Foundation seeks applications for philanthropy award

GREENFIELD — The Hancock County Community Foundation is currently seeking applications for the 2016 Martha Beckenholdt Youth Philanthropy Award.

This award, named in honor of longtime Hancock County resident and philanthropist Martha Beckenholdt, recognizes a Hancock County high school junior who has contributed outstanding time, talent and energy to philanthropic endeavors. The recipient will select a Hancock County nonprofit organization or agency to receive a $1,000 grant, donated by the Hancock County Community Foundation, in his or her name.

Applicants must be Hancock County high school juniors with a recommendation from a high school staff member or county nonprofit organization leader. Applications must be submitted online by 4 p.m. Oct. 10.

Applications are available at For questions, contact Kara Harrison, community investment and grants officer, at or 317-462-8870, ext. 226.