Elise A. Brett Scholarship



Elise Brett, a retired teacher, had a plan. She loved classical music and enjoyed socializing regularly at the Center for Active Seniors. Because of her strong desire to leave a legacy, she turned to her IMG advisors and the Community Foundation to establish a Charitable Remainder Trust.  With the help of her advisors and the staff at the Community Foundation, Ms. Brett created a 4-year renewable scholarship through a bequest.  The first Elise A. Brett Scholarship was awarded in 2015. 

Ms. Brett also ensured that her favorite charities would receive permanent support after she was gone through the Elise A. Brett Fund.

"The Foundation ensures that our dollars are used as efficiently as possible."

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Robert and Hazel Cowles knew they wanted to support the community's needs long into the future, so they turned to the Community Foundation to meet their charitable goals.
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