Porter County Community Foundation

At the Porter County Community Foundation

we put the power to do good in your hands. Together we build a stronger Porter County.

  • Community Impact

    Find ways to match talented students with generous donors Read more

  • Community Impact

    See how to pump up local nonprofits with grants for today and endowments forever Read more

  • Community Impact

    Porter County’s 3 greatest needs and how we’re working together to meet them Read more

  • About

    Tomorrow Starts Today to raise millions? Read more

  • About

    10 ways you can make a difference in Porter County through the Foundation Read more

  • About

    The Top 10 most frequently asked questions about the Foundation Read more

  • News

    Porter County Community Foundation Awards 27 Scholarships at Annual Banquet Read more

  • News

    Annual Women’s Fund Grants Awarded at Impact Porter County Membership Dinner Read more

  • News

    Porter County Chosen to Launch Promise Program Read more

  • Advisors


    Help clients benefit from charitable giving. Discover:

    • How 1 gift can be the answer for many clients
    • Why the Foundation makes a good partner
    • Handy estate planning resources

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    Donors


    We each have the power to do good. Discover:

    • Top 6 ways to give
    • 10 causes seeking support
    • Ways to make your giving go further and last longer

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    Nonprofits


    The Foundation is the nonprofit that supports other nonprofits. We:

    • Help you build long-term sustainability
    • Connect your organization with donors
    • Serve as a resource for education and networking

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    Spotlight


    The Foundation announced the start of its Endowment Matching Grant Program on October 1st of 2016. This unique program will help nonprofits in Porter County build their endowment funds, forever supporting the essential work these groups do to help people in our community. For every dollar raised by a participating nonprofit organization, from now through March 31st of 2018, the Foundation will match it with a dollar, up to $50,000. For a list of participating organizations, click here.

    “As Winston Churchill said, ‘We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give.’ Philanthropy is giving and caring. It’s sharing what you have—your time as well as your dollars.”- Jacki Stutzman

    Success Stories


    Hilltop Neighborhood House

    Hilltop Neighborhood House provides affordable childcare to single parents like Kim in Porter County, where 30% of female heads of households with children under five live in poverty. See how Hilltop Neighborhood House, supported partially by a grant from the Porter County Community Foundation, made a difference in the lives of Kim and her daughter. Learn more about Kim's story