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Be Part of the Solution – Give 5

The Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) has started a new social engagement program, Give 5, and they are looking for people from our area to sign up. Take 5 is targeted toward active retirees (those 60 years old and older) looking to make an impact on their communities. Participants commit to five day-long classes on a variety of engaging topics, from civic engagement to inclusion in community service.
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YAC - Strike in the Night

We are excited to announce our Youth Advisory Council's 2023 fundraiser will be Strike in the Night – a Fool's Delight! Bring the whole family out for this family-friendly cosmic bowling event. We have rented out the whole facility, 32 lanes, just for our guests. With an arcade and game room, it’s sure to be a crazy good time for everyone.

Competitive Grants Deadlines

The THCF Competitive Grants program is gearing up, with the application deadline in March. Read more about THCF’s Community Grants and the Jelley Family Foundation Endowment for Children's Education grants programs.
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Coming Full Circle – A Scholarship Story

At the 2022 Toast to Our Towns Gala, we had the opportunity to meet Grant Watkins Davis, a former THCF scholarship recipient. He was awarded 13 THCF scholarships in total over his 5-year college education.
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2023 Competitive Grants Application Workshop

On February 9, THCF will host our annual Competitive Grants Application Workshop. Please forward this email to any nonprofit friend or colleague who might be interested in applying for a THCF grant in March.

Seeking Student Leaders

Youth Advisory Council (YAC) is looking for new members. Although recruitment efforts are ongoing and the students are doing a great job, some schools could use your help in identifying potential members.
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THCF Welcomes Two New Board Members

Congratulations to the two newest Truman Heartland Board of Directors members, Ritchie Momon and Terri Steele. These dynamic individuals bring decades of professional leadership experience to the Foundation.
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It’s Scholarship Time!

Few adults are thinking about college in the fall. Right now, most are up to the eyeballs in white elephant parties, ugly sweater contests, and other holiday festivities. However, area students are busy preparing essays, requesting letters of recommendation, and submitting applications to colleges, universities, and trade schools around the globe. December is Scholarship Season!
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Generosity Filled the Gap – 2022 Grants

Private giving for the public good. That’s the THCF tagline. And every year, that is exactly what your Community Foundation strives to do. We work with fundholders, big and small, to help them support the charities and causes near and dear to their hearts. This year, even with the markets being less than ideal, the generosity of our communities has been impressive. And we aren’t even into the traditional “season of giving” yet!

Behind the Scenes Wrap-up

A few times a year, Truman Heartland fundholders receive a special invitation to go Behind the Scenes at a local nonprofit around town. We visit all kinds of different organizations to learn about what new projects they are working on and how their work creates positive change in our communities.



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