Recent Donor Advised Grants

2017 Donor Advised Grants

Donors may take an active role by making suggestions on which charitable causes to support. In 2017, the Community Foundation of Howard County distributed $798,349 in donor advised grants, special projects and non-permanent grants.

Tim & Dana Davis Family Advised Fund
- Indiana University Foundation

Ruth K. Fredrick Advised Fund
-Kokomo Family YMCA

Hingst Family Fund
- Crossing National (Kokomo)
- Greater Kokomo Economic Development Alliance
- Howard Co. Automotive Heritage Hall of Fame
- Howard Co. Historical Society
- IndianaFIRST
- Kokomo Civic Theatre
- Kokomo Symphonic Society
- Literacy Coalition
- Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer
- United Way of Howard County

Robert L. Hutchins Memorial Endowment
- Kokomo Rescue Mission
- Kokomo Urban Outreach
- Monastery of the Poor Clares

Ann Darby McCann Symposium Club Fund
- Kokomo Howard County Public Library

Eugene & Nancy McGarvey Endowment Fund
- Indiana University Kokomo
- Ivy Tech Community College
- Kokomo Rescue Mission
- Kokomo Urban Outreach

William M. Morgan Endowment Fund
- Chapel Hill Christian Church
- Crossroads Community Church
- First Evangelical Presbyterian Church
- First Presbyterian Church of Elkhart

Joe & Katie Thatcher Endowment Fund
- New Leaf Mentoring

Whorwell Musicianship Fund for Eastern High School
- Eastern High School Corporation

J.D. and Lynn Young Endowment Fund
- Community Foundation of Howard County

2017 Non-Permanent

Celebrating Love Fund
- First Church of the Nazarene

Computer Literacy Fund
- Carver Community Center

Theodore Dabrowski Fund
- Kokomo Humane Society

Katharyn Elizabeth Fell Demaree Fund
- Acacia Academy, Inc.
- Actors Theatre of Indiana
- Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School
- Central Indiana Youth for Christ
- Children's TherAplay Foundation Inc.
- Christian Family Care
- Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
- EntouRAJ for Kids, Inc.
- Grace Harbor Church
- Kokomo Rescue Mission
- Kokomo Symphonic Society
- Mountain View Presbyterian Church Foundation
- Random Acts of Flowers
- Roanoke Appalachian Trail Club, Inc.
- Southeast Alaska Independent Living (SAIL), I
- Southern Methodist University
- St. Peter's Church
- Stuttering Foundation of America
- Young Life
- Young Life - Area IN #117

Greater Kokomo/Howard Co. Community Projects Fund
- Kokomo Rescue Mission

Greentown Community Building Fund
- Indiana Lions Foundation, Inc.

Howard County Child Care Fund
- Bona Vista

Howard County Disaster Relief Fund
- United Way of Howard County

Paul Jones Fund
- Kokomo Humane Society
- Kokomo Rescue Mission
- Salvation Army

Tomorrow's Hope Fund
- City of Kokomo

2017 Field of Interest

Eva Cripe Endowment Fund
- Mental Health America of Indiana

Early Childhood Education Center Fund
- The Very Early Childhood Education Center

First Congregational Christian "Closet Fund" Church Fund
- Kokomo School Corporation

Thomas E. & Ruth Fredrick Sheridan Endowment
- Greater Kokomo Economic Development Alliance

Virginia M. McKay Fund
- Kokomo School Corporation

Senior Citizens Fund
- Food Finders Food Bank
- Samaritan Caregivers

Society of Crippled Children and Adults of Howard County Fund
- Servants at Work (SAWs)

About the Community Foundation of Howard County, Inc.

The Community Foundation of Howard County, Inc. is a not-for-profit charitable corporation created in 1991. The purpose of the Foundation is to serve the interests of donors, to make grants, and to act as a catalyst around issues of community importance in Howard County.

For information about the Community Foundation and its services to donors, call Greg Aaron at (765) 454-7298. The Web site ( contains information about making gifts to endowment funds, scholarships, and grantmaking. Our e-mail address is

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