Community Foundation Names New Board Members

Three community members have been selected to join the board of the Henry County Community Foundation in 2015. The Foundation is governed by 15 community members who serve three year terms of overseeing the operation and governing of the non-profit organization. “Since 1985, our volunteer board members have been guiding the direction of the Henry […]

Tri Family Math Night Success

On January 19th, Tri Elementary held their first Family Fun Night. Approximately 140 parents and students returned back to school on Monday night for a Sports themed learning experience. We were proud to be sponsors of this event through a Henry County Community Foundation TASC Grant. Parents learned about the new Indiana Academic Math Standards, along […]

TASC Grant Applications

Youth-serving Henry County nonprofit organizations: TASC grant applications are due on Friday, February 6th by 12:00 noon.   Please  visit  for more information and the application!

Spring Grants Workshop

The Henry County Community Foundation will be conducting a grant workshop Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 4:00 pm at the NC-HC Public Library Autitorium, 376 South 15th Street, New Castle, for local non-profit organizations wishing to submit an application for the spring grant cycle. Attendance is mandatory for consideration. Please call to reserve your seat.

Do You have a Plan?

Do you have a plan for the future? Creating your plan is now easier than ever before with our new online Wills Planner. Organize your family and estate planning information using a secure online account. In considering your plans for the future, you may not only be thinking about how to help your family and […]

Spirits are flying high on new Wilbur Wright Trail

It’s rapidly becoming one of the most heavily used two-mile stretches in Henry County – and there isn’t a brake light in sight. On any given day, no matter what the weather, the recently opened Wilbur Wright Trail is in use by walkers, joggers, bicyclists and bird-watchers. Because of the smooth, asphalt-surface trail, even local […]

Making a Difference

The Henry County Community Foundation is in a unique position to make a tremendous difference in our community. But, we couldn’t do it without the generosity and vision of you, our donors. We are here to honor your intentions and support the causes you care most about. When you establish your unique fund at the […]

New Castle Class of 1963 is “Paying it Forward”

Lana (Bouslog) Enlow and her fellow classmates from the New Castle Class of 1963 knew they wanted to give back to the community that had raised them.  Finding a way to do this and meet all their varied interests posed a dilemma until Lana suggested the Unrestricted Fund for Community Grants at the Henry County […]

Get a Match- Double Your Impact

Receiving a Match for Your Gift Background The Lilly Endowment Inc. has played a critical role in the support and growth of the Henry County Community Foundation since it incorporated in 1985. Over the last 23 years, the Lilly Endowment has provided an opportunity to match gifts made to the Community Foundation on five separate occasions […]

Men’s shelter receives boost at women’s gala

Dozens of Henry County women flexed their collective philanthropic muscle Tuesday night during the Women’s Circle of Friends Gala, an outreach of the Henry County Community Foundation. Each woman donated at least $50 for the opportunity to listen and vote as representatives from three local non-profits told about their organizations. The $5,027 collected was pooled […]