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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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2015 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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2015 HACF Grants Banquet - Grant Recipeints
2015 HACF GRANT RECIPIENTS
Representatives of area organizations receiving grants from the Highland Area Community Foundation included the following:
Seated from left are Tricia Blasdel of Relevant Pregnancy Options Center, Wendy Phillips of Highland Community Schools Very Important Principles, Amy Liefer of HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital, Shannon Mallrich of Highland Arts Council, Karen Zbinden of EvUCC Wee Care Day Care Center, Mary Jackson of Pierron Improvement Club Park, Debra Johnson of Highland Middle School Special Education Department, Margie Duncan of Highland High School Math Department, Nancy Genteman of Highland Elementary School, and Joyce Zerban of Highland Garden Club.
Standing (middle row) from left are Jon Greve of TheBANK of Edwardsville, Banquet Sponsor; Renee Iberg of Marine Elementary School, Mark Rosen of Korte Recreation Center, City of Highland; Michael Durbin of St. Paul Parish, Dena Davis of Girl Scouts Service Unit #110, Janet Kruse of Highland Home, Tom Varner of Hard Road Theatre, Amy Powell of Highland Elementary School, Liza Basden of Highland High School Science Department, Eunice Hediger of HACSM, Jennifer Lee of Hospice of Southern Illinois, and Mary Parker of Highland Animal Shelter, and Donald Johannes, HACF Grants Chairman.
Back row are Mike Mercer of Boy Scout Troop 43, Scott Korte of Highland Bulldog Hockey Club, Scott Schuepbach of Highland Area Scouts and Scouters, Wayne P. Steiner of Madison County Fair Association, Lucy Henrichs of Highland Meals on Wheels, Jay Simpson of St. Jacob Elementary School, Angela Kim of Louis Latzer Memorial Public Library, and Michael Sutton of Highland Schools.
2015 GRANT RECIPIENT TOTAL - $67,514.58
2015 GRANT RECIPIENT TOTAL
$67,514.58
  • Community Link/Highland CILA
    $1,000.00
  • $1,000.00
  • Used towards the purchase of top loading washing machine and drying unit
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Hard Road Theatre Productions
    $750.00
  • $750.00
  • Used towards sound system updates
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland Animal Shelter
    $1,029.00
  • $1,029.00
  • Used for an Alarm System
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland Area Christian Services Ministry
    $809.00
  • $809.00
  • Used to purchase a replacement chest freezer
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland Area Scouts and Scouters
    $2,679.00
  • $2,679.00
  • Used to purchase a Canoe/Kayak Hauler
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland Arts Council
    $800.00
  • $800.00
  • Used towards an Art in Action: Youth Art Expo
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland Boy Scout Troop 1043
    $1,000.00
  • $1,000.00
  • Used to purchase four tents for their High Adventure Initiative
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland Bulldogs Hockey Club
    $804.00
  • $804.00
  • Used to purchase 12 warm-up jackets
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • HCUSD#5 Very Important Principles
    $1,095.00
  • $1,095.00
  • For purchase and installation of two double-sided VIP community signs
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland Elementary School
    $790.79
  • $790.79
  • To purchase Book Return for Bringing Back Books program
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland Elementary – Social Work Department
    $528.99
  • $528.99
  • Used to purchase portable projector and speakers
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland Garden Club
    $425.00
  • $425.00
  • Used towards new informational sign at Glik Park Labyrinth
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland Girl Scouts Service Unit #10
    $1,035.86
  • $1,035.86
  • Used towards the purchase of archery equipment for new Archery Program
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland High School Math Department
    $2,824.40
  • $2,824.40
  • Used to purchase two TI Nspire Calculator Ten Packs
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland High School Science Department
    $3,322.00
  • $3,322.00
  • Used to purchase eight LabQuest 2 Connected Science System and six Colorimeters
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland Meals on Wheels
    $1,090.00
  • $1,090.00
  • Used to purchase 25 new coolers
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland Middle School Special Education Department
    $1,679.94
  • $1,679.94
  • Used to purchase six Chromebooks and management fees
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Madison County Fair Association
    $1,000.00
  • $1,000.00
  • Used to replace lighting in the Exposition Building
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Marine Elementary School
    $2,000.00
  • $2,000.00
  • Used to purchase Alexandria Library Software
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Pierron Improvement Club
    $2,130.00
  • $2,130.00
  • Used for restroom renovation
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Relevant Pregnancy Options Center
    $1,700.00
  • $1,700.00
  • Used for Store organization and Dad Curriculum
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • St. Jacob Elementary School
    $2,000.00
  • $2,000.00
  • Used to purchase Chromebooks for One-to-One Technology
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • St. Paul Catholic School
    $2,945.75
  • $2,945.75
  • Used for STREAM Robotics Project
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • The Highland Home
    $1,175.87
  • $1,175.87
  • Used to purchase resident activity computer & accessories
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Wee Care Day Care
    $899.98
  • $899.98
  • Used for classroom activity rug replacement (2 rugs)
  • 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
  • 2015 Recipients – Held over to 2016
    $450.00
  • $450.00
  • To provide scholarship grants for mothers seeking higher education
  • HIGHLAND CIVIC WOMAN'S CLUB GERALYN M. REHKEMPER MEMORIAL FUND
  • Highland Garden Club
    $200.00
  • $200.00
  • To be used for maintenance & enhancement of Lila’s Garden
  • RITA AND BOB HARDY CITY BEAUTIFICATION FUND
  • Highland Meals on Wheels
    $250.00
  • $250.00
  • To benefit Highland Meals on Wheels
  • Margye Liebler Baumgardner Fund
  • 2015 recipient – Taylor Prusa
    $1,150.00
  • $1,150.00
  • To provide scholarship grants for graduating seniors of Highland High School
  • Highland Lions Club Scholarship Fund
  • Hospice of Southern Illinois, Inc.
    $350.00
  • $350.00
  • For services provided in the Foundation’s service area
  • Nan Carpenter Memorial Designated Fund
  • Knights of Columbus Council #1580
    $450.00
  • $450.00
  • To benefit charitable giving programs of the Highland KC’s
  • Knights of Columbus Council #1580 Charitable Giving Fund
  • Korte Recreation Center
    $18,500.00
  • $18,500.00
  • To benefit the operations of the Korte Recreation Center
  • Recreation Center Operations Fund
  • Korte Recreation Center
    $350.00
  • $350.00
  • To provide non-sports programs administered by the Highland Parks & Recreation Department
  • Edgar & Dorris Haller Memorial Fund
  • Korte Recreation Center
    $150.00
  • $150.00
  • To provide water safety training & water therapy
  • Hamlin Water Safety Fund
  • Korte Recreation Center
    $175.00
  • $200.00
  • 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
    $300.00
  • $300.00
  • 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
    $500.00
  • $500.00
  • Used to benefit various client programs
  • Gloria Loebel Fund
  • Relevant Pregnancy Options Center
    $150.00
  • $150.00
  • Used to benefit various client programs
  • Wick Charitable Fund in Memory of Martin Wick
  • 2015 Scholarship Recipient – Claire Litzenberg
    $2,000.00
  • $2,000.00
  • 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
    $2,000.00
  • $2,000.00
  • 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
    $1,050.00
  • $1,050.00
  • 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
    $200.00
  • $200.00
  • Used for Music & Technology programs
  • James A. Apken St. Paul Music and Technology Fund
  • Patsy Schwarm Education Fund
    $250.00
  • $250.00
  • 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
  • 2015 Scholarship Recipients –Brianna Pollock
    $750.00
  • $750.00
  • 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
  • 2015 Scholarship Recipients – Held
    $150.00
  • $150.00
  • To provide scholarships for graduating Highland High School seniors
  • R. GUY MICHAEL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
  • 2015 Scholarship Recipients –
    $750.00 - Addison Korsmeyer (engineering), $750.00 - Jaclyn Boekhout (nursing)
    $1,500.00
  • $1,500.00
  • 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
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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
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