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Well Child Clinic – Nonprofit Spotlight

Well Child Clinic is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with an office inside the Steuben County Community Center in Angola. They provide preventative health care screenings for children from newborn through 18 years old. The organization was established in 1975 after the state health department contacted Joyce Gutstein about the need for a children’s health clinic. …

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SCCF Receives GIFT VII Community Leadership Grant

Steuben County Community Foundation has received a Community Leadership Grant of $100,000 as part of the seventh phase of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT VII) initiative.  With the grant, the community foundation will establish a strategy of building a collaborative network of people and organizations who are equipped to solve community …

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SCCF Receives GIFT VII Board Engagement Grant

Steuben County Community Foundation has received a $100,000 grant as part of the seventh phase of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT VII) community foundation initiative.  This unrestricted grant can be used for any charitable purposes the community foundation chooses. As part of this GIFT VII grant opportunity, each community foundation that …

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Disaster Response Fund Awards Grant for County Vaccination Effort

The Steuben County Disaster Response Fund, a collaboration between Steuben County Community Foundation and Steuben County United Way, awarded a $30,000 grant to support county-wide vaccination efforts. Currently, Cameron Memorial Community Hospital is responsible for vaccinating medical professionals in phase 1A of vaccine distribution. The Disaster Response Fund grant to Cameron will help with the …

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Flint Springs Elementary Outdoor Courtyard Grant Story

In October 2020, SCCF toured the location of a grant from a donor-advised fund. The Ralph E. Taylor Conservation fund was established at SCCF in the year 2003 with the goal of supporting conservation efforts in northeast Indiana. Originally established as a surprise gift for Ralph upon his retirement from the Indiana Department of Natural …

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Gage King Named Steuben County’s 2021 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar

Gage King, an Angola High School senior, has been named as the Steuben County 2021 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. King will receive a four-year, full-tuition scholarship to an accredited public or private nonprofit college or university in Indiana, along with an annual $900 stipend for books and required equipment. Lilly scholarships were first awarded in …

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Nonprofit Spotlight: Fremont Youth and Community Outreach

Fremont Youth and Community Outreach, also known as FYCO, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in Fremont. They operate as a food pantry, but their mission goes beyond addressing hunger. Melissa Higbee, executive director, shared, “Our goal is to stand alongside them as friends and neighbors. We want to see people and help equip them …

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