Eulala Roettger had toyed with the idea of creating a scholarship to prepare Madison County’s brightest students for careers in education. Two obstacles stood in her way. “First, I didn’t know how to set up a scholarship; and second, I didn’t have the kind of money I thought was necessary.” A meeting with the Madison County Community Foundation erased those obstacles.
WE can positively
affect our community.
The Madison County Community Foundation was formed on the belief that individuals working together are a powerful agent for change. Our goal is simple – to enhance the quality of life for every citizen of Madison County by fostering county-wide philanthropy. Together WE can achieve that goal.
The Anderson Rotary Club selected 8 organizations through their annual grant cycle to receive a total of $6,300 in grant funds as part of their mission to promote "service above self".
"Why Grant Madness? If you're supposed to be supporting non-profits, why are you pitting them against each other?"
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