Funds

Family of Funds

We work with donors to fulfill their charitable goals by structuring charitable funds that are customized to fit their unique goals, easy to implement, and supported by our broad community knowledge and expertise. Following is a list of funds individuals, families, business, civic groups, and agencies have established to benefit Perry County, now and forever into the future. Please visit our Giving Through Your Community Foundation page to learn more about establishing a fund.

Anonymous Fund A

A designated fund created by an anonymous donor to benefit operations and charitable endeavors of Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City.

Anonymous Fund J

A donor-advised fund created by anonymous donors.

William Bower Leadership Perry County Fund

A designated fund created by an anonymous donor to benefit Leadership Perry County.

Robert E. Boyles Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Beverly C. McGee in memory of her friend.

Branchville Correctional Facility Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by the Branchville Correctional Facility.

Brenner Fund

A designated fund created by Florence H. Brenner to benefit the Tell City/Perry County Public Library.

Hubert R. Bruce and Louise Simons Bruce Fund

A designated fund created by Louise S. Bruce to benefit the University of Southern Indiana Foundation.

Buehler Foods Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Buehler Foods.

James and Sue Campbell Scholarship Fund

A designated fund created by Sue Campbell to benefit the Evangelical United Church of Christ.

Cannelton High School Alumni Fund

A designated fund created by the Perry County Community Foundation to benefit Can­nelton High School.

Raymond A. and Mary Jean Cassidy Charitable Fund

A designated fund created by the Cassidy Charitable Trust to benefit the Friends of Perry County Fund, Spondylitis Association of America, Alzheimer’s Association/Ronald and Nancy Reagan Research Institute, Fire Protection Services in Central-Perry County, St. Augustine Catholic Church, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and St. Theresa Catholic Church.

Catholic Knights of America Branch 557 Fund

A designated fund created by the Catholic Knights of America Branch 557 to benefit St. Paul’s Catholic Church Parish Council in Tell City.

Crippled Children’s Fund

A field-of-interest fund created by Citizens National Bank of Tell City to benefit physically challenged children in Perry County.

Clarence J. and Josephine F. Dauby Fund

A designated fund established through the estate plan of Clarence J. and Josephine F. Dauby to benefit St. Paul Catholic Church of Tell City, the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand, and the St. Meinrad Archabbey.

Joseph L. Dauby Endowment Fund

A field-of-interest fund established in memory of Joseph L. Dauby by his family to support civic endeavors that improve the quality of life in Tell City.

Earl and Hazel Etienne Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by their children in memory of their parents.

EUCC Fund

A designated fund created by anonymous donors to support the music ministry at Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City.

EUCC Staff Sabbatical Fund

A designated fund created by Janet Rippy Hohlt to benefit the Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City.

Dawn Star, Elbert and Marilyn Ewing Environmental Fund

A field-of-interest fund created by Marilyn Ewing in memory of her husband and daughter to serve the environment.

Cecil and Olive Foster Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Olive M. Foster.

Donna Fenn Literacy Fund

A designated fund established in memory of Donna Fenn by her husband, Doug Fenn, son Christian, sister and brother-in-law Barbara and Thomas Liffick, and parents Christian and Dorothy Nix. The fund is designated to the Tell City-Troy Township School Corporation to promote development of literacy skills of students at William Tell Elementary School.

Friends of Perry County Fund

An unrestricted fund created by the Perry County Community Foundation to support its unrestricted grant-making.

Goble-Kleeman Fund for Young Children

A field-of-interest fund created by Kay Goble Kleeman in memory of her father to benefit early childhood education and child care in Perry County.

Mary Ruth Heck Fund

A designated fund created by Mary Ruth Heck to benefit the Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City.

Holy Cross Catholic Church Fund

An agency fund created by Holy Cross Catholic Church in St. Croix.

Home Mutual Academic Achievement Scholarship Fund

A non-permanent scholarship fund created by the Home Mutual Insurance Company.

Huber Funeral Home Historic Preservation Fund

A designated fund created by Thomas and Jane Huber to benefit the Tell City Historical Society and the Perry County Museum.

Junior Achievement of Perry County Fund

A designated fund created by an anonymous donor to benefit Junior Achievement of Perry County.

Kids Kreation Playground Fund

A designated fund created by Sue Campbell to support Leadership Perry County’s maintenance of the Kids Kreation Playground.

Kiwanis Foundation of Tell City Inc. Fund

An agency fund created by the Kiwanis Foundation of Tell City.

Mark “Flash” Kleeman Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established in memory of Mark “Flash” Kleeman by his wife, Angie, children, Brandon and Angel, and his extended family.

Zachary Kleemann Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Jim and Kathleen Kleemann in memory of their son.

Kramer Charitable Fund

A donor-advised fund created by Thomas E. and Susan M. Kramer.

Loren and Bernice Lanman Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Bernice Lanman.

Jo Ann Lutgring Fund

A donor-advised fund created by Jo Ann Lutgring.

J. Matthew Moore Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created in memory of Matthew Moore by his wife, Lucy Goffinet, and his parents, John E. and Ann C. Moore, to reward students who work hard and persevere when faced with difficulties, as Matt did throughout his life.

Arnold Mulzer Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Mulzer Crushed Stone.

Sam K. Oberhausen Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Mr. and Mrs. Anthony H. Oberhausen in memory of their son.

Old National Tell City Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Old National Bancorp.

Charles S. (Blackie) and Rose H. Paulin Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Betty L. Gast in memory of her parents.

Rose Hazel Gabbert Paulin and Charles S. (Blackie) Paulin Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Kenton A. and Betty L. Gast in memory of Betty’s parents.

Stacey Peak Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created to honor Stacey Peak by her mother Bobbie Peak and members of her family to help students pursuing advanced education. Stacey was a victim of the September 11 attack on the World Trade Center.

Perry Central After-School Program Fund

A designated endowment fund created by Robert and Willa Ramsbottom to support the after-school programs of the Perry Central Community Schools Corporation, located in Leopold, Perry County, Indiana.

Perry Central High School Alumni Fund

A designated fund created by the Perry County Community Foundation to benefit Perry Central High School.

Perry County 4H Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Evelyn R. Adams.

Perry County Arts Council Promoting the Arts Fund

A field-of-interest fund created by the former Perry County Arts Council to promote the arts in Perry County.

Perry County Community Foundation Administrative Fund

A designated fund created by the Perry County Community Foundation to support administration of the Foundation.

Perry County FOP Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Lodge 137 of the Perry County Fraternal Order of Police.

Perry County Memorial Hospital Foundation Fund

An agency fund created by the Perry County Memorial Hospital Foundation.

Perry County Memorial Hospital Fund

An agency fund created by Perry County Memorial Hospital.

Perry County Memorial Hospital Scholarship Fund

An agency fund created by Perry County Memorial Hospital.

Perry County Power of Youth Endowment Fund

A field-of-interest fund established by the Perry County Community Foundation’s board of trustees to support youth in philanthropy.

Perry County Power of Youth Nonpermanent Fund

A non-endowed fund established by the Perry County Community Foundation’s board of trustees to support youth in philanthropy.

Perry County Women for Women Fund

A field-of-interest fund created by the Perry County Community Foundation to address issues relevant to women and girls in Perry County.

Perry County Women for Women Fund (Nonpermanent)

A non-endowed field-of-interest fund created by the Perry County Community Foundation to address issues relevant to women and girls in Perry County.

Raintree Girl Scout Council Fund for Perry County

An agency fund created by the Girl Scouts of Raintree Council Inc.

Guy Neil and LaVerne Ramsey Fund

A donor-advised fund created by Guy Neil and LaVerne Ramsey.

Sam Reed Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established by Ralph and Rose Reed in honor of their son, Sam, and his remarkable achievements in life. They believe Sam benefited greatly from his special education training and that it helped make him the energetic, hardworking and independent man he is today.

Bill and Othello Ress Memorial Fund

A designated fund created by Robert F. Ress and Blake Ress in memory of their parents to benefit the Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City.

Robert Ress Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by the Optimists Club of Tell City.

Birch and Ruth Shafer Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established through the estate of Ruth Shafer to help Perry County graduating seniors pursue advanced education.

William J. Schergens Music Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Becky L. Schergens in memory of her father.

Gene and Christina Schwindel Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Gene and Christina Schwindel.

St. Martin of Tours Fund

A designated fund created by Marlene R. Oser to benefit St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Siberia.

SIRS Endowment Fund

A designated fund created by an anonymous donor to benefit Southern Indiana Resource Solutions of Perry County.

Tom Smith Wildlife Conservancy Fund

A donor-advised fund created by Mary K. (Smith) Cardinal in memory of her husband.

TCB Bank/Fifth Third Bank Perry County Fund

An unrestricted fund created by Tell City National Bank.

Tell City High School Alumni Fund

A designated fund created by the Perry County Community Foundation to benefit Tell City High School.

Tell City Straight Shooters Fund

An agency fund created by Tell City High School.

Gerald D. Thomas Fund for the Youth of Tell City

A designated fund established in memory of Gerald D. Thomas by his family to support the Boy Scouts and the high school band and athletic programs of the Tell City-Troy Township School Corp.

United Way of Perry County Literacy Fund

An agency fund created by the United Way of Perry County.

John Marion Walker Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by the John Marion Walker Scholarship Trust.

Mildred Wempe Memorial Fund

A scholarship fund created by the Clayton Harris Memorial United Methodist Church in Tobinsport in memory of Mildred Wempe.

Mildred Wempe Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by TCB Bank in memory of Mildred Wempe.

Wendell Werner and Loretta Werner Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund created by Old National Trust.

Ralph and Ruth Anne Werner Fund

A designated fund created by Ralph W. and Ruth Anne Werner to benefit the Tell City High School tennis program and the Evangelical United Church of Christ Women’s Guild.

John Williams Memorial Scholarship Fund

A scholarship fund established in memory of John Williams by his parents, Jim and Earla, and his brother, Logan, to honor John’s love of working on vehicles.

Davis and Ruth Yates Scholarship Fund

A designated fund created by Ruth Yates to benefit the Evangelical United Church of Christ in Tell City.

York Family Scholarship Fund

A scholarship established by the children of Max and Billie York in memory of their parents and in memory of their sister Sondra Kaye York to help graduating seniors at Perry Central High School pursue advanced education.