Fund Category: Restricted Funds

Abromson Charitable Endowment For The Arts

To provide support for The Arts Place. The fund was established in 1989 by Suzanne A. Joiner in cooperation with the Indiana Educational, Cultural and Fine Arts Foundation of Fort Wayne as a memorial to her parents, recognizing their longtime interest and support of the local arts. Category: Restricted

Charles & Helen Barrenbrugge Arts Place Building Fund

To provide support to Arts Place and its property improvements. The fund was established in 2008 by the Helen Barrenbrugge Estate. The fund shall provide support to Arts Place for capital improvements including real estate and personal property maintenance and acquisition. Category: Restricted Funds

Barrenbrugge Jay County Boys Club Building Fund

To provide support for improvements to the Jay Community Center Boys Club. The fund was established in 2008 by the Helen Barrenbrugge Estate. The fund shall be to create a capital improvement fund for the Jay Community Center Boys Club. Category: Restricted Funds

Bryant Community Center Endowment

To provide support for the upkeep of the Bryant Community Center. The fund was established in 1998 by the United Way of Jay County. The fund is to provide operating support for the community center. Category: Restricted

Alwyn Carder Fund

To provide support to the Jay County Historical Society and Museum. The fund was established in 2004 by the will of Mr. Carder. A high school teacher for many years, Mr. Carder was also very active in preserving the history of Redkey and Jay County. This endowment fund is to provide support for the Jay […]

Jack Cole Fund For Volunteers

To provide support for the funds given to the award recipient to the charity of their choice. The fund was established in 1996 by the Foundation Board of Trustees in honor of Mr. Cole and his dedication and service as the Foundation’s first executive director. Category: Restricted Funds

Community Improvement Fund

Community Improvement Fund, a fund of The Dunkirk Foundation, was established to provide financial support for projects that have a beneficial impact on the image and appearance of the community, such as Christmas lights and decorations, landscaping projects, establishment or improvement to parks or green space, cleanup projects, etc.  

Community Seasonal Decoration Endowment

To provide support for community seasonal decorations in Portland. The fund was established in 1998 by the Portland Area Chamber of Commerce. The fund is to provide support for the community’s seasonal decorations. Category: Restricted Funds

Dunkirk Endowment

To provide support organizations benefiting Dunkirk. The fund was established in 2007 by the Foundation Board of Trustees to provide support to organizations and projects benefiting Dunkirk, Indiana. Category: Restricted Funds

Dunkirk Scout Cabin Endowment

To provide support to the Dunkirk Scout Cabin and its operating cost. The fund was established in 1998 by the United Way of Jay County. The fund is to provide operating support for the scout cabin. Category: Restricted Funds

Janice Eltzroth Fund

Janice Eltzroth Fund, a fund of The Dunkirk Foundation, was established in the early 1970s to help defray the medical costs for Mrs. Eltzroth in her battle with cancer.  Sadly, she passed away before any could be used.  The Foundation, with her family’s blessing, redefined the fund to help others with similar needs but limited […]

Freedom Park Endowment

To provide support for the upkeep and maintenance for Freedom Park, which is a veterans memorial park located in Portland. The Freedom Park Endowment was established in 2005 by the Foundation Board of Trustees. The purpose of the fund is to provide support for the upkeep and maintenance for the park, which is a veteran’s […]

Friends of Jay County Agriculture Endowment

To provide support to organizations which most positively impact the field of agriculture in Jay County. The fund was established in 2007 by the Foundation Board of Trustees. The fund is to provide support to the organizations which most positively impact the field of agriculture in Jay County. Category: Restricted Funds

Friends of Jay County Agriculture Fund

To receive contributions to promote agriculture in Jay County. The fund was established in 2007 by the Foundation Board of Trustees. The fund is to receive contributions towards the promotion of the field of agriculture in Jay County. Category: Restricted Funds

Gaunt Memorial Library Fund

Gaunt Memorial Library Fund, a fund of The Dunkirk Foundation, was established in 2007 after the passing of Betty L. Gaunt in memory of her two daughters, Marilee Gaunt and Gayle Gaunt who were tragically killed in July 1966.  The fund can be used in full, at the discretion of the Foundation board, for the […]

Gary P. Gibson Fund for Jay County Boy Scouts

To honor Gary Gibson and to benefit the Jay County Boy Scouts. The fund was established in 2010 by John and Sarona Goodrich and the Goodrich Family Foundation in honor of Gary’s many years of volunteer service to Jay County boy scouts. Category: Restricted Funds

Glass Museum of Dunkirk Endowment

To provide support forthe preservation of the Glass Museum in Dunkirk. The fund was established in 1995 by the Dunkirk Public Library Board of Trustees through funds received from Dr. Donald W. Johnson in memory of his father Frank R. Johnson. Frank worked for many years as foreman of the mold shop at Indiana Glass […]

Morton S. Hawkins Community Trust

To provide support to the welfare of the residents in Jay County. The fund was established in 1992 by the transfer of an existing trust by the Jay Circuit Court. The fund is to be used to promote the general welfare of the citizens of Jay County as determined by the Board of Managers of […]

John J. and Nancy S. Hawkins Memorial Fund

To provide support to the Jay County Historical Society. The fund was established in 1995 by Ann H. Goodrich, a descendent of the Hawkins family. The fund is to provide support for the Jay County Historical Society. Category: Restricted Funds

Larry and Maria Hiatt Endowment Fund

To provide support to charitable causes in Jay County. Established in 2013 by Larry and Maria Hiatt. The fund is to provide support for the Jay County Historical Society. The Hiatts serve as volunteers at the Historical Society, where Larry serves as President of the Board of Directors. Category: Scholarships

Elizabeth A. Hudson Endowment

To provide support for mammogram screenings for women who meet the fund criteria. The fund was established in 2008 by Elizabeth Hudson. The purpose of the fund shall be to provide support for mammogram screenings for women who meet the designated criteria set forth in the fund agreement. Category: Restricted

Zackery W. Hummer Memorial Fund

To provide support to supplement the Zackery W. Hummer Memorial Scholarship Fund. The fund was established in 2011 by Charity Leist Cummiskey in memory of her son, a 2008 Jay County High School graduate, who died in an automobile accident in August 2011. The fund is to provide scholarships to students who display similar character […]

Jay County Boys Club Zelma Bailey Endowment

To provide operating support to the Jay County Boys Club Community Center. The fund was established in 2000 by the estate of Mrs. Bailey. The fund is to provide operating support for the Jay County Boys Club Community Center. Category: Restricted Funds

Jay County Christian Academy Endowment

To provide operating support for the Jay County Christian Academy. The fund was established in 2007 by Barry & Elizabeth Hudson. The fund is to provide operating support for the Jay County Christian Academy. Category: Restricted Funds

Jay County Historical Society MainSource Bank

To provide operating support for the Historical Society. The fund was established in 1995 by Miss Elizabeth A. Starbuck, sister of Foundation co-founder W. Haynes Starbuck. Elizabeth was a descendent of the Haynes family, one of Jay County’s oldest families. The fund is to provide operating support for the Historical Society. Category: Restricted Funds

Jay County Scout Cabin Endowment

To provide operating support for the scout cabin. The fund was established in 1998 by the United Way of Jay County. The fund is to provide operating support for the scout cabin. Category: Restricted Funds

Jayland Rescue Mission Endowment

To provide operating support for the rescue mission. The fund was established in 1998 by the United Way of Jay County. The fund is to provide operating support for the rescue mission. Category: Restricted Funds

Johnson Fund for the Dunkirk Community

Johnson Fund for the Dunkirk Community, a fund of The Dunkirk Foundation, was established in 1997 by Dr. Donald W. Johnson in honor and in memory of his parents, Frank R. and Jessie B. Johnson.  The fund is to award grants, at the board’s discretion, to one or more of the following organizations or projects:  […]

Raymond an Vesta Juillerat Memorial Fund

To provide support for the West Walnut Street Church of Christ. The fund was established in 1999 by Manon and Carol Felts in memory of Carol’s parents. The fund in to provide support for the West Walnut Street Church of Christ. Category: Restricted Funds

Limberlost Swamp Remembered Friends of the Limberlost Fund

To provide support to for the restoration and beautification of the Limberlost Territory. The fund was established in 2001 by Sidney and France Austin, Kenneth and Anna Marie Brunswick, Dwain and Sharen Michael, John and Constance Ronald, Sherry Studebaker, and Daniel and Anita Orr. The purpose of the fund is to provide support for the […]

Meeker Family Endowment

To provide support for Jay-Randolph Developmental Services. The fund was established in 1999 by J. Gordon and Catherine Meeker, longtime civic leaders in Portland. The fund is to provide support for Jay-Randolph Developmental Services. Category: Restricted Funds

Dr. Bob Morrison Memorial Swim Fund

To provide support to the Jay County swimming organizations. The fund was established in 2007 by Rob & Mindy Weaver in memory of Bob. The purpose of the fund is to provide support to Jay County swimming organizations, including but not limited to, the Jay County High School boys and girls swim teams, and the […]

Museum of the Soldier Endowment Fund

To provide operating supportfor the Museum of The Soldier. The fund was established in 1997 by The Graphic Printing Co. in honor of its employees who have served in the military. Category: Restricted Funds

Naas Boys Club Community Center Building Fund

To provide supportfor the youth who participate in recreational activities at the Boys Club Community Center. The fund was established in 1988 as a continuing memorial of the Naas’ interest in the recreational opportunities afforded the youth of Jay County through the Boys Club Community Center Category: Restricted Funds

Naas Jay County Arts Council Fund

To provide support to the Jay County Center for the Arts. The fund was established in 1988 as a continuing memorial of the Naas’ interest in the enrichment of the arts in Jay County, especially through the work of the Jay County Center for the Arts. Category: Restricted Funds

Catherine Ochs Trust

To improve the medical care in Jay County and especially the dietary needs at the Jay County Hospital. The fund was established in 1986 as a memorial to Catherine’s interest in the improvement of medical care in Jay County. Catherine was a retired nurse and asked that the fund be used for dietary needs of […]

Pennville Community Center Endowment

To provide operating support for the Pennville Community Center . The fund was established in 1998 by the United Way of Jay County to provide support for the Pennville Community Center. Category: Restricted Funds

Pennville Endowment

To provide support to organizations and projects benefiting Pennville, Indiana. The fund was established in 2008 by the Foundation Board of Trustees for the benefit of Pennville, Indiana. Category: Restricted Funds

Hugh N. and Sara E. Ronald Trust

To provide support to the Jay County Arts Council. The fund was established in 1994 by the will of Mrs. Ronald, an active civic leader and the widow of Hugh N. Ronald, co-founder of The Portland Foundation. Sara was a lifelong patron of the arts. Category: Restricted Funds

Helen M. (Spahr) Schafer Memorial Endowment for JRDS

To provide funding for programs offered by Jay-Randolph Developmental Services. The fund was established in 1998 by C. Justin Schafer as a memorial to Helen Schafer to recognize her interest in assisting those individuals with developmental disabilities. Category: Restricted Funds

Ronald L. Shoemaker Fund

The purpose of this fund will be for the construction and maintenance of a Greenway Trail in Jay County or a similar program for outdoor exercise or recreation.  Category:  Restricted Fund

Spirit of Community Fund

To provide support to charitable causes in Jay County. Established in 2012 by The Portland Foundation’s Board of Trustees. The fund is to be used for sustaining levels of annual grant distributions during times of a negative stock market trend, providing emergency funding to assist with community disasters/needs without decreasing the dollars available during regular […]

Darla Stafford Endowment

To provide support to the Pennville Fire Department. The fund was established in 2007 by Donald & Rebecca Stafford as a memorial to their daughter. Category: Restricted Funds

Julia Magill Starbuck Memorial Collection

To provide support to charitable causes in Jay County. The fund was established in 1959 by Mrs. Starbuck’s husband, W. Haynes Starbuck and her children, Mr. & Mrs. William H. Starbuck and Mrs. Eleanor Wedemeier. The trust was established as a memorial to Mrs. Starbuck’s painting and interest in the arts. A number of original […]

Janice S. Stucky Jay County Historical Society Endowment

To provide operating support for the Jay County Historical Society. The fund was established in 2018 by Ms. Janice S. Stucky to support the Historical Society in Portland, IN. Janice is a retired third grade teacher and has been a lifelong member and volunteer of the Jay County Historical Society. Category: Restricted Funds

Women’s Endowment

To provide support for the Women’s Giving Circle. The fund was established in 2004 by the Foundation Board of Trustees. Category: Restricted Funds

Women’s Giving Circle Fund

To receive gifts on behalf of the Foundation’s Women’s Giving Circle. The fund was established in 2004 by the Foundation Board of Trustees as a nonpermanent fund to receive gifts on behalf of the Foundation’s Women’s Giving Circle. The mission of the Circle is to build a community of women philanthropists through the pooling of […]

Youth for Christ Endowment

This endowment was established in 2014 by Douglas Inman to support the Youth for Christ of Blackford, Grant, Jay, Adams, and Wells counties. Category: Restricted Funds

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