Scholarships

Q&A on Scholarships: Faith Krueger

May 1, 2013 While many were focused on their NCAA brackets in March, it was a different kind of “March Madness” at the Community Foundation, where scholarship season really kicked into high gear.  Now in May, new scholarship funds continue…

Glamour Recognizes AGFAF Scholarship Winner

April 16, 2013 The Afghan Girls Financial Assistance Fund (AGFAF) has made a world of difference for several young women from the politically-turbulent nation since 2008, and now Glamour is taking notice.  The fashion and lifestyle magazine recently named Noorjahan…

Preserving a Legacy Through Education

March 18, 2013 Creating a family foundation has long been a popular and effective way for families to give back to the communities in which they live.  For Joseph and Elsie Beck, who for several decades lived down the road…

Fundholders’ Family Gives Back to the Community

John and Helen Durante established their fund to create opportunities for others to follow their dreams. Their daughter, Barbara Van Slooten, noted that her parents believed in giving back to the community. The son of Italian immigrants, John started a…