George and Frances Ball Foundation

Arts and Culture

The George and Frances Ball Foundation is dedicated to promoting the arts in Muncie. Past grant recipients include:

Masterworks Chorale
Muncie Civic Theatre
Three Trails Music Series
Muncie Symphony Orchestra
Muncie Children's Museum
Muncie Public Library

Youth Development

The George and Frances Ball Foundation supports organizations and non-profits that work to provide positive experiences for the next generation of residents in Muncie and Delaware County. Past grant recipients include:

Big Brothers/Big Sisters
Boys and Girls Club of Muncie
Boy Scouts of America
YMCA of Muncie
Youth Opportunity Center
By5 Initiative

Civic Enhancement

The Foundation partners with municipal agents and non-profits to improve the quality of life in Muncie and Delaware County. Past grant recipients include:

Cornerstone Center for the Arts
Muncie Parks and Recreation
Delaware Advancement Corporation
East-Central Indiana Regional Partnership
Minnetrista

Higher Education

The George and Frances Ball Foundation is dedicated to higher education in east-central Indiana. Past grant recipients include:

Ball State University
Ivy Tech of East-Central Indiana

Basic Services

The George and Frances Ball Foundation is dedicated in seeing residents in Muncie who are most in need, receive essential services. Partnering with numerous non-profits, the Foundation works hard to ensure that all Muncie's residents prosper. Past grant recipients include:

A Better Way
Habitat for Humanity
Second Harvest Food Bank
United Way
TEAMwork for Quality Living

Environment and Conservation

The Foundation is dedicated to the natural wildlife, greenspaces, and natural beauty of east-central Indiana. Past grant recipients include:

Cardinal Greenways
Bicentennial Nature Trust
Red-tail Land Conservancy
Living Lightly Fair

Historic Preservation

The Foundation supports organizations that are dedicated to the preservation of local history. Past grant recipients include:

Beech Grove Cemetery
Jay County Historical Society
Delaware County Historical Society

Primary and Secondary Education

The George and Frances Ball Foundation is dedicated to primary and secondary educational institutions in Muncie, Delaware County, and east-central Indiana. Past grant recipients include:

Muncie Community Schools
Burris Laboratory Schools