2017 Annual Report

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Annual Report on Operations for 2017

We are proud to have completed another successful year of operations at your Owen County Community Foundation. We hope that we’ve met the needs of our donors and that we will find even more ways to help people help Owen County in 2018. As always, we welcome your feedback. Please enjoy this brief summary of our activities in 2017 and let us know how we can help you with your personal plan to use your charitable donations to help your community.

Financial Report

Chart of our Net Asset Growth from 2007 thru 2017.

Grants Program

Your OCCF donors made grants to the community worth $447k in 2017.   Much of the money was awarded in our Community through our Community Grants Program. 

Some grants are in cooperation with others.  CHS STEM

Some grants support our Spencer-Owen Teachers with mini-grants from the Owen County Education Fund.  A fund created by teachers, for teachers.   Veterans Day Program at Spencer Elementary was a cooperative effort from three teachers using mini-grants to fund the program.    

And other grants are well known as Scholarships.  Here is a list of scholarships awarded and paid in 2017.  


Memorials & Tributes

Lilly Scholars Update

Thank you to all of our donors in 2017, you made it a great year possible!