heritage Hills Scholarship Foundation.

Conner Family Ford Stores Fund

A designated fund established by Narl E. Conner to benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Dale Park and Recreation Fund

A designated non-permanent fund established by the Dale Park and Recreation Board to support the upkeep of the park and community center in Dale.

Friends of Joe Allen Hargis Athletic Field Fund

A designated fund for the supplemental maintenance and preservation of Joe Allen Hargis Athletic Field.

Friends of Spencer County CASA Fund

A nonpermanent agency fund created by Spencer County CASA, a program of the Spencer County Circuit Court, to fund the agency’s charitable purposes.

Helen V. Young Fund for Spencer County 4-H

An advised agency endowment fund to support the youth and programs provided by the Spencer County 4-H Association.

Randall L. Haaff Heritage Fund for New Hope Cemetery (Newtonville)

A designated fund established Randall Haaff to support the preservation and maintenance of the New Hope Cemetery.

Randall L. Haaff Scholarship Fund

A designated endowment fund created by Randall L. Haaff to provide equal support to both the Heritage Hills Scholarship Foundation and the South Spencer Scholarship Foundation.

Hackelman Cemetery Fund

A designated fund established by Edgar C. Mulzer to benefit the Hackelman Cemetery at Zion United Church of Christ in Chrisney.

Heritage Hills Scholarship Fund

An agency fund established by the Heritage Hills Scholarship Foundation.

Holy Cross Lutheran Church Fund

An agency fund established by the Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Rockport.

Glenn E. and Catherine B. Keefe Education Fund

A designated fund established by Patty Keefe in memory of her parents and their passion for education that benefits the South Spencer Scholarship Foundation.

Pastor Warren and Helen Kirk Fund

A designated fund established by Pastor Warren and Helen Kirk to benefit their congregations.

Kriege Family Fund

A designated fund established by the Kriege Family Charitable Remainder Trust to benefit the Spencer County Hospice, Spencer County Council on Aging, Habitat for Humanity, and Visiting Nurse Association.

William and Lorene Kriege Scholarship Fund

A designated fund established by the Kriege Family Charitable Remainder Unitrust to support the Heritage Hills Scholarship Foundation and the South Spencer Scholarship Foundation.

Lincoln Heritage Public Library Endowment Fund

An agency fund established by the Lincoln Heritage Public Library.

Marsh Family Shiloh Fund

A designated fund established by Don F. and Molly Marsh to benefit the Shiloh Methodist Church in Rockport and the Shiloh Cemetery Association.

Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church Preservation Fund

A designated fund established by Kathryn J. Meyer to benefit the Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church in Mariah Hill.

Kathryn Meyer Scholarship Fund

A designated fund established by Kathryn J. Meyer to benefit the Heritage Hills Scholarship Foundation.

North Spencer County School Corporation Endowment Fund

An agency fund established to support North Spencer County School Corporation.

North Spencer County School Corporation HHHS/HHMS After-School Program Nonpermanent Fund

A non-endowed designated fund established by the board of the North Spencer County School Corporation to provide support for their innovative after-school program.

North Spencer County School Corporation Library Endowment Fund

A designated fund established by the board of the North Spencer County School Corporation to be funded by gifts from the community for the purchase of reading materials for school libraries in the corporation.

North Spencer County School Corporation Library Nonpermanent Fund

A non-endowed designated fund established by the board of the North Spencer County School Corporation to supplement grant-making from the North Spencer County School Corporation Library Endowment Fund.

Old Rockport Inc. Endowment Fund

An agency fund created by Old Rockport Inc.

St. Meinrad Area Revitalization Team Fund (S.M.A.R.T.)

A designated fund established to continue the work of S.M.A.R.T.

St. Meinrad Community Center Fund

A designated fund established to support the Community Center in St. Meinrad.

St. Meinrad Recreation Field Fund

A designated fund established to support and maintain the ball fields in St. Meinrad.

St. Meinrad Water Tower Project Nonpermanent Fund

A non-endowed designated fund established by the Spencer County Commissioners to receive pledges and gifts on behalf of the St. Meinrad Utilities for the construction of a new water tower in St. Meinrad.

St. Nicholas Catholic Church ~ Jerry Brady Fund

An agency fund established by the church in memory of Jerry Brady to support Catholic education.

St. Peters United Church of Christ Cemetery Fund

An agency fund established by the church to support the maintenance and preservation of the cemetery in Lamar.

St. Peters United Church of Christ Endowment Fund

A designated fund established by an anonymous donor to benefit St. Peters United Church of Christ in Lamar.

P.M. and Sara Sanders Fund

A designated fund established by Sara Sanders and Steve Sanders to provide a scholarship for student athletes through the South Spencer Scholarship Foundation.

Santa Claus Campground Fund

A designated fund established by the Spencer County Community Foundation to support the campground.

Elmer H. Schaefer Memorial Scholarship Fund

A designated fund established by Sharon S. Schaefer in memory of her husband to benefit the Heritage Hills Scholarship Foundation.

David L. Schlachter Memorial Scholarship Fund

A designated fund created in memory of David L. Schlachter by his wife, Christine L. Schlachter, and their sons, Brian and Brent, to benefit the Heritage Hills Scholarship Foundation.

Gus and Almeda Schulte Memorial Fund

A designated fund established by Herb, Don, John, Pete and Paul Schulte and Cindy (Schulte) Painter, and Sylvia (Schulte) Goffinet in memory of their parents to benefit St. Bernard Catholic Church in Rockport.

Raymond Schulthise Memorial Fund

A designated fund established by Rovilla Schulthise in memory of her husband to benefit the Trinity United Church of Christ in Fulda.

South Spencer FFA Fund

A designated fund created to support the South Spencer FFA program.

Spencer County Community Foundation Administrative Endowment Fund

A designated fund established by the Spencer County Community Foundation to support administration of the Foundation.

Spencer County Mental Health Association Earl G. and Marjorie Parker Memorial Fund

An agency fund established by the Spencer County Mental Health Association.

South Spencer Administrators’ Fund

A designated fund created by South Spencer School Corporation administrators to provide support to the South Spencer Scholarship Foundation to award an education scholarship.

South Spencer Scholarship Foundation

A designated fund established to support the work of the South Spencer Scholarship Foundation.

Trinity United Church of Christ Cemetery Fund

An agency fund established by the church to support the maintenance and preservation of the cemetery in Fulda.

Trinity United Methodist Church Fund

A designated fund established to support Trinity United Methodist Church in Rockport.

Anna Winchell Memorial Fund

A designated fund established by Rex L. Winchell in memory of his mother to benefit the Spencer County Hospice.

Winkler Inc. Scholarship Fund

A designated fund established by Winkler Inc. to benefit the Heritage Hills Scholarship Foundation.

Youth and Community Center Fund

A designated fund for maintenance and upkeep of the Spencer County 4-H Association’s Youth and Community Center facility and grounds.

 

Scholarship Funds

Raleigh and Thelma Abshier Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established by Jeaniece Scheessele to advance education in honor of her parents.

Brauns Family Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established by Thomas D. Brauns with his father Bill and Bill’s wife Alice, along with brother Kevin, sisters Maria, Cathie, and Connie, and their spouses.

Cornelius Collignon Family Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established by Sandra Collignon in memory of her husband for graduates of Heritage Hills High School who are entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year at any accredited Indiana college or University and majoring in agriculture, forestry, or aviation.

Community Scholarship Trust of Spencer County, Indiana, Fund

A scholarship fund established by the Community Scholarship Trust of Spencer County.

Narl and Hazel Conner Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established by the children of Mr. and Mrs. Conner.

Friends of IU Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established by Michael and Mary Schriefer and Larry and Charlene Hess to provide a scholarship to Heritage Hills High School graduating seniors who plan to attend IU.

Friends of Pioneer Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Pioneer sales representatives in the LPH Territory to support the educational endeavors of high school graduates and graduating seniors who have a parent employed in the agriculture industry.

Harold and Thelma Hunter Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created in loving memory of Harold Hunter by his wife, Thelma Hunter, and their children to help graduates of Heritage Hills High School pursue advanced education.

Othmar and Virginia Ringeman Family Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established by Mr. and Mrs. Ringeman.

Mabel Mason Ryan Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established by the estate of Mabel M. Ryan to advance education opportunities in nursing and medicine.

Mike Ryan Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established by Mabel M. Ryan in memory of her husband.

Schmidt-Yeager Scholarship Fund

Annual scholarship created by Phillip and Elaine Schmidt to facilitate adults continuing their education beyond high school and an earlier beginning toward a college degree.

Gene and Christina Schwindel Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established by Gene and Christina Schwindel.

Spencer County Farm Bureau, Inc. Educational Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established by Spencer County Farm Bureau, Inc. to assist students pursuing post-high school educational programs.

Spencer Industries Inc. Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established by Spencer Industries Inc.

Alieene Vance Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established by Don Foertsch and Mason Foertsch in memory of a former employee of the Foertsch Construction Com­pany to benefit the children of employees of Foertsch companies.