Strengthening Owen County Communities


Notable Partnerships

Owen County Christian Programs

Spencer Nazarene Church

Rev 20, Inc. 

Spencer United Methodist Church

St. Jude Catholic Church

OCCF Supports Public Programming for Faith-Based Organizations

2021 Grantees

  • Owen County Christian Programs, Inc.: Designated grant from Owen County Ministerial Fund

  • Spencer United Methodist Church: Designated grant from Bennie J & Joan R Woodruff Methodist Church Fund


  • St. Jude Catholic Church: Designated grant from St. Jude Catholic Church Fund


Spencer Community Garden

An empty lot along South Harrison Street in Spencer
Karah Bobeck presents grant money to a local church

Your OCCF enjoyed watching the process of the Spencer Nazarene Church's Community Garden unfold from an empty lot to a beautiful garden for the community to enjoy. 

Before - an empty lot along South Harrison Street in Spencer

A thriving garden with a workforce of volunteers

A good start - but more work to be done. Grant money will help!

Volunteers work in the garden at the Spencer Nazarene Church
Garden at the Spencer Nazarene Church

A bounty of fresh vegetables to share