Non-Profit News

Ball Associates Building Mural at 222 S. Mulberry Street. (East side of the building.) Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Ball Brothers Foundation Grants Expand Opportunities for Children and Families

By: Jud Fisher— Muncie, IN—A summer concert series, children’s bicycle safety program, an art immersion experience, and two outdoors-oriented summer programs all received support through Ball Brothers Foundation Rapid Grants. Over $100,000 has been distributed to local organizations since February through the grantmaking program. “During their lifetimes, the five Ball…

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United Way Day of Action. Photo provided.

United Way of Delaware County Announces 2017 Campaign Leadership Team

By: Juli Metzger— Fundraising to support 29 programs aimed at conquering generational poverty, illiteracy Muncie, IN – United Way of Delaware County (UWDC) announced its 2017 Campaign Leadership Team today, assembled to address the goal of conquering generational poverty in Muncie and Delaware County. Led by third-generation Chair Casey Stanley, the team…



Awards were presented by NUSA president Tige Watts and accepted by Kenyonta Hudson, Whitely Community Council Executive Director; Cornelius and Mary Dollison; Rebecca Parker, Technology Coordinator for Muncie Public Library; and Frank Scott, Whitely Community Council President. Photo provided.

Whitely Community Council Wins National Awards at Neighborhoods, U.S.A. Conference

By: Erin Moore— Devotion. Commitment. Enthusiasm. Collaboration. Inspiration. Inclusivity. These six words only begin to describe Mary Dollison’s legacy in the Whitely neighborhood and Muncie at-large. Her significant contributions to our community were nationally recognized at the 42nd annual Neighborhoods, U.S.A. (NUSA) conference in Omaha, Nebraska, this May. Mary was…


(L-R) Mayor Dennis Tyler, Ned Griner, recipient of the 2015 Mayor's Arts Award for Lifetime Achievement and Steven Merritt. Photo provided.

Nomination Forms Now Available For 2017 Mayor’s Arts Awards in Muncie

By: Sherri Contos, Executive Director, Muncie Arts & Culture Council— Muncie, IN—The Muncie Arts and Culture Council (MACC) in conjunction with the City of Muncie, would like to announce the 2017 Mayor’s Arts Awards to be presented September 26, 2017. The Mayor’s Arts Awards are the most prestigious honors conferred…