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!
2015 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Recipients Announced
Tyler Emerick and Miranda Ogle have been named recipients of four-year, full-tuition scholarships as the Community Foundation of Howard County 2015 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars. Tyler, son of Brad and Andrea Emerick, is a Kokomo High School student. Miranda, daughter of Rodney and Jennifer Ogle, is a Kokomo High School student.
The Community Foundation of Howard County recognized the accomplishments of the other three finalists with $1,000 scholarships. They include Nicole Hampshire from Western High School, daughter of Todd and Diane Hampshire; Alexis Hungate from Northwestern High School, daughter of Cary and Lori Hungate; and Faith Miller from Kokomo High School, daughter of Michael and Peggi Miller.
5% Giving -- An Attainable Approach to Giving
$1 Million Match Offered Through Community Foundation of Howard County
Funds from Lilly Endowment support Indiana community foundations
The Community Foundation of Howard County has announced an opportunity for donors to participate in a matching gift initiative that is designed to build endowment assets and increase grantmaking capabilities in the community. Donations to unrestricted funds will be matched $1 for $1. Donations to the Community Foundation’s other types of funds will be matched $1 for every $2 given.
Learn more about how to double your gift.
Types of Gifts Eligible for Match
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.
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.