Community Foundation’s Sullivan County Affiliate Awards Over $116,500

The Community Foundation, through its Sullivan County affiliate, awarded $116,530 to seven non-profit organizations to benefit Sullivan County on Wednesday, October 6th at 5:30 pm. The award distribution was held at the Sullivan Civic Center.

Funding allocations totaling $116,530 for the benefit of Sullivan County were awarded to seven agencies as follows:

  • City of Sullivan – $50,000 for the new City Pool’s Lily Pad Walk
  • Merom Improvement Association – $5,000 for the installation of water and electricity for campers at Merom Bluff Park
  • Rural Community Academy – $5,500 for family counseling focused on mental health and behavior wellness
  • Sullivan Art Guild – $2,700 to paint a mural on the outside of a building on the Sullivan square
  • Sullivan County Emergency Management Agency – $8,330 for a back-up generator for new EMA building
  • Sullivan County Youth Sports Complex – $20,000 to create an additional parking lot at the complex
  • Town of Shelburn – $25,000 for renovation of the Community Building

The following funds made these grants possible. The Community Foundation recognizes the philanthropic leadership provided by these individuals and organizations in creating these lasting endowments to provide funding for programs throughout Sullivan County.

100 Women Who Care Sullivan County Fund
Allomatic Products Community Enrichment Fund
Lois A. Andrews Foundation Fund for Sullivan County
Black Beauty Sullivan County Community Fund
Henry D. Bobe Community Fund
Kenneth and Mary Conner Endowment Fund
Guy and Wilma Edds Charitable Endowment Fund-Gammie’s Closet
First National Bank & Trust Employee Fund
Garrett Family Fund
James and Mary Halberstadt Endowment Fund
Bill and Lorene Hankins Endowment Fund
Rusty and Margie Hays Endowment Fund
Larry and Janet Hays Endowment Fund
Don and Nancy Hunt Community Fund
Tara and Jason Jenkins Endowment Fund
JJJ & K Endowment Fund
William Ferd and Connie Pleasant Johnson Memorial Fund
Dick and Janice Knotts Fund
Jack Krumreich and Ellen Tucker Endowment Fund
Milton L. and Ruth Pleasant Kult Fund
Lilly Endowment Board Designated Fund for Sullivan County
Lilly Endowment Fund for Sullivan County
John and Yvonne Longfield Endowment Fund
Dr. Allen and Shirley Lueking Family Fund
Lana Martindale Memorial Fund
Larry and Patti Mayfield Family Endowment Fund
Robert and Susan McCammon Endowment Fund
Harold and Malinda Medsker Endowment Fund
Merom Community Endowment Fund
Jordan and Ally Orwig Endowment Fund
Emil and Janet Page Family Endowment Fund
Leo & Virginia Pellum Endowment Fund
Lorene B. and Malcolm Pigg Beautification Fund
Pigg Family Charitable Giving Fund
Pigg Implement, Inc. Endowment Fund
Lorene B. and Malcolm Pigg Endowment Fund
Sullivan County Community Foundation Board Endowment Fund
Sullivan County Community Grant Fund
William Snyder Endowment Fund
Sullivan Family Dentistry Fund
Sullivan Rotary Club Endowment Fund
Templeton Coal Company, Inc. Fund for Sullivan County
Unger Family Fund
Tom and Kay Weitekamp Fund
William and Joanne Wright Family Endowment Fund

For information about contributing to an existing fund, creating a new fund to support your charitable goals in perpetuity, or for guidance on how to apply for grant funding from the Community Foundation, please call (812) 232-2234.