Non-Profit

Photo provided.

Delaware County Foundation Among those Celebrated at 36th Annual Indiana Philanthropy Awards

By: Sara Nash, AFP-IC Chapter Administrator— Sherman & Marjorie Zeigler Foundation of Muncie to be honored with Outstanding Foundation Award. INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana — Fundraising professionals throughout the state will be celebrating the spirit of giving in November by recognizing philanthropists and the impact of Hoosier philanthropy at the 36th annual Indiana Philanthropy Awards celebration, presented by Aly Sterling Philanthropy. Since…


Muncie Rotary Club. File photo.

Muncie Rotary Club Installs 2018-2019 Officers      

By: Tom Farris— Muncie, Indiana – Linda Gregory, retiring 2017-2018 President of the Muncie Rotary Club, recently presided over the installation ceremonies of new officers and directors for the 2018-2019 Rotary year, which began July 1st.  Officers are elected to 1-year terms, while members of the Board of Directors are elected to staggered 3-year terms, so a new class of…


There's hope for a new day at Brianna's Hope. Photo by: graphicstock

‘Brianna’s Hope’ To Open Every Tuesday at 4:30pm

By: Linda DeHaven—          Muncie, IN— The Muncie, Indiana chapter of Brianna’s Hope, 115 S. Pershing St., Muncie, IN is now open every Tuesday afternoon/evening 4:30 for coffee and sharing. A meal will be served free of charge at 5:30.  At 6:15 p.m. music will begin, and the meeting and speaker will begin at approximately 6:30.  Each…


PlySpace is a new artist-in-residence program based in the Emily Kimbrough Historic District in downtown Muncie. Photo provided.

Get a Sneak Peek of PlySpace On Sept 8th During Public Open House

By: Braydee Euliss, Executive Director, Muncie Arts and Culture Council— Muncie, IN—Muncie Arts and Culture Council invites community members to an afternoon of celebration and tours during the PlySpace Open House + Summer Showcase on Saturday, September 8th. Join Muncie’s creative community for a sneak peek inside PlySpace— the home, office, and exhibition space for Muncie Arts and Culture Council’s artist-in-residence program,…


Attendees enjoy dessert by the Catalyst at Minnetrista during the 2nd Annual Just Desserts in 2017. Photo provided.

3rd Annual Just Desserts Event to Benefit The Boys & Girls Clubs of Muncie

By: Amy Logan— Muncie, IN—The Boys & Girls Clubs of Muncie and Old National Bank are excited to invite you to the 3rd Annual Just Desserts on September 26, 2018. This year the event will take place at Minnetrista Cultural Center at 5:30 p.m. Guests will enjoy wine, appetizers, music, and fellowship with friends. In addition, guests will spend the evening…


The Daleville Community Library was one of 13 non-profits to receive 3rd Quarter Competitive Grant funding from The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County. Photo provided.

13 Delaware County Non-Profits Receive More Than $100k From Community Foundation

By: Kallie Sulanke— Muncie, IN— The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. awarded $102,282 to 13 non-profit organizations during the third Quarterly Competitive Grant cycle of 2018. The Community Foundation’s purpose is to improve the quality of life in Muncie and Delaware County for this generation and generations to come. Quarterly Competitive Grants are awarded to fund projects…


Photo provided.

IHS Awards $10,000 Grant to Delaware County Historical Society

Muncie, IN—Researchers will soon have better access to Delaware County Historical Society (DCHS) records thanks in part to a $10,000 Heritage Support Grant from the Indiana Historical Society (IHS). The funding will support a DCHS project to catalog and provide a detailed inventory of its collections. This is the second Heritage Support Grant awarded to DCHS. In 2016, the Muncie-based…


Minnetrista file photo.

What’s Happening At Minnetrista

Exhibits Chad Pregracke’s Message in a Bottle Collection Through September 30 Explore the waters in Chad Pregracke’s Message in a Bottle Collection. This exhibition showcases a variety of messages in bottles found along U.S. shores. Discover where the messages were found and while learning about the importance of cleaning America’s Rivers. Owned and Curated by Chad Pregracke, Founder & President,…


Cyanotype Photograph, made with photoreactive paper, water, and sunlight. Learn this process during the Pool Project at Tuhey Pool and Catalina Swim Club. Photo provided.

PlySpace Resident Artist Anthony Bowers Brings ‘Pool Project’ To Muncie

By: Erin Williams, PlySpace Residency Coordinator— Muncie, IN—Muncie Arts and Culture Council’s artist-in-residence program PlySpace continues its summer programming with a new project in collaboration with the Muncie Tuhey Pool and the Catalina Swim Club. Throughout the week of August 18th, PlySpace will host Anthony Bowers, a visual artist from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Bowers will partner with the Tuhey Pool and Catalina Swim…


(L-R) Jud Fisher and John Craddock are pictured. John was awarded the Fisher Governance Award in 2017. Photo provided.

Nominations Sought for Ball Brothers Foundation’s $10,000 Fisher Governance Award

By: Jud Fisher— Muncie, IN—August 15 is the deadline for submitting nominations for Ball Brothers Foundation’s annual Fisher Governance Award. The award honors the efforts of a board member of a Delaware County non-profit organization whose strategic planning and oversight skills have contributed to the organization’s mission, financial stability, and general effectiveness. The award winner will be honored at the…