Hope Coons

Director of Community Engagement

Samatha Cotten

Hope focuses on relationships with nonprofits, grantees, and fund advisors. She develops meaningful relationships with Boone County-serving nonprofit organizations by understanding their work and unique needs. She also coordinates several community programs, including the Women of Impact Boone County giving group, Boone County Nonprofit Network, and Connect Boone County. 

Hope has a passion for building relationships, meeting new people, solving problems to improve Boone County, and investing in the local community. She has worked in various roles, including working with people with disabilities and as an educator in the classroom. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Taylor University. 

Hope resides in Whitestown with her husband and two kids. She enjoys going for walks with her family, finding local activities to do with her kids, and exploring new coffee shops and restaurants with her husband.