Meet some of our previous grantees

Since 1991, we’ve awarded over $28 million to address local, unmet needs.

Through our more than 300 funds, we award over $1 million every year. Each type of fund has a different purpose and we appreciate the flexibility and broad coverage that it provides to our local communities! Check out below the impact our funds have made and click here to learn about our different granting fund types.

Total Dollars Granted in 2021: $850,133

Grantee

Area of Impact

Purpose

Amount

Granting Fund Type

Advance Community Park Association

Community Development

2021 Day of Giving Back

$1,000

Community Impact

Advance Volunteer Fire Department-Station 51

Community Development

Support local parks

$3,000

Designated

Advance Volunteer Fire Department-Station 51

Health & Human Services

Advance Food Distribution

$4,000

Field of Interest

Advance Volunteer Fire Department-Station 51

Health & Human Services

Advance Food Distribution

$1,000

Community Impact

AgrIInstitute Inc.

Education

Annual Distribution to Support the Organization

$1,100

Agency

Alexander Christian Foundation, Inc.

Community Development

Annual Spendable

$1578

Designated

Arts & Culture

Support youth in art programming.

$1,000

Donor Advised

Arts & Culture

Support the organizational mission

$2,000

Field of Interest

Arts & Culture

Community matching grant dollars

$3,000

Community Impact

Boone County 4-H Club, Inc.

Youth Development

Annual Spendable

$16,093

Designated

Boone County 4-H Club, Inc.

Youth Development

Annual Distribution to Support the Organization

$308

Agency

Boone County 4-H Club, Inc.

Youth Development

Support the organizational mission

$5,000

Field of Interest

Health & Human Services

Support the organizational mission

$165

Field of Interest

Health & Human Services

Community matching grant dollars

$4,835

Community Impact

Boone County Chamber of Commerce

Community Development

2021 Day of Giving Back

$1,000

Community Impact

Boone County Child Advocacy Center Fund

Community Development

Transfer 1000 to Sylvias place from Community Impact

$1,000

Community Impact

Boone County Economic Development Corp.

Community Development

2021 Day of Giving Back

$1,000

Community Impact

Boone County Guardian Ad Litem/CASA

Youth Development

Annual Distribution to Support the Organization

$1,877

Agency

Boone County Health Department

Health & Human Services

Supplies for COVID-19 vaccine clinics

$150

Designated

Boone County Mentoring Partnership

Youth Development

Women of Impact Additional Dollars from 2020 First Quarter Grant

$725

Field of Interest

Boone County Mentoring Partnership

Youth Development

Support the organizational mission

$5,000

Field of Interest

Elderly

Support personal service program

$30,000

Donor Advised

Elderly

Annual Distribution to Support the Organization

$6,518

Agency

Elderly

Boone County Senior Services, Inc. (BCSSI)

$7,500

Community Impact

Boys & Girls Club of Boone County

Youth Development

Annual Distribution to Support the Organization

$3,210

Agency

Boys & Girls Club of Boone County

Youth Development

Support the organizational mission

$5,000

Field of Interest

Arts & Culture

Annual Spendable

$1,756

Designated

Arts & Culture

Community matching grant dollars

$5,000

Community Impact

Centenary United Methodist Church

Community Development

Annual Spendable

$4,554

Designated

Center Stage Community Theatre

Arts & Culture

Annual Distribution to Support the Organization

$450

Agency

Center Stage Community Theatre

Arts & Culture

General operational support

$3,000

Field of Interest

Community Impact Fund

Community Development

Unrestricted Gift on behalf of Humane Society per Lilly Gift VII

$1,250

Community Impact

Delta Gamma Foundation

Education

Local scholarship

$1,000

Donor Advised

Down Syndrome Indiana

Health & Human Services

Annual Distribution to Support the Organization

$469

Agency

Eagle Church

Youth Development

Ignite camp

$1,186

Donor Advised

First Baptist Church of Lebanon

Community Development

Annual Spendable

$2,787

Designated

Friends of Thorntown Public Library

Community Development

Support the organizational mission

$2,500

Field of Interest

Friends of Thorntown Public Library

Community Development

Community matching grant dollars

$453

Community Impact

Health & Human Services

Local Mobile Pantry Program

$5,000

Donor Advised

Health & Human Services

Mobile Pantry Progam

$5,000

Community Impact

Gloria Dei Contemplative Christian Community

Community Development

Further the mission and purpose of Gloria Dei

$8,960

Donor Advised

Goshen High School

Education

Scholarship

$1,000

Donor Advised

Habitat for Humanity of Boone County

Community Development

Boone County Women House Build

$1,250

Agency

Youth Development

Super Saturday Camp

$1,500

Field of Interest

Harlem Grown

Health & Human Services

Support the mission of Harlem Grown

$500

Donor Advised

Community Development

2021 Day of Giving Back

$1,000

Community Impact

Henry C. Ulen Foundation, Inc.

Community Development

Annual Spendable

$315

Designated

Hill School

Education

Annual Spendable

$510

Designated

Hoosier State Press Association

Education

Annual Spendable

$657

Designated

Hope Program, Inc.

Health & Human Services

Support the mission of Harlem Grown

$500

Donor Advised

Community Development

Support the organizational mission

$2,500

Field of Interest

Community Development

Community matching grant dollars

$2,500

Community Impact

Community Development

Support the organizational mission

$6,250

Field of Interest

Community Development

Community matching grant dollars

$6,250

Community Impact

Community Development

Assist with programming & staffing

$3,000

Donor Advised

Education

Book club supplies, scholarships and activities

$2,700

Donor Advised

Education

Programs to support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities

$5,000

Donor Advised

Health & Human Services

Support the mission of ILADD, Inc.

$250

Donor Advised

Community Development

Support the organizational mission

$4,250

Field of Interest

Community Development

Capacity building to serve individuals with disabilities

$10,750

Community Impact

Community Development

Community matching grant dollars

$5,000

Community Impact

Indiana Children's Wish Fund

Youth Development

Grant Boone County wishes

$2,500

Field of Interest

Indiana Lions Speech & Hearing, Inc.

Health & Human Services

Annual Spendable

$328

Designated

Indiana University Foundation

Education

Campus revitalization and student athlete scholarship

$3,000

Donor Advised

Health & Human Services

Community matching grant dollars

$2,500

Community Impact

Jackson Township Historical Society, Inc.

Community Development

Replace museum storefront windows

$2,825

Field of Interest

Jamestown Christian Church

Community Development

Annual Spendable

$3,642

Designated

Jamestown Christian Church

Youth Development

Picnic tables for community playground

$1,300

Designated

Jamestown Community Partnership

Community Development

Building prep for Jamestown mural

$10,000

Designated

Jamestown Community Partnership

Community Development

Beautify downtown Jamestown

$11,240

Designated

Jamestown Community Partnership

Community Development

Downtown Beautification

$5,000

Community Impact

Jamestown I.O.O.F. Cemetery

Community Development

Annual Spendable

$2,758

Designated

Jamestown Parks Department

Community Development

2021 Day of Giving Back

$1,000

Community Impact

Jamestown United Methodist Church

Community Development

Annual Spendable

$3,116

Designated

Jamestown Volunteer Fire Dept.

Community Development

Rescue fire truck

$24,000

Designated

Joe and Barb Krier Foundation Fund

Health & Human Services

Grant matching funds

$1,500

Donor Advised

Justin David Langford Foundation of Hope

Health & Human Services

JustinsRun4Hope

$250

Donor Advised

Lebanon Area Boys & Girls Club

Youth Development

Annual Distribution to Support the Organization

$1,207

Agency

Lebanon Community School Corp.

Education

Support local FFA and agricultural education

$4,000

Field of Interest

Scholarships

Annual Spendable

$3,811

Designated

Education

2021 Education Foundation Partnership Grant

$5,690

Field of Interest

Education

Lebanon Educational Foundation

$1,810

Community Impact

Education

2021 Education Foundation Partnership Grant

$5,000

Community Impact

Lebanon Middle School

Arts & Culture

Annual Spendable

$935

Designated

Lebanon Parks & Recreation Department

Community Development

2021 Day of Giving Back

$1,000

Community Impact

Lebanon Rotary Club

Scholarships

Annual Spendable

$3,000

Designated

Lebanon and Greater Boone County Park Foundation

Community Development

Annual Spendable

$5,206

Designated

Lilly Endowment Gift VII Matching Fund Recipients

Community Development

Lily Endowment's Gift VII

$140,708

Community Impact

Live for Life, Inc.

Health & Human Services

Women of Impact Fourth Quarter grantee

$11,315

Field of Interest

Love INC of Boone County

Education

Support educational programming for community members

$5,000

Field of Interest

Love INC of Boone County

Health & Human Services

Support the organizational mission

$7,500

Field of Interest

Maplelawn Farmstead Inc.

Arts & Culture

General operational needs.

$92

Donor Advised

Maplelawn Farmstead Inc.

Arts & Culture

Annual Distribution to Support the Organization

$464

Agency

Health & Human Services

Community matching grant dollars

$4,741

Community Impact

Health & Human Services

Helping Hands shelter needs

$545

Donor Advised

Health & Human Services

Women of Impact Second Quarter Grantee

$8,065

Designated

Education

Young Scholars preschool program

$4248

Field of Interest

Health & Human Services

Support the organizational mission

$259

Field of Interest

Milledgeville Methodist Church

Community Development

Annual Spendable

$1,184

Designated

Health & Human Services

Annual Distribution to Support the Organization

$614

Agency

Health & Human Services

Support the organizational mission

$4,250

Field of Interest

Health & Human Services

Community matching grant dollars

$750

Community Impact

Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club

Health & Human Services

General operational needs

$1,500

Donor Advised

No Kid Hungry by Share Our Strength

Health & Human Services

General operational needs

$500

Donor Advised

Old Union Christian Church- WAM Program

Health & Human Services

Meals for WAM - We All Matter youth

$3486

Field of Interest

Operating Fund

Operating

Support the operations of CFBC

$527

Operational Funds

Operating Fund

Operating

Support the operations of CFBC

$891

Operational Funds

Operating Fund

Operating

Support the operations of CFBC

$1,838

Operational Funds

Operating Fund

Operating

Support the operations of CFBC

$3,117

Operational Funds

Operating Fund

Operating

Support the operations of CFBC

$3,700

Operational Funds

Operating Fund

Operating

Support the operations of CFBC

$22,658

Operational Funds

Health & Human Services

Hunger Education Pack & Learn

$1,000

Field of Interest

Health & Human Services

Hunger Education Pack & Learn

$500

Community Impact

Phi Sigma Kappa Foundation

Education

Annual Spendable

$3,811

Designated

Pittsboro Christian Church Disciples of Christ

Community Development

Annual Spendable

$498

Designated

Play On Zionsville

Arts & Culture

Annual Spendable

$4,407

Designated

Rachael's First Week Inc.

Health & Human Services

Support the organizational mission

$3,500

Field of Interest

Sagamore Student Leadership Initiative, Inc.

Education

Annual Spendable

$8,179

Designated

Health & Human Services

Annual Distribution to Support the Organization

$512

Agency

Youth Development

Sack lunch program for youth

$3487

Field of Interest

Youth Development

Correct Grant - to Shalom House was

$360

Community Impact

So Big Mountain House Maternity Home

Health & Human Services

Support the organizational mission

$4,250

Field of Interest

So Big Mountain House Maternity Home

Health & Human Services

Community matching grant dollars

$750

Community Impact

St. Mark's Lutheran Church

Community Development

Annual Spendable

$4,672

Designated

St. Vincent Hospital Foundation

Arts & Culture

Cancer art therapy programming

$10,000

Donor Advised

Sugar Creek Art Center

Arts & Culture

Community matching grant dollars

$7,500

Community Impact

Sugar Creek Historical Society

Arts & Culture

Support the organizational mission

$4,498

Field of Interest

Tabitha USA, Inc.

Health & Human Services

Annual Spendable

$1,013

Designated

The Arc of Greater Boone County

Community Development

Support the organizational mission & Lawn Care Service Program

$5,200

Community Impact

Health & Human Services

Expressive Arts and Adventure Therapy Programs

$5,000

Community Impact

Health & Human Services

Support counseling services for all

$400

Donor Advised

The Caring Center

Health & Human Services

Support the organizational mission

$7,500

Field of Interest

The Sunshine Society, Inc.

Community Development

Women of Impact Additional Dollars from 2020 Second Quarter Grant

$175

Field of Interest

Youth Development

Women of Impact Third Quarter grantee

$8,215

Field of Interest

Town of Jamestown

Community Development

Replace East Pedestrian Bridge in the Pleasant Acres Nature Park

$26,490

Designated

Town of Thorntown Parks and Recreation Department

Community Development

2021 Day of Giving Back

$1,000

Community Impact

Traders Point Christian Church

Community Development

Annual Spendable

$4,735

Designated

Tri Kappa/Alpha Beta Chapter

Education

Annual Spendable

$3,463

Designated

Tri-Area Library

Education

On-line access to library's collection and programs, and annual distribution

$5,600

Donor Advised

Tri-Area Library

Education

Annual Spendable

$792

Designated

United Way of Central Indiana

Community Development

Annual Spendable

$4,302

Designated

Village of Merici, Inc

Health & Human Services

Grant matching funds

$500

Donor Advised

Watch Us Farm, Inc.

Education

General operational support

$300

Designated

Western Boone County Community School Corp.

Education

Support local FFA and agricultural education

$4,000

Field of Interest

Western Boone County Community School Corp.

Education

Support preschool program

$4,248

Field of Interest

Education

Annual Spendable

$23,076

Designated

Scholarships

Annual Spendable

$2,076

Designated

Education

2021 Education Foundation Partnership Grant

$6,193

Field of Interest

Education

Western Boone Education Foundation

$1,307

Community Impact

Education

2021 Education Foundation Partnership Grant

$5,000

Community Impact

Whitestown Department of Parks & Recreation

Community Development

2021 Day of Giving Back

$1,000

Community Impact

Youth Development

Women of Impact First Quarter grantee

$7,895

Field of Interest

Health & Human Services

Community matching grant dollars

$2,500

Community Impact

Zionsville Center for Art, History and Genealogy, Inc. (d/b/a SullivanMunce Cultural Center)

Arts & Culture

Annual Spendable

$4,925

Designated

Zionsville Center for Art, History and Genealogy, Inc. (d/b/a SullivanMunce Cultural Center)

Arts & Culture

Boone County Arts & Culture Visitor App

$2,553

Field of Interest

Zionsville Center for Art, History and Genealogy, Inc. (d/b/a SullivanMunce Cultural Center)

Arts & Culture

Support the organizational mission

$7,500

Field of Interest

Zionsville Center for Art, History and Genealogy, Inc. (d/b/a SullivanMunce Cultural Center)

Arts & Culture

Boone County Arts and Culture Visitor App

$447

Community Impact

Zionsville Center for Art, History and Genealogy, Inc. (d/b/a SullivanMunce Cultural Center)

Arts & Culture

Community matching grant dollars

$5,000

Community Impact

Zionsville Chamber of Commerce

Community Development

2021 Day of Giving Back

$1,000

Community Impact

Zionsville Community High School

Education

Local scholarship

$1,000

Donor Advised

Arts & Culture

General operational support

$250

Designated

Arts & Culture

Community matching grant dollars

$5,000

Community Impact

Education

Annual Spendable

$18,991

Designated

Education

2021 Education Foundation Partnership Grant

$7,500

Field of Interest

Education

2021 Education Foundation Partnership Grant

$5,000

Community Impact

Zionsville Lions Park

Health & Human Services

Annual Spendable

$770

Designated

Zionsville Lions Park

Community Development

Support the organizational mission

$7,500

Field of Interest

Zionsville Lions Park

Community Development

Community matching grant dollars

$7,500

Community Impact

Community Development

Support acquisition of public land

$11,492

Field of Interest

Zionsville Parks and Recreation

Arts & Culture

Annual Spendable

$939

Designated

Zionsville Parks and Recreation

Community Development

2021 Day of Giving Back

$1,000

Community Impact

Youth Development

Great escape mini camp and HSM Serve Indy

$1,186

Donor Advised

Health & Human Services

Zionsville Food Pantry

$30,000

Community Impact

2021 Grants by Area of Impact

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