VANDERBURGH COUNTY MEN’S FUND ANNOUNCES 2019 IMPACT GRANT FINALISTS

At their annual meeting set for Thursday, October 24 at 5:30 at the Evansville Museum, donors to the Vanderburgh County Men’s Fund held by the Vanderburgh Community Foundation will select the 2019 recipient for their Community Impact grant.

Over the past three years, the Fund has awarded impact grants totaling over $80,000 for charitable programs and projects serving Vanderburgh County.

This will be the fourth year the growing group of nearly 80 donors has presented the grant awards.

This year’s three program finalists and their proposals are:
Dream Center Evansville for Wrap-Around Care & Academic Development, Easter Seals Rehabilitation Center for Children’s Mental Health Services, and Evansville Christian Life Center for the 24/7 Dad Initiative.

The Men’s Fund of Vanderburgh County is designed to create enjoyable social events and networking opportunities, all while improving the community. The Men’s Fund motto is “Men Who Get Things Done,” focusing on support of charitable causes that address projects and programs important to donor members. New members are welcome.

For more information about the annual meeting or to become a member of the Men’s Fund, contact Sarah Wagner, Regional Development Director at 812.422.1245 or swagner@communityfoundationalliance.org.

About the Vanderburgh Community Foundation

The Vanderburgh Community Foundation is one of 9 regional county affiliates of the Community Foundation Alliance. The Alliance holds more than 1,200 named funds established by individuals, families, businesses, civic groups, and agencies to improve the quality of life throughout southwestern Indiana, with charitable assets of over $100 million. During our most recent fiscal year, grants and scholarships awarded from all Alliance funds to benefit programs, projects, and people in the 9 affiliate counties totaled $3,323,968. The Alliance provides management, administrative, and development expertise and services, so every local affiliate foundation can focus on promoting philanthropy, building endowment, and grantmaking, making a difference in their community today and for years to come.