Community Foundation of

Randolph County, Inc.

 

We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors. We borrow it from our children.

-Native American Proverb

 

A vision only works if it is kept alive.

-Elizabeth Jeffries

 

What I understand today is that communities must be based on equality and partnership.

-Juana Bordas

 

The servant must constantly ask: How can I use myself to serve best?

-Robert Greenleaf

 

Make no little plans, they have no magic to stir men's blood... Make big plans, aim high in hope and work.

-Daniel Burnham

 

Transformation is not automatic. It must be learned. It must be led.

-W. Edwards Demming

 

Everyone is special here-- treat each differently.

-James Autry


I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the community, and as long as I live it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can.

-George Bernard Shaw

 

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.

-Margaret Mead

 

Each of us must be the change we want to see in the world.

-Mohandas Gandhi

 

A community must work for all of its citizens.

-John Gardner

 

Community building is not a spectator sport.

-Bruce Adams

 

Success is a journey, not a destination.

-Ben Sweetland

 

The more voices that are heard, the stronger the organization.

-Barbara Kipper

 

 

 

Staff

 
Lisa Jennings
Executive Director
ljennings@randolphcountyfoundation.org
 

In December of 2015, the Community Foundation said goodbye to long-time Executive Director, Ruth Mills. In February of 2016, we welcomed Lisa Jennings as the new Executive Director. A native of Winchester, Lisa had previously served on the Board of Directors of the Community Foundation as Treasurer. She has a B.A. in Entrepreneurship and Management Information Science from Ball State University, as well as a B.S. in Accounting. Prior to joining the Foundation as Executive Director, Lisa worked in the Wealth Management Divisions of First Merchants Trust Company and Old National Trust Company for a combined 15 years. She is married to David Jennings and together they have 12-year-old twins, Ashley and Alex.

 
 
Stephanie Ward
Director of Programs
sward@randolphcountyfoundation.org
 

Stephanie Ward was promoted to Director of Programs at the Community Foundation of Randolph County.  Stephanie has been with the Community Foundation since 2011 and is a graduate of Ball State University with a B.S. in Elementary Education.  Stephanie will continue to oversee the scholarship and grants programs at the Community Foundation, along with her new position as the Coordinator of Region 5 for the Indiana Arts Commission. She is active in the community and her church and enjoys spending time with her husband, Jeff, and their daughter, Meredith.

 
 
Cody Morris
Lilly Intern
cmorris@randolphcountyfoundation.org
 

Cody Morris is serving as a Lilly Intern at the Community Foundation of Randolph County this summer. A senior at Ball State University, Cody is a 2013 Monroe Central High School graduate and a former Randolph County Lilly Top Ten honor student.

Majoring in human resource management and minoring in organizational communication, Cody hopes to work in the music industry, using his major and minor to help build a company’s talent acquisition and employee development.

Cody has served on the Ball State University Freshmen Leadership Council and as a Board Member of the Monroe Central Scholarship Fund. "I have learned that giving my time and talent can create a positive impact and I am committed to giving back to my community," says Cody.

"We are excited that Cody has chosen to spend his summer working as a Lilly Intern at the Foundation," adds Executive Director, Lisa Jennings. "He’s already proving to be a very capable and valuable asset."

 
 
Ali Wolfe
Lilly Intern
awolfe@randolphcountyfoundation.org
 

Alexandra (Ali) Wolfe is serving as a Lilly Intern at the Community Foundation of Randolph County this summer. A junior at IU East, Ali is a 2014 Winchester Community High School graduate.

Majoring in nursing, Ali hopes to continue her education beyond her pursuit of a bachelor’s degree with the hopes of receiving both a master’s and a doctorate degree in nursing. She plans to work in the healthcare industry, using her nursing skills to help those in need.

Ali enjoys volunteering with Activities Programming at the Parker Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. “I have learned that giving my time and sharing my concern for the needs of others can create a positive impact and I am committed to giving back to my community,” says Ali.

“We are excited that Ali has chosen to spend her summer working as a Lilly Intern at the Foundation," adds Executive Director, Lisa Jennings. "She’s already proving to be a very capable and valuable asset.