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.
Women In Philanthropy is hosting their 10th annual Fall Luncheon at the Anderson County Club, November 7th. The event's theme this year is "Fall Into Philanthropy" and will feature a highly distinguished philanthropist from the state of Indiana.
Through grants from the Spring Grant Cycle and Youth Leadership Academy, the Gateway Association was able to purchase new playground equipment and a wide assortment of classroom, kitchen, and general supplies necessary to provide a healthy environment for their children.