Four local organizations received grants from the Huntingburg Assistance Fund

community foundationHuntingburg – The Dubois County Community Foundation and the office of Huntingburg Mayor Denny Spinner announced the award of four grants to local nonprofit organizations.

The season of giving continues for the following local charities: Generations received $2,200; Huntingburg Housing Authority received $1,500; Shared Abundance received$2,500; and Tri-Cap received $2,400.

The Huntingburg Assistance Fund is 100 percent funded by contributions from Huntingburg residents. Based on the number of contributions received from residents, the Huntingburg Assistance Fund distributed $8,600 in grants to local charities. Donors also directed $3,334.54 to the Huntingburg Assistance Fund Endowment for perpetual income to this program.

The Huntingburg Assistance Fund has been granting to organizations that provide support for the needy for over two decades.  This fund would not be possible without the charitable spirit of Huntingburg residents during the holidays.

On June 1, 2012, the Dubois County Community Foundation and Huntingburg Foundation merged to form one county-wide Community Foundation.  In their collective 35 year history, over $20 million in charitable assets have been preserved and are administered by the Community Foundation.   Over $8 million in grants have since been distributed to local nonprofits and community projects.  The Community Foundation is governed by a twelve member volunteer board of directors and managed by a full-time professional staff.   To learn more, call 812-482-5295 or visit www.dccommunityfoundation.org

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