Animal Welfare

Humane Society for Boone County
In September of 2007, The Humane Society for Boone County was organized by the citizens of Boone County to continue the task of animal rescue for homeless domestic animals. Public awareness and fundraising to build or purchase a modern adoption shelter and clinic – Operation Shelter – as well as rescue and adoption are our primary missions.

Arts, Culture & Humanities

The Arc of Greater Boone County
To assist people with disabilities or special needs in achieving their maximum potential in life.

Back to the Fifties Festival, Inc.
To plan, organize and manage the activities, events and entertainment that promotes the decade of the 1950’s.  **Please note that Back to the Fifties Festival, Inc. is a 501 (c) 4 organization.

Best Buddies of Indiana
Best Buddies International is a nonprofit 501(c) 3 dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for 1 to 1 friendships, integrated employment, and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

Black Box Theatre Company, Inc.
The group sought to create a better theatre education environment in Lebanon, IN. Our theatre company’s purpose is to remind students that we are all special and significant in this world, and that they too have a voice and ideas that deserve to be heard.

Boone County Historical Society
To identify, preserve, restore, and promote the historical heritage of Boone County, Indiana to the benefit of current and future generations.

Brick Street Poetry
Brick Street Poetry, a nonprofit organization, endeavors to build avenues of poetry, brick by brick, by providing opportunities to connect and share individual experiences through poetry.

Center Stage Community Theatre
Center Stage Community Theatre is dedicated to producing high quality community theatre.

Heart of Lebanon
The Heart of Lebanon enriches the historic downtown district of Lebanon, Indiana to enhance its vibrancy and quality of life as the core of the community by creating a supportive and collaborative environment for the small businesses and shops which encompass the square.

Howard One Room School House
The purpose of the Howard School restoration is to educate young people (4th-6th grades) about what a day of school was like in the 1800’s. It will also serve at a building for special activities such as weddings, meetings, and tours.

The Jackson Township Historical Society
To collect, preserve and exhibit the history of Jackson Township, Boone County, Indiana, for the education of students, members and the general public.

Maplelawn Farmstead, Inc.
To create experiences which connect people to the rich rural history of the 1930’s Great Depression era on an Indiana family farm. The farm is located in Boone County, Indiana in the community of Zionsville.

Off Main Street Players
To allow citizens of Zionsville and Boone County to develop and showcase their abilities by using local talent to the greatest possible extent; to be recognized as an essential part of the cultural community by producing shows that aim for the highest levels of technical and artistic achievement; to engage a wide variety of community members by producing at least one family-friendly production each season.

Play On Zionsville
Play On Zionsville is 501c3 nonprofit organization which administers the Zionsville Band & Orchestra Musical Instrument Endowment, as well as supports other musical instrument endeavors in the Zionsville community.

Sugar Creek Art Center
Offering original art for purchase and encouraging artistic expression. Providing cultural enrichment for the “Joy of Life.”

SullivanMunce Cultural Center – Zionsville
To increase the appreciation, awareness and understanding of the history and culture of Boone County and Indiana.

Symphony at Sunset Group, Inc.
A not for profit charitable organization made up of area women whose objective is to generate cultural enrichment for the Boone County community through music.


Lebanon Educational Foundation
Lebanon Educational Foundation supports the Lebanon Community School Corporation by partnering with donors to invest in our community’s educational future.

Lebanon STEM Foundation
Lebanon STEM Foundation seeks to foster and create enriching educational opportunities around science, technology, engineering, and mathematics for youth in our community. We are acting to institute big ideas to help transform the landscape of youth education and empowerment in Lebanon, Indiana.

Western Boone Education Foundation
We are a partnership of school and community that serves diverse educational needs by providing a safe learning environment that is innovative, competitive, a builder of self-worth, inspiring and fun.

Zionsville Education Foundation
To serve its school community by providing funds that promote academic excellence.


Zionsville Nature Center
Goal of “bringing the experience of nature within reach.”

Health Care

Riggs Community Health Center – Boone County
The mission of the Riggs Community Health Center is to improve access to quality, cost effective, comprehensive health care with respect and compassion to under-served community members.

Morning Dove Therapeutic Riding, Inc.
To enrich the lives of individuals in need, through a relationship with horses in a safe and natural setting.

Witham Health Services
To improve health through excellence and personalized care.

The Witham Health Services Foundation
To support Witham Health Services in achieving its strategic goals through fund development, ambassadorship and education.

Housing & Shelter

Habitat for Humanity of Boone County
Habitat for Humanity of Boone County works in partnership with God’s people from all our Boone County communities to assist families in need of adequate, affordable housing. We build houses so that all people can experience home ownership and God’s love through our HFH ministry and from our many community volunteers and partners throughout Boone County.

Independent Living for Adults with Developmental/Intellectual Disabilities (ILADD, Inc.)
ILADD provides housing, enrichment, and social options that enable adults with development or intellectual disabilities (IDD) to live in homes of their own and enjoy fulfilling and meaningful lives in their communities.

Human Services

Boone County Cancer Society
To serve cancer patients in Boone County.

Sylvia’s Child Advocacy Center
The mission of the Sylvia’s Child Advocacy Center is to minimize the trauma to any child who is involved in allegations of sexual and/or serious physical abuse or neglect and the subsequent investigation of those allegations.

Boone County Senior Services, Inc.
At Boone County Senior Services, Inc. (BCSSI), our mission is to provide life sustaining and enriching services for Boone County older adults. Through a variety of services, our staff and volunteers provide for the emotional, social, physical and educational well-being of Boone County residents over the age of 60.

The Caring Center
To stabilize families in crisis and move those caught in poverty towards self-sufficiency.

The Cabin Counseling & Resource Center
Our mission is to transform lives through compassionate and professional counseling and education.

Dusk-to-Dawn Bereavement Services
To help alleviate the suffering generally associated with dying, death, and bereavement by offering caring and compassionate support to families as they endure the many difficult experiences along the journey into and through death.

Family Service – Families First
To preserve and strengthen families in times of crisis, change and growth through counseling, education and support.

Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry
Providing nutritious protein to food banks and hunger relief organizations within Indiana

Indiana United Methodist Children’s Home
To meet the special needs of each child and family served in order to help improve their quality of life.

Just Win Ruby!
To assist families with a child diagnosed with cancer or long-term illness so families can focus on their child instead of day-to-day challenges and burdens.

Shalom House
To inspire and nurture the community of Boone County by sharing meals and encouragement. Our vision is to feed our community so that one day no one will ever experience hunger.

Love In the Name of Christ (Love INC) of Boone County
To mobilize the Church to transform lives and communities in the name of Christ.

Operation Homefront
Provides direct financial assistance to help ease the burdens & relieve the financial strain for military families in need.

Safe Families for Children
A volunteer movement that gives hope & support to families in distress.

The Salvation Army-BC Service Extension
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

United Way of Central Indiana – Boone County
United Way of Central Indiana helps sustain vital human services for those who need help most while reducing such needs for future generations.

Leadership Development

Boone County Leadership
To build a strong community by bringing together a diverse group of emerging and existing leaders to enhance their leadership skills, increase their community knowledge, and inspire commitment to serve.

Mental Health & Crisis Intervention

Aspire Indiana
Together…making health and well-being a reality!

Cummins Behavior Health
A private not-for-profit organization providing behavioral health services. It provides care to persons of all ages in a variety of office and community-based settings.

Mental Health America of Boone County
Mental Health America of Boone County promotes and develops programs providing safe refuge from traumatic life events and address intellectual, emotional, physical, recreational, and cultural needs of youth of Boone County and their families.

New Life Recovery, Inc.
Boone County residence for men 18 years of age or older to provide support necessary for the substance abuser to begin 12 step recovery process from addiction, become employed and for successful re-entry into independent living.

Recreation & Sports

Friends of Boone County Trails
The Friends of Boone County Trails (FBCT) is a group of Boone County residents who promote the development of trailways in our community.

Indiana Special Olympics
To provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

Lebanon Youth Soccer Association
To develop and enrich the youth in our community with the virtues of good sportsmanship, teamwork, commitment, and responsibility through the sport of soccer.

Witham Family YMCA
To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.

Youth Development

Boone County 4-H Clubs, Inc.
To assist youth and adults in their development by conducting hands-on educational programs, using the knowledge base of Purdue University, other land grant universities and the United States Department of Agriculture.

Boone County Boy Scouts
The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

Boone County Mentoring Partnership
Provides mentoring programs & opportunities to Boone County youth.

Boone County Youth Assistance Program
An assessment and referral program. Help families assess their needs and refer them to area service providers.

Boys & Girls Club of Boone County
The Boys & Girls Club of Boone County enables all area youth, especially those that need us most, to develop the skills, fitness, and character they need to reach their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens. 

Central Indiana Teen Challenge
A faith-based drug & alcohol recovery program that provides mentoring, schooling, and work training, with the goal to create an environment where a student can become physically, spiritually, and socially healthy in society.

Girls on the Run
We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.

Girl Scouts of Central Indiana
Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

Rachael’s First Week
Dedicated to protecting the lives of graduating high school seniors and college students by enhancing their decision-making skills as they transition into young adult men and women. We educate students on knowing the laws, knowing what they are putting in their bodies, always having a designated buddy, and to always look out for each other.

Wishing Wings Inc.
Wishing Wings is dedicated to providing resources to meet the essential needs of youth who are in kinship placement or foster care.