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Elizabethtown Heritage Council Establishes Endowment Fund with Central Kentucky Community Foundation

December 2, 2017 – The Elizabethtown Heritage Council recently partnered with Central Kentucky Community Foundation to establish an endowment fund that will ultimately provide a new, permanent revenue stream for the Heritage Council. [Read More]

Community foundation, HCS award $1,900 in grants

THE NEWS ENTERPRISE

December 1, 2017 – Four teachers across Hardin County Schools received more than $1,900 Wednesday in combined grants. [Read More]

Hardin County Educational Fund Awards $1,900 in Partnership Grants

November 30, 2017 – Central Kentucky Community Foundation and Hardin County Schools award over $1,900 in Partnership Grants to four Hardin County Schools teachers. [Read More]

ECTC honors distinguished alumni, organizations at annual ceremony

THE NEWS ENTERPRISE

November 12, 2017 – If not for the Cen­tral Kentucky Com­munity Foundation, Eliza­beth­town Community and Technical College might not exist. The foundation — then the North Central Education Foundation — raised money to buy the land and build the college in order to provide regional opportunities for higher education. [Read More]

Heels Together helps together

THE NEWS ENTERPRISE

November 2, 2017 – ISSUE: Program awards grants to local agencies. OUR VIEW: Investing in attempts to help others. The women who are investors of Heels Together awarded $18,500 in grant money last week to three organizations. [Read More]

Heels Together awards nearly $20,000 in grants to finalists

THE NEWS ENTERPRISE

October 28, 2017 – Three local projects received a boost Thursday night after Heels Together investors awarded nearly $20,000 in grants. [Read More]

Heels Together Awards $18,500 in Grants

October 27, 2017 – Heels Together, a women-led strategic initiative of Central Kentucky Community Foundation, awarded nearly $20,000 in grants Thursday evening. This year, three local organizations were presented grants at the 2017 Heels Together Investors Banquet. [Read More]

St. James starts Vex Robotics program

THE NEWS ENTERPRISE

October 18, 2017 – Students at St. James Cath­o­lic Regional School will have the opportunity to compete in Vex Robotics as the program kicks off its first year. [Read More]

Heels Together keeps focus on women, girls

September 20, 2017 – Heels Together investors recently visited three local nonprofits carrying balloons and cookies to celebrate that the organizations were chosen as finalists in the 2017 grant cycle of the women’s fund. [Read More]

LCS receives grants from Dow Corning

THE LARUE COUNTY HERALD

September 20, 2017 – Two LaRue County schools have recently benefited from the Dow Corning Foundation Donor Advised Fund of Central Kentucky Community Foundation. [Read More]

CKCF Welcomes Carter and Sizemore to the Board of Directors

September 15, 2017 – Central Kentucky Community Foundation is pleased to announce Chris Carter and Jamie Sizemore as the newest members of its Board of Directors. [Read More]

Dow Corning awards more than $6,000 to area schools

THE NEWS ENTERPRISE

September 13, 2017 – Three local schools have supplies and equipment thanks to grants from the Dow Corning Foundation. [Read More]

Central Kentucky Community Foundation, Heels Together announce grant finalists

THE NEWS ENTERPRISE

September 8, 2017 – With meetings scheduled under the pretense of being further examined on their grant proposals, this year’s Heels Together grant finalists were given a pleasant surprise when organizers arrived at their place of business with balloons and treats in hand. [Read More]

Heels Together Announces Grant Finalists

September 7, 2017 – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana, Elizabethtown Independent Schools and Silverleaf Sexual Trauma Recovery Services are the three finalists for the annual Heels Together funding. [Read More]

Defining success

THE NEWS ENTERPRISE

August 22, 2017 – KUDOS: Praising positives in the community. RIDER ON PHILANTHROPY. Al Rider always has had his hands on the pulse of community and great causes. [Read More]

Washington County Association for the Mentally Handicapped Legacy Fund established at Central Kentucky Community Foundation

August 11, 2017 – For over forty-five years, the Washington County Association for the Mentally Handicapped has supported the needs of the intellectually disabled in Washington County, Kentucky. At the heart of each project the Association has supported, is a firm commitment to improve the lives of the mentally handicapped in Washington County. [Read More]

E’town native named chairman of Kentucky philanthropy group board of directors

THE NEWS ENTERPRISE

August 10, 2017 – For his wealth of experi­ence and having been part of building the Central Ken­tu­cky Community Foun­dation from the ground up, the Kentucky Philanthropy Initiative Board of Directors has elected Al Rider as chair­man. [Read More]

Noppadon Onnoy received the Gourmands International Culinary Scholarship

July 28, 2017 – Noppadon Onnoy recently received the Gourmands International Culinary Scholarship from Central Kentucky Community Foundation. He is a student at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College and the son of Fon Onnoy and Long Chulai. [Read More]

Abigail Edwards received Owen J. Estes, Sr. Memorial Scholarship

July 28, 2017 – Abigail Edwards recently received the Owen J. Estes, Sr. Memorial Scholarship from Central Kentucky Community Foundation. [Read More]

Dillon Swank received the Elizabethtown Class of 1966 Scholarship

July 28, 2017 – Dillon Swank recently received the Elizabethtown Class of 1966 Scholarship from Central Kentucky Community Foundation. [Read More]

Three awarded J.R. and Carrie Lee Edwards Scholarship

July 28, 2017 – Three LaRue County graduates were awarded the J.R. and Carrie Lee Edwards Scholarship to continue their education. [Read More]

Brenda Ramich awarded the Dr. Jim Owen Memorial Scholarship

July 28, 2017 – Brenda Ramich recently received the Dr. Jim Owen Memorial Scholarship from Central Kentucky Community Foundation. [Read More]

Shelbi Clark awarded the Dennis and Lisa Parrett Scholarship

July 28, 2017 – Shelbi Clark recently received the Dennis and Lisa Parrett Scholarship from Central Kentucky Community Foundation. [Read More]

Micah Skaggs received the Col. Michael Baymor Scholarship

July 28, 2017 – Micah Skaggs recently received the Col. Michael Baymor Scholarship from Central Kentucky Community Foundation. [Read More]

Thirty-six students received a Central Kentucky Community Foundation Scholarship to Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

July 28, 2017 – Thirty-six area students recently received a Central Kentucky Community Foundation Scholarship to Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. [Read More]

Colby Key Awarded Brice Taylor Memorial Scholarship

July 28, 2017 – Elizabethtown High School student Colby Key, son of Joseph and Amy Key, was awarded the Brice Taylor Memorial Scholarship from Central Kentucky Community Foundation. [Read More]

Nicole Blackstone Awarded Brianna Taylor Memorial Scholarship

July 28, 2017 – Elizabethtown High School student Nicole Blackstone, daughter of Gregory and Delana Blackstone, was awarded the Brianna Taylor Memorial Scholarship from Central Kentucky Community Foundation. [Read More]

Madison Blair Awarded Brent Wagoner Excellence in Education Scholarship

July 28, 2017 – Madison Blair recently received the Brent Wagoner Excellence in Education Scholarship from Central Kentucky Community Foundation. [Read More]

HCS Vex Robotics program receives $5,000 grant

THE NEWS ENTERPRISE

June 20, 2017 – The Vex Robotics program in Hardin County Schools recently was awarded a $5,000 grant from the Dow Corning Fund of the Central Kentucky Community Foundation. [Read More]

Girls empowered to shatter glass ceilings at STEM camp

THE NEWS ENTERPRISE

June 13, 2017 – Parker Lally and her friends, all incoming fifth-graders at Lincoln Trail Elementary School, love coding. “There’s so much you can do with it,” she said. [Read More]

Get Ready! Camp underway

THE NEWS ENTERPRISE

June 1, 2017 – Schools, local organizations work during summer to prepare children for school [Read More]

06/01/2017 – Get Ready! Camp underway

04/22/2017 – Women learn empowerment skills at Inspire conference

04/21/2017 – Working to bridge IT gap

04/19/2017 – Area nonprofits raise $19,000 on KY Gives Day

04/18/2017 – Heels Together to host conference to inspire women

04/10/2017 – KY Gives Day set for April 18

02/27/2017 – Frugal Meals a way of supporting charity during Lent

02/20/2017 – Heels Together grant application available

02/09/2017 – Central Kentucky Community Foundation accepting scholarship applications

01/26/2017 – Al Rider joins board of philanthropy group