MutualBank Foundation Donates $150,000 To Ivy Tech

Artist rendering—Exterior Downtown North Building. Photo provided.Artist rendering—Exterior Downtown North Building. Photo provided.

By: Jennifer Gasiorek—

Muncie, IN –The Ivy Tech Foundation has received a donation from the MutualBank Charitable Foundation MutualBank for $150,000.  Ivy Tech Community College received a state appropriation of $38.7 million. However, the College was charged with raising an additional $4.3 million to complete the transformation of the Muncie campus to better serve students and area employers.

“We are more than grateful for the MutualBank Foundation’s Mutual Banks generous donation,” said Jeffrey D. Scott, Chancellor. “The entire community has been so generous to Ivy Tech. This campus has been a part of Muncie for 50 years and their investment into Ivy Tech will impact our students for decades.”

The Muncie community has been generous and the MutualBank Charitable Foundation Mutual Bank joins the Ball Brothers Foundation, George and Frances Ball Foundation and IU Health Ball Memorial on the list of major donors.

“Ivy Tech has long been a valued educational institution and we are happy to be part of their legacy,” said Pat Botts, President of the Mutual Bank Foundation.

Ivy Tech’s renovations to the John and Janice Fisher building is scheduled to be completed by June 1, the George and Frances Ball Building will be completed in August, and the Cowan Road location is scheduled to be completely remodeled by December.

About Ivy Tech Community College

Ivy Tech Community College serves communities across Indiana, providing world-class education and driving economic transformation. It is the state’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering high-value degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its communities, along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.