Faith Based

As the Community Foundation of Hancock County, we host many funds that cover a wide range of causes and needs within our community. 

Bradley United Methodist Church Trust Fund

The Bradley United Methodist Church Endowment was established to provide perpetual operating income. The use of funds is guided by the Board of Trustees pursuant to the Bradley United Methodist Church Endowment Trust.

Christ-Centered Philanthropy

Humble donors created this fund as an expression of their deep faith in Jesus Christ and the Scriptures. Grants from this fund support churches, youth camps, missions, pastoral scholarships, literature, capital projects, programming, and other similar endeavors.

Doris A. Bond Charitable Remainder Trust

Doris established a Charitable Trust whose remainder generates grants to benefit charities that she deeply cares about.

Edward F. Szymanski Fund

Ed’s generosity and deep faith are reflected in the establishment of this fund. It provides scholarship support to Unbound (formerly known as Christian Foundation for Children and Aging), the Catholic Foreign Mission Society of America, and Catholic Relief Services to promote human development, respond to emergencies, fight disease and poverty, and nurture just societies.

John H. and Wilda V. Glick Fund

Named in honor of Cherie Miller-Millard’s parents, this fund supports Fort Wilderness Camp in Wisconsin. It benefits camps and programs that provide a safe haven for Christian training, recreation, workshops, and retreats.

Lewis F. Strahl Charitable Fund

Income generated from Lewis’s gift of farmland to CFHC grows this endowed fund, which provides support for permanent improvements to the New Palestine United Methodist Church.

Love INC of Greater Hancock County Fund

This operating endowment provides perpetual operating income to Love INC of Greater Hancock County. It further supports the organization’s mission to engage Christians in meeting community needs through volunteer, program, and financial resources in the name of Christ.

Robert H. Glenn Fund

Founded by Audrey in memory of her late husband Robert, this fund provides perpetual funding to the Greenfield Church of Christ to promote the work of the Lord as determined by the Board of Elders.

Russell V. and Lillian N. Birch Fund

Established by Lillian’s estate, the Russell V. and Lillian N. Birch Fund provides operating support to Trinity Park United Methodist Church.

Valeda M. Foust Charitable Fund

Through her bequest, Valeda created a fund to support the ministry efforts of the Greenfield Christian Church.

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