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Existing Endowments

DESIGNATED FUNDS

Alzheimer's Support Groups of Southeast Indiana Find: supports the operations of the Alzheimer's Support Groups of Southeast Indiana, Inc.

Aurora Public Library District Fund:
provides support to the Aurora Public Library District.

Aurora Quality of Life Improvement Fund: provides funds to improve the quality of life for the residents of the
City of Aurora.

Aurora Tri-Kappa Fund: provides support to the Kappa Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa scholarship program.

Barrott Family Scholarship Fund: provides support to Dollars for Scholars South Dearborn Chapter of Scholarship America, Inc. for the Barrott Family Scholarship.

Benner-Walsman Memorial Scholarship Fund: provides support to East Central High School's Benner-Walsman Memorial Scholarship.

Bright Lions Club Fund: provides support to the Bright Lions Club

Bright Volunteer Fire Department Fund:  provides operational support to the Bright Volunteer Fire Company, Inc.

Carnegie Hall Operating Fund: provides support to the Carnegie Historic Landmarks Preservation Society, Inc., Moores Hill.

Christopher Midlam Memorial Scholarship: provides support to Dollars for Scholars South Dearborn Chapter of Scholarship America, Inc.

Community Mental Health Center Foundation Fund: provides support to the Community Mental Health Center Foundation, Inc.

Community United Methodist Church Fund: provides support for this church.

Daniel J. Gleason Memorial Fund: provides funding to St. Mary Catholic School, Aurora, for scholarships.

Dearborn Adult Center Fund: provides support to the Dearborn Adult Center.

Dearborn Community Foundation Operating Endowment Fund: provides support to the Dearborn Community Foundation.

Dearborn County Convention, Visitors & Tourism Commission Fund: provides support to the Dearborn
County Convention, Visitors & Tourism Commission.

Dearborn County Historical Society Fund: provides support to the Dearborn County Historical Society.

Dearborn County Hospital Foundation Fund: provides support to the Dearborn County Hospital Foundation, Inc.

Dearborn County Quality of Life Improvement Fund: established to improve the quality of life for the resident
in Dearborn County.

Dearborn Highlands Arts Council Fund: provides support to the Dearborn Highlands Arts Council.

Deborah Meyers Guss Memorial Scholarship Fund: provides support to Dollars for Scholars South Dearborn Chapter of Scholarship America, Inc. for the Deborah Meyers Guss Memorial Scholarship.

Dillsboro Quality of Life Improvement Fund: established to improve the quality of life for the residents
in Dillsboro.

Dillsboro Fire Department Fund: provides support for the Dillsboro Volunteer Fire Department.

Dixon-Andrews Designated Endowment Fund: provides operational support to the Dearborn Community Foundation, Inc.

Dr. Leslie M. and Dodie E. Baker Hillforest Fund: provides support to Hillforest Historical Foundation, Inc.

Heffelmire Family Fund: provides operational support to the Dearborn Community Foundation, Inc. 

Hillforest Historical Foundation Fund: provides support to the Hillforest Historical Foundation, Inc.

Historic Hoosier Hills RC&D Fund: provides support to the Historic Hoosier Hills RC&D, Inc.

Ivy Tech Community College Scholarship Fund: provides support to Ivy Tech Foundation, Inc.

Ivy Tech Lawrenceburg Campus Fund: provides support to the Ivy Tech Foundation.

Jerry Tucker Memorial Scholarship Fund: provides support to East Central High School's Jerry Tucker Memorial Scholarship.

John F. PeGan Memorial Fund: provides scholarships for Lawrenceburg High School graduates and provides support to Warm the Children; James B. Wismann YES Home; and Dearborn County Clearing House for Emergency Aid, Inc.

Kathi Green Memorial Scholarship Fund: provides support to Dollars for Scholars South Dearborn Chapter of Scholarship America, Inc.

Kay Chalk Memorial Scholarship Fund: provides support for Dollars For Scholars South Dearborn Chapter Scholarship America, Inc.

Laura Busse Rahe Library Fund: provides support to the Aurora Public Library for the purchase of books in
Laura Busse Rahe’s name.

Lawrenceburg Public Library Services & Resources Fund: provides support to the Lawrenceburg Public
Library Foundation.

LaVerne Denmure Fund: provides support for Hillforest Historical Foundation, Inc.

Loren & Christine Shuter Family Fund: provides support to St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church of Aurora,
Indiana.

Main Street Aurora Fund: provides support to Main Street Aurora.

Main Street Aurora Fund Trail Fund: provides support for Main Street Aurora. Inc. for Dearborn Trails.

Manchester Universalist Unitarian Church Fund 1: provides support to the Manchester Township Volunteer
Fire & Rescue, Inc.

Manchester Universalist Unitarian Church Fund 2: provides support to the Manchester Area Civic
Association, Inc.

Michael R. Marine Memorial Scholarship Fund: provides support to Dollars for Scholars South Dearborn Chapter of Scholarship America, Inc.

Moores Hill Parks & Recreation Fund:  provides support to the Town of Moores Hill's Parks & Recreation Department.

New Horizons, Services & Supports For The Mentally Handicapped Fund: provides support to New Horizons Rehabilitation, Inc.

North Dearborn Pantry Fund:  provides operational support to the North Dearborn Pantry, Inc.

Pete Parrott Fund: provides support to the Hillforest Historical Foundation, Inc., for exterior maintenance of the museum.

PI Chapter of Kappa Kappa Kappa Inc. of Lawrenceburg Fund: provides support to the PI Chapter of
Kappa Kappa Kappa Inc. of Lawrenceburg.

Pregnancy Care Center Fund: provides support to the Dearborn County Crisis Pregnancy Center, Inc., Lawrenceburg.

Rachel Meece Memorial Fund: provide support to Rachel’s Garden at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden and to provide support to East Central High School for the Rachel Meece Memorial Scholarship.

RSVP Fund: provides support to the Retired Senior Volunteer Program.

Ross Foundation Fund: provides support to the Ross Foundation, Inc.

Senior Services Development Fund: provides support to Lifetime Resources, Inc.

South Dearborn Challenge Scholarship Fund: provides support to Dollars for Scholars South Dearborn Chapter of Scholarship America, Inc.

South Dearborn Education Foundation Fund:  to provide support to the South Dearborn Community School Corporation.

St. John Ev. Lutheran Church Fund:  to provide operational support to the mission of St. Johns Ev. Lutheran
Church in Aurora, Indiana.

Sunman Rural Fire Department Fund: provides support to Sunman Rural Fire Department.

Telford & Louise Walker Fund:  to provide operational support to the Dearborn Community Foundation.

United Way of Greater Cincinnati - Dearborn & Ohio Counties: provides support to the Dearborn and Ohio County United Fund.

ADVISED FUNDS

Blair Family Fund: provides support for charitable purposes or organizations.

Community Health & Wellness Fund: provides funds to promote health and wellness in Dearborn County.

DCF Youth Council Fund: provides support for charitable purposes or organizations.

Jack Carpenter Memorial Fund: provides support for charitable purposes or organizations. 

James & Darlene Phillips Family Fund: provides support for charitable purposes or organizations.

Katie Bruner Memorial Fund: provides support to charitable causes or organizations.

Lehner Family Fund: provides support for charitable purposes or organizations.

Michael S. Davis Memorial Fund: provides grants for charitable purposes or organizations.

Powell Family Fund: established to provide support for charitable purposes and organizations for the betterment
of youth and our community.

PFC Craig A. Keller Memorial Fund: provides support for charitable purposes or organizations.

Rupel Family Fund: provides support for charitable purposes or organizations.

The Dearborn County Register Warm the Children Endowment Fund: provides support for charitable purposes
or organizations for the betterment of youth and our community. The Fund benefits needy children in Dearborn
County, Indiana by supporting the Warm the Children Program.

Willis & Irene Chalk Memorial/Dixon Family Fund: provides support to charitable causes or organizations.

FIELD OF INTEREST FUNDS

Chester & Ida Muntz Family Memorial Fund: provides support for families with children battling cancer.

Lawrenceburg Youth Fund: provides grants to support youth programs and organizations that operate youth programs.

Martha McKinney Newhouse Memorial Scholarship Fund: provides scholarship support to Lawrenceburg High School graduates pursuing a degree in Nursing.

Sprint Educational Excellence Fund: provides grants for any charitable purpose that promotes educational excellence within Dearborn County.

Women Empowering Women Fund: established to provide support for programs that help women in need
within our community.

SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS

Adam Wilhelm Memorial Scholarship Fund:  provides scholarships for graduates of East Central High School.

Byron Hartman Memorial Scholarship Fund: provides scholarships to graduates of East Central High School.

Clifford and Gladys Ellerbrook Ender Nursing Scholarship Fund: provides support to Dearborn County students pursuing a LPN, RN or equivalent degree.

Dan Kuebler Memorial Endowment Fund: provides scholarships for graduates of Lawrenceburg High School and provides funds to support student programs, such as the annual Senior Breakfast.

Dearborn County 4-H Scholarship Fund: provide support to the Dearborn County 4-H for the award of scholarships.

Denise Ann Beyer Memorial Scholarship Fund: provides support to a graduate from South Dearborn High
School pursuing higher education.

Dr. Jim Swanson Scholarship Fund: established to award scholarships to Lawrenceburg High School students
with a disability, as defined by the American Disability Act (ADA), planning to attend an accredited college.

Dr. Leslie M. Baker Memorial Scholarship Fund: provides scholarships for students attending the Indiana
University School of Medicine in Indianapolis.

East Central Scholarship Fund: provides support to the Sunman-Dearborn Scholarship Foundation, Inc. for scholarships for East Central students.

The Frank R. Longcamp Scholarship Fund: provides a scholarship for one student from each of Dearborn
County’s three high schools based on criteria set forth by the donor.

Fraternal Order of Police Scholarship Fund: provides scholarships to high school students in Dearborn and
Ohio counties planning to attend college.

Gary Lyon Memorial Scholarship Fund: to provides support to South Dearborn High School students who would
like to attend a workshop or special event and financially cannot afford to do so.

Gerry Lehn Memorial Scholarship Fund: provides scholarship funds to graduates of Lawrenceburg High School.

Greg Andres North Dearborn Conservation Club Memorial Scholarship Fund: provides a scholarship to a graduate of East Central High School or Franklin County High School.

Jacob Amberger Memorial Scholarship Fund: provides scholarships to graduates of East Central High school.

James Lohmiller Memorial Scholarship Fund: provides scholarship funds to Lawrenceburg High School graduates.

Lawrenceburg Kiwanis Club Fund: provides scholarship support based on criteria established by the
Lawrenceburg Kiwanis Club.

Lil & Docky Meyers Memorial Scholarship Fund: provides scholarship funds for graduates of East Central, Lawrenceburg, South Dearborn high schools.

Michael Cleary Memorial Scholarship Fund: provides a scholarship for a graduate of East Central High
School pursuing higher education in the form of a technical school.

Nanz Family Scholarship: provides funds for scholarships for Lawrenceburg High School and South Dearborn
High School students.

Paul E. "Truck" Tremain Memorial Scholarship Fund: provides scholarship funding to the Lawrenceburg Educational Grant Program.

Perpetual Rotary Scholarship Fund: provides support to the Aurora Rotary Club scholarship program.

Roger Gulley Memorial Scholarship Fund: established to provide support to a graduate of South Dearborn
High School pursuing a degree in higher education related to music.

Ross Eiler Memorial Scholarship Fund: provides scholarship support to Lawrenceburg High School students planning to attend a four-year accredited institution of higher learning.

Ronald Selmeyer Scholarship Fund: established by the City of Greendale in honor of the late Ronald Selmeyer
to provide a scholarship for a senior at Lawrenceburg High School.

South Dearborn Scholarship Foundation Fund: provides support to the South Dearborn Scholarship
Foundation, Inc. for scholarships for South Dearborn High School students.

William Curtis Ewbank Memorial Scholarship Fund: provides scholarship funds for graduates of Lawrenceburg High School.

UNRESTRICTED FUNDS

Community Grantmaking Fund: annual distributions are used for general granting purposes to charitable organizations in Dearborn County.

Community Unrestricted Fund: annual distributions are used for general granting purposes to charitable organizations in Dearborn County in the fields of community service, social service, education, health,
environment and the arts.

Rupel Family Unrestricted Fund: provides support to charitable organizations in Dearborn County as directed
by the DCF board of directors.

In The Interest of Children Unrestricted Fund: provides support to charitable organizations as directed by
the Dearborn Community Foundation’s board of directors.

NON-PERMANENT PROGRAM FUNDS

City of Aurora Grant Program: provides support to non-profit organizations in Aurora.  

Lawrenceburg Educational Grant Program: provides support for the post-secondary education of graduating seniors of Lawrenceburg High School who meet specific criteria set forth by the City of Lawrenceburg.

Lawrenceburg Community Grant Program: provides support to non-profit organizations in Dearborn County.

Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program: provides two, four-year scholarships to Dearborn County graduating seniors.