Benton County Community Foundation

A trusted resource for philanthropy serving the Benton County community.

Our Mission

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Our mission is to enhance the quality of life in Benton County through resource development, community grantmaking, collaboration and public leadership.

Since our founding in August 1999, Benton County Community Foundation has distributed more than $541,806 in grants to the community. We now hold assets totaling $974,953 as of December 31, 2019.

Our Leadership

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Shannon Smith, President

Our foundation is led by members of the community.

Shannon Smith, President
Tracey Martin Spry, Treasurer
Dorcas Brethower
Suzie Brodersen
Jeanie Gerken
Amanda Lutjen
Cheryl Petersen
James Mahlon White
Alice Wilson


Hill Family Community Fund

Kinkead Family Scholarship

Benton County Arts Fund

John and Lela Owen Educational Scholarship Fund

Harold C. and Mabel Hackler Price Scholarship Fund

Darace and Christine Eaton Scholarship Fund

Benton County Community Foundation Administrative Endowment Fund

The Eaton Family Fund

Grace J. Alverson Memorial Scholarship

Mary Lay Scholarship Fund

Bibb Benton County Museum Matching Development Fund

Benton County Community Foundation Scholarship Fund

Benton County Endowment Fund

Benton County Food Pantry Fund

Benton County Hospice Endowment Fund

Benton County Hospice Fund

Benton County Museum Fund

BDL Scholarship Fund

Spencer Burke Memorial Scholarship Fund

Cole Camp Community Center Fund

Glenn Coffey Memorial Scholarship Fund

Cole Camp Library Capacity Building Fund

Bill and Debbie Bunch Fund

Avis Burton Family Scholarship Fund

Warsaw Community Project Fund

Warsaw Senior Center Capacity Building Fund

Mahlon K. White Fund

Warsaw Health Care Community Council Fund

Warsaw Youth Empowerment Program Capacity Building Fund

Warsaw Education Foundation Endowment Fund

Warsaw School Alumni Scholarship Fund

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