Recent Donor Advised Grants

2016 Donor Advised Grants

Donors may take an active role by making suggestions on which charitable causes to support. In 2016, the Community Foundation of Howard County distributed $334,229 in donor advised grants, special projects and non-permanent grants.

Gary F. Carmichael Family Fund
- Bridges Outreach

Tim & Dana Davis Family Advised Fund
- St. Joseph Hospital Foundation
- United Way of Howard County

Ruth K. Fredrick Advised Fund
-Kokomo Family YMCA

Gingerich Family Advised Fund
- Project 117

Hingst Family Fund
- Bona Vista
- Crossing National (Kokomo)
- Howard Co. Historical Society
- Kokomo Civic Theatre
- Kokomo Symphonic Society
- Literacy Coalition
- Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer
- Sagamore Council, Boy Scouts of America
- United Way of Howard County

Betsy & Robert Hoshaw Environmental Fund
- City of Kokomo

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

Eugene & Nancy McGarvey Endowment Fund
- Ivy Tech Community College
- Kokomo Humane Society
- Kokomo Urban Outreach

William M. Morgan Endowment Fund
- Chapel Hill Christian Church
- Revive Christian Church

Joe & Katie Thatcher Endowment Fund
- Bridges Outreach
- Crossing National (Kokomo)

Whorwell Musicianship Fund for Eastern High School
- Eastern High School Concert Band

2016 Non-Permanent

Greater Kokomo/Howard Co. Community Projects Fund
- City of Kokomo

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

Kokomo Community Health Care Fund
- Project Access of Howard County

2016 Field of Interest

Early Childhood Education Center Fund
- Indiana University Kokomo
- The Very Early Childhood Education Center

William S. & Susannah B. Hough Youth Fund
- Ball State University
- Bona Vista

Society for Crippled Children and Adults of Howard County Fund
- Project Access of Howard County
- Down Syndrome Indiana

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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