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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 • 1216 Main St.
Highland, IL 62249
618.654.4727
Highland Area Community Foundation
We Are Community...
P.O. Box 571 • 1216 Main St. • Highland, IL 62249
618.654.4727
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2019 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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2018 HACF Grants Banquet - Grant Recipeints
2019 HACF GRANT RECIPIENTS
Representatives of area organizations receiving grants from the Highland Area Community Foundation included the following:
Seated l to r: Sandee Kershner of Gravius Memorial Library, Jennifer Lee of Hospice of Southern Illinois, Alex Rinderer of Highland Community Unit School District #5, Mary Rottman of Highland Area Meals on Wheels, Linda Heinritz of Highland Garden Club, Kelly Dahm of Scout Troop #1040, Karen Nave of Highland Middle School-6 Science, Catherine Boulanger of Highland Woman’s Club, Angela Kim of Louis Latzer Memorial Public Library, and Susan Hooker of Highland Area Christian Service Ministry.
Middle row l to r: Don Johannes, HACF Grants Chairman; Brenda Hebrank representing Missionary Society of St. Therese, Erin Cotto of HHS Dance Team, Shannon Mallrich of Highland Arts Council, Kathy Sherman of St. Paul Catholic School, Stephanie Iberg of St. Paul Catholic School, Rick Embry of The Highland Home, Margie Duncan of Highland High School Math Department, Liza Basden of Highland High School Science Department, Gail Holthaus representing Greg Holthaus Memorial Fund, Diane Boeser of Relevant Pregnancy Options Center, Tom Varner of Hard Road Theatre Productions, Jerry Bennett of Heartland Community Chorus, Carol Porter and Jon Greve of Busey Bank, Banquet Sponsor.
Back row l to r: Lisa Smith of HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital, Mark Rosen of Highland Parks & Recreation, Adam Koishor of Optimist Baseball Field Improvement Committee, Wayne Henze of Knights of Columbus Council #1580, Jay Simpson of St. Jacob Elementary School, Mike Mercer of Boy Scout Troup 1043, Karen Munie of L.U.N.C.H. Bunch, and Jacob Rose of Highland Historical Society. Also receiving a grant but not available for the photo, was Derek Hacke of Highland Community Unit School District #5.
2019 GRANT RECIPIENT TOTAL - $86,635
2019 GRANT RECIPIENT TOTAL
$86,635
  • Gravius Memorial Library, Marine
    $1,300.00
  • $1,300.00
  • Grounds Maintenance
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Greg Holthaus Memorial Charitable Fund
    $4,100.00
  • $4,100.00
  • Youth Cardiac Screening
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland Area Christian Service Ministry
    $800.00
  • $800.00
  • Replacement of Food Surfaces
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Hard Road Theatre Productions
    $3,300.00
  • $3,300.00
  • Replacement of Wireless Microphone System
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland Community Unit School District #5
    $2,462.00
  • $2,462.00
  • Sensory Room & Curriculum Needs
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Heartland Community Chorus
    $1,500.00
  • $1,500.00
  • Bose S1 PA Speakers
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland High School Dance Team
    $2,500.00
  • $2,500.00
  • Varsity Sequin Uniforms
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland High School Math Department
    $1,284.00
  • $1,284.00
  • Scientific Calculators
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland High School Science Department
    $5,581.00
  • $5,581.00
  • Enriching Science with Lab Technology Program
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland Arts Council
    $900.00
  • $990.00
  • Mobile Sound System
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland Garden Club
    $610.00
  • $610.00
  • A Living Wall at Glik Park
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland Historical Society
    $1,000.00
  • $1,000.00
  • Renovations at Kaeser Park & Town Hall Bell Restoration
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland Middle School
    $282.00
  • $282.00
  • Supplies & Curriculum Materials for STEM Projects
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland Scout Troop #1040
    $1,000.00
  • $1,000.00
  • Camping Gear Supplies for Hiking Treks
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland Scout Troop #1043
    $600.00
  • $600.00
  • New Patrol Boxes & Lanterns
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland Woman’s Club
    $1,215.00
  • $1,215.00
  • Book Bags for Early Readers
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Louis Latzer Memorial Public Library
    $1,750.00
  • $1,750.00
  • Additional Shelving for the Young Adult
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • L.U.N.C.H.Bunch
    $1,000.00
  • $1,000.00
  • 2020 Summer L.U.N.C.H. Bunch Program
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Optimist Baseball Field Improvement Committee
    $3,000.00
  • $3,000.00
  • For Field Improvements
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Relevant Pregnancy Options Center
    $1,432.00
  • $1,432.00
  • Technology Updates & Positive Partnership Curriculum
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • St. Jacob Elementary School
    $1,000.00
  • $1,000.00
  • Picnic Tables for Outdoor Classroom
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • St. Paul Catholic School
    $480.00
  • $480.00
  • Botley the Coding Robot Kits for Coding for Primary
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • St. Paul Catholic School
    $1,549.00
  • $1,549.00
  • Makerspace Lab Project
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • The Highland Home
    $5,500.00
  • $5,500.00
  • Automatic Door Systems
  • GRANT FROM GENERAL ENDOWMENT
  • Highland Area Community Foundation Operations
    $400.00
  • $400.00
  • Used to benefit operations of the Foundation
  • BILL AND JOAN SACKETT FAMILY FUND
  • Highland Area Community Foundation Operations
    $300.00
  • $300.00
  • Used to benefit operations of the Foundation
  • BRADFORD NATIONAL BANK FUND
  • Highland Area Community Foundation Operations
    $250.00
  • $250.00
  • Used to benefit operations of the Foundation
  • ANNA LEE & CLINTON H. ROGIER MEMORIAL FUND
  • 2019 award per donor
    $550.00
  • $550.00
  • To provide scholarship grants for mothers seeking higher education *$500 awarded to Kay Williamson (from 2018)
  • 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
  • 2019 recipient – Samantha Segrist
    $1,350.00
  • $1,350.00
  • To provide scholarship grants for graduating seniors of Highland High School
  • Highland Lions Club Scholarship Fund
  • Hospice of Southern Illinois, Inc.
    $400.00
  • $400.00
  • For services provided in the Foundation’s service area
  • Nan Carpenter Memorial Designated Fund
  • Knights of Columbus Council #1580
    $550.00
  • $550.00
  • To benefit charitable giving programs of the Highland KC’s
  • Knights of Columbus Council #1580 Charitable Giving Fund
  • Korte Recreation Center
    $20,900.00
  • $20,900.00
  • To benefit the operations of the Korte Recreation Center
  • Recreation Center Operations Fund
  • Korte Recreation Center
    $500.00
  • $500.00
  • To provide non-sports programs administered by the Highland Parks & Recreation Department
  • Edgar & Dorris Haller Memorial Fund
  • Korte Recreation Center
    $200.00
  • $200.00
  • To provide water safety training & water therapy
  • Hamlin Water Safety Fund
  • Korte Recreation Center
    $200.00
  • $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
    $200.00
  • $200.00
  • To be used for general library purposes
  • Ruth & Leland Steiner Fund in Memory of Milda & Charles Casper
  • Louis Latzer Memorial Public Library
    $350.00
  • $350.00
  • To be used for technology purposes to benefit the library
  • Eunice L. & Victor H. Koch Technology Fund
  • Meals on Wheels Program
    $300.00
  • $300.00
  • To benefit Meals on Wheels Program
  • Margye Liebler Baumgardner Fund
  • Bill and Peg Pierce Police Education Fund
    $250.00
  • $250.00
  • 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
    $550.00
  • $550.00
  • Used to benefit various client programs
  • Gloria Loebel Fund
  • Relevant Pregnancy Options Center
    $200.00
  • $200.00
  • Used to benefit various client programs
  • Wick Charitable Fund in Memory of Martin Wick
  • 2019 Recipients – Hannah Jansen & Kelsi Dant
    $1,162.50/ea
  • $1,162.50/ea
  • 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
    $2,325.00
  • $2,325.00
  • 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
    $1,250.00
  • $1,250.00
  • To provide needed assistance and medical programs
  • Nan Carpenter Donor Advised Fund
  • St. Joseph’s Hospital, Highland
    $200.00
  • $200.00
  • 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
  • 2019 Scholarship Recipient – Taylor Ernst
    $1,150.00
  • $1,150.00
  • To 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
  • 2019 Recipient – Andrew Douglas
    $900.00
  • $900.00
  • 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
  • 2019 Recipient – Lexys Gilliam
    $200.00
  • $200.00
  • To provide scholarships for graduating Highland High School seniors
  • R. GUY MICHAEL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
  • 2019 Scholarship Recipients –
    $900.00 - Abigail Beyer (engineering), $900.00 - Katelyn Marti (nursing)
    $900.00
  • $900.00
  • 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
    $1,800.00
  • $1,800.00
  • Benefits the Missionary Society of St. Therese
  • HEBRANK FAMILY FUND
  • Keystone Cemetery Association
    $2,600.00
  • $2,600.00
  • Benefits Keystone Cemetery Association, St. Jacob
  • Marlin Fohne Charitable Fund
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801 Grants
Bestowed since 1995
155 Funds
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$55,825
Endowed in 2020
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P.O. Box 571 • 1216 Main Street | Highland, IL 62249
phone: 618.654.4727
email:info@hacf.org
Highland Area Community Foundation is a 501(c)(3)
P.O. Box 571 • 1216 Main Street
Highland, IL 62249
phone: 618.654.4727
email:info@hacf.org
Highland Area Community Foundation
is a 501(c)(3)
Highland Area Community Foundation
Highland Area Community Foundation
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In the Greater Highland, Illinois Area
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