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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!

  • Video Wishing Hilda Burns A Happy Retirement

    View a video of several Foundation supporters and friends sharing memories and wishing Hilda and her family well on her retirement from the Community Foundation Serving Howard, Carroll and Clinton Counties.

  • Community Foundation of Howard County Announces Leadership Transistion

    Hilda Burns, president of the Community Foundation of Howard County, has announced her plans to retire.

    The Foundation Board of Directors has announced that Greg Aaron has been named president of the Community Foundation Serving Howard, Carroll and Clinton Counties, beginning July 1, 2017.  Burns will remain on staff until the end of the year to support the transition. Read more.

  • Community Foundation Meets Excellence in Philanthropy Through National Standards

    The Community Foundation Serving Howard, Carroll and Clinton Counties recently received accreditation with the nation's highest standard for philanthropic excellence. National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations® establish legal, ethical, effective practices for community foundations everywhere. Read more.

  • 5% Giving – An Attainable Approach to Giving

    Howard County's current net worth is $3.57 billion. Over the next 50 years, Howard County is expected to transfer $3.5 billion to the next generation. If everyone gave 5 percent to the Community Foundation, total grantmaking would increase $2.58 million per year. Watch the video to learn the impact on Howard County.

  • Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

    Martin Luther King monument in Kokomo, Indiana

    A memorial monument and statue has been 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. Donations are now being accepted for this project. Commemorative bricks for a walkway at the memorial are $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.

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