Marion Community Foundation



Since 1998, area residents have been turning to Marion Community Foundation to make their philanthropic giving as effective as possible.
The foundation is a public charity serving thousands of people who share a common concern . . . improving the quality of life in Marion County.

Web Address

www.marioncommunityfoundation.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @MarionCommFound

Recent News from Marion Community Foundation


Briefs: Marion Community Foundation announces teaching grants
Foundation: Marion Community Foundation

MARION - Marion Community Foundation has announced the 2020 Teaching, Educating And Classroom Help (TEACH) Grants program,...more

Marion Community Foundation welcomes new board member, officers
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MARION - The Marion Community Foundation Board of Directors has a new member and new officers for the fiscal year. Justin Hamper...more

Jacob: Using philanthropy to create social justice in Marion
Foundation: Marion Community Foundation

The idea – and practice – of philanthropy is strong. We witness the love of humanity every time following acts of injustice. Good people doing...more

Looking ahead: What will Marion County be like in 2030?
Foundation: Marion Community Foundation

Dean Jacob, president and CEO, Marion Community Foundation: "I think we're poised to continue along our path of America's Workforce...more

MarionMade!: Community Foundation has supported Marion for decades
Foundation: Marion Community Foundation

Marion Community Foundation awards approximately $1.7 million annually in grants and scholarships to address community needs. Grants, such...more

Dean Jacob: Have an impact on the future of your community
Foundation: Marion Community Foundation

Marion Community Foundation is proud to have awarded grants to support this program for the past three years — even more delighted to meet...more

Dean Jacob: Have an impact on the future of your community
Foundation: Marion Community Foundation

Marion Community Foundation is proud to have awarded grants to support this program for the past three years — even more delighted to meet...more

MarionMade! finds new home at Marion Technical College
Foundation: Marion Community Foundation

MARION — After a successful run under the umbrella of the Marion Community Foundation (MCF), the MarionMade! initiative now has a new...more

Marion Made: Marion County's agriculture boasts 615 farms
Foundation: Marion Community Foundation

... list,” said Dean Jacob, president and CEO of Marion Community Foundation and a member of the Celebrate Marion selection...more

Marion County leader and icon Pam Hall passes away at age 67
Foundation: Marion Community Foundation

Dean Jacob, president and CEO of the Marion Community Foundation, said he had deep respect for Hall, both as a colleague and a friend. "The...more



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