Non-Profit News

Jud Fisher is pictured with Juli Metzger and the John W. and Janice B. Fisher Governance Award she received. Photo provided.

Fisher Governance Award Presented to Juli Metzger

By: Jud Fisher and Donna Munchel— MUNCIE— Ball Brothers Foundation has selected Juli Metzger, President of the board of directors of the Boys & Girls Club of Muncie and Vice President of the Project Leadership board of directors as the 2015 winner of the John W. and Janice B. Fisher…


Shafer Giving Plaza. Photo provided.

YOC Foundation Celebrates Shafer Giving Plaza’s 10th Anniversary

By: Polly Craig— The Youth Opportunity Center (YOC) Foundation will celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Shafer Giving Plaza and the legacy of the late Hamer and Phyllis Shafer at a luncheon on October 29. Guests of honor will include YOC Founders and Shafer Giving Society Ambassadors. Keynote speaker will…







Photo Gallery: ArtsWalk 2015 in DWNTWN Muncie

Photos by: Mike Rhodes— Muncie Downtown Development Partnership (MDDP), in partnership with Muncie Arts and Culture Council and Ball State University’s Departments of Fine Art and Music, present ArtsWalk 2015. Here are a few photos from the event. You can click on any picture to start the slide show.    



30 Days of Community

Celebrating 30 Years with 30 Days of Community

By: Eunice Whitlock— The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County Inc. believes Delaware County is a great place to live. They also believe they can make it even better. So they work every day to improve our community. They find a way to make a difference through grants to…



Aerial image of Muncie Central High School. Photo by: Michael Wolfe

Community Foundation Awards $60,555 to Local Nonprofits

By: Eunice Whitlock— The Community Foundation of Muncie & Delaware County, Inc. is awarding $60,555 to nine nonprofit organizations from the Maxon Foundation Fund. The Maxon Foundation Fund was established when assets of The Maxon Foundation were transferred to The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc.  The Maxon Foundation…


Photo by: Garland L. Simmons

Second Harvest Hosts First Annual Car Show

By: Becca Houser— Second Harvest Food Bank’s first annual Hot Rods for Hunger Inaugural Cruise-In presented by Dellen Ford-Lincoln will be from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10, located at 6621 N. Old State Rd. 3. There will be six trophy classes and 50 Dash Plaques awarded throughout…


Graphical representation of facility named, GearBox: Muncie—A Maker Hub

Community Maker Initiative Gets New Formal Name

By: John Fallon— The former Cintas building in downtown Muncie has a new name. The Board of Directors of Sustainable Muncie Corporation announced this week that the facility has been formally named GearBox: Muncie—A Maker Hub. The name was selected after a few weeks of discussion among the organization’s leaders,…