Shelby Foundation Establishes Emergency Support Fund

The Shelby community has had its share of hardships. The tornado that hit last year and now the COVID-19 pandemic. But one of one of the best things about the Shelby community is our ability to come together quickly to serve those in need.To help in times of crisis, The Shelby Foundation Board of Directors [...]

2020-04-29T13:45:00-04:00April 29th, 2020|News|

2019 Visionary Award

Congratulations, Cheryl Schumacher, 2019 Visionary Award Winner! When one person steps up, others will follow. Ten years ago, Shelby lost one of its biggest supporters. Ralph Phillips had the drive, the means, and the willingness to help this community. It was with people like Mr. Phillips in mind that The Shelby Foundation [...]

2019-09-25T19:35:33-04:00September 25th, 2019|News|

Women’s Fund of The Shelby Foundation inspires women through lecture series

The Shelby Foundation established the Women’s Fund in 2009 to empower women of all ages to achieve their full potential and thrive as members of our community by promoting intellectual, physical, emotional, social, economic, and cultural growth. Last year, over 150 women attended the Women’s Fund’s three-part lecture and open-forum discussion series, “Let’s Talk: Woman [...]

2018-04-04T15:42:31-04:00April 4th, 2018|Events, News, Women's Fund|

2017 Newsletter from The Shelby Foundation

Thank you to our generous community for making 2017 a great year at The Shelby Foundation. Our newsletter showcases highlights from this past year. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE 2017 NEWSLETTER

2017-11-16T16:07:11-05:00November 16th, 2017|News|

The Shelby Foundation Announces Inaugural Recipient of the Visionary Award

“It is not the amount, but the meaning.” Our history is filled with great philanthropists, like Ralph Phillips, who inspired and improved the community we love. Beginning this year, in recognition of our history of selfless good deeds, The Shelby Foundation selected a noteworthy individual to receive the Visionary Award; a person whose altruism, vision, and drive [...]

2017-10-05T11:50:31-04:00October 5th, 2017|News|

Shelby Foundation and Library Bring a Book to Movie Event to Kids

Christopher Columbus arrived in the Americas on October 12, 1492 and this year, we celebrate his arrival on October 9th.  Shelby students who have the day off from school need to look no further for fun, safe entertainment than the Marvin Memorial Library. School age children, kindergarten through eighth grade, can enjoy a book to movie [...]

2017-09-28T14:08:08-04:00September 28th, 2017|Events, News|

Tickets to Shelby Foundation’s annual fundraiser on sale now!

An Evening with The Shelby Foundation: For a Brighter Tomorrow is a fun, casual fundraising event on Saturday, September 23rd to benefit the local community. Proceeds from the event will be invested back into the community through grants overseen by the foundation. Last year alone, The Shelby Foundation awarded over $220,000 to worthy area nonprofit [...]

2017-08-28T18:20:01-04:00August 28th, 2017|Events, News|

Shelby Foundation and Seltzer Pool partner to bring fun to kids

The Shelby Foundation is making summer more exciting by bringing Family Fun Night at the Seltzer Pool to the children of the Shelby area for the third year in a row. Foundation Director Carrie Kemerer said, “The Shelby Foundation’s Board truly wants to make a difference in the community. We want to positively impact people’s [...]

2017-05-31T17:01:42-04:00May 31st, 2017|Events, News|