Our Partners

Monmouth-Independence Rotary participates in the Rotary International Student Exchange Program. Rotary funds deposited with MICF are designated for use as scholarships to send local students on foreign exchange adventures.

Monmouth Public Library funds deposited with MICF are devoted to initiating new programs, services, and collections to enhance existing ones.

168 Ecols St S
Monmouth, OR 97361
(503) 838-1932

The Monmouth Friends of the Library have a fund with MICF. Their stated purpose is to support the Monmouth Public Library in its programs and collections. Friends of Monmouth Library support and publicize library activities for our community through fund-raising and volunteering.

Picture caption: Thanks to Susan Whitaker, our Vice President, and Carole Harding, a friend of the library and Library Board member, for helping out at the Library anniversary. Their help was really appreciated.

 

The Independence Police Benevolence Funds

 

The Independence Police Benevolence Funds held on their behalf by MICF are used to support families and dependents of deceased or seriously ill or injured officers.

Independence Police Benevolence Fund

CHARITABLE PURPOSE:

1. The Independence Police Benevolence Fund was created in 2007 after an officer contracted a Lou Gehrig disease triggered by an on-duty incident.  The fund’s purpose is to provide financial support to an Independence Police Department employee and to their immediate family when the employee becomes critically sick, injured or suffers a catastrophic event and their condition poses a financial hardship.

2. To provide scholarship funds to Independence Police employees for career-enhancing police training or for partial scholarships to higher education classes that are needed for a degree program in law enforcement or leadership, or to offer partial scholarships to children of Independence Police Department employees for tuition on higher education classes required for a two or four-year degree program.

CREATION AND INTENT:

The Independence Police Benevolence Fund was created in 2007 after an officer contracted a fatal disease. The fund’s purpose is to provide financial support to an Independence Police Department employee and their immediate family when the employee becomes critically sick, injured, or suffers a catastrophic event and their condition poses a financial hardship.
In 2018 the fund also began providing college scholarships.

The Independence Police Benevolence Fund receives most of its funding through monthly contributions from Independence Police employees plus negotiated matching funds from the City. Fundraising and private donations complete the income for the fund.

The Polk Historical Society has funds on deposit with MICF. They undertake the mission of preserving, for future generations, Polk County History.

Polk County Museum
560 S Pacific Hwy W
Rickreall, OR 97371
(503) 623-6251

Brunk Farmstead
5705 Highway 22W
Salem, OR 97304

 

The Independence Public Library devotes their funds held at MICF to programming, books, periodicals and technological equipment.

175 Monmouth St
Independence, OR 97351
(503) 838-1811

The mission of the Heritage Museum is to preserve and display the history and culture of the river town of Independence and Polk County. This mission is accomplished by collecting artifacts, documents, and photographs and making them available to the public using tours, programming, access to files, and working with other historical groups and community organizations.

Heritage Museum endowment and non-endowment funds at MICF support its role in preserving the history of Monmouth, Independence, and Buena Vista and making collections available to the public.

112 S 3rd St,
Independence, OR 97351
503 838-4989
http://www.orheritage.org

American Legion Post 33 Independence Or., supports veterans and the community and promotes the established youth programs of the American Legion.

The American Legion has had a fund with MICF for many years. The Legion supports a local organization of long-standing patriotic tradition and a history of work with youth.

The Gate Operations Endowment

The Gate is a network of people committed to creating a place for young people in this community. A safe place to be known as individuals, be encouraged to grow, learn, and encounter Christ’s love. The Gate Youth Association is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation whose mission is to demonstrate Christ’s love to the youth of our community through academic, social, and spiritual activities. We hope to bring young people into a relationship with Christians who can share their faith. Our vision is a community where future generations experience, follow and serve Christ.

The Gate Youth Association is committed to creating a place for young people in the community and is the primary purpose of gate funds at MICF.

The CHS Performing Arts organization is devoted to promoting and supporting the arts at Central High School. Fund-raising efforts by devoted volunteers made it possible for them to open a fund with MICF.

The American Legion has had a fund with MICF for many years. The Legion supports a local organization of long-standing patriotic tradition and a history of work with youth.

Monmouth Bi-Centennial

The Monmouth Bi-Centennial fund was established by one of the MICF founders. His goal was to deposit funds and have them grow to the point where the bicentennial celebration will be truly outstanding.

Community Fund

CHARITABLE PURPOSE: TO PROVIDE FUNDS FOR SUPPORT OF VARIOUS COMMUNITY PROJECTS

CREATION AND INTENT:

Created in November 2018, the Community Fund allows support for any community project that meets the Purpose and the Mission of the Monmouth Independence Community Foundation mission.

On November 10, 2018, the Monmouth Independence Community Foundation Board of Directors voted to create the Community Fund by transferring $5,000 from the MICF Unrestricted Fund.

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