Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County Inc.



The Bloomington Community Foundation was incorporated in 1990 through the efforts of Ilknur Ralston, its first board president, and other enthusiasts. (It was later renamed the Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County.) Our CF has long benefited from the leadership of caring and knowledgeable residents with diverse backgrounds.


Local leaders responded to the Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT) program launched at that time by Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment. Matching funds were offered to Indiana communities interested in establishing community foundations and building local endowments. Indiana communities jumped at this opportunity!


Web Address

www.cfbmc.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @CoFoundationBMC

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Recent News from Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County


Monroe County History Center's Dementia Friendly Program Receives Statewide Recognition
Foundation: Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County

The program is supported by the Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County (CFBMC), which presented the History Center with...more

Duke Energy Foundation Awards Grants
Foundation: Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County

The Duke Energy Foundation has released $448,250 in grants to over 30 schools and educational organizations throughout the company's...more

Duke Energy Foundation Announces Educational Grants
Foundation: Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County

The Duke Energy Foundation's Powerful Communities program is awarding $448,250 in grants to more than 30 schools and...more

Duke Energy Foundation's 'Powerful Communities' program awards over $440000 for K-12 ...
Foundation: Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County

The Duke Energy Foundation is enabling more and more of those magical moments in 2019 through $448,250 in grants to more than 30 schools...more

Author Solutions Joins Bloomington's Bicentennial Celebration with Unique Children's Book and ...
Foundation: Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County

Author Solutions, LLC, the Bloomington-based world leader in supported self-publishing services, will honor the Community Foundation...more

Community Foundation adds three new board members this year
Foundation: Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County

The Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County added three new members to its Board of Directors this year. Herb Caldwell,...more

Grant offers schools chance to fund substance abuse programs for middle schools
Foundation: Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County

Peterson said the number of grants awarded will depend on the number of applicants for the grants offered through the Precision Health Network...more

Indiana awards early education grants in 12 counties
Foundation: Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County

Those receiving grants of more than $200,000 each are the Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County, the Early Childhood...more

Community members invited to participate in survey on quality of place in Monroe County
Foundation: Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County

Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County ... Community Foundation and BEDC awarded grant to develop Monroe County Quality...more

CDFI Friendly Bloomington Forms with $4M to Spur Flexible, Affordable Financing for Community ...
Foundation: Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County

Seed funding was provided by the Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County and the Bloomington Urban Enterprise...more

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Monroe County, IN

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