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The Community Foundation is Hiring!

Join a professional, yet fun, work environment with supportive coworkers who are passionate about carrying out the mission of the Community Foundation to strengthen the Wabash Valley community.

The Wabash Valley Community Foundation is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Community Engagement Officer.

The Community Foundation’s mission is to engage people, build resources and enrich lives in the Wabash Valley. We do so by collaborating with residents and organizations in Clay, Sullivan and Vigo counties to build an ever more connected, inclusive, equitable and philanthropic community.

The Core Values of the Community Foundation guide the decisions and actions of our staff. We commit ourselves to:

Integrity – We are honest and ethical in our approach. We value and respect all people and believe that building trust builds a better community.

Collaboration – We work strategically in partnership and provide leadership when needed to achieve our vision.

Transparency – We communicate, both internally and externally, with candor, honesty and respect.

Accountability – We measure ourselves against the highest standards of philanthropy, stewardship and fiscal responsibility.

Community Foundation Completes GIFT VII!

Gift from Hoosier Energy helps Community Foundation Complete Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Matching Challenge Grant

The Community Foundation has received a $33,334 contribution from Hoosier Energy for the establishment of the Hoosier Energy Endowment Fund in Sullivan County. This amount will leverage an additional $66,668 from Lilly Endowment Inc. through its GIFT (Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow) initiative, resulting in a $100,000 endowment to benefit Sullivan County forever.

The Hoosier Energy Endowment Fund, a discretionary or community grant fund, will enable the Community Foundation to provide support to nonprofit organizations and agencies serving the people of Sullivan County. As a discretionary endowment, the fund will have the built-in flexibility to respond to current and future needs and to address the most pressing issues facing the Sullivan County community for years to come.

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The Wabash Valley Community Foundation was created by and for the people in the Wabash Valley, enabling anyone with philanthropic interests to support programs and opportunities in our communities. In bringing together the resources of individuals, families and businesses, we create a permanent source of community capital to benefit the Wabash Valley. For good. For ever