unrestricted funds

Meeting ever-changing community needs

Donors recognize that the needs in the community will change over time. Grants may be awarded from unrestricted funds to any of the five areas of interest: education, healthcare, arts and culture, civic, and social services.

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designated funds

Providing organizations with on-going support

When a fund is established, the donor directs the fund’s annual payout to one or more charitable organizations. Advantages include planned giving and investment management services, as well as the power of endowment.

Field of interest funds

Connecting personal values to community needs

Donors decide on an area of interest; examples include beautification, at-risk youth, the elderly, arts and culture, geographic areas or other areas that are important to them.

agency funds

Assisting local organizations to sustain and grow

Local charitable organizations may give their endowment or rainy-day funds to the Foundation to manage. The benefit and grants are distributed back to that charity.

donor advised funds

A personal approach
to giving

On a regular basis, the donor, which can be an individual, family members, or a business, recommends which organizations will receive the grants and the amount. It’s a simple, powerful, and highly-personal approach to giving.

scholarship funds

Investing in
deserving students

By creating a scholarship fund, you invest in our community’s future and show students you care. The Foundation provides the expertise and administrative services to help you meet your personal goals and awards scholarship to deserving students.

Blue River Community Foundation
54 W Broadway Street
Shelbyville, IN 46176

View our 2018 Annual Report
See the impact BRCF made in the past year.

Questions about establishing funds?
Contact Amy Haacker,
executive director.
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