Fund Purpose To preserve important natural land areas and family farms through the support of land protection projects, land stewardship activities and environmental education programming in Harrison County, Indiana.
Fund Story Established in 2011, this endowment helps to preserve important natural land areas and family farms in Harrison County. Land stewardship activities and environmental education programming are included. To date, three conservation easements have been established and are being monitored with support from the fund.
Fund Impact 2016 - Supported easement monitoring in Harrison County: Jawtak, Hausz, Troncin agricultural conservation easements. 2017 - Paid consultant fees for organizational development assistance including board training, committee development, and website development; conducted two educational and outreach workshops in Lanesville to inform landowners about options available for protecting farmland 2020 - To support easement monitoring in Harrison County Jawtak, Hausz and Troncin agricultural conservation easements
The Harrison County Community Foundation is a public foundation supported by donations from individuals and businesses. Its mission is to inspire and assist everyone to experience
philanthropy, producing positive and sustainable growth in Harrison County.