Monthly Archives - April 2018

Spring 2018 Grant Awards

Ellettsville, IN (April 23, 2018) – In our first spring grant cycle, Smithville Charitable Foundation is proud to announce grant awards totaling $335,744.76 to 32 organizations representing Brown, Daviess, Dubois, Gibson, Greene, Hendricks, Lawrence, Monroe, Morgan, Orange, Owen, and Sullivan counties. These grants will fund a wide variety of projects, from helping students attend a STEM conference and study large outdoor sculptures, to improving accessibility in homes and buildings. For a full list of these grants, click here: Spring 2018 Grants.

Smithville Charitable Foundation is excited to support creative and passionate leaders who are making a difference in southern and central Indiana. Grants are awarded twice a year through a competitive application and review process. If your nonprofit has an idea for a community project or program, your next opportunity to apply for funds will be this fall, August 1-September 17.

Smithville Charitable Foundation is a private organization, celebrating a decade of grantmaking in 2018. As a private foundation, our grants benefit organizations in the counties served by Smithville Communications – Boone, Brown, Daviess, Dubois, Gibson, Greene, Hendricks, Howard, Lawrence, Martin, Monroe, Morgan, Orange, Owen, Posey, Sullivan, and Tipton counties in Indiana. Smithville Charitable Foundation grants approximately $1 million to a variety of causes related to education, health, relief of poverty or distress, and various public organizations.

For more information about Smithville Charitable Foundation, please contact our Interim Director, JoAnna Ness at