of Howard County, Inc.
Charitable Dreams for Community Needs
The Community Foundation of Howard County, Inc. makes a positive difference in our community.
We help people who are passionate about giving back to our community, take the lead on community initiatives and partner with nonprofit organizations to support a broad range of projects that make a positive impact.
Browse our Web site for more information about our work, and see the difference that philanthropy can make!
5% Giving -- An Attainable Approach to Giving
Community Foundation Offers $100,000 Matching Grant
The Community Foundation of Howard County is offering a $100,000 matching grant aimed at sparking interest in new and returning donors alike to the Kokomo Family YMCA’s Beyond the Bricks Campaign to build a new Y. Learn more.
Lilly Endowment Announces GIFT Initiative for Indiana Community Foundations
Lilly Endowment has announced a new gift matching program for community foundations starting Aug. 1, 2014, through March 31, 2016. The Endowment’s initiative is designed to help local communities build unrestricted endowment funds to respond to critical needs. Learn more about the matching gift program.
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
A memorial monument and statue will be constructed in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the corner of Apperson Way and North Lafountain St., Kokomo, Ind. Fundraising efforts are underway to raise the approximately $150,000 to complete the project. Donations are now being accepted for this project.
Opportunities for donation: 8 plaques for $10,000, 4 benches at $5,000 and $3,000 for planters. Bricks are available for a donation of $100.
How to Donate
Online: Select ‘Give Now’ from this page. In the comment section, designate the MLK Memorial.
By Mail: Send donations to the Community Foundation of Howard County, 215 W. Sycamore St., Kokomo, IN 46901, or to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, P.O. Box 161, Kokomo, IN 46903-0161. Make checks payable to the Community Foundation of Howard County and designate MLK Memorial in the memo line.