BIG BROTHERS | BIG SISTERS OF SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY FUND

This fund provides Big Brothers/Big Sisters with the resources to help children realize their potential and build their futures. For more information please visit www.bbbsky.com.

BOWLING GREEN ROTARY CLUB FOUNDATION FUND

This fund supports the Bowling Green Rotary Club in their efforts to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise.

For more information about the Club and their efforts visit: http://www.bgrotary.com/.

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF BOWLING GREEN

This fund supports the mission of the club to “To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.”

For more information about Boys & Girls Club and their efforts visit:www.bgcbg.org

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CASA OF SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY FUND

Court Appointed Special Advocates [CASA] of South Central KY, Inc. is a non-profit agency dedicated to preventing and eliminating further trauma to children. This fund helps them work toward that goal.

For more information on CASA please visit: http://www.casaofsck.org/.

FRIENDS OF RIVERVIEW FUND

This fund provides support for the Riverview House Museum. The original contribution was gifted by Jane Hines Morningstar.

HOTEL, INC.

The HOTEL INC Foundation Fund was established to support into perpetuity its mission to break the cycles of poverty and homelessness and build self-sufficient households.

MORE INFO: www.hotelincbg.com

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HUBERT CRADDOCK SCHOLARSHIP FUND

This fund is supported by the Laura Goad Turner Charity Foundation and funds a scholarship for college students.

JOHN B. GAINES FUND

This fund supports the  Warren County Public Library in their efforts to provide equal access to the discovery of ideas, the joy of reading, and the power of information.

For more information please visit: http://www.warrenpl.org/

JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF SOUTHERN KENTUCKY

This fund supports the area’s Junior Achievement activities. These focus on using hands-on experiences to help young people understand the economics of life.

For more information please visit: http://www.jaforkids.com/.

JUNIOR WOMEN'S CLUB FUND

This fund supports Bowling Green Junior Women’s Club which works to improve the lives of women, children and families in the local community.

For more information please visit: http://www.bgjwc.com/index.php.

KIDS ON THE BLOCK FUND

This fund supports the local chapter of Kids on the Block. This international organization seeks to teach children acceptance of each other by recognizing their differences, thus enabling them to make safer and healthier life choices.

For more information please visit: http://www.kykob.org/.

LAURA TURNER DUGAS FUND FOR ALLEN COUNTY

This fund was started by the Laura Goad Turner Charitable Foundation by way of a $400,000 matching gift. It gives grants to non-profits serving or operating in Allen County. The fund’s goal is to help non-profits in Allen County to meet current and emerging needs. The fund operates through a competitive grant process.

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LEE ERIC DRAKE FUND

The mission of the Fund is to serve Christ by raising awareness of, and prevention and treatment of, suicide and mental illness in the community served by the Foundation.

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MARTHA ANN "MOM" DEPUTY SCHOLARSHIP FUND

The woman who changed the face of Bowling Green, one refugee family at a time, continues her legacy through the Martha Ann “Mom” Deputy Scholarship Fund. Humanitarian and philanthropist Marty Deputy established the fund to aid refugees seeking higher education degrees.

Marty founded the International Center in 1981 in Bowling Green, Kentucky to help refugees transition from war-torn homelands to the United States.

She became engrossed in an article reporting the genocide of Cambodian citizens. She decided to help. “It seemed like such a simple thing, a no-brainer,“ she remembers. Two weeks later she met two Cambodian brothers and a Laotian family and at the airport. Six months later over 30 Southeast Asian families had resettled in Bowling Green.

Marty worked tirelessly to provide housing, jobs, English classes, school placement and drivers training for the new families.

In 1993 she was named a Jefferson Award recipient by the American Institute for Public Service. The award, founded by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, recognizes the unsung public heroes in our country.

Marty’s legacy continues today. The International Center has sponsored over 10,000 refugees from over 30 countries. Her vision continues with each new refugee wave.


Submission is due by 1st business day in March each year by 12pm CST. This is not a postmark deadline. Scholarship Amount: $1,000

SCHOLARSHIP GUIDELINES
  • International Refugees and/or their descendants since 1978
  • Graduating high school students living in Bowling Green, Warren County
  • Minimum GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • The applicant must plan to be a full time student enrolled at an accredited two or four year college, university or technical school
  • Award is based upon financial need and merit
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SOUTH UNION SHAKER VILLAGE ACQUISITIONS ENDOWMENT FUND

This fund supports the local Shaker Museum in their endeavors to share Shaker culture and history—specifically supporting the acquisition and purchase of historical items and exhibits.

For more information on the museum please visit: www.southunionshakervillage.com.

SOUTH UNION SHAKER VILLAGE OPERATIONS ENDOWMENT FUND

This fund supports the local Shaker Museum in their endeavors to share Shaker culture and history—specifically supporting the daily operations of the museum. For more information please visit: www.southunionshakervillage.com.

SOUTHERN KENTUCKY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER FOUNDATION FUND

SkyPAC, an integral part of Bowling Green’s cultural landscape, is only partially funded by ticket sales and other revenues. This fund helps fill those gaps.

For more information please visit: www.theskypac.com.

UNITED WAY OF SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY FUND

This fund supports the local chapter of United Way. Their goal is to advance the common good and mobilize the caring power of communities around the world.

For more information please visit: www.unitedway.org.

UNRESTRICTED FUND

As per the mission of The Community Foundation of South Central Kentucky, these funds will be used to make a positive impact upon our communities served for now and into the future as part of the Foundation’s Unrestricted Fund.

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WARREN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY

The Warren County Public Library Fund supports its mission of providing equal access to the discovery of ideas, the joy of reading and the power of information.

FOR MORE INFO: www.warrenpl.org

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THE WOMEN'S FUND

The Women’s Fund is an initiative to bring women together for the purpose of making a positive impact on lives of women and children of South Central Kentucky, now and forever by collectively funding significant grants to charitable initiatives with the same purpose.

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YOUNG PHILANTHROPIST FUND

This fund supports the The Young Philanthropy Council in its goal of involving youth in meaningful ways, to encourage them to give and serve in their communities and to make a philanthropy a habit for generations to come.

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