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.



December 2017

Gift of Grain to support Promise Porter County - The perfect gift for the person who needs nothing - 2017 Memorials & Honorariums -  2017 Community fund grant recipients - Welcome to our newest team member, Bonny Hildebrand

August 2017

Promise Porter County - Congratulating Graduates, 2017 Scholarship Recipients - Celebrating Outstanding Achievements, Annual Meeting & 2017 Outstanding Achievement Awards - Save the Date for Chefs Around the Table 2017

April 2017

How to Create a Lasting Legacy, Barb & Tim Regnitz use IRA to make a 'Forever' Gift - Doubling Your Dollars, Matching Grant Program for Nonprofits - Your Center for Community Philanthropy Update & Usage - Welcome New Board Chair (Ralph Neff) & Vice Chair (John Walsh), Thank You Outgoing Chair (Spero Valavanis) and Outgoing Board Members - Syphony Under the Stars 2017 - 2017 Annual Meeting Invitation

Winter 2016

The "Barbara A. Young Nonprofit Conference Center" Continues Young's Legacy - Cheers to 20 Years Event Photos & Recap - Cheers to 20 Years Event Sponsors - What the Foundation has accomplished with your help over the last 20 years

Fall 2016

Giving Circles in action - Women Helping Women through Impact Porter County - Sparking the Arts awards grants to 4 nonprofits - @PCgivingproject awards grant to Valpo YMCA - 2016 @PCgivingproject Annual FUNDraiser event to happen this fall - Cheers to 20 Years on November 5

Summer 2016

Brickers create a legacy with scholarship - Foundation presents 26 scholarships at 2016 Scholarship Banquet - Foundation welcomes new Board member & new staff members - Carol Costakis retires - Save the Dates for 2016 events

Spring 2016

Center for Community Philanthropy set to open this Spring - EMPOWER PC introduces app for parents - Barb Young announces retirement - Bill Higbie appointed new President & CEO of Foundation - Cheers to 20 Years Celebration announcement 

Winter 2015

"Tomorrow Starts Today" to raise $6.5 million for Porter County - Two more ways to build "forever" - Coming Soon: your Center for Community Philanthropy - Here is how you can help

Fall 2015

Neighbors' Educational Opprtunities make school possible for Nontraditional students -  Impact Porter County awards 2015 grants, @PCgivingproject presents first grant, Sparking the Arts group awards inaugural grants - Foundation presents 2015 Outstanding Achievement Awards

Summer 2015

Lilly Endowment Scholarship helps launch Daniel Hartwig - Foundation presents 20 scholarships at 2015 Scholarship Banquet - Cinda Urschel discusses why she helped found Sparking the Arts

Spring 2015

Pat Badensteiner connects with Jacob's Ladder through the Foundation  - Foundation grant to Kouts Police enhances communication -  Foundation welcomes new board

Winter 2014

Stephanie and Mike Jones are making a difference - Strategic Plan gives each of us more power to do good - Blind side mom urges women to find way to make a difference

Fall 2014

Introducing @PCgivingproject -  Women's giving circle has awarded $350,000 since 2007 - Foundation presents 2014 Outstanding Achievement Awards

Summer 2014

Bill Higbie joins foundation - Foundation presents 19 scholarships to students at Scholarship Banquet - Give Local Porter County raises over $132,000 for 51 local nonprofits

Spring 2014

Neighbors Place to create 18 affordable apartments for local women - Foundation welcomes new board members - Circle of Promise honors those who make an annual gift to the Foundation

Winter 2013

Porter County Give Day raises $282,633 for kids - How 5% could make all the difference in Porter County - Thirteenth annual Women's Tea celebrates women philathropy

Fall 2013

Schroeders gift to live on forever - Giving Circle awards $50,000 to The Caring Place - Foundation presents 2013 Outstanding Achievement Awards 

Summer 2013

Introducing Empower Porter County to fight substance abuse - Foundation awards 250 scholarships since 1998 - Give Day returns to support Porter County kids

Spring 2013

Local woman uses her talent for design to help others begin anew - Myrna Newgent: a positive for the environment - Foundation welcomes new Chair and Board member