Multiple Impact

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

Christian and June Gries Charitable Fund

Christian and June established a Charitable Trust whose remainder will benefit charitable organizations they cherish.

Daisy Dimond Charitable Fund

This fund was established by the Bill Wilson family in memory of Daisy Dimond, Mr. Wilson’s mother, to provide support to their favorite charities.

Dr. Michael Day Charitable Fund

Dr. Day named CFHC as beneficiary of his will to administer his generosity to support charitable organizations for whom he cares deeply.

Dr. Reinhard L. and Marlise Bubenzer Charitable Fund

Through Mike and Marlise’s estate gift, this fund provides annual grants to the Boys and Girls Club of Hancock County, Bradley United Methodist Church, Hancock Regional Hospital Foundation for scholarship awards, Hancock Senior Services, Inc., and Indiana University Foundation to provide operating income to the IU School of Dentistry.

Edward L. and Sally A. Veenhuizen Charitable Fund

Ed and Sally’s generosity is captured through their creation of a Charitable Gift Annuity. Its remainder supports charitable organizations.

Eugene R. and Jean M. Bardonner Charitable Fund

Through a planned gift of her IRA, Jean established a fund to be named for her and her husband, Eugene. The fund will provide charitable support to multiple organizations that have special meaning to the Bardonner family.

George H. Kleiman, Sr. and Hilda E. Kleiman Charitable Fund

Following her loss of George, Hilda created a fund in their name to benefit Zion Lutheran Church, Zion Lutheran Cemetery, and St. Jude Research Hospital for medical expenses incurred by children with Leukemia whose parents are financially unable to provide for their child’s care.

Gloria Shamblin Legacy Gift

Gloria established this fund to support the Pearson and Jeannine Miller Charitable Fund in honor of their legacy of philanthropy and education for the people of Greenfield and Hancock County. Her future gift will honor Jeannine, who served as her teacher, mentor, and guide through her difficult years of adolescence, as well as celebrate her continued friendship with the entire Miller Family.

Howard B. and Linnea A. Green Charitable Fund

Howard and Linnea created a fund that will provide support to St. Michael’s School for their Angel Fund, Hancock County Food Pantry, Kenneth Butler Soup Kitchen, and Indiana Youth Soccer on behalf of Greenfield Soccer Inc.

Joseph A. Smith and Vicki S. Smith Fund

Joe and Vicki established this legacy fund to benefit charitable organizations near to their hearts.

Leon and Minnie Lou Wilson Charitable Fund

In August of 1995, Leon and Minnie established a Charitable Remainder Unitrust. Now mature, their charitable fund benefits the Brandywine Center-Shares, Inc., The ARC of Hancock County, and CFHC for community grantmaking.

Martha Beckenholdt Charitable Fund

Martha established a Charitable Remainder Trust in 1993 naming CFHC as the sole beneficiary. As a result, CFHC administers her generosity with annual grants that support over 50 charitable organizations.

Mrs. Marilyn Day Charitable Fund

Marilyn established this fund to create grants for an organization whose mission aligns with her charitable values.

Nancy King Charitable Fund

Nancy’s big heart and personality are reflected in the grants made from this fund to support Leadership Hancock County, an organization she helped create, and Greenfield Christian Church, her place of worship.

Pearson and Jeannine Miller Charitable Fund

Pearson and Jeannine created this legacy fund to provide support to charities reflective of causes and programs they care for deeply.

Pritzke Family Fund

Ron and Peggy Pritzke created a legacy fund, in their family’s honor, to provide support to charities for whom they feel passionate.

Purrfect Partners Charitable Fund

Created anonymously by a very generous couple, this fund provides grants to a multitude of organizations serving Hancock County.

Richard L. Dunlavy and Ruth E. Proffer Dunlavy Charitable Fund

This fund was established by Dick and Ruth to benefit organizations with special meaning to them. In 2014, the fund benefited from the generosity of Dick’s mother Betty, who named the fund as beneficiary of a life insurance policy.

Riley Family Endowment Fund

Established by Dan and Becky Riley, this fund supports a multitude of charitable organizations that are near and dear.

Walter and Dorothy Helfenberger Charitable Fund

Dorothy established a Charitable Remainder Trust that matured at her death and created a fund named for her and her husband to provide grant support for the missions of the American Bible Society in New York, The Salvation Army and Wheeler Mission Ministries in Indianapolis, St. Labre Indian School in Montana, New Hope Christian Church in Whitestown, and CFHC for community grantmaking.

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