Non-Profit News

Members of the Youth Symphony are pictured. The Youth Symphony won a previous grant from the Community Foundation. Photo provided.

11 Delaware County Non-Profits Receive Grants From Community Foundation

By: Kallie Sulanke, Community Engagement Officer— Muncie, Ind. – The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. awarded $85,700 to 11 non-profit organizations during the third Quarterly Competitive Grant cycle of 2017. The Community Foundation’s purpose is to improve the quality of life in Muncie and Delaware County for…


Angie Rogers-Howell, Founder and Owner, Farmhouse Creative. Photo by: Matt Howell

Angie Rogers-Howell Honored at 25th Annual Women’s Equality Day Program

By: Amy Leffingwell— Muncie, IN—Angie Rogers-Howell, founder/owner of Farmhouse Creative, was honored at the 25th annual Women’s Equality Day program Friday, August 25th, by the Coalition of Women’s Organizations. Each year, this event recognizes local women who have made significant contributions to the community. It also pays a special tribute…


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Ball State Athletics And YMCA Of Muncie Team Up

By: Kristen McConnell— Muncie, IN—When two pillars of a community come together, it can lead to amazingly positive results. The Ball State athletics department and the YMCA of Muncie have collaborated to create a unique community partnership and the results will be based around a simple goal: providing enhanced learning and…


L-R: Kelly Stanley, Casey Stanley, Van Smith, Ron Fauquher, Wil Davis. Current Campaign Chair, Casey Stanley is a third generation chair and the seventh chair from Ontario Systems. Photo by: Kyle Evens

Ontario Systems Leads as Pacesetter for 2017 United Way Campaign

By: Allison Gregory— Muncie, IN – In alignment with Ontario Systems’ core values focusing on people and community, the company has set the gold standard for corporate citizens through its work on behalf of United Way of Delaware County. Casey Stanley, this year’s campaign chair and a senior executive with…





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Land Conservation Fund Grant Applications Available

By: Kallie Sulanke, Community Engagement Officer— Muncie, Ind. – The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. has announced the availability of applications for grants through the Foundation’s Land Conservation Fund. The Land Conservation Fund was created to preserve and protect important conservation and recreation areas throughout Delaware County…


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Open Door Gears Up For National Health Center Week

By: Katy Maggart— Muncie, IN – Open Door Health Services is excited to be celebrating National Health Center Week (NHCW). The national campaign runs August 13-19th with the goal of raising awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s Health Centers over the course of more than five decades. Open Door plans to…


Painting by: Susie Burns

Muncie Artists Guild 64th Annual Show To Open August 13th

By: Susie Burns— Muncie Artists Guild announces the opening of their 64th Annual Show, Lasting Impressions, on Sunday, August 13 at Minnetrista. The show will be up for two weeks, ending August, 27. The opening reception is noon to 3pm in the Indiana Room. It is open to the public…


A scene from the 2017 Back 2 School Fun Fest. Photo provided.

Results of the 2017 Back 2 School Fun Fest

By: Katy T. Crist— Muncie, IN—Open Door Health Services hosted their sixth annual Back 2 School Fun Fest on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 from 1-4pm at 333 S. Madison Street in Muncie and the turnout continued to be great. The Back 2 School Fun Fest was open to the public and offered school…





MPL Film School Instructors and Students. Photo by: Rebecca Parker

Summer Film School at Muncie Public Library

By: Rebecca Parker, Muncie Public Library Technology Coordinator— Muncie, IN—Muncie Public Library (MPL) offered its first-ever film school this summer, turning its Maring-Hunt Library Maker Space into a filmmaking center where six Muncie high school students spent an intensive two weeks learning to write, shoot, and edit video projects. In…