Current Fund List

Community Foundation of Switzerland County, Inc. Funds

Community Funds

Community Funds help meet the changing needs of Switzerland County, now and in the future. Grants from these funds broadly support the well-being and vitality of Switzerland County and its residents. The Board of Directors of the Community Foundation oversees the use of these funds and determines how grants will be distributed.

  • Pamela Wilson Acton Community Fund
  • Mike & Melissa Andrew Community Fund
  • The Bond Family Community Fund
  • Nate Christman & Chester Meisberger Memorial Community Fund
  • Community Foundation Board & Alumni Community Fund
  • William & Kathy Day Community Fund
  • Duke Energy Community Fund
  • First Financial Community Fund
  • Lowell & Luanne Green Family Community Fund
  • Kiwanis Club of Vevay, Inc. Community Fund
  • Roger A. May Memorial Community Fund
  • Peters/Lester Family Community Fund
  • Joe & Mary Ann Ricketts Community Fund
  • Jeanette Christine “Chrissy” Ridener Community Fund
  • Renny Rieman Remembrance Community Fund
  • Schmitt/Osborn Family Community Fund
  • Switzerland County Community Fund
  • Vevay Deposit Bank Community Fund
  • Vevay-Switzerland County Foundation Community Fund
  • Vevay High School (1863-1968) Alumni Community Fund
  • Vevay Switzerland County Lions Club Community Fund

Donor Advised Funds
Donor Advised Funds are established by individuals who wish to actively participate in the grant making process. Donors recommend to the Foundation’s Board of Directors charitable projects or organizations that they want to support. It is easy to give to multiple nonprofit organizations through a donor-advised fund.

  • Pam & Bud Acton Fund
  • Jim Alexander Memorial Fund for Agriculture
  • Lynn Bear Memorial Fund
  • Larry W. Boggs Memorial Fund
  • Carl “CB” Bovard Memorial Fund
  • Gullion Family Fund
  • Randy Hise Memorial Fund
  • Antoinette “Toni” Kniola Red HOT Hatters’ Memorial Fund
  • Jeanne & Butch Konkle Fund
  • Michael J. Leap Memorial Fund
  • Steve & Teresa Lyons Fund
  • Peters/Lester Family Kids First Fund
  • George & Martha Robbins Memorial Fund
  • Lowell Wayne Sullivan, True to the Red, White & Blue Fund
  • Swango Family Fund
  • Women’s Giving Circle of Switzerland County Fund

Field of Interest Funds

Field of Interest Funds enable a donor to support an area of interest, such as the arts, environment, children or health. The Community Foundation’s Board of Directors then make grants from the fund to advance work being done in that particular field.

  • Delores M. Cole Memorial Fund
  • Ron & Marylou Hocker Fund
  • Vera Sue Keith Family Fund for Special Education
  • Hannah Grace Klein Memorial Fund
  • Switzerland County’s Animals & Environment Fund
  • Switzerland County’s Health & Safety Fund
  • Switzerland County’s Lifelong Learning Fund
  • Switzerland County’s Recreation Fund
  • Switzerland County’s Youth & Families Fund
  • Vevay Switzerland County Bicentennial Legacy Fund
  • Vevay-Switzerland County Foundation Fund for Adult Education

Designated Funds

Designated Funds are created by donors who wish to support one or more specific charitable organizations. This provides the organization(s) with a permanent source of reliable funding.

  • Jack & Margery Aldred Memorial Fund for Mt. Sterling Baptist Church
  • Louis Bullock Memorial Fund for Jeff Craig Fire & Rescue
  • Community Foundation Administrative Fund
  • Crabtree Family Endowment Fund for Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
  • Edwin C. Danner, American Legion Post 185 Scholarship Fund
  • Developmental Services, Inc. Fund
  • East Enterprise Volunteer Fire Department Fund
  • Charles & Judy Firth Family Fund for Switzerland County YMCA
  • Florence Cemetery Fund
  • Nick Hart Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Historic Hoosier Hills RC&D- Switzerland County Fund
  • Angela Hunger Hoskins Memorial Fund for Keeping Pace Cancer Fund
  • Jeff Craig Fire & Rescue Fund
  • Kiwanis Club of Vevay, Inc. Fund
  • Randy Knott Fund for the Switzerland County Animal Shelter
  • Lifetime Resources’ Senior Services Development Fund
  • Kevin McSwain Memorial Fund for the Pacer Band
  • Debbie Minch Memorial Fund for Switzerland County FFA Leadership Conference
  • The Pacer Band Fund
  • Salem Cemetery Fund
  • Charles & Carol Seymour Fund for Switzerland County Elementary School Library
  • Switzerland County 4-H Fund
  • Switzerland County Animal Shelter Fund in memory of John A. and Hazel M. Danglade
  • Switzerland County Economic Development Corporation Fund
  • Switzerland County FFA Fund
  • Switzerland County Historical Society, Inc. Fund
  • Switzerland County Quality of Life Fund
  • Switzerland County School Corporation Fund
  • Switzerland County YMCA Fund
  • Technology for High School Enrichment & Adult Learning Fund
  • Town of Vevay Quality of Life Fund
  • Vevay-Switzerland County Foundation Fund in memory of Ralph W. Tilley for Switz. Co. YMCA
  • Vevay-Switzerland County Tri-Kappa Fund
  • Paul Webber Memorial Fund for Jeff Craig Fire & Rescue
  • Kirk A. Works Fund for Swiss Wine Festival & Vevay-Switzerland County Lions Club

Scholarship Funds

Scholarship Funds can be established to help students at any education level, from kindergarten to PhD. Donors, if they choose, may determine the criteria for the scholarship and participate in the recipient selection process.

  • Jane Alexander Memorial Scholarship
  • Johnny Andrew 4-H Scholarship
  • Baatz, Borgman and Hastings Scholarship
  • Shawn M. Barnes Memorial Scholarship for Madison Consolidated High School
  • Linda Lee Bennitt Memorial Scholarship
  • Sgt. Kenneth Raymond Booker Memorial Scholarship
  • Lauretta & Clyde Borgman and Ralph Baatz Scholarship
  • John & Freda Bott Memorial Scholarship for Shawe Memorial High School
  • Denny Brown/Jim Stultz Vevay Warriors Scholarship
  • The Buchanan Family Memorial Scholarship
  • Dorothy Martin Burley Scholarship
  • Nelson W. Burley Memorial Scholarship
  • Bryant W. Butler Memorial Scholarship
  • Bernice Hart Demaree Memorial Scholarship
  • Miss Peggy Lorraine “Miss Kitty” Eckerty Scholarship
  • Bonnie Fancher Memorial Scholarship
  • The Fisher Family Scholarship
  • Newell Fox/Mickey Lamson Scholarship
  • Pete Furnish Scholarship
  • Robert Furnish Family Scholarship
  • Robert E. & Betty J. Hardin- Hanover College Scholarship
  • Guy S. Harris/Patriot Alumni Scholarship
  • Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home Scholarship
  • Amos & Anna (Gates) Hastings Scholarship
  • Dale & Edith (Peters) Hastings Scholarship
  • Pete Hollitt Memorial Scholarship
  • Sandra W. Kidwell Memorial Scholarship for Education
  • Mike McClure Memorial Scholarship
  • O.H. & Helen McNary Memorial Scholarship
  • North Bend Farms & Cinergy Scholarship
  • The Pacer Scholarship
  • Roger & Bev Parrott Scholarship
  • Jeannette Orem Parvis Scholarship
  • Lawrence & Garnet Pickett Memorial Scholarship
  • U.P. Schenck Memorial Scholarship
  • Sterling Stringfield Memorial Scholarship
  • Jack Sullivan Memorial Scholarship
  • Switzerland County Chamber of Commerce Scholarship
  • Switzerland County Elementary PTA Scholarship
  • Ralph W. Tilley Memorial Scholarship
  • Carolyn Ann Turner Memorial Scholarship for the Arts
  • Loni Amber Lynn Turner Memorial Scholarship
  • Chad Valentine Memorial Scholarship
  • Diego & Fidelia Valenzuela Scholarship
  • Carrie Lynn Van Norstran Memorial Scholarship
  • Vevay-Switzerland County Foundation Scholarship
  • Vevay-Switzerland County Lions Club Scholarship
  • Scott Welch Memorial Scholarship
  • Buck White Memorial Scholarship
  • Leland & Aldean Wiley Family Scholarship
  • Bobby Joe Williamson Scholarship
  • Alvin & Julia (Wiley) Works Scholarship
  • Roy D. Works, Matt & Ethel M. Scudder Memorial Scholarship

Acorn Funds

Acorn Funds are designed to allow a donor to gradually add money to a fund until it reaches the $5,000 minimum. Once it reaches the $5,000 minimum, the donor can convert it to any of the types of funds described above.

  • Oscar, Bea, Sherry, Edd Cook Family Scholarship
  • Mary Smith Family Fund

Nonpermanent Funds

Nonpermanent Funds can be totally granted out and allow donors flexibility in giving.

  • Jim Allison Memorial Fund
  • Keeping Pace Cancer Fund
  • Women’s Giving Circle of Switzerland County Fund

Community Foundation of Switzerland County Inc.

303 Ferry St, Vevay, IN 47043
Phone: (812) 427-9160