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P.O. Box 571 • 1216 Main St. • Highland, IL 62249 618.654.4727
Highland Area Community Foundation
We Are Community...
P.O. Box 571 • 907 Main St.
Highland, IL 62249
618.654.4727
Highland Area Community Foundation
We Are Community...
P.O. Box 571 • 907 Main St. • Highland, IL 62249
618.654.4727
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2017 GRANT RECIPIENTS
Earned income from investment of the Foundation's endowment is gifted annually in the form of grants to area not-for-profit organizations, agencies, and projects - along with donations received through our Sustaining Membership Program. See how HACF is making OUR COMMUNITY a better place for everyone!
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2017 HACF Grants Banquet - Grant Recipeints
2017 HACF GRANT RECIPIENTS
Representatives of area organizations receiving grants from the Highland Area Community Foundation included the following:
Seated l to r: Angela Kim of Louis Latzer Memorial Public Library, Diana Haynes of Hospice of Southern Illinois, Christine Tyre of Hospice of Southern Illinois, Diane Williams of Highland Area Christian Service Ministry, Renee Voegele of Marine Elementary School, Alex Rinderer of Highland Elementary School, Erin Bloemer of Highland Primary School, Mary Jackson of Pierron Improvement Club, and Bill Ahaus of Heartland Community Chorus.
Standing 1st row l to r: Jon Greve of TheBANK of Edwardsville, Banquet Sponsor; Fr. Paul Kala of Missionary Society of St. Therese, Cathy Boulanger of Highland Woman’s Club, Lynn Hargus of Highland Historical Society, Meghan Foster of Community Link, Jay Simpson of St. Jacob Elementary School, Tom Varner of Hard Road Theatre Productions, Amy Liefer of HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital, Margie Duncan of Highland High School Math Department, Kathy Sherman of St. Paul Catholic School, Janet Kruse of Highland Home, Judy Hartlieb of Highland Garden Club, and Don Johannes, Foundation Grant Committee Chair.
Standing Back row l to r: David Bruchhauser of Boy Scout Troop 1040, Kevin Miles of Highland Bulldog Hockey Club, Joshua Case of Boy Scout Troop 1040, Scott Schuepbach of Highland Scouters, Gerard Klostermann of Knights of Columbus Council #1580, Tricia Blasdel of Relevant Pregnancy Options Center, Carrie Buss of Highland High School Science Department, Liz Weder of Highland Middle School, Mark Rosen of City of Highland/Korte Recreation Center, and Leah Devany of Highland Animal Shelter.
2017 GRANT RECIPIENT TOTAL - $61,569
2017 GRANT RECIPIENT TOTAL
$61,569
  • Boy Scout Troop 1040
    $2,926.00
  • $2,926.00
  • For camping tents & ground tarps
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Community Link/Highland CILA
    $689.00
  • $689.00
  • For a recliner for Project Health & Wellness Program
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Hard Road Theatre Productions
    $1,000.00
  • $1,000.00
  • For a lighting computer & software
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Heartland Community Chorus
    $1,000.00
  • $1,000.00
  • Music for 2017-18 season
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • HHS Science Department
    $1,500.00
  • $1,500.00
  • For Chromebooks, management console & support
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland Animal Shelter
    $2,100.00
  • $2,100.00
  • For plumbing upgrades
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland Area Christian Services Ministry
    $1,598.00
  • $1,598.00
  • For dunnage racks for walk-in freezer & laptop
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland Bulldogs Hockey Club
    $450.00
  • $450.00
  • To purchase six hockey game jerseys
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland Garden Club
    $400.00
  • $400.00
  • To replace bushes in Glik Park Welcome Berm plus Improvements in the irrigation system in that area
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland High School Math Department
    $1,412.00
  • $1,412.00
  • For one TI Nspire Calculator Ten Pack w/docking station
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland Middle School
    $636.00
  • $636.00
  • To purchase three Chromebooks w/management consoles
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland Primary School
    $1,260.00
  • $1,260.00
  • For equipment to install Promethean Board
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland School District
    $1,892.00
  • $1,892.00
  • To purchase Sensory Room & Curriculum materials
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland Scouters
    $823.40
  • $823.40
  • To purchase two Revel 10 Kayaks
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland Women’s Club
    $1,350.00
  • $1,350.00
  • For Highland Primary Literary Project
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital, Highland
    $2,200.00
  • $2,200.00
  • Towards the purchase of a second Friends Van
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Knights of Columbus Council #1580
    $2,500.00
  • $2,500.00
  • Towards their Knights for Lights Ball Field
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Louis Latzer Memorial Public Library
    $3,500.00
  • $3,500.00
  • For a new stainless-steel book drop
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Marine Elementary School
    $1,000.00
  • $1,000.00
  • For their STEM WeDo Project
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Pierron Improvement Club
    $2,300.00
  • $2,300.00
  • Towards the purchase of a Swing Set addition
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Relevant Pregnancy Options Center
    $1,810.00
  • $1,810.00
  • For Organization, Curriculum & Technical Support
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • St. Jacob Elementary School
    $1,000.00
  • $1,000.00
  • Books & storage cabinets for their Guiding Reading Program
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • St. Paul Catholic School
    $1,705.00
  • $1,705.00
  • For iPad minis for Primary students
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • The Highland Home
    $2,917.00
  • $2,917.00
  • For Koolaire Under the Counter Self-Contained Ice Machine
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland Area Community Foundation Operations
    $250.00
  • $250.00
  • Used to benefit operations of the Foundation
  • BILL AND JOAN SACKETT FAMILY FUND
  • Highland Area Community Foundation Operations
    $200.00
  • $200.00
  • Used to benefit operations of the Foundation
  • BRADFORD NATIONAL BANK FUND
  • Highland Area Community Foundation Operations
    $150.00
  • $150.00
  • Used to benefit operations of the Foundation
  • ANNA LEE & CLINTON H. ROGIER MEMORIAL FUND
  • 2017 Recipients – April Cook & Dana Bivens
    $400.00
  • $400.00
  • To provide scholarship grants for mothers seeking higher education
  • HIGHLAND CIVIC WOMAN'S CLUB GERALYN M. REHKEMPER MEMORIAL FUND
  • Highland Garden Club
    $150.00
  • $150.00
  • To be used for maintenance & enhancement of Lila’s Garden
  • RITA AND BOB HARDY CITY BEAUTIFICATION FUND
  • Highland Historical Society
    $200.00
  • $200.00
  • To benefit Highland Historical Society
  • Margye Liebler Baumgardner Fund
  • 2017 recipient – Jacob L. Mitchell
    $950.00
  • $950.00
  • To provide scholarship grants for graduating seniors of Highland High School
  • Highland Lions Club Scholarship Fund
  • Hospice of Southern Illinois, Inc.
    $300.00
  • $300.00
  • For services provided in the Foundation’s service area
  • Nan Carpenter Memorial Designated Fund
  • Knights of Columbus Council #1580
    $350.00
  • $350.00
  • To benefit charitable giving programs of the Highland KC’s
  • Knights of Columbus Council #1580 Charitable Giving Fund
  • Korte Recreation Center
    $10,700.00
  • $10,700.00
  • To benefit the operations of the Korte Recreation Center
  • Recreation Center Operations Fund
  • Korte Recreation Center
    $250.00
  • $250.00
  • To provide non-sports programs administered by the Highland Parks & Recreation Department
  • Edgar & Dorris Haller Memorial Fund
  • Korte Recreation Center
    $100.00
  • $100.00
  • To provide water safety training & water therapy
  • Hamlin Water Safety Fund
  • Korte Recreation Center
    $100.00
  • $100.00
  • To provide admission to the Korte Recreation Center for those less fortunate
  • Ron & Kathy Schneider Recreation Center Membership Fund
  • Louis Latzer Memorial Public Library
    $150.00
  • $150.00
  • To be used for general library purposes
  • Ruth & Leland Steiner Fund in Memory of Milda & Charles Casper
  • Louis Latzer Memorial Public Library
    $200.00
  • $200.00
  • To be used for technology purposes to benefit the library
  • Eunice L. & Victor H. Koch Technology Fund
  • Bill and Peg Pierce Police Education Fund
    $200.00
  • $200.00
  • Will be used to provide scholarships and/or educational assistance for second year or above Criminal Justice students or scholarships and/or specialized law enforcement training for existing law enforcement officers
  • Bill and Peg Pierce Police Education Fund
  • Relevant Pregnancy Options Center
    $400.00
  • $400.00
  • Used to benefit various client programs
  • Gloria Loebel Fund
  • Relevant Pregnancy Options Center
    $100.00
  • $100.00
  • Used to benefit various client programs
  • Wick Charitable Fund in Memory of Martin Wick
  • 2017 Scholarship Recipient – Miranda Smith
    $1,650.00
  • $1,650.00
  • Used to provide scholarships for future teachers (K-12) from HCUSD#5, and to provide books and technology to support the curriculum in Grades K-6.
  • Dwight and Carol Rogier Fund
  • Books/Technology to support curriculum Grades K-6
    $1,650.00
  • $1,650.00
  • Used to provide scholarships for future teachers (K-12) from HCUSD#5, and to provide books and technology to support the curriculum in Grades K-6.
  • Dwight and Carol Rogier Fund
  • St. Joseph’s Hospital, Highland
    $850.00
  • $850.00
  • To provide needed assistance and medical programs
  • Nan Carpenter Donor Advised Fund
  • St. Joseph’s Hospital, Highland
    $150.00
  • $150.00
  • To benefit operations of the hospital
  • Clinton “Pete” Kerin St. Joseph Hospital Fun
  • St. Paul Catholic School
    $150.00
  • $150.00
  • Used for Music & Technology programs
  • James A. Apken St. Paul Music and Technology Fund
  • Patsy Schwarm Education Fund - 2017 (held over for 2018)
    $800.00
  • $800.00
  • Will provide scholarships for future teachers and school administrators from HCUSD#5 and to provide materials to enhance the joy of reading in children
  • Patsy Schwarm Education Fund
  • 2017 Scholarship Recipients – Hunter Meacham
    $600.00
  • $600.00
  • To provide scholarships for graduating 8th grade student parishioners of St. Paul Roman Catholic Church, Highland, IL to attend Father McGivney High School
  • Udell & Cecelia Harris Catholic High School Scholarship
  • 2017 Scholarship Recipients – Jacob Plocher
    $100.00
  • $100.00
  • To provide scholarships for graduating Highland High School seniors
  • R. GUY MICHAEL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
  • 2017 Scholarship Recipients –
    $625.00 - Sarah Jansen (engineering), $625.00 - Bailey Nicole Wills (nursing)
    $1,250.00
  • $1,250.00
  • To provide scholarships to Highland High School graduating seniors pursuing a degree in engineering (1) and nursing (1)
  • CARL AND KATHLEEN (IBERG) ERNST SCHOLARSHIP FUND
  • Missionary Society of St. Therese
    $1,250.00
  • $1,250.00
  • Benefits the Missionary Society of St. Therese
  • HEBRANK FAMILY FUND
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649 Grants
Bestowed since 1995
127 Funds
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Endowed in 2017
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P.O. Box 571 • 907 Main Street | Highland, IL 62249
phone: 618.654.4727 | fax: 618.654.8966
email:info@hacf.org
Highland Area Community Foundation is a 501(c)(3)
P.O. Box 571 • 907 Main Street
Highland, IL 62249
phone: 618.654.4727 | fax: 618.654.8966
email:info@hacf.org
Highland Area Community Foundation
is a 501(c)(3)
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