Community Foundation of Southern Indiana Inc.



In 1991, a group of Southern Indiana residents formed an organization that would be a resource for nonprofits and a place that would help ordinary people find a way to honor causes they loved. That organization is the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana.


Through the generous personal gifts of this core group and funds from the Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc., the Community Foundation opened up for business with Dale Orem at its helm.




Orem's task during those first few years was to meet with people, one-on-one, and explain what the Foundation was and how it could help them make their charitable dreams come true.



Due largely to Orem's diligence and persistence, the organization quickly grew to have a $5 million endowment, and also even made grants during those early days.


Web Address

www.cfsouthernindiana.com

Social Media Links

Twitter - @cfofsi

Community Foundation Background


  

Recent News from Community Foundation of Southern Indiana


New Albany senior recognized for academic success
Foundation: Community Foundation of Southern Indiana

... on the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana Youth Philanthropy Council. He is also a student representative on the New Albany City...more

New Albany senior recognized academic success
Foundation: Community Foundation of Southern Indiana

... team member, Be a Better Bulldog student mentor and serves on the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana Youth Philanthropy...more

Floyd County Council transfers $8 million to Legacy Foundation
Foundation: Community Foundation of Southern Indiana

But the county will get interest off the account to use, just like it does from the $70 million invested with the Community Foundation of Southern...more

Floyd County asks Baptist Health for remainder of hospital sale proceeds
Foundation: Community Foundation of Southern Indiana

The initial $70 million from the sale was invested with the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana. Commissioner John Schellenberger, who...more

Floyd County ranked among most charitable counties in Indiana
Foundation: Community Foundation of Southern Indiana

Crystal Gunther, director of philanthropy for the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana, said the organization has seen a significant uptick...more

Floyd County sets priorities for 2019
Foundation: Community Foundation of Southern Indiana

The county already invested $70 million from the sale with the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana and receives around $3.5 million a year...more

CFSI announces matching fund grant from Lilly Endowment
Foundation: Community Foundation of Southern Indiana, Lilly Endowment

NEW ALBANY – The Community Foundation of Southern Indiana has received a grant of $2 million as part of Lilly Endowment Inc.'s seventh phase...more

Konkle seeks to keep Floyd County Council seat
Foundation: Community Foundation of Southern Indiana

The county currently receives around $3.5 million a year from the $70 million of hospital sale proceeds invested with the Community Foundation...more

Community Foundation of Southern Indiana awards remaining grants
Foundation: Community Foundation of Southern Indiana

NEW ALBANY – The Community Foundation of Southern Indiana has awarded the final grants for its fiscal year, awarding $234,655 to 50...more

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Floyd County, IN

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