Crawford County Youth Philanthropy Council (CCYPC)
The Crawford County YPC is a responsive grant making program designed to empower the youth of Crawford County to review, score, and recommend grant proposals that provide meaningful impact to the community.
Back Row (Left to Right): Laken Fraime (CFCC Staff), Michael Williams, Caitlyn Little, Lacey Fraime, Noah Sturgeon;
Front Row (Left to Right): Alexis Shelton, Kaylee Grizzel, Sage Fell, Hadley Martin
In 2018, the CCYPC awarded three grants totalling $3,900 to:
* Marengo Wesleyan Church's Soup Kitchen and their hosting of the Clean Connection Narcotics Anonymous program;
*Ouiska Run Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution for the printing of their book, "A Look at Crawford County History 1818-2018 and its distribution to Crawford County 4th Graders;
*YMCA of Harrison County's SPLASH Swim program for Crawford County students.
Members of the CCYPC in no particular order are: Teresa Saling, Morgan Hollen, Bree Tyler, Emily Williams, Svitlana Wilhite, Erin Erwin, Sandreia Breeden, Abby Mortensen, Abigail Pierson, Stephanie Johnson, Haley Wilhite, Jenna Ford, Trevor Knight, Brent Smith, and Brianna Atwood
In 2017, the YPC awarded $3,500 to Acres of Hope during its competitive grant cycle.
2022-2022 Crawford County Education Desk Drawer Dollar Grant Total: $3,064.73
2020-2021 Crawford County Education Desk Drawer Dollar Grant Total: $1,078
2019-2020 Crawford County Education Desk Drawer Dollar Grant Total: $2,800+
2018-2019 Crawford County Education Desk Drawer Dollar Grant Total: $5,000
2017-2018 Crawford County Education Desk Drawer Dollar Grant Total: Just under $5,000
Our Grantmaking History
To date, CFCC has awarded more than $8 million in grants for programs/projects supporting Crawford County.
Click here to read more about our grantmaking history.
Photo credit to Crawford County Veteran's Memorial Association 2019
One of Our Signature Grants
2014 and 2015 CFCC Combined Signature Grant Recipient:
Crawford County Veteran's Memorial Association
This beautiful tribute was completed in 2017 and is located along Highway 64 in English, Indiana.
A dedication was held at the Veteran's Memorial on November 11, 2017.
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Left to Right: Bryce Rahman, Morgan Akins, Jordan Daily, Autumn Schigur, Treasure Nickelson, Danielle Sommerman, Erin Jenkins, Tasha Wiseman
In 2021, the YPC awarded $5,000 to 4 different nonprofits.
Award recipients were:
* Breeden Memorial Library
* Crawford County Public Library
* Crawford County Youth Football Program
* Friends of the Marengo Big Springs Old Town Church
Left to Right: Jadin Wolf, Claudia Fraze, Alexis Fraime,
Leann Schwartz, Jacie Kalk (Not Pictured: Kate Colglazier)
In 2020, the YPC awarded $3,500 to 4 different nonprofits.
Award recipients were:
* Crawford County Solid Waste Management District
* East Crawford Elementary School
* South Crawford Elementary School
* Southern Indiana Community Healthcare
Front Row: Kara Knight, Bailey Gilmore, Tyler Bailey, Addy Simpson
Back Row: Alexis Gilmore, Destiny Young, Autumn Kerce, Emily McMonigle, Brianna Key, Morgan Stutzman
Once again this year, the YPC saw some excellent proposals.
In all, $3,500 was awarded. Award recipients were:
* Boys & Girls Club for their Keystone Club at Crawford County High School to launch a t-shirt business;
* Marengo Wesleyan Church for their Soup Kitchen which will provide meals the third Saturday of every month in addition to hosting Clear Connection NA meetings;
* Faith of a Mustard Seed for a Suicide Prevention Seminar.