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The Clinton County Community Foundation makes a positive difference in our community. We help people who are passionate about giving back to our community, take the lead on community initiatives and partner with nonprofit organizations to support a broad range of projects that make a positive impact. Browse our Web site for more information about our work, and see the difference that philanthropy can make!

  • Community Foundation of Howard County Announces Leadership Transition

    Hilda Burns, president of the Community Foundation of Howard County, has announced her plans to retire.

    The Foundation Board of Directors has announced that Greg Aaron has been named president of the Community Foundation Serving Howard, Carroll and Clinton Counties, beginning July 1, 2017.  Burns will remain on staff until the end of the year to support the transition. Read more.

  • Clinton County Community Foundation Awards Grants

    The Clinton County Community Foundation has awarded $63,100 in competitive grants during the second half of 2016. Combined with the first half total of $184,410, this brings the total of competitive grants awarded to $247,510 for the year. Read more.

  • Community Foundation Meets Excellence in Philanthropy Through National Standards

    The Community Foundation Serving Howard, Carroll and Clinton Counties recently received accreditation with the nation's highest standard for philanthropic excellence. National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations® establish legal, ethical, effective practices for community foundations everywhere. Read more.

  • 5% Giving - An Attainable Approach to Giving

    Clinton County's current net worth is $1.32 billion. Over the next 50 years, Clinton County is expected to transfer $1.48 billion to the next generation. If everyone gave 5 percent to the Community Foundation, total grantmaking would increase $1.05 million per year. Watch the video to learn the impact on Clinton County.

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