The Community Foundation has topped $1 million in scholarships awarded for the second year in a row. But it is letters, not numbers, that tell the real story here. The letters are from many of the 330 students that were awarded $1.06 million in scholarships supported by our donors. The assistance came from 156 charitable funds established […]
Can you believe it is back to school time already? For most students this is a very exciting and busy time of year. For college-bound students this can also mean a bit of apprehension. New surroundings, new friends, new teachers and classes, and a financial burden that comes along with their goal for an education […]
Personally, I’m not a procrastinator, but in my role at the Community Foundation I interact with many people who are. I’m talking about college-bound high school seniors. They’re so busy that applying for scholarships often falls to the bottom of their “to-do” list until they feel the pressure of a deadline … or their parents.