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It is easy to establish your own endowment fund. A $5,000 gift will establish a named donor advised, designated, operating or unrestricted fund for your family. It will be permanently endowed. A donor can take up to 5 years to reach the $5,000 threshold.  An endowed scholarship fund can be established with a $75,000 gift and a minimum $2,500 award.  A donor can take up to 5 years to reach the $75,000 threshold.  Contact us to get started.

Funds held by the Community Foundation

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Nonprofit Organizations

Agency Funds
Agency funds help nonprofit organizations build endowment fund dollars to help the agency continue their work in the future. Distributions from the agency funds support the mission of each organization.

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  • The Arc NWI Endowment Fund
  • Campagna Academy, Inc.
  • Cedar Lake Historical Association Endowment Fund
  • Challenger Learning Center of NW Ind.,Inc. Endowment Fund
  • Crossroads YMCA Endowment Fund
  • Crown Point Community Library Endowment Fund
  • Crown Point Community Schools Endowment Fund
  • First Presbyterian Church Endowment Fund
  • First United Methodist Church of Crown Point Endowment Fund
  • Forest Ridge Academy Endowment Fund
  • Franciscan Sisters of Chicago Service Corporation Fund
  • Good Samaritan Endowment Fund
  • Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana Endowment Fund
  • Indiana Ballet Theatre NW, Inc. Endowment Fund
  • Lake Court House Foundation Endowment Fund
  • Lake Region Christian Assembly Endowment Fund
  • Masonic Temple Association Endowment
  • Meals on Wheels of NWI
  • Northwest Indiana Special Education Cooperative Endowment Fund
  • Northwestern Indiana Nursery and Landscaping Endowment Fund
  • Oktober Committee Lake County Museum Endowment Fund
  • Old Sheriff’s House Foundation Endowment Fund
  • St. Anthony Medical Center
  • St. Jude House Endowment Fund
  • St. Mary Catholic Community School Endowment Fund
  • Shrine of Christ’s Passion Endowment Fund
  • South Shore Arts Endowment Fund
  • Southlake YMCA Endowment Fund
  • Solon Robinson PTO Endowment Fund
  • The Women's Center of Northwest Indiana Endowment Fund
  • Tri Kappa, Gamma Theta Chapter Endowment Fund
  • Tri-Creek Education Foundation Fund
  • Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church Fund
  • University of Saint Francis Endowment Fund
  • White’s Residential and Family Services Endowment Fund
  • Winfield Community Foundation, Inc. Endowment Fund
  • Wittenberg Lutheran Village Endowment Fund
Specific Charities

Designated Funds
The donor designates the charity or charities that will receive the income in accordance with the donor’s wishes.

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  • Aameer Sahi Memorial Fund
  • Anthony Kinkade Foundation
  • Barney’s Hub Bootery Fund
  • Beth S. Buoscio Endowment Fund
  • Betty Biegel Endowment Fund
  • Bieker Family Foundation
  • Bill and Norma Rosenbower Court House Endowment Fund
  • Bob and Pat Turner Library Fund
  • Carole and Jack Esala Endowment Fund
  • Charles and Mable Wise Swisher Court House Endowment Fund
  • Charles and Virginia Isley Endowment Fund
  • Chuck and Helen Sauerman Endowment Fund
  • CPCF – Symphony Special Project Fund
  • Crown Point Aid & Relief Endowment Fund
  • Dan and Vicky Klein Endowment Fund
  • Don and Joyce Gertz Endowment Fund
  • David and Maria Hibbs Endowment Fund
  • Don Hess Memorial Endowment Fund
  • Dr. James M. and Kathleen M Rajchel Endowment Fund
  • Dr. Jerry and Trish Allee Fund
  • Dr. John P. and Helen M. Birdzell Community Fund
  • Edith Reinhardt Root Endowment Fund
  • Edna Mae Buckley & Merritt Buckley Old Courthouse Memorial Fund
  • George and Laura Wild Endowment Fund
  • Hanover Schools Education Foundation Endowment Fund
  • Home Lumber Endowment
  • Honor Endowment Fund
  • Ivy Tech Community College Foundation of East Chicago De La Garza Campus in East Chicago Endowment Fund
  • James and Mary Ann Greiner Court House Endowment Fund
  • James and Sandy Niermeyer Family Endowment Fund
  • Jerry & Phyllis Keough Family Endowment Fund
  • Jim and Marge Forsythe Court House Fund
  • Jimmy D. & Marian S. Hooseline Endowment Fund
  • John & Ann Barney Family Foundation Court House Endowment Fund
  • John & Cathy Peterman Endowment Fund
  • Joseph P. & Ruth B. Schramm Endowment Fund
  • Joshua Prunsky Memorial Endowment Fund
  • June and Bernard Carstens Court House Endowment Fund
  • Kathleen Gleason Leurck Fund
  • Kegan Hall Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Ken Homeier Family Fund
  • Lake County World Wars Veterans Memorial Endowment Fund
  • Manhart/Gibbons Family Memorial Endowment Fund
  • Marilou Crisman Memorial Endowment Fund
  • Mary Govert Endowment Fund
  • Patrick Doherty Fund
  • Peter and Mary Kucia Memorial Fund
  • Robert E. Van Buskirk Memorial Endowment Fund
  • Ron and Diane Hall Endowment Fund
  • Robert and Joyce Nutt Endowment Fund
  • Schererville Parks Foundation, Inc. Fund
  • Sharon James Endowment Fund
  • Stanley B. Lee Fund
  • Superior Petroleum Products Inc. Court House Endowment Fund
  • Tom and Kathy Liss Court House Endowment Fund
  • Trimble Family Endowment Fund
  • Trinity Lutheran Church-Lowell Fund
  • Vada Pinter Endowment Fund
  • Visiting Nurse Foundation Fund
  • Wilbert & Betty Buth Endowment Fund
  • William and Mary Carroll Fund
  • William C. and Jean Keehn Endowment Fund
  • William G. and Phyllis M. Fatch Fund
Areas of Interest

Field of Interest Funds
The donor restricts the contribution to a particular area of interest, such as the arts, education or religion.

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  • Community Literacy Endowment Fund
  • Help the Children Fund
  • The Manis Family Fund
Students

Scholarship Funds
Distributions from these funds are awarded to educational institutions in the names of selected students. Annually, the Community Foundation raises dollars to be awarded to students via the Crown Point Community Foundation Scholarship Fund..

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  • Alec Matalin Memorial "Dope" Endowed Scholarship Fund
  • Alfred J. Gruber Senior Social Studies Honorarium Fund
  • American Italian Benevolent Society Scholarship Endowment Fund
  • BJ Hubbard Scholarship Fund
  • Barbara Jenkins Tyler Speech Scholarship Fund
  • Barney Family Scholarship Fund
  • Burrell Family Scholarship Endowment Fund
  • Candace Lynne Walton Scholarship Fund
  • Charles M. & Marjorie Quickle Memorial Scholarship
  • Christopher Day Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Clayton Gaudry Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Colonel John Wheeler Middle School PTA Endowment Fund
  • Crown Point Community Foundation Scholarship Fund
  • Crown Point High School RoboDogs Scholarship Fund
  • Crown Point Lion's Club Scholarship Fund
  • Crown Point Swim Club Alumni Scholarship Fund
  • Crown Point Youth Baseball Scholarship Fund
  • David Gergley Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund
  • Dean and Barbara White Scholarship Fund
  • Dockus Charitable Endowment Fund
  • Donald Samburg Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Donald and Phyllis (Dillabaugh) Ross Purdue Scholarship Endowment Fund
  • Dorothy Dillman Max Scholarship Fund
  • Douglas Mac Arthur PTO Scholarship Fund
  • Dr. Arthur Beckman Memorial Scholarship
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower Elementary PTO Scholarship Fund
  • George Letz, Jr. Scholarship Fund
  • George Letz III Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Gil and Gail Stiener Family Fund
  • Helen Zielinski and Ray Stuck Family Endowment Fund
  • Jerry A. Caravana Athletic Director Senior Scholarship Endowment Fund
  • John D. Amodeo Scholarship Fund
  • Joseph and Annette Allegretti Fund
  • Karen Pruzin Scholarship Endowment Fund
  • Karen and Cornel Raab Scholarship Fund
  • Kathy, Russ and Jim Keller Memorial Endowment Fund
  • Kay Hubbard Music Scholarship Fund
  • L. Jane Keene Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Lake Street Elementary PTO Scholarship Fund
  • Law Enforcement Academy Fund
  • Lisa Schaefer Stover Endowment Fund
  • Liss Carstar Scholarship Fund
  • Marie Van Slyke Scholarship Fund
  • Marilee Thanholdt Memorial Fund
  • Marion Kellum Performing Arts Scholarship Fund
  • Mark Edwards Scholarship Fund
  • Mark and Lindsay Bates Scholarship Fund
  • Marty Shahbaz Football Scholarship Endowment Fund
  • Maurine M. Schlemmer Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • McMichael Family Endowment Fund
  • Mike Brown Jr. Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund
  • Mike Brown Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Millicent & Forrest Everett Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Paul D. & Dorothea Everett Fund
  • Pete Breuckman Sr. Tradesman Scholarship Fund
  • Pettit Family Memorial Student/Athlete Scholarship
  • Ralph E. Bennett Scholarship Endowment Fund
  • Robert "Bob" Brown Scholarship Endowment Fund
  • Robert Taft Middle School PTO Scholarship Fund
  • Ronald and Suzanne Borto Scholarship Fund
  • Russ Keller Family Scholarship
  • Russell C. Westphal Family Memorial Fund
  • Shirley Mudy Scholarship Fund
  • Solon Robinson Elementary School PTO Scholarship Fund
  • St. Mary’s Catholic Community School Scholarship Fund
  • Steven and Kay Bazin Scholarship Fund
  • LaMere Family Endowment Fund
  • Tim Galusha Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Timothy Ball Elementary PTO Scholarship Fund
  • Tiny Knesek Bohling and Karla Stiener Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund
  • Todd Szanyi Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund
  • Trinity Lutheran School PTL Scholarship Award
  • Virgil A. Place Scholarship Fund
  • Walter J. Bernacki Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Wilbert Buth Music Scholarship
  • William G. & Phyllis M. Fatch Scholarship Fund
  • Winfield/Jerry Ross Elementary PTO Scholarship Fund
  • Youche Country Club Scholarship Fund
  • Zondor Family Scholarship Endowment Fund
Our Community

Unrestricted Funds
The donor provides flexibility to respond to community needs. The Foundation board of directors determines the distribution to be given to selected grant applicants.

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  • Alex and Ila Magiera Endowment Fund
  • Art Hill Ford/Lincoln Mercury/Carroll Chevrolet Endowment Fund
  • Bates Family Unrestricted Endowment Fund
  • Benjamin T. and Angela J. Ballou Unrestricted Endowment Fund
  • Bill & Betty Kennedy Family Endowment Fund
  • BJ and Kay Hubbard Endowment Fund
  • Bob and Bernice Anderson Endowment Fund
  • Cedar Lake Community Fund
  • Charlie and Marilyn Kaper Endowment Fund
  • Clayton Dyer Root Endowment Fund
  • Community Endowment Fund
  • Corbin Family Unrestricted Endowment Fund
  • Crown Point Community Foundation Fund
  • Daniel and Carol Root Endowment Fund
  • Darryl and Patricia Miller Endowment Fund
  • David and Helen Batusic Unrestricted Endowment Fund
  • Dean and Barbara White Unrestricted Endowment Fund
  • Dexter Family Endowment Fund
  • Dolores E. White Unrestricted Endowment Fund
  • Don & Alice Burrell Family Endowment Fund
  • Don and Joyce Carnahan Endowment Fund
  • Donald and Joyce Huber Family Endowment Fund
  • Donald and Theresa Cowan Family Fund
  • Doug and Becky Huffman Unrestricted Endowment Fund
  • Dr. William and Ramona Jean Smead Family Fund
  • Edward G. and Katherine R. Gerlach Huber Memorial Fund
  • Edwin and Catherine Huber Family Endowment Fund
  • Eugene Schroeder Family Fund
  • First Financial Bank Endowment Fund
  • G. W. Gintert Family Fund
  • Gordon and Nina Bates Endowment Fund
  • Greg and Nancy Forsythe Christian Giving Fund
  • Hilary and Margaret Raab Fund
  • Howard Wise Endowment Fund
  • Jack and Diane Kemp Endowment Fund
  • Jeff and Linda Bryner Unrestricted Endowment Fund
  • Jim and Betty McDonald Endowment Fund
  • Jim and Kim Larsen Unrestricted Endowment Fund
  • Joe and Marian Jollief Unrestricted Endowment Fund
  • John & Ann Barney Unrestricted Endowment Fund
  • John & Diane Burrell Family Endowment Fund
  • John Dockus Unrestricted Endowment Fund
  • John and Maureen Rogers Unrestricted Endowment Fund
  • Jon and Cindy Harts Family Endowment Fund
  • Joseph K. Beckman Unrestricted Endowment Fund
  • Joseph L. and Maribel C. Costin Family Endowment Fund
  • Karen and Cornel Raab Unrestricted Endowment Fund
  • Karl F. Seger Endowment Fund
  • Lawrence R. Rouge Family Endowment Fund
  • Letz Family Endowment Fund
  • Marge and Hugo Breuckman Fund
  • Marie Van Slyke Bean Endowment Fund
  • Mary and David Root Endowment Fund
  • Michael and Sherron Pampalone Endowment Fund
  • Otto Richard Fifield Memorial Endowment
  • Peter & Betty Kolodziej Memorial Endowment Fund
  • Purdue Federal Credit Union Endowment Fund
  • Richard J. and Gwendolyn L. Buehler Endowment Fund
  • Richard and Laura Sauerman Unrestricted Endowment Fund
  • Robert and Joyce Nutt Unrestricted Endowment Fund
  • Schroeder Family Endowment Fund
  • Theodore L. and Tennessee E. Sendak Family Endowment Fund
  • Thomas H. Durant Endowment Fund
  • Tom and Kathy Liss Unrestricted Endowment Fund
  • Vern and Jeanne Segert Endowment Fund
  • Violet and Irvin Guritz Endowment Fund
  • Wellman Family Endowment Fund
  • White Family Fund
  • William and Maxie Scott Endowment Fund
  • William and Pamela Lowe Unrestricted Endowment Fund
Suggested Distribution

Donor Advised Funds
Donor makes non-binding suggestions regarding distribution of the fund income.

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  • Alan Jon "AJ" Roach Jr. Memorial Fund
  • Alec Matalin Memorial Endowment Fund
  • Alvin & Kathryn Schmidt Endowment Fund
  • Angela M. Fealy Family Fund
  • Beverly M Huber Endowment Fund
  • Bill and Norma Rosenbower Fund
  • Billy and Phyllis Walker Endowment Fund
  • BJ and Kay Hubbard Endowment Fund
  • Borto Family Fund
  • Brandon Aaron Huseman Memorial Endowment Fund
  • Carole and Jack Esala Endowment Fund
  • Charlie Scott Memorial Fund
  • Cindy and Ed Hall Endowment Fund
  • Cornell and Karen Raab Endowment Fund
  • Crown Brick and Supply Endowment Fund
  • Cuculich Family Endowment Fund
  • Dale and Terri Williams Family Endowment Fund
  • Devitte Family Fund
  • Dr. Frederick and Mary J Klepsch Family Fund
  • Edward A. and Clara R. Bapple Cedar Lake Endowment Fund
  • Fran & Billie Hoffman Fund
  • Frank Eksten and Nancy Cowan-Eksten Endowment Fund
  • Greg and Linda Armstrong Family Endowment Fund
  • Harold L. and Martha Wheeler Family Endowment Fund
  • Jimmy & Marian Hooseline Family Trust
  • Jo Schweitzer Family Endowment Fund
  • JoAnne and Jim Haag Endowment Fund
  • John and Maureen Rogers Fund
  • John Tubbs Family Endowment Fund
  • Johnston Family Endowment Fund
  • Joseph and Jane Nerney Fund
  • Joshua and Melissa Sickinger Endowment Fund
  • Kathleen and John Roeser Endowment Fund
  • Keith & Mary Nielsen Family Endowment Fund
  • Klebs-Sickinger Family Fund
  • Kristin M. Harts Endowment Fund
  • Larry and Kimberly Geisen Endowment Fund
  • Margarete B. and William H. Fifield Endowment Fund
  • Marge & Melissa Kerr Endowment Fund
  • NWI Carpenter's Community Outreach Fund
  • Patricia A Huber Endowment Fund
  • Peter "Big Pete" Briggs Memorial Fund
  • Peterman Family Fund
  • R. F. Bieker Foundation
  • Richard and Laura Sauerman Endowment Fund
  • Robert and Peggy Ligda Endowment Fund
  • Roger & Donna Pace Family Endowment Fund
  • Ronald and Anna May Allee Fund
  • Ryan William Lepak Memorial Fund
  • Susan Driscoll Elder and Thomas A. Elder Fund
  • Ted and Lin Zapinski Endowment Fund
  • The Barney Fund
  • The Brigham Family Fund
  • Thomas and Faye Platt Family Endowment Fund
  • Tim & Cynthia Walsh Endowment Fund
  • Vieweg Family Endowment Fund
  • Wayne A. Gruber Horticulture Endowment Fund
  • Women’s Giving Circle Fund
The Community Foundation

Operating Endowment Funds
The donor supports the administrative needs of the Community Foundation. Distributions from the operating endowment funds help to underwrite the administrative costs of the Foundation.

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  • Ann & John Barney Operating Endowment Fund
  • Beckman Family Operating Endowment Fund
  • Bruce & Betty Fleming Operating Endowment Fund
  • Carsten and Georgia Falkenberg Operating Endowment Fund
  • Centier Bank Operating Endowment Fund
  • Charles W. and Mable Wise Swisher Operating Endowment Fund
  • Chase Operating Endowment Fund
  • Circle Restaurant Operating Endowment Fund
  • City of Crown Point Operating Endowment Fund
  • Cornel and Karen Raab Operating Endowment Fund
  • Darryl & Patricia Miller Operating Endowment Fund
  • David & Helen Batusic Operating Endowment Fund
  • Ed and Leona Luke Operating Endowment Fund
  • Gil and Gail Stiener Operating Endowment Fund
  • Greg and Nancy Forsythe Operating Endowment Fund
  • Harold L. and Martha Wheeler Operating Endowment Fund
  • Harris N.A. Operating Endowment Fund
  • Hooseline Family Operating Endowment Fund
  • John and Catherine Peterman Operating Endowment Fund
  • Joseph and Jane Nerney Operating Endowment Fund
  • Joseph N. & Annette M. Allegretti Operating Endowment Fund
  • Kathleen and Anthony Zdanowicz Operating Endowment Fund
  • Ken and Helen McEntire Family Operating Endowment Fund
  • Lake Court House Foundation, Inc. Operating Endowment Fund
  • Marge Brady Kerr, in memory of JW Kerr, Jr. Operating Endowment Fund
  • Matt and Sandy Bapple Operating Endowment Fund
  • Mike and Karen Dexter Operating Endowment Fund
  • Operating Endowment Fund
  • Operating Fund – Immediate Use
  • Paul Martin Leurck Fund
  • Ray and Bernice Liss Family Operating Endowment Fund
  • Richard and Josephine Schweitzer Family Fund
  • Ronald W. & Suzanne M. Borto and Family Operating Endowment Fund
  • Southlake YMCA Operating Endowment Fund
  • St. Anthony Medical Center Operating Endowment Fund
  • Virginia and A.D. Luers Operating Endowment Fund
  • White Family Operating Endowment Fund
  • William Bixenman Operating Endowment Fund