The Johnson County Community Foundation (JCCF) seeks to connect with our community in a variety of ways. Using visual media, we strive to show and tell our story of connecting people who care with causes that matter. 
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Learn how lives are changed when donors and nonprofits connect with JCCF.

Causes That Matter


Roving Report Thelma Slisher interviews JCCF grant recipients to learn about the good they accomplish in our community.

Season Two – The Magical Mystery Bus Tour

Episode 1: JCCF roving reporter Thelma Slisher is back for Season 2! Join Thelma and Becky Allen with Johnson County Access on the Magical Mystery Bus Tour as they search for some missing money. The first stop on the tour is the the Great Harvest Food Pantry.

Episode 2: The Magical Mystery Bus Tour is moving onto its second stop in the search for some missing money. JCCF roving reporter Thelma Slisher stops at the Town of Bargersville and learns about several projects that connect JCCF to Bargersville.

Episode 3: IMAGINE where the Magical Mystery Bus is going next! JCCF roving reporter Thelma Slisher visits Dr. Susan Crisafulli and friends to learn about the Imagination Library of Johnson County and how some of the missing money is being put to good use sending books to kids for FREE!

Episode 4: In this episode, reporter Thelma and the Magical Mystery Bus cruised to Reach for Youth and learned that some of the missing money supported the Teen Court program for restorative justice. Learn more about this great program in this video.

Episode 5: The next stop for the Magical Mystery Bus and reporter Thelma is St. Thomas Clinic. Let’s find out if some missing money is helping the clinic address healthcare needs of uninsured, low income Johnson County adults.

Episode 6: In this episode of JCCF News, reporter Thelma connects with Turning Point Domestic Violence Services to learn how some of the missing money is helping to work toward the prevention and the elimination of domestic and dating violence.

Episode 7: Thelma is saying goodbye to Johnson County and returning to her hometown. We hope that you have enjoyed our two seasons of JCCF News featuring Roving Reporter Thelma Slisher. We have certainly enjoyed sharing the stories of our grant recipients and connecting people who care with the causes that matter. Please enjoy Thelma's farewell message. #causesthatmatter

Season One – Celebrating 30 years of JCCF

Episode 1: Roving Reporter Thelma Slisher and Superintendent of Johnson County Parks and Recreation Megan Bowman, on location at Independence Park in White River Township, chat about how the park is a part of JCCF’s history.

Episode 2: Roving Reporter Thelma Slisher interviews Erin Davis from Crystal Graphics and Love More about how she is connected to the Johnson County Community Foundation.

Episode 3: Roving Reporter Thelma Slisher interviews Indian Creek High School students who are part of the Cattle Creek Co. Farm to Table project.

Episode 4: Roving Reporter Thelma Slisher goes shopping at the Habitat for Humanity of Johnson County ReStore and learns how JCCF has been involved in the ReSore since the beginning.

Episode 5: From outdoor art, educational-themed playgrounds, concert series and more, Roving Reporter Thelma Slisher visits with Director Rob Taggart at the Greenwood Parks and Recreation about the projects JCCF has helped fund. 

Episode 6: Roving Reporter Thelma Slisher enjoyed some movie popcorn and a front row seat at the Historic Artcraft Theater while connecting with Franklin Heritage Executive Director Rob Shilts. JCCF and Franklin Heritage have a long history of working together! Next, Thelma visits with Danny Causey at Madison Street Salvage. 

Episode 7: Go inside the Humane Society of Johnson County with Roving Reporter Thelma Slisher, Executive Director Annie Sutton and her four-legged friends.

Episode 8: Go inside The Social in Greenwood with Roving Reporter Thelma Slisher and Executive Andrea Sutherland to learn about their Rock Steady Boxing Program, food pantry and more.

Episode 9: Roving Reporter Thelma Slisher visits the John R. Drybread Community Center in Edinburgh to discuss how the Foundation has been a part of revitalization in Edinburgh, including a #ColorTheCounty mural and more.

Episode 10: October is Fire Safety Month, so Roving Reporter Thelma Slisher heads out to Bargersville Community Fire Department for a visit with Fire Chief Eric Funkhouser. Wow! Did she learn a lot about how we have partnered to benefit our county!

Episode 11: Roving Reporter Thelma Slisher connects with Prince’s Lakes Marshal Greg Southers and learns how our partnership and grants have saved the lives of citizens of Prince’s Lakes. 

Episode 12: Roving Reporter Thelma Slisher has been investigating all year long. And she has found some interesting news about JCCF's 30th Anniversary! 

Our Stories

Celebrating 30 years of JCCF

Learn about the impact donors and nonprofits have when they connect with JCCF and how you can too.

Making an Impact

"It's a place where folks can come together and do great things for the community," Reach for Youth CEO Kendee Kolp.

Why We Donate

"The place you live needs to be home," said donor Dr. Carolyn Goerner.

A special thanks to our Platinum Community Partners!

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