CFWC Office Open by Appointment Only

Due to COVID 19,
CFWC Offices are open by Appointment Only

Our community – and the world – are facing an unprecedented health crisis. As we all continue to navigate the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we wanted to inform you about the steps the Community Foundation of Whitley County (CFWC) is taking to protect the health and safety of our staff, donors, and visitors, as well as to support the Whitley County community.

CFWC continues to conduct our business.

However, to reduce the risk of potential exposure, we are limiting the number of people coming into and out of our building for the immediate future to practice safe social distancing as recommended by public health officials and Governor Eric Holcomb. If you need to meet staff in person, please make an appointment.  

  • You may continue to reach our staff via phone 260-244-5224) or by email; Email addresses for staff: September McConnell,; Vanessa Bills; Sheena Steward,; Carol Flowers,
  • September McConnell may be reached by phone or text at 260-248-6420, and Vanessa Bills may be reached by phone or text at 260-229-2607;
  • Online donations are accepted 24/7 via our website ( and are also accepted via mail (400 E. Whitley Street, Columbia City, IN 46725). Contributions to funds and grant recommendations will be processed as quickly as possible;
  • All previously scheduled in-person meetings or events with CFWC staff will be canceled, rescheduled, or conducted by phone or Zoom conferencing; and The CFWC board room will be closed to outside meetings.

We will continue to provide additional updates in the coming days and weeks via email, our website, and social media (Facebook and Twitter).

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